Sher Verick

Discussion paper

Understanding the drivers of poverty dynamics in Australian households

A range of household head, partner and demographic characteristics in addition to life-changing events have an impact on both the likelihood of remaining poor and slipping into poverty according to this analysis of the HILDA survey.Using longitudinal household data and an econometric model of conditional...

Jobless households: longitudinal analysis of the persistence and determinants of joblessness using HILDA data for 2001–03

This report compares cross-sectional and longitudinal joblessness rates and finds that, for some types of household - especially lone parent and lone person households - joblessness is persistent. However, for other types of household (especially couple households), joblessness is usually a transient or short term...