Longitudinal studies

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Journal article

The production of defects in construction – an agency dissonance

The costs of defects and quality issues in construction can be significant for stakeholders and can include societal consequences. The aim of this study is to address how failures and defects are produced and handled in the social practices of construction projects and to scrutinize...
Conference paper

Best value procurement: experiences from the execution phase

Best value procurement (BVP) is one of the approaches for early contractor involvement (ECI) in public construction projects. This study has developed important measures and improvements for how to practice BVP in the Norwegian construction industry, and is among the first to document experiences from...
Report

Social housing exit points, outcomes and future pathways: an administrative data analysis

This research provides a new national evidence-base on pathways into, within, and out of social housing tenancies to assist understanding of entry and exit patterns, and housing and non-housing outcomes.
Report

Growing up in Australia: the longitudinal study of Australian children

Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) is Australia’s first nationally representative longitudinal study of child development. LSAC provides valuable data about children, their families and their wider environments, and enables researchers and policy makers to have a comprehensive understanding of...
Report

Family-related life events: insights from two Australian longitudinal studies

The report examines the prevalence of different life events among Australian adults, and the links between life events, personal and family characteristics, and personal wellbeing.
Report

The Australian Temperament Project: the first 30 years

This report provides a brief and accessible account of some of the key learnings about human development from the Australian Temperament Project (ATP), a groundbreaking longitudinal study that, to date, has followed a large group of Victorians from their birth to age 30 years.
Technical report

Our lives: the first ten years 2006 - 2016

The Social Futures and Life Pathways of Young People in Queensland (‘Our Lives’) Project is a longitudinal cohort study of young Queenslanders who began secondary school (Year 8) in 2006. The aim of the study is to track how young people’s values, attitudes, aspirations and...
Report

The globalisation of cultural trade: a shift in consumption

With the adoption of the 2030 agenda for sustainable development in 2015, culture is recognised globally as an enabler and contributor to sustainable development. This agenda presents the world with a challenge to measure more accurately the contribution of culture. As the global leader in...
Journal article

Nurses’ health study: demonstrating the impact of research, and adapting new measures and approaches to increase relevance and effect of cohort studies

The Nurses’ Health Study, a cohort of 121,701 female registered nurses, was established in 1976 to prospectively address the relationship between the use of oral contraceptives and the risk of breast cancer. Through follow-up questionnaires every 2 years, exposures have been updated and new exposure...
Report

Modelling the short-term dynamics of unemployment using the ABS Longitudinal Labour Force Survey File (Methodology Advisory Committee), Sep 2014

This paper aims to build a model aimed at analysing the factors that influence transitions from unemployment. Abstract What affects the probability that an individual who has just entered unemployment finds employment within a given timeframe? Does the probability of exiting unemployment depend on the...