A new look at the channels from housing to employment decisions

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Author(s): Melek Cigdem-Bayram; Rachel Ong; Gavin Wood
Description: This study investigated the role housing assistance (e.g. rent assistance or social housing), housing wealth and home ownership mortgages have on individuals’ incentive to work or on other employment decisions. The study also explored whether intergenerational wealth transfers (as bequests or parental cash transfers), which are typically financed (directly or indirectly) through housing wealth, lower work effort and participation in skills and training programs.
Citation: Cigdem-Bayram, M., Ong, R. and Wood, G. (2017) A new look at the channels from housing to employment decisions, AHURI Final Report No. 275, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/275, doi:10.18408/ahuri-5307201.
DOI: doi:10.18408/ahuri-5307201
Date published: 02 Mar 2017
Publication type: Final Report 275
Project title: A new look at housing and employment decisions (Project number: 53072)
Inquiry title: Housing policies, labour force participation and economic growth (Inquiry number: 81070)
Published by: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited
ISSN: 1834-7223
ISBN: 978-1-925334-37-1