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

Dates:December 06-07, 2007
Description:9th Path to Full Employment Conference and the 14th National Conference on Unemployment
Location:University of Newcastle,Newcastle, United Kingdom
Subject:Topics: - What is full employment? How is it defined and measured? How close are we to achieving full employment? What are the challenges that remain? - The increasing problem of underemployment and marginal workers. - The increased precariousness of work. - Has Work Choices worked? - wages, productivity, participation and job security. - The skills shortage debate - what is the extent of the problem and what are the solutions? Who should be responsible for the introduction of a national skills development framework and how should it be designed? - Employment guarantees - why are several countries now turning to Job Guarantee-type policies to combat poverty and unemployment? What are the lessons for Australia? - The future of work including issues regarding sustainability and job design. - Why do disparities in regional labour markets persist? What is the extent of the problem and its solutions? Spatial patterns of work and housing. - Long term, youth, disabled and indigenous unemployment. - Welfare to work issues [gem╠_╠┘ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
JEL Code:J


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