Housing tenure, mobility and labour market adjustments

External PersonnelStephen Whelan, Sharon Parkinson
Research PartnersUniversity of Sydney, Swinburne University
Project FundingAustralian Housing and Urban Research Institute
Project StatusComplete (May 2015 to September 2016)

Project Summary

This project explores the role of housing on the efficient function of the labour market for unemployed and under-employed individuals and households. The HILDA dataset is used to examine how housing tenure, through potential impediments to labour  mobility may influence job search, wages and job quality following re-employment.