Peter Saunders

Professor
Emeritus Professor

Peter Saunders was the Director of the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) from February 1987 until July 2007, and now holds a Research Chair in Social Policy within the Centre. His research interests include poverty and income distribution, household needs and living standards, social security reform, comparative social policy and ageing and social protection in China.

His recent books include The Ends and Means of Welfare. Coping with Economic and Social Change in Australia (Cambridge University Press, 2002), The Poverty Wars, Reconnecting Research with Reality and (with James Walter) Ideas and Influence. Social Science and Public Policy in Australia (both published by UNSW Press in 2005).

He was elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia in 1995, and has worked as a consultant for the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, the OECD, the IMF, the Asian Development Bank, the International Social Security Association, and the Royal Commission on Social Policy in New Zealand. He was appointed a Sciential Professor by UNSW in 2006, in recognition of his research contribution and eminence. He is currently the President of the Foundation for International Studies on Social Security (FISS) and in 2009 was elected the first President of the Australian Social Policy Association.

 

Publications

Books
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Saunders PG, 2011, Down And Out: Poverty And Exclusion In Australia, Original, Policy Press, Bristol, United Kingdom
2011
Saunders PG; Sainsbury R, (ed.), 2010, Social Security, Poverty and Social Exclusion in Rich and Poorer Countries, 1st, Intersentia, Mortset, http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/169351248
2010
Saunders PG; Naidoo YS; Griffiths M, 2007, Towards new indicators of disadvantage: deprivation and social exclusion in Australia, University of New South Wales, Sydney
2007
Saunders P, 2006, Reviewing the role and structure of pensions in national context, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/030557306778553178
2006
Saunders PG, 2005, The poverty wars: reconnecting research with reality, Original, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney
2005
Saunders PG, 2005, The role of the State and the family in the living conditions of the aged in China, Original, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, UNSW
2005
Saunders PG, 2005, Disability, poverty and living standards, Original, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, UNSW
2005
Saunders PG; Adelamn L, 2005, Income poverty, deprivation and exclusion: a comparative study of Australia and Britain, 4, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, UNSW, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0047279406000080
2005
Saunders P, 2004, Examining Recent Changes in Income Distribution in Australia, 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/103530460401500103
2004
Saunders PG, 2004, Can social exclusion provide a new framework for measuring poverty?, Original, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney
2004
Saunders PG; Brown J; Eardley AC, 2003, Patterns of economic and social participation among FaCS Customers, 1, Commonwealth Department of Family and Community Servics, Canberra
2003
Saunders PG, 2002, The Direct and Indirect Effects of Unemployment on Poverty and Inequality, 1118, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney
2002
Goodin RE; Bittman MP; Rice J; Saunders PG, 2002, The Time-Pressure Illusion: Discretionary Time Versus Free Time, 1, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11205-004-4642-9
2002
Saunders PG, 2002, The Ends and Means of Welfare, 1, Cambridge University Press, Sydney, NSW
2002
Eardley AC; Saunders PG; Evans C, 2000, Community Attitudes Towards Unemployment, Activity Testing and Mutual Obligation, Original, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney
2000
Saunders PG; Thomson CM; Evans C, 2000, Social Change and Social Policy, Original, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney
2000
Saunders PG, 1998, Defining poverty and identifying the poor: reflections on the Australian experience, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315196312
1998
Saunders PG; Chalmers JJ; Mchugh MH; Murray CL; Bittman MP; Bradbury BW, 1998, The development of indicative budget standards for Australia, Original, Department of Social Security, Canberra
1998
Saunders PG, 1998, Household budgets and income distribution over the longer term: evidence for Australia, Original, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney
1998
Saunders PG, 1998, Global pressures, national responses: the Australian welfare state in context, Original, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney
1998
Saunders PG, 1998, Using budget standards to assess the well-being of families, Original, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney
1998
Book Chapters
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Saunders PG; Naidoo YS, 2019, 'Poverty as Relative Deprivation: Application, Analysis and Implications for Social Security', in Social Security Reform: Revisiting Henderson, Poverty and Basic Income, University of Melbourne, Melbourne
2019
Saunders P, 2019, 'Poverty', in , pp. 58 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315207049
2019
Saunders PG, 2015, 'Not Just Statistics: Making Children’s Poverty More Visible', in Theoretical and Empirical Insights into Child and Family Poverty, Springer International Publishing, pp. 41 - 57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-17506-5_3
2015
