Person

Roger Wilkins

ORCID:
0000-0002-8548-757X
Report

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.
Working paper

The effect of job search requirements on welfare receipt

This paper highlights clear evidence from the Australian welfare policy reform that the imposition of job search requirements on benefit recipients results in substantially lower benefit receipt.
Report

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.
Report

The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey: selected findings from waves 1 to 16

The Melbourne Institute publishes the latest findings from the HILDA Survey each year, allowing Australians to see how different aspects of their lives have changed over time. This report presents key findings from Waves 1 to 16 of the HILDA Survey.
Working paper

Probing the effects of the Australian system of minimum wages on the gender wage gap

The complex system of occupation and industry-specific minimum wages has the potential to close the gender wage gap by ensuring equal minimum pay for equal jobs, but it also has the potential to widen it by discriminating against jobs more commonly held by women.