This report examines employment and other outcomes for people in the 12 months after they stopped receiving social welfare income support.
The purpose of this literature scan is to provide theoretical and evidential insights to a coalition (‘Coalition’) of non-government organisations (NGOs) with an interest in poverty into the microeconomic and long term macroeconomic growth effects of increases in social protection expenditure.
This report, commissioned by the Australian Council of Social Service, considers the impact of boosting a range of allowance payments. It finds that the introduction of such a policy would have a range of ‘prosperity effects’, boosting the size of the economy and the number...
Highlights key changes and identifies themes in the continued and systematic reduction of social welfare and income support for children in New Zealand since 2008.