Title

Understanding Australian income inequality: The proper role played by globalisation, de-unionisation and the terms of trade

Date of this Version

1-1-2008

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Details

Published Version.

Gaston, N. (2008). Understanding Australian income inequality: The proper role played by globalisation, de-unionisation and the terms of trade. Agenda, 15(1), 49-63.

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2008 HERDC submission. FoR Code: 1499

© Copyright Noel Gaston, 2008

Abstract

This paper examines the key determinants of Australia’s income inequality. The main finding is that ‘globalisation’ — broadly-defined — has increased income inequality. However, this impact is not attributable to increased trade openness and falling trade barriers.

 

This document has been peer reviewed.