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Astghik Mavisakalyan

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Briefing paper

Impact and response of businesses in Australia to COVID-19

This research brief provides an overview of the state of businesses in Australia throughout the COVID-19 pandemic from mid-March through to latest business impacts in June.
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

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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Most of our social interactions are already digital – so will physical isolation change anything?

This briefing paper suggests that many Australians won‘t have to change much to adapt to new ways of online socialising. Data from the 2017 Australian Survey of Social Attitudes show that for about 45% of Australians, all or most of their communication with family members...
Working paper

Can bribery buy health? Evidence from post-communist countries

Corruption is pervasive, but we know little about its effects on individual lives. This paper examines whether living in a corrupt society has deleterious effects on health.