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Rosanna Scutella

Briefing paper

Better understanding entries and exits from homelessness

KEY POINTS Of key importance for this project is its research methodology as it is the first to combine housing and labour market data with Journey’s Home survey data. It developed three models to examine the probability of entry into and exits from homelessness. Men...
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Entries and exits from homelessness: a dynamic analysis of the relationship between structural conditions and individual characteristics

The study utilised micro-level longitudinal data from Journeys Home (JH) and housing market data from the 2011 Census to econometrically model the probability of being homeless as well as the probability of entry and exit from homelessness.
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Examining the relationship between structural factors, individual characteristics, and homelessness: positioning paper

This is the first of two reports funded by AHURI that set out to examine the relationship between structural factors, individual characteristics, and homelessness using Journeys Home (JH), a unique Australian longitudinal dataset on persons vulnerable to homelessness.
Working paper

A journey home: what drives how long people are homeless?

Abstract: This paper uses survival analysis to model exits over time from two alternative notions of homelessness. We are unique in being able to account for time-invariant, unobserved heterogeneity. We find that duration dependence has an inverted U-shape with exit rates initially increasing (indicating positive...
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Social exclusion monitor bulletin

Until recently, the usual measure of disadvantage in Australia has been the level of income poverty. The Henderson poverty line has traditionally been the most widely used indicator, measuring the disposable income required to support the needs of a family comprising two adults and two...