Economic and Social Disadvantage:
Top marks: the impact of parental socio-economic status on secondary schooling outcomes
Researchers are investigating how parents’ socio-economic status impacts on student achievement throughout high school.
My School: what difference does it make?
This study investigates the impact of the My School website on parents and schools.
Private v Public: do private primary schools make a difference to our kids?
For this project, researchers are working to establish the educational impact of sending children to private primary schools.
High impact research: how food assistance programs help food security
In this international collaboration, Melbourne Institute researchers helped the US Department of Agriculture assess the success of its food assistance program.
The Life Course Centre: helping disadvantaged Australian families
The Life Course Centre is a national research body devoted to the study of the intergenerational transmission of deep and persistent disadvantage in Australian families.
Housing partnership: title transfers, housing quality and tenant outcomes
Working in partnership with Aboriginal Housing Victoria, our researchers are investigating the impact of the devolution of ownership of housing assets from the government to a private, Aboriginal community organisation.