Meet one of the Speakers at the Long Term Unemployment Conference – Prof Phil Lewis

LTU keynote Prof Phil Lewis

Meet the Speakers at the Long Term Unemployment Conference – Prof Phil Lewis

Prof Phil Lewis is the Director at the Centre for Labour Market Research Faculty of Business, Government and Law University of Canberra. Professor Lewis’s extensive experience and achievements include the following:

Past National President Economic Society and Editor Australian Journal of Labour Economics.

Professor Lewis has consulted with the ACT Chief Minister’s Department, Australian Fair Pay Commission, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Business Council of Australia, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, AusAID and Skills Australia on economic issues.

Prof Phil Lewis primary areas of expertise and research include the following: Economics, Employment & IR Expertise: economics, economic policy, education, employment, industrial relations, labour markets, productivity, training, unemployment, wages.

The Centre for Labour Market Research is a consortium of The University of Western Australia, Curtin University of Technology, Murdoch University and the University of Canberra.It has branches in Perth and Canberra with its administrative office located at Curtin Business School in Perth.

The Centre’s objectives are to: Further the knowledge and understanding of labour markets and related issues, with special reference to Australian labour markets and other markets in the Asia Pacific Region. Promote the exchange of knowledge and expertise on labour economics and industrial relations between the academic community, governments, business and trade unions.

The Australian Long Term Unemployment Conference will be held on 18-19 August 2014, QT Hotel Surfers Paradise. The 2 day conference will feature keynote presentations and streams on long term unemployment issues, please click here for the Preliminary Program. For more information about the conference please visit the website www.longtermunemployment.org.au or call the conference secretariat on 61 7) 5502 2068.

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