Inquiry into housing policies, labour force participation and economic growth

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Author(s): Rachel Ong; Gavin Wood; Stephen Whelan; Melek Cigdem; Kadir Atalay; Jago Dodson
Description: This research Inquiry presented evidence on how housing policies might promote labour force participation and economic growth through four channels—housing supply responsiveness, labour mobility, employment decisions and consumption. It highlights repositioning housing to a more central place within economic policy debates, and suggests a coordinated policy treatment of housing as an economic asset has implications for nation-wide economic growth.
Citation: Ong, R., Wood, G., Whelan, S., Cigdem, M., Atalay, K. and Dodson, J. (2017) Inquiry into housing policies, labour force participation and economic growth, AHURI Final Report No. 285, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/285, doi:10.18408/ahuri-8107001.
DOI: doi:10.18408/ahuri-8107001
Date published: 28 Jun 2017
Publication type: Final Report 285
Project title: Housing policies, labour force participation and economic growth (Project number: 81070)
Inquiry title: Inquiry into housing policies, labour force participation and economic growth (Inquiry number: 81070)
Inquiry reports: Housing supply responsiveness in Australia: distribution, drivers and institutional settings (Final Report)
Housing tenure, mobility and labour market behaviour (Final Report)
Housing, multi-level governance and economic productivity (Final Report)
Housing prices, household debt and household consumption (Final Report)
A new look at the channels from housing to employment decisions (Final Report)
Published by: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited
ISSN: 1834-7223
ISBN: 978-1-925334-49-4
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