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The international student mess

Andrew Bartlett has a typically measured, insightful post on the multi-stranded mess surrounding international students, particularly those from India. On top of Andrew’s piece, I’d just like to add that I hope the government is careful in how it reforms […]

Bernard Salt: pop demographer

KPMG consultant and media columnist Bernard Salt has been available for comment on just about any social or demographic topic for some years now. These comments rarely do justice to the hard work of statistical analysis performed by real demographers, […]

Work-life balance; we're doing it wrong

Professor Barbara Pocock, of the Centre for Work and Life at the University of South Australia, thinks that we shouldn’t be talking about work-life balance at all. We should call it work-life interference, and try to measure how much work […]