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Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research

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11 Oct 2017

We use variation in the extent of generational persistence across social assistance payments to shed light on the factors leading to intergenerational disadvantage. Our administrative data come from the Australian social security system and provide us with detailed social assistance trajectories...

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Policy report

06 Oct 2017

Alternative design details for a revenue neutral tax reform package to replace conveyance duty, narrow base land tax and stamp duty on insurance with a broad base property tax are described. Optional design details include: the taxes to be replaced; for the replacement tax,...

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26 Sep 2017

Using 1995-2015 Dutch marriage registry data, we show that daughters are associated with higher divorce risks, but only when they are 13 to 18 years old. There are no detectable gender differences before or after those ages. These age-specific findings are at odds with son-preference and...

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Research report

19 Jul 2017

The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey, known as HILDA, is a nationally representative longitudinal study of Australian households.

It is funded by the Australian Government through the Department of...

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Working paper

24 May 2017

This paper investigates the effect of parental separation on homelessness. Previous studies have only been able to provide descriptive evidence that parental separations relate to reductions in housing quality and stability. Using a unique dataset of disadvantaged Australians who provide...

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Research report

20 Jul 2016

Commenced in 2001, the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey is a nationally representative longitudinal study of Australian households. The study is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services (DSS; previously Families, Housing, Community...

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Research report

18 Apr 2016

Analyses the links between mental health and two alternative workplace productivity measures– absenteeism and presenteeism.

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Much of the economic cost of mental illness stems from workers’ reduced productivity. We analyze the links between mental health and...

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Research report

12 Mar 2016

Results of this report suggest that over employment has adverse consequences.

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Nationally representative panel survey data for Australia and Germany are used to investigate the impact of working-time mismatches (i.e., differences between actual and desired...

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Research report

01 Aug 2015

Proposes a new approach capable of explaining concomitant changes in income inequality and income mobility.

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Income mobility and income inequality are two topics that have been the subject of extensive research. Although both topics are clearly related...

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Research report

22 Jul 2015

The latest analysis of social exclusion shows that about five per cent (about 825,000) of Australians aged over 15 are deeply excluded and almost one per cent (150,000) are deeply excluded. The Social Exclusion Monitor, developed since 2008 by the Brotherhood of St Laurence and the Melbourne...

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19 Jul 2017

The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey, known as HILDA, is a nationally representative longitudinal study of Australian households.

It is funded by the Australian Government through the Department of...

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