Dinith Marasinghe

Working paper

Using census, social security and tax data from the Multi-Agency Data Integration Project (MADIP) to impute the complete Australian income distribution

The synthetic income measure developed in this project provides a robust measure of income levels and dynamics for a very large sample of Australian adults, and if analysed carefully, can help support our understanding of access to economic resources in Australia and how it varies...

Measuring the economic impact of early bushfire detection

The fires that occurred over the 2019/20 Australian summer were unprecedented in scale and had a devastating impact on large parts of the country. This paper estimates the economic costs of bushfires between 2020 and 2049, and the potential reduction in these costs from investments...

Changes in paid and unpaid activities during the COVID-19 pandemic: exploring labour supply and labour demand

This paper provides an in-depth analysis of the labour market and related outcomes of Australian adults at the time at which COVID-19 physical distancing restrictions are being lifted.
Working paper

Risky data: the combined effect of framing, trust and risk preferences on the intended participation in the Consumer Data Right

The Consumer Data Right (CDR) aims to give Australian customers a right to access data about them held by businesses, and also to share this information with accredited and trusted third parties of their choice. This paper argues that one of the potential barriers to...