Saunders PG, 2015, 'Poverty and Social Disadvantage: Measurement, evidence and action', in Addressing entrenched disadvantage in Australia, CEDA, pp. 21 - 32, http://adminpanel.ceda.com.au/FOLDERS/Service/Files/Documents/26005~CEDAAddressingentrencheddisadvantageinAustraliaApril2015.pdf
2015
Saunders P, 2013, 'Poverty', in Greve B (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare state, edn. 1st, Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 59 - 70
2013
Saunders PG, 2010, 'Inequality and Poverty', in Castles FG; Leibfried S; Lewis J; Obinger H; Pierson C (ed.), Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State, edn. 1, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 526 - 538, http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199579396.do
2010
Saunders PG; Sainsbury R, 2010, 'Social Security, Poverty and Social Exclusion in Rich and Poorer Countries: Introduction and overveiw', in Saunders P; Sainsbury R (ed.), Social Security, Poverty and Social Exclusion in Rich and Poorer Countries, International Studies on Social Security, edn. 1st, Intersentia, Mortset, pp. 1 - 10, http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/169351248
2010
Saunders PG, 2010, 'Deprivation, Social Exclusion and Social Security in Australia', in Saunders P; Sainsbury R (ed.), Social Security, Poverty and Social Exclusion in Rich and Poorer Countries, International Studies on Social Security, edn. 1st, Intersentia, Mortset, pp. 155 - 171, http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/169351248
2010
Saunders PG, 2009, 'Income support for families and the living standards of children', in Kamerman SB; Phipps S; Ben Arieh A (ed.), From Child Welfare to Child Well-Being: Children?s Well-being: Indicators and Research Vol. 1, edn. Original, Springer, Netherlands, pp. 275 - 292, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-3377-2_16
2009
Saunders PG, 2007, 'Poverty', in Galligan B; Roberts W (ed.), Oxford Companion to Australian Politics, edn. Original, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, pp. 450 - 452, http://www.oup.com.au/titles/academic/social_science/politics/9780195555431
2007
Saunders PG, 2006, 'A perennial problem: employment, joblessness and poverty', in Engaging the new world: responses to the knowledge economy, edn. Original, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp. 306 - 325
2006
Saunders PG, 2006, 'Disability, poverty and living standards: reviewing Australian evidence and policies', in Disability and Social Justice: Evidence and Policy, edn. 1st, Policy Press, Bristol, pp. 63 - 78
2006
Saunders PG, 2005, 'Bridging the welfare to work divide: Economic and social participation among income support recipients in Australia', in Saunders P (ed.), Welfare to Work in Practice: Social Security and Participation in Economic and Social Life, edn. Original, Ashgate, Aldershot, pp. 43 - 65
2005
Saunders PG, 2005, 'Social exclusion as a new framework for measuring poverty', in Smyth P; Reddel T; Jones A (ed.), Community and Local Governance in Australia, edn. Original, UNSW Press, Sydney, pp. 245 - 261
2005
Saunders PG, 2005, 'Reviewing recent trends in wage income inequality in Australia', in Lanbury R; Isaacs J (ed.), Labour Market Deregulation: Rewriting the rules, edn. Original, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 68 - 88
2005
Saunders PG, 2005, 'Introduction: Reconsidering the policy sciences', in Saunders P; Walter J (ed.), Ideas and Influence: Social Science and Public Policy in Australia, edn. Original, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney, pp. 1 - 20
2005
Saunders PG; Sun L, 2005, 'Pension reform in China: Imperative, constraints and outcomes', in Smyth R; Kit Tam O; Warner M; Jiuhua Zhu C (ed.), China`s Business Reforms: institutional challenges in a globalized economy, edn. Original, Routledge Curzon, New York, pp. 157 - 176
2005
Bittman MP; Saunders PG, 2005, 'Australian couples and the paradox of modernity: earning more and it enjoying it less', in Manderson L (ed.), Rethinking Wellbeing, edn. Original, API Network, Perth, pp. 109 - 135
2005
Saunders PG, 2005, 'Welfare to Work in Practice: Introduction and overview', in Saunders P (ed.), Welfare to Work in Practice: Social Security and Participation in Economic and Social Life, edn. Original, Ashgate, Aldershot, pp. 1 - 7
2005
Saunders P; Sun L, 2004, 'Pension reform in China: Imperatives, constraints and outcomes', in China's Business Reforms: Institutional Challenges in a Globalised Economy, pp. 146 - 164, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203537039
2004
Saunders PG, 2004, 'The welfare reform agenda', in Boreham P; Stokes G; Hall R (ed.), The Politics of Australian Society: Political Issues for the New Century, edn. 2, Longmanns, pp. 319 - 337
2004
Saunders PG, 2003, 'Income distribution and redistribution', in McAlister I; Dorwick S; Hassan R (ed.), The Cambridge handbook of the Social Sciences, edn. 1, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 118 - 137
2003
Saunders PG, 2002, 'The impact of unemployment on poverty, inequality and social Exclusion', in The Price of Prosperity: The Economic and Social Costs of Unemployment, edn. 1, University of New South Wales, Sydney, pp. 175 - 193
2002
Saunders PG, 2002, 'Introduction: The Reality and costs of unemployment', in The Price of Prosperity: The Economic and Social Costs of Unemployment, edn. 1, University of New South Wales, Sydney, pp. 1 - 12
2002
Saunders PG; Bradbury BW, 2002, 'Changes across Australian generations', in ABS (ed.), Australian Social Trends, edn. Original, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra
2002
Pinyopusarerk M; Saunders PG, 2001, 'Popularity and Participation: Social Security Reform in Australia', in Erik Schokkaert (ed.), Ethics and Social Security Reform, edn. Original, Ashgate Publishing Limited, Aldershot, UK, pp. 143 - 163
