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Unemployment Duration and Inflows onto the Disability Support Pension Program: Evidence from FaCS LDS Data

Cai, Lixin; Gregory, Robert


From the administrative data of the Australian Department of Family and Community Services it is found that a large proportion of Disability Support Pension (DSP) recipients transferred from unemployment benefits. Among those who transferred to DSP from unemployment benefits, a large proportion experienced multiple spells of income support receipt prior to the transition and a majority had more than a half-year pre-transition unemployment duration, with the average pretransition unemployment...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: The Australian Economic Review
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8462.2005.00371.x


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