Diana Warren

Fact sheet


Many changes have occurred in Australia since the establishment of the Australian Institute of Families Studies in 1980. This fact sheet outlines some of the changes in the housing arrangements of Australian families during this time.
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...