Economic vulnerability in Australia, 2002-12: an employment perspective

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Author: Circelli, Michelle; Stanwick, John


Concerned with ways to characterise economic vulnerability in labour market regions (including metropolitan regions) that are susceptible to structural economic change, the authors look at five indicators of economic vulnerability which were developed to rank regions from the most to the least vulnerable. These are: the change in average hours worked; the change in total hours worked; the change in the working-age population; a simple index of industry change; and a measure of labour market turbulence within a region. The authors also looked at a number of government initiatives...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Economics; Industry; Labour market; Demographics; Disadvantaged; Statistics

Keywords: Employees; Hours of work

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2014

Physical description: 31 p.

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ISBN: 9781922056870

Resource type: Occasional paper

Call number: TD/TNC 115.15

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