Migration and labour markets
Policies to boost prosperity for all
Listen to Kat Clay and Brendan Coates discuss what the migration priorities for the government should be at the Jobs and Skills Summit.
What is full employment? Who benefits most when unemployment is low? And what lessons should we learn from our rapid economic recovery from the…
All workers suffer when unemployment is high, but the most vulnerable workers suffer the most. Australia should shoot for full employment after the COVID…
Don’t fiddle with migration policy to try to fix short-term labour shortages
Look at agriculture and hospitality: once an industry relies on low-wage labour, it’s hard to wind the clock back.