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Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE), University of Newcastle

December 07-08, 2011
13th Path to Full Employment/18th National Unemployment Conference - Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE)
Newcastle, University of Newcastle, Australia
Major Theme: The Way Forward - Austerity or Stimulus The Conference will seek to explore the apparent contradictions of the policy stances that are now emerging amidst the global unemployment crisis. More specific themes: - Reflections on the global financial crisis? Reform agendas etc. - Any research on unemployment - its dimensions, causes, cures. - The labour market and the intergenerational debate. - The policy challenge of emerging skill shortages and underutilisation - how do we design effective solutions to both? - The increasing problem of underemployment and marginal workers. - Why has work become more precarious? Is it a problem? What are the solutions? - What is full employment? How is it defined and measured? How close are we to achieving full employment? What are the challenges that remain? - Employment guarantees versus income guarantees - pros and cons. - Why do disparities in regional labour markets persist? What is the extent of the problem and its solutions? Analysing spatial patterns of work and housing. - Long-term, youth, disabled and indigenous unemployment. [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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