Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Spatial and community dimensions of income poverty
The purpose of this report is to capture the dynamic state of poverty in Australia, using data from three waves of the Australian Census (2006, 2011, and 2016).
Does poverty in childhood beget poverty in adulthood in Australia?
This report provides new empirical evidence that the length of time children live in households experiencing income-based disadvantage is a predictor of other forms of disadvantage experienced by early adulthood.
Jobless and distressed: the disproportionate effects of COVID-19 on young Australians
For more than six months, COVID-19 has been disrupting the lives, communities and businesses of millions of Australians. It is becoming clear that people of all ages have been affected by this crisis, although some age groups appear to be affected more than others. This...
Behind the headline number: why not to rely on Frey and Osborne’s predictions of potential job loss from automation
In 2013, Oxford's University's Carl Benedict Frey and Michael Osborne predicted that 47% of jobs in the United States were at “high risk” of automation over the next 10 to 20 years. The authors of this paper argue that these predictions are not reliable and...
The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey: selected findings from waves 1 to 17
This report contains articles on changes in key aspects of life in Australia, as well as information on other findings. The fieldwork for this report was conducted between 2001 and 2017.