Households--Economic aspects

FAST Record ID: 
962167

Research report

1 Feb 2018

Few issues have resonated in Australian public discourse over the past few years like energy prices. Both household and business consumers have suffered the consequences of years of policy inertia, inconsistency and a lack of forward thinking by energy policy makers that have created a...

Research report

23 Nov 2017

This report provides an overview of gambling activity in Australia in 2015, with respect to participation, expenditure, and problems among regular gamblers. It has been written primarily for researchers and government officials who have an interest in Australian gambling statistics.

Research report

14 Nov 2017

This report provides evidence regarding potential financial and health implications of electricity pricing and 'price signal' messaging for heat vulnerable households.

Journal article

13 Nov 2017

This article provides an analysis and discussion of the volatility of individual incomes in New Zealand.

Research report

28 Sep 2017

Looks at the number and structure of jobless households in New Zealand, and examines some of the characteristics of the individuals living in these households.

Working paper

15 Sep 2017

The Department of the Treasury (Australia) has developed the CAPITA model, a general-purpose, static microsimulation model, which is used to analyse the combined effect of changes to personal income tax and transfer policy on families with different income levels, family structures and living arrangements.

Report

13 Sep 2017

The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has released this report that shows Australia is at risk of becoming an Americanised society of working poor if people are not given a pay rise.

Working paper

7 Sep 2017

This paper estimates an Inequality Deflator for the Australian economy, which represents the distributional trade-offs that exist within the current tax and transfer system.

Report

5 Sep 2017

This report examines changes in the cost of living over the past quarter and the past year in the Northern Territory, with a particular focus on cost of living pressures for vulnerable and disadvantaged Territorians.

Research report

23 Aug 2017

This report proposes a new scheme, ‘Social Emergency Lending,’ to help Australian households under financial stress borrow money at very low interest rates.

Research report

15 Aug 2017

This trial of smart home control in 46 households shows limits to use for managing home energy bills and electricity demand.

Research report

31 Jul 2017

Provides in-depth insights into the financial psychology of Australians based on a survey of 1,500 households.

Survey

6 Jul 2017

The Energy Consumer Sentiment Survey is designed to provide information on household and small business consumer sentiment with a focus on the three key areas of satisfaction, confidence and activity.

Briefing paper

1 Jul 2017

This brief draws mainly on OECD data from 1980-2014 and on Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data about social security payments to households.

Research report

28 Jun 2017

This research presents evidence on how housing policies might promote labour force participation and economic growth through four channels - housing supply responsiveness, labour mobility, employment decisions and consumption.

Article

23 Jun 2017

Does the Australian government have the policy, organisational and conceptual capacity to handle the country’s A$6 trillion housing stock?

Briefing paper

15 Jun 2017

In the context of energy reforms to address peak electricity demand in Australia, this briefing paper provides a critical review of cost-reflective electricity pricing policy and the potential impacts of heatwaves and other extreme heat events in vulnerable households.

Research report

8 Jun 2017

This research investigated the relationship between increasing housing prices (or housing wealth) and the increased consumption expenditure of households from before the GFC and afterwards.

Fact sheet

24 May 2017

How much do Australians spend on owning and operating a vehicle and how does this vary between regions? This information sheet provides a snapshot of household spending on transportation.

Research report

18 May 2017

This report finds that the resilience of New Zealand households should be an explicit focus of government policy.