2001
Fincher R; Saunders PG, 2001, 'The Complex Contexts of Australian Inequality', in Fincher R; Saunders P (ed.), Creating Unequal Futures?, edn. Original, Allen and Unwin, St Leonards, NSW, pp. 1 - 37
2001
Saunders PG, 2001, 'Economic Growth and Social Security: Aspects of Recent Asian Experience', in Hoskins DD; Dobbernack D; Kuptsch C (ed.), Social Security at the Dawn of the 21st Century, edn. Original, Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, New Jersey, pp. 69 - 97
2001
Saunders PG, 1998, 'The distribution of work and the distribution of income', in Divided work, divided society: employment, unemployment and income distribution in 1990s Australia, edn. Original, Research Institute for Humanities and Social Scien, Sydney, pp. 117 - 130
1998
Saunders PG, 1998, 'Setting the poverty agenda: the origins and impact of the Henderson Report', in Australia poverty: then and now, edn. Original, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp. 52 - 70
1998
Saunders PG, 1998, 'The role of indicators of income poverty in the measurement of national progress', in Measuring Progress: Is Life Getting Better?, edn. Original, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Vic, pp. 223 - 238
1998
Saunders PG, 1997, 'Income distribution and inequality', in The Australian economy (2nd Ed), edn. Original, Allen and Unwin, St Leonards, NSW, pp. 184 - 205
1997
Saunders PG, 1997, 'Economic adjustment and distributional change: income inequality and poverty in Australia in the 1980s', in Changing patterns in the distribution of economic welfare: an international perspective, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 60 - 83
1997
Saunders PG, 1996, 'Poverty in the 1990`s: achallenge to work and welfare', in Dialogues on Australia`s Future - in Honour of the Late Professor Ronald Henderson, edn. Original, Centre for Strategic Studies, Victoria University, Melbourne, pp. 325 - 350
1996
Conference Papers
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Saunders P; Tang VMY, 2019, 'Adult and child deprivation in Hong Kong', in Social Policy and Administration, pp. 820 - 834, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/spol.12533
2019
Hashim R; Omar SKA; Saunders P, 2012, 'Indicators of poverty and social exclusion in Malaysia: Early findings', in CHUSER 2012 - 2012 IEEE Colloquium on Humanities, Science and Engineering Research, pp. 598 - 603, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CHUSER.2012.6504383
2012
Saunders PG; Zhu WA, 2008, 'Deprivation, Social Exclusion and the Well-Being of Australian Families', in Proceedings 10th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, 10th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, Melbourne Exhibition Centre, presented at 10th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, Melbourne Exhibition Centre, 07 July 2008 - 09 July 2008
2008
Siminski P; Saunders PG, 2003, 'Low-income before and after housing costs: comparing Australia`s regions', in Social Inclusion: Societal and Organizational Implications for Information Systems, Springer, New York, USA, presented at Social Inclusion, University of New South Wales, 09 July 2003 - 11 July 2003
2003
Saunders PG; Eardley AC, 2000, 'Lessons for poverty reduction from OECD countries', in Social Security and Social Development in East and Southeast Asia: Proceedings of a Workshop, Social Security and Social Development in East and Southeast Asia: a Workshop, presented at Social Security and Social Development in East and Southeast Asia: a Workshop, 01 January 2000
2000
Saunders PG, 1998, 'The re-emergence of poverty as a research and policy issue', in Facts and Fancies of Human Development, Academy of Social Sciences in Australia Occasional Paper Series 1/2000, Cunninghama Lecture and Annual Symposium 1997, Canberra, pp. 54 - 78, presented at Cunninghama Lecture and Annual Symposium 1997, Canberra, 09 November 1997
1998
Saunders PG, 1998, 'Economic growth and social security:aspects of recent Asian experience', in 26th General Assembly of the International Social Security Association, 26th General Assembly of the International Social Security Association, Marrakech, pp. 1 - 21, presented at 26th General Assembly of the International Social Security Association, Marrakech, 01 October 1998
1998
Saunders PG, 1997, 'Social policy in East-Asia and the Pacific area in the twenty-first century', in International Symposium Commemorating 50th Anniversary of Japan College of Social Work, International Symposium Commemorating 50th Anniversary of Japan College of Social Work, pp. 108 - 122, presented at International Symposium Commemorating 50th Anniversary of Japan College of Social Work, 01 January 1997
1997
Saunders PG, 1997, 'Dawning of a new age?', in Aging and the Elderly in Asia, Aging and the Elderly in Asia, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 17 - 43, presented at Aging and the Elderly in Asia, Tokyo, Japan, 01 November 1996
1997
Saunders PG, 1997, 'Do inequalities in income cause inequalities in health? (keynote address)', in Crampton P; Howden-Chapman P (ed.), Socioeconomic Inequalities and Health Conference, Socioeconomic Inequalities and Health Conference, Wellington, pp. 9 - 36, presented at Socioeconomic Inequalities and Health Conference, Wellington, 09 December 1997 - 10 December 1997
1997
Saunders PG, 1996, 'Unpacking inequality: wage incomes, disposable incomes and living standards', in Conference on Equity, Efficiency and Welfare, Conference on Equity, Efficiency and Welfare, Melbourne, presented at Conference on Equity, Efficiency and Welfare, Melbourne, 01 November 1995 - 02 November 1995
1996
Conference Presentations
