Raja Junankar

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After federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg recently talked up the benefits of a potential COVID-19 baby boom, two UNSW economists examine the economic merits of having more children.

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Reskilling the workforce for the future labour market could be one solution to the current job crisis, say UNSW Business school experts.

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The federal government should do five key things to keep more people working, says UNSW Business School labour markets expert Raja Junankar. 

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A UNSW Economics expert examines flaws in the JobKeeper scheme and explains what should be done.

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Investment incentives might not be enough. We'll need public investment and forced increases in wages.

Migrants aren't the only ones who could be accused of putting a drain on the system, says UNSW Business School Adjunct Professor Raja Junankar.

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In the lead up to the budget, the story of crisis has been hammered home, but there’s more to a country than its structural deficit. So how is Australia doing overall, asks Raja Junankar.