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11
May
‘16

Ben Phillips examines the Federal Budget 2016-17

This report provides a distributional analysis by income level and family type of the Federal 2016-17 Budget. The report models a range of budget measures that directly impact households such as changes to family payments, childcare, taxation,...

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02
May
‘16

ANUpoll finds divided opinions on tax reform and debt

In the most recent ANUpoll, researchers from the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods have found that Australians are divided on the importance of government debt, with just less than half believing it to be the most important economic issue...

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04
Mar
‘16

ANU modelling informs debate on childcare reforms

ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods' principal research fellow Ben Phillips has released distributional modelling of the Australian Government's proposed childcare reforms. Early Childhood Australia, the peak body of childcare...

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19
Feb
‘16

Distributional Modelling of Proposed Negative Gearing and Capital Gains Taxation Reform

Australian taxation law allows investors (including rental investors) to offset the losses from negative gearing against their other income, not just their rental income as is the case in some other countries. This effectively treats rental losses...

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18
Feb
‘16

Felix Ritchie on the Five Safes model of data access

Professor Felix Ritchie, from Bristol Economic Analysis at the University of the West of England, has released a co-authored working paper on the 'Five Safes' model for managing access to sensitive data (including government-held...

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18
Jan
‘16

New book on economic analysis of crime and policing launched

ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods fellow Dr Matthew Manning has co-authored a newly released monograph, 'Economic Analysis and Efficiency in Policing, Criminal Justice and Crime Reduction: What Works?' The book explains the...

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06
Jan
‘16

Handbook of Indigenous Wellbeing available for pre-order

ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods fellow Dr Matthew Manning has co-edited the forthcoming Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Wellbeing. Pre-ordering details are available direct from Routledge or from the ANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic...

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08
Dec
‘15

Social Research Centre honored with health promotion award

The ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods proudly congratulates our partner, the Social Research Centre (SRC), on receiving a 2015 VicHealth Health Promotion Award. The SRC, led by Darren Pennay, was awarded in the 'Research into Action...

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18
Nov
‘15

Work for the Dole evaluation released

Researchers from the Social Research Centre and ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods have released an evaluation of the Australian Government's Work for the Dole program for 2014/2015. This research demonstrates the close relationship...

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28
Oct
‘15

ANUpoll reveals social class distinctions

What class are you? Do the test on the ABC website. A comprehensive new survey of Australian attitudes has shattered the long-held myth that Australia is a classless society. Research by the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods has found...

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