Centre for Social Research and Methods (ANU)

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The experience of Asian-Australians during the COVID-19 pandemic: discrimination and wellbeing

The aim of this paper is to document the changes in outcomes for Asian-Australians from January 2020 to October 2020, comparing the change in outcomes to the rest of the Australian population. In addition, the authors compare how attitudes of the total Australian population towards...

Public attitudes on vaccine distribution

The aim of this paper is to summarise the results from a survey experiment on a probability-based, representative sample of the Australian population during mid-August 2020, that tested explicitly the relative weight that Australians put on different characteristics of individuals, in terms of who should...

Measuring the economic impact of early bushfire detection

The fires that occurred over the 2019/20 Australian summer were unprecedented in scale and had a devastating impact on large parts of the country. This paper estimates the economic costs of bushfires between 2020 and 2049, and the potential reduction in these costs from investments...

COVID-19 JobKeeper and JobSeeker impacts on poverty and housing stress under current and alternative economic and policy scenarios

The modelling in this paper highlights that the pre-COVID-19 social security system would not have been able to adequately respond to the huge negative economic shock generated by COVID and associated job loss. Poverty rates and housing stress are lower than they otherwise would have...

Data trust and data privacy in the COVID-19 period

In this paper, the authors focus on data trust and data privacy, and how attitudes may be changing during the COVID-19 period. They also look at the implications of these changes for the take-up and effectiveness of the COVIDSafe App.