Media Coverage August 19 2017

Media Coverage August 19 2017

IPA Research Fellow Gideon Rozner was quoted in the Daily Telegraph regarding his new report on the rise of male unemployment:

“There is little evidence that falling male work rates are caused by changes in the labour market, nor societal changes, such as increased enrolments in tertiary education or males taking on a greater share of (domestic) responsibilities.”

“Alarmingly, the growth in joblessness has a strong correlation with the expansion of welfare entitlements during the same period, particularly the disability support pension.”

“The growth in Australia’s welfare state has subsidised the male flight from work.”

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