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Ha Vu

Working paper

The effect of job search requirements on welfare receipt

This paper highlights clear evidence from the Australian welfare policy reform that the imposition of job search requirements on benefit recipients results in substantially lower benefit receipt.
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The dynamics of welfare participation among women who experienced teenage motherhood in Australia

This study examines whether the factors that determine the welfare participation of women who experienced teenage motherhood differ from the factors that determine the welfare participation of women who had their first child at an older age. The authors examine these factors across the lifetimes...
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Disability support pension recipients: who gets off (and stays off) payments?

There is a close correspondence between disability benefit receipt and labour market outcomes according to this study of centrelink records. Entry to disability support pensions via unemployment benefits is associated with substantially reduced prospects of exiting the pension, while employment during this time is associated...