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About Therese Jefferson

Therese Jefferson is Associate Professor at the Curting Graduate School of Business and the Women in Social & Economic Research (WiSER) unit at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia. Her academic interests focus on the development and implementation of qualitative and mixed methods research methods in economic and social research with a particular focus on issues which relate to gendered patterns of access to society’s resources. Together with colleagues from Curtin University and the University of South Australia, she is currently undertaking a large national research project examining the labor supply of mature aged women working as age care workers in Australia. She is also involved with a project examining researching perceptions and uses of housing equity withdrawal among Australians who are retired or approaching retirement. Therese’s research has been published in a wide range of national and international journals, including the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Australian Bulletin of Labour, Feminist Economics, Journal of Economic Methodology, Economic Record, and the Encyclopedia of Political Economy.

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