Australian Unemployment Protection

Research Report

Australian Unemployment Protection

Challenges and New Directions

Abstract

This paper examines Australia's scheme of unemployment protection and makes some comparisons with unemployment protection in the United States of America. A major concern of the paper is to understand the differences in unemployment duration between these two economies. Policies followed in the United States intended to reduce duration are reviewed for possible applicability in Australia.

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