Long Term Unemployment . The incidence of long term unemployment has risen by nearly 1% per annum since the 1970s. Sadly, researchers are still a long way from determining which labour market programmes are effective. AM Dockery and Elizabeth Webster suggest focusing efforts on certain types of individuals coupled with enduring work creation programmes. "Long-term Unemployment and Work Deprived Individuals: Issues and Policies" is published by the Centre for Economic Policy Research.
By Centre for Economic Policy Research, Australia.