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Saunders PG; Naidoo YS, 2018, 'Poverty as relative deprivation: application, analysis and implications for social security', presented at Social Security Reform: Revisiting Henderson and Basic Income, Melbourne, 15 February 2018 - 16 February 2018
2018
Saunders PG; Naidoo YS, 2017, 'Poverty and deprivation in Australia: towards better measures and improved understanding', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, Sydney, 25 September 2017 - 27 September 2017
2017
Naidoo YS; Saunders PG; Bedford M, 2017, 'A child-centred approach to measuring child poverty: initial findings of a NSW Study', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, UNSW, Sydney, 25 September 2017 - 27 September 2017
2017
Wong MO; Saunders P, 2015, 'Towards a Better Understanding of Child Poverty: Evidence for Australia', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference (ASPC), 28 September 2015 - 30 September 2015
2015
Saunders PG; Naidoo YS, 2014, 'Examining the Impact of In-Kind Housing and Health Benefits on Poverty among Older Australians', presented at XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology on Facing an Unequal World: Challenges for Global Sociology, Yokohama, 13 July 2014 - 18 July 2014
2014
Wong M; Saunders PG, 2009, 'Identifying Disadvantaged Children: Comparing Alternative Approaches', presented at 2nd International Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators, University of Western Sydney, 04 November 2009 - 05 November 2009
2009
Saunders PG; Wong M, 2009, 'Still doing it tough: an update on deprivation and social exclusion among welfare service clients', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference: An Inclusive Society? Practicalities and Possibilities, Sydney, 08 July 2009 - 10 July 2009
2009
Naidoo YS; Saunders PG; Zhu A, 2008, 'Social Exclusion, Deprivation and the Well-being on Australian Families', presented at Australian Institute of Family Studies, Melbourne, 09 July 2008 - 11 July 2008
2008
Saunders PG; Naidoo YS; Bedford M, 2007, 'Left Out and Missing Out – Deprivation and Social Exclusion in Australia', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, UNSW, Sydney, 11 July 2007 - 13 July 2007
2007
Saunders PG; Naidoo YS, 2007, 'The Impact of Unemployment on Well-Being and Happiness in Australia', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, UNSW, Sydney, 11 July 2007 - 13 July 2007
2007
Saunders P; Naidoo Y, 'Explaining the Low Overlap between Income Poverty and Material Deprivation: Evidence for Australia', presented at Yuvisthi Naidoo, UNSW, Sydney, 09 September 2019 - 11 September 2019
Conference Proceedings (Editor of)
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2007, 'Poverty, deprivation and human rights', 6th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference, University of New South Wales, presented at 6th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference, University of New South Wales, 10 December 2007 - 11 December 2007
2007
Journal articles
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Naidoo Y, 2019, 'Child Deprivation in Australia: A Child-focused Approach', Australian Journal of Social Issues
2019
Saunders P; Brown JE, 2019, 'Child Poverty, Deprivation and Well-Being: Evidence for Australia', Child Indicators Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12187-019-09643-5
2019
Saunders P; Wong H, 2019, 'Poverty and social disadvantage in Hong Kong', Social Policy and Administration, vol. 53, pp. 817 - 819, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/spol.12537
2019
Saunders P, 2018, 'Using a budget standards approach to assess the adequacy of newstart allowance', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 53, pp. 4 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajs4.30
2018
Saunders P; Bedford M, 2018, 'New minimum healthy living budget standards for low-paid and unemployed Australians', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 29, pp. 273 - 288, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1035304618781149
2018
Saunders P; Bedford M, 2018, 'New estimates of the costs of children', Family Matters, pp. 19 - 27, https://aifs.gov.au/publications/issue/new-estimates-costs-children
2018
Saunders PG; Naidoo YS, 2018, 'Mapping the Australian Poverty Profile: A Multidimensional Deprivation Approach', The Australian Economic Review, vol. 51, pp. 336 - 350, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8462.12266
2018
Saunders P, 2018, 'Monitoring and addressing global poverty: A new approach and implications for Australia', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 29, pp. 9 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1035304618756208
2018
Saunders P, 2017, 'Understanding social security trends: an expenditure decomposition approach with application to Australia and Hong Kong', Journal of Asian Public Policy, vol. 10, pp. 216 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17516234.2016.1195562
2017
Saunders P, 2017, 'Housing costs, poverty and inequality in Australia', Housing Studies, vol. 32, pp. 742 - 757, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02673037.2016.1229757
2017
Saunders P; He AJ, 2017, 'Social protection in East Asian Chinese societies: challenges, responses and impacts', Journal of Asian Public Policy, vol. 10, pp. 121 - 127, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17516234.2017.1306611
2017
Saunders PG, 2015, 'Social inclusion, exclusion and well-being in Australia: Meaning and measurement', The Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 50, pp. 139 - 157, https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=280411714880383;res=IELHSS
2015
Saunders PG, 2015, 'Closing the gap: The growing divide between poverty research and policy in Australia', The Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 50, pp. 13 - 35, https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=092051008431239;res=IELFSC
