Kayoko Tsumori


How to reduce long term unemployment?

Peter Saunders and Kayoko Tsumori argue that introducing a six month time limit on unemployment benefits could dramatically reduce long-term unemployment in Australia. Time limits create a sense of urgency for the unemployed to find work and for Job Network agencies whose task it is...

The tender trap: reducing long-term welfare dependency by reforming the parenting payment system?

Peter Saunders and Kayoko Tsumori outline a proposal to move lone parents whose children are at school off welfare and into work as part of a broader strategy of poverty eradication. Getting sole parents into work would greatly reduce poverty, since joblessness is the biggest...