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Chandravadan Shah

Assoc Professor

19972018
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Personal profile

Research interests

Economics of education and training, labour market analysis, forecasting, statistical modelling

Biography

Chandra has extensive experience in labour market and economics of education research. He has completed many research projects for governments, both state and Commonwealth, and other public and private organisations. The projects cover a broad range of topics:

  • forecasting the supply and demand for labour
  • projections of replacement demand
  • employer-supported training
  • future demand for teachers and nurses 
  • skill shortages
  • rates of return to qualifications
  • migration
  • geographical dimensions of social inclusion
  • analysis of course completions in vocational and higher education.

Chandra is currently working on a project on teachers teaching out of field in Australia. The project is part of a ARC-Linkage grant awarded to Professor Paul Richardson (Monash University), Professor Helen Watt (University of Sydney) and Dr Suzanne Rice (University of Melbourne), and industry partner Queensland Department of Education and Training.

For 21 years until 2016, Chandra was Associate Professor (Research) in the Centre for the Economics of Education and Training (CEET) at Monash University. Previously he taught at Deakin University and in the Department of Econometrics, Monash University.  He is also Adjunct Associate Professor at CIRES, Victoria University and Fellow of the Global Labor Organisation.

External positions

Fellow, Global Labor Organisation

29 Jul 2018 → …

Adjunct Associate Professor, Victoria University

1 Sep 201631 Aug 2019

Visiting Fellow (Academic Visitor) , University of Warwick

25 Sep 20115 Oct 2011

Projects 2001 2016

Research Output 1997 2018

Future job openings for new entrants by industry and occupation

Shah, C. & Dixon, J., 2018, Adelaide SA Australia: National Centre for Vocational Education Research. 68 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch

Open Access
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Analysis of National Workforce Development Fund Training in the Transport and Logistics Industry

Shah, C., 2017, Adelaide SA Australia: National Centre for Vocational Education Research. 42 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch

Open Access
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Employer-supported training in Australia: participation, demand and supply

Shah, C., 2017, Adelaide SA Australia: National Centre for Vocational Education Research. 50 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch

Open Access
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Employers’ perspectives on training: Three industries

Shah, C., 2017, Adelaide: National Centre for Vocational Education Research. 30 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther ReportResearch

Workplace training: employer and employee perspectives

Shah, C., 2017, Adelaide SA Australia: National Centre for Vocational Education Research. 6 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportOther

Open Access
File

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Visiting an external academic institution

University of Malaya

Chandravadan Shah (Visiting researcher)
21 Aug 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution