This paper provides an overview of economic inequality in Australia. It is an extended version of a chapter that will appear in the forthcoming book 'GINI Growing Inequalities' Impacts, Volume 2, Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries' Experiences'. The paper features background information on Australian institutional arrangements and reviews trends and driving forces in inequality, poverty, disadvantage, debt, and income.
2. The longer term economic and social context
3. Recent trends in inequality
4. What factors drive inequality trends?
5. Driving forces: Labour market institutions
6. Driving Forces: Earnings disparities
7. Driving forces: Employment, unemployment and underemployment
8 Driving forces: Educational inequality
9. Redistribution: the effects of direct taxes and cash transfers
10. The effects of government services and indirect taxes
"HC Coombs Policy Forum, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific."
The HC Coombs Policy Forum is a strategic collaboration between the Australian Government and ANU, at the Crawford School of Public Policy. It is administered by the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.
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