A new look at the channels from housing to employment decisions: inquiry into housing policies, labour force participation and economic growth

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Author: Cigdem, Melek; Ong, Rachel; Wood, Gavin


This study is one of five supporting projects that will inform a broader inquiry into the key channels through which housing policies might impact upon the economy. The focus of this study is to examine the implications of current housing assistance arrangements, housing wealth and mortgages on individuals' employment decisions. It seeks to broaden the current evidence base to inform a policy reform agenda that features raising employment participation rates in order to counter the labour market consequences of population ageing. The key aims of the project can be summarised in the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Policy; Participation; Economics

Keywords: Social policy; Economic growth; Policy implications; Labour force participation; Training participation rate; Decision making

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, 2017

Physical description: x, 56 p. (report) + ii, 7 p. (summary)

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Series: AHURI final report; no. 275

ISBN: 9781925334371

ISSN: 1834-7223

Statement of responsibility: Melek Cigdem-Bayram, Rachel Ong, Gavin Wood

More information about AHURI's inquiry into housing policies, labour force participation and economic growth may be found at: http://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/research-in-progress/inquiry-81070

Resource type: Report

Peer reviewed: Yes

Rights: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. To view a copy of the licence visit: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

Call number: TD/TNC 127.966

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