This research project aims to provide an Australia-wide analysis of the consequences of underemployment for housing security.

  • Project dates: 2014
  • Grants and funding: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)

The project explores the connection between an increasingly important but problematic feature of contemporary labour markets (underemployment) and a crucial dimension of housing research and policy (housing security). It incorporates a background discussion of underemployment, including through the review of ABS statistics, but the central empirical component is an analysis of labour force and housing data from the first nine waves of the HILDA survey.

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Lead researchers

Dr Iain Campbell

Dr Iain Campbell

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Professor Gavin Wood

Professor Gavin Wood

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Lead Researchers (external)

  • Dr Sharon Parkinson, Swinburne University

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