Productivity and the Structure of Employment

Productivity Commission Working Paper No. 1587

176 Pages Posted: 15 Apr 2003

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Paula Barnes

Productivity Commission

Rick Johnson

Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Productivity Commission

Anthony Kulys

Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Productivity Commission

Scott Hook

University of Queensland - School of Political Science and International Studies

Date Written: July 26, 1999

Abstract

The paper examines the structure of employment defined by industry, skill, age, part-time and casual employment status and the distribution of earnings. Employment patterns, and changes in employment profiles, are examined for differences between high productivity growth industry sectors and low productivity growth industry sectors.

Keywords: productivity, employment, labour, workforce, education, occupation, unemployment, skills

JEL Classification: D, J, O

Suggested Citation

Barnes, Paula and Johnson, Rick and Kulys, Anthony and Hook, Scott M., Productivity and the Structure of Employment (July 26, 1999). Productivity Commission Working Paper No. 1587, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=324780 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.324780

Paula Barnes (Contact Author)

Productivity Commission ( email )

Level 28, 35 Collins Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Australia

Rick Johnson

Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Productivity Commission ( email )

Level 28, 35 Collins St.
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
Australia

Anthony Kulys

Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Productivity Commission ( email )

Level 28
35 Collins St.
Melbourne, Victoria, Victoria 3000
Australia

Scott M. Hook

University of Queensland - School of Political Science and International Studies ( email )

Queensland
Australia

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