E61 Institute

The e61 Institute for economic research combines innovative data with state-of-the-art tools from economics, data science, econometrics and machine learning to answer economic and social science questions. It brings together academia, industry and government to push the knowledge frontier and tackle the big problems facing society.

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Who are we?

"This research project will show how COVID might affect the employment prospects of young people and give us greater opportunity to reduce the typical scarring effects of a recession."

Dan Andrews, e61 program director


What are we doing?

What can we learn about the impacts of COVID-19 on young people’s pathways into meaningful employment? And how can we use it to positively benefit policy and youth-focused programs?

E61 Institute - COVID Youth Employment Impacts

This project seeks to use advanced data analytics to understand the current or potential barriers labour markets for young job seekers and use the insights to help mitigate the impacts through policy and program options.
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