2015
Saunders P, 2015, 'Tackling poverty in Hong Kong: Measurement as a prelude to action', Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, vol. 23, pp. 43 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/175982714X14177930764683
2015
Saunders PG; Watanabe K; Wong M, 2015, 'Poverty and Housing Among Older People: Comparing Australia and Japan', Poverty and Public Policy, vol. 7, pp. 223 - 239, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pop4.110
2015
Saunders P, 2015, 'Understanding Inequality-Comparatively', Review of Income and Wealth, vol. 61, pp. 587 - 595, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/roiw.12121
2015
Saunders P; Chen KM, 2015, 'Deprivation and the well-being of children and young people in Taiwan', Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, vol. 25, pp. 80 - 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02185385.2015.1049650
2015
Saunders P; Wong H; Wong WP, 2014, 'Signposting disadvantage - social exclusion in Hong Kong', Journal of Asian Public Policy, vol. 7, pp. 3 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17516234.2013.873338
2014
Saunders P; Wong H; Wong WP, 2014, 'Deprivation and poverty in Hong Kong', Social Policy and Administration, vol. 48, pp. 556 - 575, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/spol.12042
2014
Saunders P, 2013, 'Introduction to Special Issue', Social Policy and Administration, vol. 53, pp. 87 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/iral-2015-0004
2013
Saunders P, 2013, 'Reflections on the Concept of Social Exclusion and the Australian Social Inclusion Agenda', Social Policy & Administration, vol. 47, pp. 692 - 708, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/spol.12038
2013
Saunders P, 2013, 'Researching poverty: Methods, results and impact', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 24, pp. 205 - 218, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1035304613482652
2013
Saunders PG; Wong MO, 2013, 'Examining Australian attitudes to inequality and redistribution', Journal of Australian Political Economy, vol. 71, pp. 51 - 75
2013
Saunders P; Wong M, 2012, 'Estimating the impact of the global financial crisis on poverty and deprivation', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 47, pp. 485 - 503, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2012.tb00262.x
2012
Saunders P; Sakai M, 2012, 'Introduction to the special issue on social policy and religion', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 47, pp. 273 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2012.tb00248.x
2012
Saunders P, 2012, 'Religiosity, citizenship and attitudes to social policy issues', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 47, pp. 335 - 352, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2012.tb00252.x
2012
Saunders PG; Deeming C, 2011, 'The impact of the crisis on Australian social security policy in historical perspective', Social Policy and Administration, vol. 45, pp. 371 - 388, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9515.2011.00780.x
2011
Saunders PG; Wong MO, 2011, 'Using Deprivation Indicators to Assess the Adequacy of Australian Social Security Payments', Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, vol. 19, pp. 91 - 101
2011
Saunders PG; Wong MO, 2011, 'Pension adequacy and the pension review', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 22, pp. 7 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/103530461102200302
2011
Saunders P; Wong M, 2011, 'The social impact of the global financial crisis in Australia', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 46, pp. 291 - 309, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2011.tb00220.x
2011
Saunders P; Wong M, 2011, 'Using deprivation to assess the adequacy of Australian social security payments', Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, vol. 19, pp. 89 - 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/175982711X573969
2011
Saunders PG; Abe A, 2010, 'Poverty and deprivation in young and old: a comparative study of Australia and Japan', Journal of Poverty and Public Policy, vol. 2, pp. 68 - 97, http://dx.doi.org/10.2202/1944-2858.1030
2010
Saunders P, 2010, 'Identifying the material and non material ingredients of the good life', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 45, pp. 53 - 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2010.tb00163.x
2010
Saunders PG; Zhu A, 2009, 'Comparing disadvantage and well-being in Australian families', Australian Journal of Labour Economics, vol. 12, pp. 21 - 39, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=929760353370291;res=IELBUS
2009
Saunders PG; Naidoo YS, 2009, 'Poverty, deprivation and consistent poverty', The Economic Record, vol. 85, pp. 417 - 432, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4932.2009.00565.x
2009
Saunders PG; Wu H, 2009, 'Measuring growth, productivity, income distribution and poverty in transition economies: Progress, challenges and prospects', Review of Income and Wealth, vol. 55, pp. 413 - 422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4991.2009.00324.x
2009
Saunders PG, 2008, 'Measuring well-being using non-monetary indicators', Family Matters, vol. 78, pp. 8 - 17
2008
Saunders PG; Hill T, 2008, 'A Consistent Poverty Approach to Assessing the Sensitivity of Income Poverty Measures and Trends', Australian Economic Review, vol. 41, pp. 371 - 388, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8462.2008.00521.x
2008
Saunders P, 2008, 'Measuring wellbeing using non-monetary indicators: Deprivation and social exclusion', Family Matters, vol. 78, pp. 8 - 17
2008
