It was recently declared by the Reserve Bank of Australia that Australia is in its first recession in 29 years, but why did this get decided a few months into the pandemic and what classifies as a recession?
Annaliese Farrer spoke to Dr. Matthew Curry, Matthew, research fellow of Labour Economics at Melbourne University and The Brotherhood of Saint Laurence, to get a better understanding.
SOURCE: Explained: Australia’s recession during COVID-19 – Syn.org.au. Panaorama. Originally aired on 16/6/2020
Matthew Curry’s recent article may also be of interest:
“The Employment Consequences of Growing Up in a Dual-Parent Jobless Household: A Comparison of Australia and the United States” Irma Mooi-Reci, Mark Wooden, & Matthew Curry, forthcoming in Research in Social Stratification and Mobility (Impact Factor: 1.611; SCImago Journal Rank: Q1 of Social Sciences)
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