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Professor Martin Watts

Martin Watts

Name: Martin Watts
Qualifications: BA(Essex),MA(Manch),PhD(British Columbia)
Position: Research Associate
Telephone: +61-2-4921 5065
Room Number: SRS233
Affiliation: CofFEE

E-mail: Martin.Watts@.newcastle.edu.au

Other Details:

Research Interests:

Gender and work, costs of unemployment

Recent Publications:

Journal Articles since 1995

Watts, M.J., (1995). ‘Female Employment Growth in Britain, 1979-92: Some Competing Hypotheses’, Review of Political Economy, 7(3), 338-357.

Watts, M.J. (1995). ‘Divergent Trends in Gender Segregation by Occupation in the USA: 1970-92’, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics 17(3), 357-379.

Watts, M. J. (1995). ‘Trends in Occupational Segregation by Race and Gender, 1983-92: A Multi-Dimensional Approach’, Review of Radical Political Economics 27(4), 1-36.

Watts, M.J. (1995). ‘Measuring Job Segregation by Marginal Matching: A Critical Examination’ in Equality for Women in Employment, Working Paper 24 (International Labour Office, Geneva).

Watts, M.J. (1997). ‘Multi-Dimensional Indexes of Occupational Segregation: A Critical Assessment’, Evaluation Review 21(4), 461-82.

Watts, M.J. (1997). ‘The Measurement of Occupational Gender Segregation’, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series A), 160(1), 141-145.

Watts, M.J. (1997) ‘Gender Segregation in Higher Educational Attainment in Australia 1978-94’ Higher Education, 33, 1-17.

Mitchell, W.F. and M. J. Watts (1997), ‘The Path to Full Employment’, Australian Economic Review, 30(4), 436-44.

Watts, M.J. (1998) ‘Occupational Gender Segregation: Index Measurement and Econometric Modelling’, Demography, 35(4), 489-96.

Watts, M.J. (1998) ‘The Analysis of Sex Segregation: When is Index Measurement not Index Measurement?’, Demography, 35(4), 505-508.

Burgess, J. Mitchell, W.F., O’Brien, D. and Watts, M.J. (1998) ‘Unemployment: Promises, Policies and Progress’, Labour and Industry, 9(2), 103-22.

Burgess, J., Strachan, G. and Watts, M.J., (2000) ‘Labour Market Deregulation and Gender Equity in the Australian Workforce: Complementary or Incompatible?’, in E. Carlson and W.F. Mitchell (eds.) The Path to Full Employment and Equity, supplement to Economic and Labour Relations Review, 11, 187-214.

Burgess, J., Mitchell, W.F., O’Brien, D.J. and Watts M.J. (2000) ‘The Developing Workfare Model in Australia: A Critical Assessment, Journal of Socio-Economics 29, 173-88.

Watts M.J. and Burgess, J. (2000) ‘The Polarisation of Earnings and Hours in Australia under a Decentralised Industrial Relations System: The Lessons for Economic Policy’, International Journal of Employment Studies 8(1), 27-58.

Watts, M.J. and Mitchell, W.F. (2000) ‘The Costs of Unemployment’, Economic and Labour Relations Review, 11(2), 180-97.

Watts, M.J. (2000) ‘The Evolving Pattern of Occupational Segregation by Race and Gender of Enlisted Personnel in the United States Armed Forces, 1984-1998’, Journal of Military and Strategic Studies, Winter 2000/Spring 2001

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Watts, M.J. (2001) ‘Wages and Wage Determination in 2000’, Journal of Industrial Relations, 43(2), 177-95.

Denniss, R. and Watts, M.J. (2001) ‘Regional Labour Markets: Naturally Less Efficient?’, in E. Carlson and W.F. Mitchell (eds.) Achieving Full Employment, supplement to Economic and Labour Relations Review, 12, 166-182.

Watts, M.J. (2002) 'Basic Income: A Review of the Issues', New Zealand Journal of Industrial Relations, 27(1), 119-113.

Book Chapters since 1995

Green, R.H., Mitchell, W.F. and M.J. Watts (1997) ‘The Accord, Trade Unions and the Australian Labour Market’, in P. Kriesler, P. (ed.) The Australian Economy: The Essential Guide 2, Allen and Unwin.

Burgess, J., Mitchell, W.F. and M.J. Watts (1999) ‘The Labour Market since Howard’, in P. Kriesler, P. (ed.) The Australian Economy: The Essential Guide 3, Allen and Unwin.

Watts, M.J. (2000) ‘The Dimensions and Costs of Unemployment in Australia’ in S. Bell (ed.) The Unemployment Crisis in Australia: Which Way Out?, Cambridge University Press, 21-48.

Watts, M.J. (2000) ‘Enlisted Personnel in the US Armed Forces: The Evolving Pattern of Gender Segregation 1984-98’, in Women in Uniform: Perceptions and Pathways, School of History, UNSW, Australian Defence Force Academy, 152 – 173.

Burgess, J. Mitchell, W.F., O’Brien, D.J. and Watts, M.J. (2000) ‘Work for the Dole in Australia and New Zealand: A Critical Assessment’, in Jenny Lee, Belinda Probert and Rob Watts (eds.) Work in the New Economy: Policy, Programs, Populations, Centre for Applied Social Research (CASR), RMIT University. Melbourne, 81-101.

Watts, M.J. (2000) ‘The Accord and Wage Polarisation in Australia: Some Evidence and Tentative Explanations’, in K. Wilson, J. Bradford & M. Fitzpatrick (eds.) Australia in Accord: An Evaluation of the Prices and Incomes Accord in the Hawke-Keating years, South Pacific Publishing, Melbourne.

Watts, M.J. and Mitchell, W.F. (2001) ‘Unemployment Theories’ in Jonathan Michie (ed.) Reader's Guide to the Social Sciences, Fitzroy Dearborn, London, 1712-13.

Watts, M.J. (2001) 'Wage Polarisation and Unemployment in Australia' in E. Carlson and W.F. Mitchell (eds.) Unemployment: The Tip of the Iceberg, 171-192.

Burgess, J. and Watts, M.J. (2001) 'Policies for Full Employment' in E. Carlson and W.F. Mitchell (eds.) Unemployment: The Tip of the Iceberg, 233-248.