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Who benefits from growth?: disadvantaged workers in growing regions

@article{Mitchell2006WhoBF,
  title={Who benefits from growth?: disadvantaged workers in growing regions},
  author={William F. Mitchell and Anthea Bill},
  journal={Australian Journal of Labour Economics},
  year={2006},
  volume={9},
  pages={239-255}
}
Despite Australia enjoying unprecedented growth since the early 1990s, pockets of socio-demographic and regional disadvantage persist. Studies of disadvantaged workers often focus on regions experiencing employment decline; this paper instead explores how disadvantaged workers have fared in expanding labour markets. How much do workers at the bottom end of the labour market benefit from employment growth? Are policies that focus on the delivery of employment growth sufficient for determining… 

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