Long-Term Unemployment and Work Deprived individuals: issues and Policies
AbstractThe incidence of very long-term unemployment in Australia has risen by nearly 1 per cent per annum since the late 1970s. Despite concerted active LMPs since then, the level of very long term unemployed has risen to nearly 100 000 people. The majority of these people have been workless for a large portion of their working lives. There is broad consensus that the net impact effects of LMPs for the work deprived are either small or very small. Deficiencies in past and ongoing evaluation efforts, including the lack of rigorous research designs has hampered our understanding of how these LMPs work. Given the current state of our knowledge, serious consideration should be given to providing assistance more closely targeted towards the specific needs of the unemployed person and permanent job creation programs.
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Volume (Year): 5 (2002)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
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Mobility; unemployment and vacancies: public policy Unemployment; models; duration; incidence and job search Methodology for collecting; estimating and organizing microeconomic data;
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- A. M. Dockery & Elizabeth Webster, 2001. "Long-term Unemployment and Work Deprived Individuals: Issues and Policies," CEPR Discussion Papers 445, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University.
- J68 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Public Policy
- J64 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search
- C81 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Microeconomic Data; Data Access
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