13th Path to Full Employment/18th National Unemployment Conference - Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE)
Major Theme: The Way Forward - Austerity or Stimulus The Conference will seek to explore the apparent contradictions of the policy stances that are now emerging amidst the global unemployment crisis. More specific themes: - Reflections on the global financial crisis? Reform agendas etc. - Any research on unemployment - its dimensions, causes, cures. - The labour market and the intergenerational debate. - The policy challenge of emerging skill shortages and underutilisation - how do we design effective solutions to both? - The increasing problem of underemployment and marginal workers. - Why has work become more precarious? Is it a problem? What are the solutions? - What is full employment? How is it defined and measured? How close are we to achieving full employment? What are the challenges that remain? - Employment guarantees versus income guarantees - pros and cons. - Why do disparities in regional labour markets persist? What is the extent of the problem and its solutions? Analysing spatial patterns of work and housing. - Long-term, youth, disabled and indigenous unemployment.
|Event dates:||2011-12-07 – 2011-12-08|
|Deadline Call for Papers:||2011-07-11|
|Organizers:||Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE), University of Newcastle|
|Conference venue:||Newcastle, University of Newcastle|
|Classification:||E2 - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment ; E6 - Macroeconomic Policy Formation, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, and General Outlook ; J2 - Time Allocation; Work Behavior; Employment Determination and Creation ; J6 - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies|
|Event type:||Konferenzen, Tagungen; Conferences|