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Jim Stanford

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Jim Stanford is an economist and Director of the Centre for Future Work at the Australia Institute.

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Journal article

14 Mar 2019
7

This article argues that the Australian labour market and industrial relations policies are poised for fundamental change. A combination of political and macroeconomic factors has created a historic opportunity to turn away from the individualised, market-driven labour market policy that has prevailed since the 1980s,...

Submission

Submission to the Inquiry into the Victorian On-Demand Workforce
22 Feb 2019
197

This submission presents evidence from several different strands of research undertaken over the past three years, all of which touch in different ways on the challenges and opportunities associated with on-demand or 'gig' work.

Report

Australia’s 2013-18 job creation in historical perspective
30 Jan 2019
83

This paper reviews Australia’s job-creation record over the past five years, on the basis of year-end employment data recently published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Its aim is to evaluate claims that the pace of employment creation during that period (with 1.1 million net...

Briefing paper

4 Dec 2018
3

This briefing note reviews the data on average wage and salary levels in the private sector.

Book

What it is and what to do about it
29 Nov 2018
76

Written for a general audience, the essays in this book offer many insights into one of Australia’s most pressing economic and social issues. They highlight the key point that wage stagnation is a problem with multiple causes and dimensions. It will not fix itself, but...

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