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The latest Nowcast and State Leading Index reports indicate that Australia's GDP was decreasing before the impacts of COVID-19.
Indonesia’s economy continues to grow and women have more access to education, so why aren’t more of the country’s women getting into work?
The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey Release 18 is now available.
New research finds children of parents who are both jobless can experience long-term disadvantage, but targeted policy can break the cycle