Peter Davidson

A recognised expert in social security, employment and tax policy, Peter’s research and policy interests include employment assistance, the labour market and unemployment, income support, poverty research, taxation and superannuation policy. He has served on a number of Government advisory bodies and contributed to major reform efforts in these areas. ACOSS publications prepared by Peter cover such topics as reform of the personal income tax system, an analysis of tax concessions for superannuation and proposals to make them fairer, and reform of employment assistance for long term unemployed people. He is currently undertaking a PhD in social policy at the UNSW Social Policy Research Centre.

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Website : https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/education-training/postgraduate-research/current-students/peter-davidson/


  • From Basic Income to Poor Law and Back Again – Part 2: Whither the Welfare State?, 30 Nov 2017
  • From Basic Income to Poor Law and Back Again: Part 1, 20 Nov 2017