Saunders PG; Naidoo YS; Griffiths MJ, 2008, 'Towards new indicators of disadvantage: Deprivation and social exclusion in Australia', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 43, pp. 175 - 194, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2008.tb00097.x
2008
Saunders P, 2008, 'Social exclusion: Challenges for research and implications for policy', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 19, pp. 73 - 92
2008
Saunders P; Eardley T, 2008, 'Australian Journal of Social Issues: Special issue devoted to selected papers from the 2007 Australian Social Policy Conference', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 43, pp. 169 - 173, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2008.tb00096.x
2008
Saunders PG, 2007, 'Mutual obligation, unemployment and well-being', Australian Journal of Labour Economics, vol. 10, pp. 167 - 184
2007
Saunders PG; Naidoo YS, 2007, 'The deprivation approach and the attainment of human rights, evidence for Australia', Australian Journal of Human Rights, vol. 13, pp. 137 - 155, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1323238X.2008.11910837
2007
Saunders PG; Davidson PM, 2007, 'Rising poverty is bad for our health', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 187, pp. 530 - 531
2007
Saunders PG, 2007, 'The costs of disability and the incidence of poverty', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 42 (4), pp. 461 - 480, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2007.tb00072.x
2007
Saunders P; Shang X; Zhengang L, 2007, 'Using budget standards to estimate the costs of children: The case of Funan County', Journal of Family Studies, vol. 13, pp. 57 - 71, http://dx.doi.org/10.5172/jfs.327.13.1.57
2007
Saunders PG, 2007, 'Comparing poverty among older people in urban China internationally', China Quarterly, vol. 190, pp. 451 - 465
2007
Saunders PG, 2007, 'Dentistry, deprivation and poverty', Australian Journal of Public Affairs
2007
Saunders PG; Sun L, 2006, 'Poverty and hardship among the aged in urban China', Social Policy and Administration, vol. 40, pp. 138 - 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9515.2006.00481.x
2006
Saunders PG, 2006, 'Australian social attitudes. The first report', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 65, pp. 112 - 113
2006
Saunders PG, 2006, 'Lost Horizons? Social justice and the redistributional imperative', Just Policy: a journal of Australian social policy, vol. 39, pp. 5 - 12
2006
Saunders PG; Adelman L, 2006, 'Income poverty, deprivation and exclusion: a comparative study of Australia and Britian', Journal of Social Policy, vol. 35 (4), pp. 559 - 584
2006
Saunders PG, 2006, 'The historical development of budget standards for Australian working families', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 48 (2), pp. 155 - 173, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185606062827
2006
Saunders PG, 2006, 'Unleashing (labour) market forces: the social policy implications of industrial relations reforms', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 29 (1), pp. 80 - 90
2006
Saunders PG, 2006, 'The role of the state and family in the living conditions of older people in urban China: changing attitudes and outcomes', Social Policy and Society, vol. 5 (3), pp. 359 - 372
2006
Saunders PG, 2006, 'Reviewing the role and structure of pensions in their national context', Politics and Policy, vol. 34 (4), pp. 673 - 690
2006
Saunders PG, 2005, 'A valuable contribution to research and policy: Reviewing four decades of Australian poverty research', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 40, pp. 13 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2005.tb00956.x
2005
Saunders PG; Sun L, 2005, 'Economic prosperity and subjective well-being: comparing the aged in Australia and urban China', People and Place, vol. 13, pp. 6 - 14
2005
Saunders PG; Siminski P, 2005, 'Home ownership and inequality: imputed rent and income distribution in Australia', Economic Papers, vol. 24, pp. 346 - 367
2005
Goodin RE; Rice JM; Bittman MP; Saunders PG, 2005, 'The time-pressure illusion: discretionary time vs free time', Social Indicators Research, vol. 73, pp. 43 - 70
2005
Saunders PG; Patulny RV; Lee BE, 2005, 'Benchmarking the living standards of Australians using budget standards', Australian Journal on Ageing, vol. 24, pp. 146 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-6612.2005.00115.x
2005
Saunders PG, 2004, 'The experience of middle Australia. The dark side of economic reform', The Economic Record, vol. 80, pp. 127 - 128
2004
Saunders PG, 2004, 'Examining recent changes in income distribution in Australia', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 15, pp. 51 - 73
2004
Saunders PG, 2004, 'Toward a credible poverty framework: from income poverty to deprivation', Learning Communities: International Journal of Learning and Social Contexts, vol. 2, pp. 1 - 18
2004
Siminski P; Saunders PG, 2004, 'Accounting for housing costs in regional income comparisons', Australian Journal of Regional Studies, vol. 10, pp. 139 - 155
2004
Saunders PG; Brown J, 2004, 'Explaining welfare to work transistions among the unemployed', Australian Journal of Labour Economics, vol. 7, pp. 397 - 410
2004
Saunders PG, 2003, 'Stability and change in community perceptions of poverty: evidence from Australia', Journal of Poverty, vol. 7, pp. 1 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J134v07n04_01
2003
Saunders PG, 2003, 'It`s offical inequality is increasing again', Impact, vol. Spring, pp. 4 - 5
2003
Siminski P; Saunders PG; Bradbury BW, 2003, 'Reviewing the intertemporal consistency of ABS household income data through comparisons with external aggregates', Australian Economic Review, vol. 36, pp. 333 - 349
2003
