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Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre

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Briefing paper

Work and mental health – implications of COVID-19

This briefing paper provides insights into the potential mental health effects of this COVID-19 induced shift in work circumstances and prospects.
Briefing paper

Working from home in the COVID-19 lockdown

This briefing paper reviews research on working from home and how it affects workers and families to offer some insights on the potential benefits and pitfalls of this COVID-19 induced shift in working patterns.
Briefing paper

Potential job losses in the COVID-19 pandemic

This research brief looks at potential job losses in the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on which workers will be immediately impacted, national and state job losses, industry breakdowns and the potential unemployment rate.
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Job Keepers and Job Seekers: How many workers will lose and how many will gain?

A number of questions and issues have been raised in relation to the implementation, impact and consequences of the Job Keeper payment. The authors discuss these in this research brief and present modifications of the Job Keeper payment that would see a fairer outcome between...
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Short-term and long-term casual workers: how different are they?

The key finding in this briefing paper is that casual workers vary substantially in their characteristics, making it hard to generalise about what a short-term or long-term casual worker looks like.