In 1987, for the first time in Australia’s history, more women than men were enrolled in higher education. Many things have changed since, but the gender make-up of our university classrooms is not one of them.
Our latest research shows that lifting compulsory super contributions to 12 per cent would leave workers in Middle Australia poorer over their entire lifetimes – and that remains true under any plausible assumptions.
Homelessness is a growing problem in Australia. To tackle the scourge, we first need to understand who is homeless. Here’s what we know.
Policy makers need timely information to decide whether economic stimulus might be required. A new indicator based on the unemployment rate can help.
The 2019 federal election: four surprising charts on what we know so far.
We explain tax progressivity and its measurement.
From 2008 to 2017, private schools got nearly all the increase in effective school funding.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has been dodging questions on how much high-income earners will benefit from his tax plan and what it means for the progressivity of Australia’s tax system. Here are the answers.
Climate change media mentions substantially declined from 2011. But in 2019 climate change is back on the agenda.
It’s the misleading housing statistic that just won’t die. But it isn’t a claim being made by politicians in the heat of an election campaign. Instead it keeps appearing in the reports of some of Australia’s most prominent housing researchers.