Saunders PG, 2002, 'Working for the dole: Patterns of paid and voluntary work among income support recipients', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 37, pp. 337 - 363
2002
Saunders PG, 2002, 'The deserving poor: the changing community views on the causes of poverty', Australian Social Monitor, vol. 5, pp. 34 - 38
2002
Saunders PG, 2002, 'The Direct and Indirect Effects of Unemploymwnt on Poverty and Inequality', Australian Journal of Labour Economics, vol. 5, pp. 507 - 531
2002
Saunders PG, 2002, 'Mutual obligation, participation and popularity: Social security reform in Australia', Journal of Social Policy, vol. 31, pp. 21 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0047279402006499
2002
Saunders PG, 2002, 'Using household expenditure to develop an income poverty line', Social Policy and Administration, vol. 36, pp. 217 - 234, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9515.00248
2002
Saunders P; Shang X, 2001, 'Social security reform in China's transition to a market economy', Social Policy and Administration, vol. 35, pp. 274 - 289, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9515.00233
2001
Saunders PG, 2001, 'Growth, Prosperity and the Generation of Inequality', Review of Income and Wealth, vol. 47, pp. 273 - 280, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1475-4991.00016
2001
Saunders P, 2001, 'Welfare Reform, Work and the Labour Market', The Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 12, pp. 151 - 164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/103530460101200109
2001
Saunders PG, 2001, 'Policy Forum: Welfare Reform Reflections on Social Security and the Welfare Review', Australian Economic Review, pp. 100 - 108
2001
Saunders PG; Thomson CM; Evans C, 2001, 'Social Change and Economic Prosperity: Attitudes to growth and welfare', Just Policy: a journal of Australian social policy, pp. 4 - 15
2001
Saunders PG; Shang X, 2001, 'Social Security Reform in China`s Transition to a Market Economy', Social Policy and Administration, pp. 275 - 289
2001
Saunders PG, 2000, 'The Economic Consequences of Rolling Back the Welfare State', The Economic Record, pp. 206 - 207
2000
Saunders PG, 2000, 'Trends in Earnings Distribution', Australian Social Trends, pp. 145 - 148
2000
Bradshaw J; Sainsbury R; Saunders PG, 2000, 'Defining Poverty and Identifying the Poor', Experiencing Poverty, pp. 5 - 25
2000
Saunders PG; Oconi ; Smytp ; Warbj , 2000, 'Global Pressures, National Responses: The Australian Welfare State in Context', Social Work and the Human Services. Challenges and Change, Longmann, pp. 12 - 29
2000
Eardley AC; Saunders PG; Evans C, 2000, 'Community Attitudes Towards Unemployment, Activity Testing and Mutual Obligation', Australian Bulletin of Labour, pp. 211 - 235
2000
Saunders PG, 2000, 'Targeting Social Security in Australia and New Zealand', Means Tested or Just Mean?
2000
Saunders PG, 1999, 'Budget standards and the poverty line', Australian Economic Review, vol. 32, pp. 43 - 61, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8462.00092
1999
Saunders PG, 1999, 'Social security in Australia: mean-tested or just mean?', Social Policy and Administration, vol. 33, pp. 493 - 515, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9515.00167
1999
Saunders PG, 1999, 'Budget standards and the costs of children', Family Matters, pp. 63 - 70
1999
Saunders PG, 1999, 'An Australian budget standard: comparisons with the UK', Benefits: a journal of social security research, pp. 19 - 22
1999
Nevile JW; Saunders PG, 1998, 'Globalization and the Return to Education in Australia', The Economic Record, vol. 74, pp. 279 - 285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4932.1998.tb01924.x
1998
Saunders PG, 1998, 'Toward a better poverty measure', Focus, vol. 19, pp. 39 - 42
1998
Saunders PG, 1998, 'Poverty and health:exploring the links beween financial stress and emotional stress in Australia', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 22, pp. 11 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.1998.tb01139.x
1998
Saunders PG, 1997, 'Living standards, choice and poverty', Australian Journal of Labour Economics, pp. 49 - 70
1997
Saunders PG; Fine MD, 1997, 'Evaluation and research in social policy', Australian Journal of Social Research, pp. 75 - 94
1997
Saunders PG, 1996, 'Income, health and happiness', Australian Economic Review, vol. 116, pp. 59 - 76
1996
SAUNDERS P, 1995, 'Improving Work Incentives in a Means‐Tested Welfare System: The 1994 Australian Social Security Reforms', Fiscal Studies, vol. 16, pp. 45 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-5890.1995.tb00221.x
1995
SAUNDERS P, 1995, 'A Correction to ‘Improving Work Incentives in a Means‐Tested Welfare System: The 1994 Australian Social Security Reforms’', Fiscal Studies, vol. 16, pp. 126 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-5890.1995.tb00230.x
1995
SAUNDERS P, 1994, 'CAPITALISM, SOCIALISM AND INCOME DISTRIBUTION', Review of Income and Wealth, vol. 40, pp. 351 - 357, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4991.1994.tb00073.x
1994
Saunders P; Halleröd B; Matheson G, 1994, 'Making Ends Meet in Australia and Sweden: A Comparative Analysis Using the Subjective Poverty Line Methodology', Acta Sociologica, vol. 37, pp. 3 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000169939403700101
1994
Smeeding TM; Saunders P; Coder J; Jenkins S; Fritzell J; Hagenaars AJM; Hauser R; Wolfson M, 1993, 'POVERTY, TNEQUALTTY, AND FAMTLY LIVING STANDARDS IMPACTS ACROSS SEVEN NATIONS: THE EFFECT OF NONCASH SUBSIDIES FOR HEALTH, EDUCATION AND HOUSING', Review of Income and Wealth, vol. 39, pp. 229 - 256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4991.1993.tb00458.x
1993
