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Kirrily Jordan, Research Fellow

PhD in Finance and Economics, University of Technology, Sydney
Bachelor of Economics (Social Sciences) (Hons), University of Sydney
Diploma in Aboriginal Studies, University of Western Sydney

 

Dr Kirrily Jordan joined CAEPR in 2008 with a principal focus on Indigenous employment. Her research involves both qualitative and quantitative analysis of the outcomes of particular employment programs, as well as broader examination of the relationship between work and wellbeing in urban, regional and remote Indigenous contexts.

Kirrily’s major projects include an ongoing study of the social and economic effects of recent changes to the Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) scheme and the effectiveness of the new Remote Jobs and Communities Program (RJCP).

She is also examining a number of Indigenous employment initiatives in the private sector as well new forms of welfare conditionality designed to increase Indigenous participation in paid work.

Kirrily's disciplinary background is in political economy and prior to working at CAEPR she spent several years researching economic inequality and the socio-economic position of migrants in Australia. She is co-author (with Prof Frank Stilwell) of 'Who Gets What? Analysing Economic Inequality in Australia' (Cambridge University Press 2007).

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Key publications

(For a full publications list see PDF below) 

Publications

K. Jordan (2014) 'Andrew Forrest's Indigenous employment project: Do the arguments stack up?​', Australian Review of Public Affairs Digest, October.

K. Jordan (2012), 'Closing the employment gap through work for the dole? Indigenous employment and the CDEP scheme', Journal of Australian Political Economy, vol. 69, pp. 29-58.

Interviews and media

'Federal Government moving forward on healthy welfare card', Reporter: Lindy Kerin, ABC Radio National 'AM', national current affairs, 23 October 2014.

'Dole plan anger', Reporter: Rudi Maxwell, The Koori Mail, 17 December 2014, p.1 (continued as 'New work-for-the-dole rules under attack', p.5).

'Economist Kirrily Jordan says job shortage means CDEP will need to continue', Reporter: Paul Wiles, CAAMA Radio, Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association News, 23 September 2011.

Interview with Dr Kirrily Jordan, Reporter: Jonathan Nicholls, The Aṉangu Lands Paper Tracker Radio, 14 June 2011.  

Opinion pieces

K. Jordan (2012) 'Twiggy vs Gillard on indigenous jobs: Who's really delivering?', Crikey, 28 May.

K. Jordan (2011) 'Twiggy's indigenous jobs plan rests on 45,000 job promises', Crikey, 28 June.

Other websites

ANU Researchers Page

ANU Experts List

Other documents

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CAEPR publications & research outputs

Research Monographs

Research Monograph
36
Research Monograph No 36/2016
Kirrily Jordan

Topical Issues

Topical Issue
3
Topical Issue No 3/2008
Jon Altman
Kirrily Jordan
Topical Issue
5
Topical Issue No 5/2009
Jon Altman
Kirrily Jordan
Topical Issue
5
Topical Issue No 5/2010
Kirrily Jordan
Topical Issue
6
Topical Issue No 6/2010
Seán Kerins
Kirrily Jordan
Topical Issue
8
Topical Issue No 8/2011
Kirrily Jordan
Topical Issue
2
Topical Issue No 2/2012
Kirrily Jordan
Topical Issue
2
Topical Issue No 2/2016
Kirrily Jordan
Lisa Fowkes
Jon Altman
Inge Kral
William Sanders
Joe Morrison
John Paterson
Elise Klein

Working Papers

Working Paper
74
Working Paper No 74/2010
Kirrily Jordan
Dante Mavec

External publications

Research publications outside the CAEPR publications series, including books, book chapters, journal articles and reports.

External Publications

2009
Jon Altman
Kirrily Jordan
Seán Kerins
Geoff Buchanan
Nicholas Biddle
Emilie Ens
Katherine May
2009
Jon Altman
Kirrily Jordan
Seán Kerins
Geoff Buchanan
Nicholas Biddle
Emilie Ens
Katherine May
2009
Jon Altman
Nicholas Biddle
Kirrily Jordan