Work for the dole: A myopic policy failure

John Spoehr

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    It is a tragedy that Work for the Dole has become the centerpiece of the Australian Government’s employment policy. The program flies in the face of decades of accumulated evidence about what constitutes effective labour market programs and the necessity that they be accompanied by a jobs generation strategy.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherThe Adelaide Review
    Place of PublicationAdelaide
    Publication statusPublished - 29 Aug 2014


    • Labour market
    • jobs generation
    • unemployment
    • employment
    • work for the dole
    • Youth Allowance
    • Newstart allowance


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