ROSS R; SAUNDERS P, 1993, 'THE LABOUR SUPPLY BEHAVIOUR OF SOLE MOTHERS AND MARRIED MOTHERS IN AUSTRALIA: EVIDENCE FROM THE 1986 INCOME DISTRIBUTION SURVEY', Australian Economic Papers, vol. 32, pp. 116 - 133, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8454.1993.tb00134.x
1993
SAUNDERS P, 1993, 'Longer Run Changes in the Distribution of Income in Australia', Economic Record, vol. 69, pp. 353 - 366, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4932.1993.tb02117.x
1993
Saunders P; Matheson G, 1993, 'Politics, Income Perceptions and Living Standards', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 28, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00323269308402222
1993
Saunders P; Fine M, 1992, 'The Mixed Economy of Support for the Aged in Australia: Lessons for Privatisation', The Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 3, pp. 18 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/103530469200300202
1992
Saunders P; Matheson G, 1991, 'An Ever-Rising Tide? Poverty in Australia in the Eighties', The Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 2, pp. 143 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/103530469100200208
1991
Saunders P; Stott H; Hobbes G, 1991, 'INCOME INEQUALITY IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND: INTERNATIONAL COMPARISONS AND RECENT TRENDS', Review of Income and Wealth, vol. 37, pp. 63 - 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4991.1991.tb00338.x
1991
Saunders P; Matheson G, 1991, 'Sole parent families in Australia', International Social Security Review, vol. 44, pp. 51 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-246X.1991.tb01093.x
1991
Saunders P, 1990, 'POPULATION AGEING AND AGE PENSION POLICY', Australian Journal on Ageing, vol. 9, pp. 49 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-6612.1990.tb00791.x
1990
Saunders P, 1988, 'Private sector shrinkage and the growth of industrialized economies: Comment', Public Choice, vol. 58, pp. 277 - 284, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00155673
1988
Saunders P; Hobbes G, 1988, 'Income Inequality in Australia in an International Comparative Perspective', Australian Economic Review, vol. 21, pp. 25 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8462.1988.tb00551.x
1988
Other
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Wilkins R (ed.), 2016, 'Material Deprivation’ in R. Wilkins (ed.) The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey: Selected Findings from Waves 1 to 14, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, https://www.melbourneinstitute.com/hilda/Reports/statreport.html
2016
Reports
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Saunders P; Bedford M; Brown J; Naidoo Y; Adamson E, 2018, Material Deprivation and Social Exclusion Among Young Australians: A child-focused approach, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5bd2aacfb0112
2018
Pawson H; Parsell C; Saunders P; Hill T; Liu EY, 2018, Australian Homelessness Monitor 2018, Launch Housing, Melbourne, https://www.launchhousing.org.au/australianhomelessnessmonitor/
2018
Saunders PG; Bedford M, 2017, New Minimum Income for Healthy Living Budget Standards for Low-Paid and Unemployed Australians, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 11/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/5994e0ca804a4
2017
Muir K; Hamilton MG; Noone J; Marjolin A; Salignac F; Saunders P, 2017, Exploring Financial Wellbeing in the Australian Context, Centre for Social Impact & Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney
2017
Saunders PG; Bedford M, 2017, New Minimum Income for Healthy Living Budget Standards for Low-Paid and Unemployed Australians: summary report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/5994e24f82386
2017
Saunders PG; Wong , 2013, Analysis of Legal Aid NSW client social exclusion survey data, Legal Aid NSW, 16/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Phase_3_ReportFINAL.pdf
2013
Saunders PG; Wong , 2013, Australia’s progress in the 21st century: pilot program on measuring social progress, 18/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Pilot_Project_ReportFinal.pdf
2013
Saunders PG, 2012, Report for the NSW Child Death Review Team on measuring socioeconomic status, 8/2012
2012
Saunders PG; Wong , 2012, Promoting inclusion and combating deprivation: recent changes in social disadvantage in Australia, 12/2012, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2012_12_FINAL_REPORT.pdf
2012
Skattebol ; Saunders PG; Redmond ; Bedford ; Cass , 2012, Making a difference: building on young people’s experiences of economic adversity (final report), 6/2012
2012
Saunders PG; Wong M, 2009, Still doing it tough: an update on deprivation and social exclusion among welfare service clients, Social Policy Research Centre Report, SPRC Report 7/09, https://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2009_Report7_09_Still_doing_it_tough.pdf
2009
Saunders PG; Hill T; Bradbury BW, 2008, Poverty in Australia: Sensitivity analysis and recent trends, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Reports, Report 4/08, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Report4_08_Poverty_in_Australia.pdf
2008
Saunders PG; Sutherland K; Davidson ; Hampshire A; King S; Taylor J, 2006, Experiencing poverty: the voices of low-income Australians, 14/2006
2006
Mchugh MH; McNab JW; Smyth C; Chalmers JJ; Siminski P; Saunders PG, 2004, The Availability of Foster Carers, Final Report, with ? Prepared for NSW Department of Community Services, May 2004
2004
Working Papers
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Saunders PG; Wong M, 2008, Deprivation and other indicators of the living standards of older Australians, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, draft report for FaHCSIA, http://dx.doi.org
2008