Diana Warren

Working paper

Use of health services among children at risk of social‑emotional problems

The paper examines patterns of health and support service use among Australian children, especially among those at elevated risk of experiencing poor social-emotional wellbeing and psychological adjustment.

The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) annual statistical report 2016: Chapter 5 - Young carers

Young carers suffer a substantial negative impact on their academic achievement arising from their time spent caring for others.

The super challenge of retirement income policy

Examines the economic impacts of Australia's ageing population and decreasing housing affordability. Executive Summary Australia’s three-pillar approach to retirement income is internationally well regarded. However, many Australians currently approaching retirement face potential poverty, especially if they do not own their own homes. Australia’s aged dependency...
Working paper

Retirement decisions of couples: the impact of spousal characteristics and preferences on the timing of retirement

Abstract: This paper provides new evidence of coordination of retirement by mature age couples in Australia. Two complementary estimation approaches are used to highlight the importance of taking the household decision-making context into account when modeling the retirement behaviour of partnered men and women. First...

Families, incomes and jobs, Volume 4

The HILDA Survey aims to provide a new type of social statistics for Australia, and to investigate new methods of measuring change and social trends. Volume 4 of the Statistical Report is based on the first six waves of data collected by the HILDA Survey...