This publication contains current research and analysis on a broad range of issues topical to Australia's social policy and its administration.
Special section: papers from the conference 'Income support, labour markets and behaviour: a research agenda'
- Conference overview
- 'Fundamentals of social security analysis', by Nicholas Barr.
- 'Perspectives on Australian retirement income policy', by Hazel Bateman.
- 'Modelling the incentive effects of alternative tax and transfer systems', by John Creedy and Peter Dawkins.
- 'The impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit and other social policy changes on work and marriage in the United States', by David Ellwood.
- 'Competing with Dad: changes in the intergenerational distribution of male labour market income', by R.G. Gregory.
- 'The labour market, retirement and disability', by Joseph Quinn.
- 'Household, individuals and low wages,' by Sue Richardson.
Other major articles
- 'Institutional change in the APS—the case of DSS and Centrelink', by David Rowlands.
- 'Understanding population ageing: a background paper', by Natalie Jackson.
Social policy notes
- 'The Age Pension—is it really Australia's unstable pillar?', by Allison Barnes.
- Marge Hauritz, Charles Samford and Sophie Blencowe (ed.), Justice with people with disabilities: legal and institutional issues
Reviewer: Debbie O'Donoghue
- Lois Bryson and Ian Winter, Social Change, Suburban Lives: An Australian Newtown, 1960s to 1990s
Reviewer: Bridget Brooklyn