Published Research - Household Expenditure Survey and the Survey of Income and Housing


This page lists publications that have used the Household Expenditure and Income and Housing microdata. ABS encourages researchers to provide citations for their published research using microdata so that others can share the benefits of that research. This information also helps ABS understand the range of research activities undertaken.

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Kelly, J.F., Hunter, J., Harrison, C. and Donegan, P. 2013, 'Renovating Housing Policy', Grattan Institute, Melbourne.


Healy, J. 2011, 'What Role Do Safety Net Wage Adjustments Play In Alleviating Household Need?', Journal of Industrial Relations, April 20, 2011 vol. 53 No. 2 169-92.

Tanton, R., Vidyattama, Y., Nepal, B. and McNamara, J. 2011, 'Small area estimation using a reweighting algorithm', Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), vol. 174, Part 4, pp. 931-51.

Wright, S. 2011, 'How do marital status and gender affect the PRR to A university degree in Australia?', Contemporary Issues in Education Research, vol. 4, No. 7, pp. 19-32.

Barrett, G.F. and Brzozowski, M. 2010, 'Using Engel curves to estimate the bias in the Australian CPI', Economic Record, vol. 86, no. 272, pp. 1-14.

Healy, J. 2010, 'The wages safety net of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission, 1993-2005', Ph.D. thesis, Flinders University, Adelaide.


Healy, J. 2009, 'What role do safety net wage adjustments play in alleviating household need?', World Congress of the International Industrial Relations Association, 15th, Sydney, 24-27 August 2009.

OECD 2009, 'Consumption taxation as an additional burden on labour income', Special Feature in OECD, Taxing wages 2007/2008, OECD.

Rodgers, J.R., Siminski, P. and Bishop, J. 2009, 'Changes in poverty rates during the Howard era', Australian Economic Review, vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 300-20.

Saunders, P. & Hill, T. 2008, 'A consistent poverty approach to assessing the sensitivity of income poverty measures and trends', Australian Economic Review, vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 371-88.


Barret, G. and Tseng, Y 2007, 'Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers' , Retirement Saving in Australia, 177, McMaster University.

Saunders, P., Hill, T. and Bradbury, B. 2007, 'Poverty in Australia: sensitivity analysis and recent trends', Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales.