22 January 2013
Health courses offer the best guarantee of a professional job, writes Andrew Norton
6 November 2012
Never before have women so outnumbered men as bachelor-degree holders. Yet men are still working the longer hours that will give them the most senior positions.
10 October 2012
Grattan’s report on charging tertiary students higher fees was criticised for not using OECD data. But the statistics weren’t right for our research. Here’s why.
21 August 2012
The public benefits from higher education, but individuals with degrees benefit far more. Who, then, should bear the cost of tertiary study?
6 August 2012
Students do very well out of higher education. Why is the government subsidising them to take courses they would take anyway?
10 July 2012
University graduates have higher incomes, better health and more friends than people who never did tertiary study. So why aren’t they more satisfied?
11 April 2012
Demand for undergraduate science courses has grown strongly, but evidence suggests the science jobs boom may be a non-starter.
28 February 2012
Higher education is in the midst of profound change, bringing us closer to a market in higher education than at any time in Australia’s history.
6 September 2011
Women are becoming the dominant sex in universities thanks to rising enrolments, but men may have nothing to worry about.