Professor Guyonne Kalb is a Professorial Fellow, Senior Research Manager and co-Coordinator of the Labour Markets and Employment Program in the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne. She has a PhD in Econometrics from Monash University.
Before joining the Melbourne Institute in 2001, she worked at the Social Policy Research Centre at the University of New South Wales, and at The Department of Econometrics at Monash University. She is a Chief Investigator in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course. a Research Fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) an associate editor for Fiscal Studies and The Economic Record.
Her research interests are mainly in the field of applied micro-economics and include labour supply issues, in particular female labour supply; the interaction of labour supply, social security and taxation; labour supply and childcare; and the impact of childcare/parental activities on child development and health. Her work is well-cited and includes over 60 refereed publications in national and international journals, such as for example Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Health Economics, Health Economics, Economics of Education Review, Fiscal Studies and Economic Record. In addition, she has been involved in several research projects providing evidence for policy makers, including a number of evaluation studies, such as the evaluation of the Paid Parental Leave scheme. She is currently leading the evaluation of the Future Directions policy, a large social housing policy reform in New South Wales, for the NSW Department of Communities and Justice, and she is involved in the evaluation of the Try, Test and Learn Fund for the Department of Social Services. These projects have led/are leading to numerous (government) reports.
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Understanding The Dynamics Of The Medical Workforce To Improve Population Health And Equity Of Access: The Australian Longitudinal Survey Of Doctors
The health workforce is now a key area of government policy. The ageing of the medical workforce, combined with more women entering medicine..
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The Impact of Paid Parental Leave on Labor Supply and Employment Outcomes in Australia
B Broadway, Guyonne Kalb, Duncan MCVICAR, Bill Martin
Journal article | 2020 | Feminist Economics
The introduction of the Australian Paid Parental Leave scheme in 2011 provides a rare opportunity to estimate the impacts of publi..
The role of financial factors in the mobility and location choices of General Practitioners in Australia
Michelle McIsaac, Anthony Scott, Guyonne Kalb
Journal article | 2019 | Human Resources for Health
Background The geographic distribution of health workers is a pervasive policy concern. Many governments are responding by introdu..
Childcare Use and Its Role in Indigenous Child Development: Evidence from the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children in Australia
F Azpitarte, Abraham Chigavazira, G Kalb, BM Farrant, F Perales, SR Zubrick
Journal article | 2019 | Economic Record
We investigate patterns of childcare use and its influence on the cognitive development of Indigenous children. The influence of c..
Public, private or both? Analyzing factors influencing the labour supply of medical specialists
TC Cheng, G Kalb, Anthony Scott
Journal article | 2018 | Canadian Journal of Economics / Revue Canadienne d'Économique
This paper investigates the factors influencing the allocation of time between public and private sectors by medical specialists. ..
Outcomes for teenage mothers in the first years after birth
G KALB, T Le, F Leung
Journal article | 2015 | Australian Journal of Labour Economics: a journal of labour economics and labour relations
This study compares the educational, employment, health and partnership outcomes of teenage mothers with outcomes of women first g..
Do Age and Experience Always Go Together? The Example of Indigenous Employment
GR KALB, B Hunter, T Le
Journal article | 2014 | Australian Journal of Labour Economics: a journal of labour economics and labour relations
Labour market experience is central to labour economics, however, it can be difficult to measure in cross-sectional surveys for gr..
WHAT FACTORS INFLUENCE THE EARNINGS OF GENERAL PRACTITIONERS AND MEDICAL SPECIALISTS? EVIDENCE FROM THE MEDICINE IN AUSTRALIA: BALANCING EMPLOYMENT AND LIFE SURVEY
Terence Chai Cheng, Anthony Scott, Sung-Hee Jeon, Guyonne Kalb, John Humphreys, Catherine Joyce
Journal article | 2012 | HEALTH ECONOMICS
Linking a Microsimulation Model to a Dynamic CGE Model: Climate Change Mitigation Policies and Income Distribution in Australia
H Buddelmeyer, N Herault, GR Kalb, M Van Zijll De Jong
Journal article | 2012 | International Journal of Microsimulation
This paper extends the ‘top-down’ framework developed by Robilliard et al. (2001) to link a computable general equilibrium (CGE) m..
A randomised trial and economic evaluation of the effect of response mode on response rate, response bias, and item non-response in a survey of doctors
Anthony Scott, Sung-Hee Jeon, Catherine M Joyce, John S Humphreys, Guyonne Kalb, Julia Witt, Anne Leahy
Journal article | 2011 | BMC MEDICAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
The "Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL)" longitudinal survey - Protocol and baseline data for a prospective cohort study of Australian doctors' workforce participation
Catherine M Joyce, Anthony Scott, Sung-Hee Jeon, John Humphreys, Guyonne Kalb, Julia Witt, Anne Leahy
Journal article | 2010 | BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH
A comparison of family policy designs of Australia and Norway using microsimulation models
G KALB, T Thoresen
Journal article | 2010 | Review of Economics of the Household
Many of the Australian family support schemes are income-tested transfers, targeted towards the lower end of the income distributi..
The Effect of Financial Incentives on Labour Supply: Evidence for Lone Parents from Microsimulation and Quasi-Experimental Evaluation
L CAI, G KALB, Y TSENG, THH VU
Journal article | 2008 | Fiscal Studies: the journal of applied public economics
The aim of this paper is to analyse the work incentive effects of a change in the Australian tax and transfer system on lone paren..
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Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Prize for best paper in the Economic Record in 2005 (joint with Denise Doiron)
Melbourne Institute Of Applied Economic And Social Research
Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Econometrics
Erasmus University Rotterdam