July 2000

Research report

1 Jul 2000

Tim Rowse takes up two arguments which have been made about the political conditions of sustained full employment: (1) that full employment requires an incomes policy to compensate for the loss of unemployment as a discipline over labour, and (2) that institutions and policies sustaining...

Research report

1 Jul 2000

In this article, P.N. Junankar compares the labour market reforms of the Coalition government in the second half of the 1990s with those of the former Labor government in the first half. Though economic growth was the same for both governments, the improvement in aggregate,...

Research report

1 Jul 2000

Russell D. Lansbury argues that reform of employment relations has been central to political and economic debate in Australia during the past two decades. The process of enterprise bargaining was begun by the Hawke Labor government in the late 1980s, with the cooperation of the...