TITLE

Chapter 2: Unemployment: is it still a problem?

AUTHOR(S)
Gittins, Ross
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Australian Economy 2005: A Student's Guide to Current Economic C;2005, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 2 of the book "Australian Economy 2005: A Student's Guide to Current Economic Conditions" is presented. It explores the problem of unemployment in Australia. It offers a brief history of unemployment in Australia and compares cyclical and structural influences. It highlights trends in unemployment figures such as the true rate of unemployment and the non-accelerating-inflation rate of unemployment. It also discusses possible unemployment issues in the future.
ACCESSION #
26561047

 

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