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.
A new look at the channels from housing to employment decisions
Final Report No. 275
Date Published: 02 Mar 2017
Published by: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited
Citation: Cigdem, 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, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/275, doi:10.18408/ahuri-5307201.