The labour market is arguably the most important market in any economy. It is where people find jobs and where businesses find workers. It is where most people’s pre-tax incomes are determined. And it is a primary focus of economic policy. It is also, of course, much more than simply ‘a market’.
Insecurity, Inequality and the Labour MarketLabour Market | 2nd November 2017
Presentation to the Jobs Australia annual conference held in Hobart on 2nd November 2017. This presentation looks at, among other things, suggestions that a large proportion of jobs will be replaced by computers, robots and algorithms.
Labour Market Flexibility and Australia’s Experience of the Global Financial CrisisEconomic Policies, Labour Market | 15th November 2009
Paper prepared by Saul Eslake, Program Director – Productivity Growth The Grattan Institute, 15th November 2009
Workplace Relations Reform: Examining the Economic DataLabour Market | 25th October 2005
Address to a conference sponsored by The Australian Financial Review, 25th October 2005