The Department of Social Services (DSS) is pleased to make available the Review of Australia’s Longitudinal Data System (“the Review”).
The risk of people past retirement age falling into poverty is now decreasing. There has been a substantial improvement compared to 15 years ago, when the incidence of poverty among the elderly was 32.4%.
Debate around gender pay gap often gravitates towards the higher-wage end of the labour market but it misses the employees at the other end of the pay spectrum – those who receive the legal minimum wage for their job.
Young people use tactics not dissimilar to those used by older people to get a job, new HILDA research finds.
Ontario made a bold public policy move in September 2010 when full-day learning was made available to all four- and five-year-old children in the province — via a unique two-year, full-day kindergarten program.
Children who read and write at home — whether for assignments or just for fun — are building long-term study and executive function skills, according to a paper from the University of Washington.
If you're delivering a speech at yet another dull economics conference and want a bit of publicity it's well worth considering an outrageous comment on a running political issue.
There is a tendency for people to resort to extremes in reaction to the global epidemic of chronic disease.
Calls for moderation are drowned out by calls to banish sugar, carbohydrates, gluten (insert problem nutrient du jour), work out like we're possessed and renounce all worldly pleasures.
Data Governance Australia chairman Graeme Samuel hopes that a self-regulatory code of conduct will raise the standards among data-driven organisations. Despite the pervasiveness of data in our daily lives, he argues most people don’t understand the extent to which organisations use it.
Rising mortgage debt is affecting everything from employment to spending, as Australians approach retirement, our study finds. Higher levels of housing debt among pre-retirees are linked to them working for longer.