Michael Dockery

Mike Dockery is Principal Research Fellow with the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre. He also manages the Population Mobility and Labour Markets project for the CRC for Remote Economic Participation and the Data and Analysis program for the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education. Mike was previously a Research Fellow and later Director of the Centre for Labour Market Research, undertaking contracted research for a wide range of government departments and policy agencies.
Alternate Name:
A. Michael Dockery, Alfred Michael Dockery, Mike Dockery

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and the superannuation system

It is remarkable how little existing literature there is on outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in retirement and old age. This report helps to fill this void, and offers some important insights that improve our understanding of the financial security that the...
Briefing paper

Work and mental health – implications of COVID-19

This briefing paper provides insights into the potential mental health effects of this COVID-19 induced shift in work circumstances and prospects.
Briefing paper

Working from home in the COVID-19 lockdown

This briefing paper reviews research on working from home and how it affects workers and families to offer some insights on the potential benefits and pitfalls of this COVID-19 induced shift in working patterns.
Conference paper

Why do home-owners do better?

Focussing on indicators of physical and mental health, life satisfaction and, for youth, educational attainment, this paper employs a range of strategies to test competing hypotheses relating to causal mechanisms and selection effects associated with home-ownership.
Briefing paper

Potential job losses in the COVID-19 pandemic

This research brief looks at potential job losses in the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on which workers will be immediately impacted, national and state job losses, industry breakdowns and the potential unemployment rate.