Households--Economic aspects

Report

28 Sep 2017
53

Looks at the number and structure of jobless households in New Zealand, and examines some of the characteristics of the individuals living in these households.

Working paper

15 Sep 2017
76

The Department of the Treasury (Australia) has developed the CAPITA model, a general-purpose, static microsimulation model, which is used to analyse the combined effect of changes to personal income tax and transfer policy on families with different income levels, family structures and living arrangements.

Report

13 Sep 2017
465

The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has released this report that shows Australia is at risk of becoming an Americanised society of working poor if people are not given a pay rise.

Working paper

7 Sep 2017
187

This paper estimates an Inequality Deflator for the Australian economy, which represents the distributional trade-offs that exist within the current tax and transfer system.

Report

5 Sep 2017
81

This report examines changes in the cost of living over the past quarter and the past year in the Northern Territory, with a particular focus on cost of living pressures for vulnerable and disadvantaged Territorians.

Report

23 Aug 2017
127

This report proposes a new scheme, ‘Social Emergency Lending,’ to help Australian households under financial stress borrow money at very low interest rates.

Report

15 Aug 2017
201

This trial of smart home control in 46 households shows limits to use for managing home energy bills and electricity demand.

Briefing paper

TTPI – Policy Brief 1/2017
1 Jul 2017
386

This brief draws mainly on OECD data from 1980-2014 and on Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data about social security payments to households.

Report

AHURI Final Report 285
28 Jun 2017
281

This research presents evidence on how housing policies might promote labour force participation and economic growth through four channels - housing supply responsiveness, labour mobility, employment decisions and consumption.

Article

23 Jun 2017
32

Does the Australian government have the policy, organisational and conceptual capacity to handle the country’s A$6 trillion housing stock?

Briefing paper

15 Jun 2017
221

In the context of energy reforms to address peak electricity demand in Australia, this briefing paper provides a critical review of cost-reflective electricity pricing policy and the potential impacts of heatwaves and other extreme heat events in vulnerable households.

Report

AHURI Final Report 282
8 Jun 2017
344

This research investigated the relationship between increasing housing prices (or housing wealth) and the increased consumption expenditure of households from before the GFC and afterwards.

Fact sheet

Information sheet 86
24 May 2017
321

How much do Australians spend on owning and operating a vehicle and how does this vary between regions? This information sheet provides a snapshot of household spending on transportation.

Report

State of the State New Zealand 2017
18 May 2017
73

This report finds that the resilience of New Zealand households should be an explicit focus of government policy.

Report

3 May 2017
44

This study has found that borrowing into older age is likely to move from niche to mainstream within the next decade. The report reveals that current economic trends such as house price inflation, tighter credit conditions and low real wage growth mean we can expect...

Working paper

30 Apr 2017
231

This paper provides a basis for a broader understanding of the factors that shape financial wellbeing and the capacity of individuals to experience economic security.

Report

Report for Victorian Council of Social Service
15 Apr 2017
78

Australian households have faced sharp increases in energy prices over the past decade. Household water bills have also increased. Higher numbers of households are experiencing electricity and/or gas disconnections due to non-payment of bills and joining energy retailer hardship programs to remain connected. As a...

Report

1 Apr 2017
5

This is the second and final report for the Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living research project RP3038, Lower income barriers to low carbon living. The first report, Summary of focus group and survey findings, detailed the findings from our focus group discussions with...

Report

23 Mar 2017
369

Australia’s retirement income system has long implicitly taken it for granted that the vast majority of retired people will have very low housing costs – in turn reflecting a presumption that most of them will own their own homes, and will have fully paid down...

Audio

16 Feb 2017
55

The latest official figures show the unemployment rate fell slightly in January to 5.7 per cent. A surge in Australians landing part time work, more than made up a big slump in full-time work.

Social researchers say the trend to part-time work is placing...

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