Anthony King

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12 Dec 2011

Measurement error in the constructed price of child care can explain why previous Australian studies have found partnered women's labour supply to be unresponsive to child care prices.

Through improved data and improved construction of the child care price variable, we find child care...


7 Oct 2011

The purpose of this paper is to examine the responsiveness of partnered women’s labour supply to the price of child care in Australia. We show that the way in which child care prices are constructed can have very large impacts on findings, which is an...


22 Apr 2010

This paper summarises new evidence from two Treasury working papers on the responsiveness of female labour supply to child care costs, availability, and quality.

In one study, we drew on lessons from the literature and new detailed data to provide new estimates of the...


15 Dec 2004

Tony Melhuish, Anthony King and Elizabeth Taylor argue that the Commonwealth rent assistance rules should be modified to recognise regional variations in the rental market and in the impact of the program.

Changes to the rules may result in improved regional performance, without any...


2 Sep 2004

Tony Melhuish and Anthony King outline a project to map the level of demand for housing assistance in the short to medium term; the likely 'hot spots' of demand; which client groups are likely to drive demand; and potential changes in the composition of the...

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