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Does the quality of residential aged care vary with residents’ financial means?

This research, prepared by the the Office of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, investigates whether the quality of aged care facilities varies with residents’ financial means.
Conference paper

Paradise planned: socio-economic differentiation and the master planned community on Sydney’s urban fringe

Since the mid 1980s the character of residential development on Sydney’s urban fringe has become increasingly socially and economically differentiated from older more established outer ring suburbs.
Working paper

Migration as opportunity: innovation, policies and practice

This working paper reviews existing practice and proposes a typology to identify the different types of programmatic and policy intervention that can maximise migration’s socioeconomic benefits – described here as ‘productive migration’ interventions.
Journal article

Closing the (incarceration) gap: assessing the socio-economic and clinical indicators of Indigenous males by lifetime incarceration status

This article investigates the presence and extent of an ‘incarceration gap’ with Indigenous Australian males, and to uncover which social factors characterise the disparity.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Barnaby Joyce says the Nationals represent Australia's poorest electorates. Is he correct?

Former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce claims that the Greens — followed by the Liberals, then Labor — represent Australia's richest people, while the Nationals look after the poorest.
Working paper

Economic dignity and financial capabilities: connecting principles and concepts

Australians are living in increasingly financialised times. Their financial choices are often constrained by their economic, social and political context. This paper develops the concept of economic dignity as a guiding principle to develop a fuller understanding of financial capability that recognises those contexts.
Report

Economic security and dignity: a financial wellbeing framework

This paper proposes a financial wellbeing framework that recognises the drivers, impacts and experience of economic insecurity, and is based on the concept of economic dignity.
Journal article

Lean construction as an effective organization model in Arctic

The goal of the study is to identify an effective organization model of construction in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation. Lean construction as a dynamically developing methodology abroad is analyzed.
Conference paper

Why do home-owners do better?

Focussing on indicators of physical and mental health, life satisfaction and, for youth, educational attainment, this paper employs a range of strategies to test competing hypotheses relating to causal mechanisms and selection effects associated with home-ownership.
Working paper

The socioeconomics of pandemics policy

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, governments around the world have provided a massive fiscal and monetary stimulus. While this policy is welcome in the short run, the author of this paper argues that it does not address the underlying problem in the medium and...