Research and Research Support Staff

  1. Professor Mark Wooden

    Director, HILDA Survey
    (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics)

    • Applied labour economics
    • Changing nature of work
    • Industrial / Workplace Relations
    • Survey methodology
  2. Professor Roger Wilkins

    Deputy Director
    (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics)

    • Distributions and determinants of income and wealth
    • Poverty, socio-economic disadvantage and welfare reliance
    • Labour market dynamics
    • Panel data
    • Program evaluation
  3. Ms Nicole Watson

    Deputy Director, HILDA Survey (Methodology)
    (HILDA, Journeys Home)

    • General economic and statistical methods
    • Methodologies for collecting, estimating and organising microeconomic data
    • Survey and sampling methods
  4. Professor Richard Burkhauser

    Professorial Research Fellow
    (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics)

    • Welfare and well-being
    • Poverty and income inequality
    • Retirement and disability policy
  5. Professor Peter Butterworth

    Professorial Research Fellow
    (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics)

    • Mental health
    • Social determinants of health
    • Psychiatric epidemiology
    • Occupational mental health
    • Social and community psychology
  6. Mr Matthew Curry

    Research Fellow
    (HILDA)

    • Social stratification
    • Sociology of education
    • Sociology of work and labor markets
  7. Ms King (Yin) Fok

    Research Support Officer
    (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics)

    • Labour and demographic economics
    • Econometric modelling
  8. Mr Simon Freidin

    Survey Research Database Manager and Analyst
    (HILDA)

    • Large-scale data management
    • Advanced data documentation systems
    • Automated systems architecture
    • Complex income, tax and government payments programming
  9. Mr Markus Hahn

    Senior Research Support Officer
    (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics)

    • Personal income and wealth distribution
    • Factor income distribution
    • Measurement and analysis of poverty
    • Wage level and structure
    • Wage differentials
  10. Dr Nicolas Hérault

    Senior Research Fellow
    (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics,
    Labour Economics and Social Policy)

    • Personal income and wealth distribution
    • Welfare economics
    • Household decision-making and fiscal policy
    • Welfare, well-being and poverty
    • Time allocation and labour supply
  11. Dr Nhan (Nathan) La

    Database Support Officer / MABEL Survey Data Manager
    (Health Economics)

    • Government health policy and regulation
    • Public health
    • Fertility and family planning
    • Children and youth
  12. Ms Inga Lass

    Research Fellow
    (HILDA)

    • Sociology of work
    • Family sociology
    • Labour market and family policy
    • Life course research
  13. Ms Ninette Macalalad

    Database Support Officer
    (HILDA)

    • Survey and reporting
    • Data quality
    • Data mining and analysis
    • Data management
  14. Mr Mark O’Shea

    Database Support Officer
    (HILDA)

    • Surveys and reporting
    • Data quality
    • Data mining and analysis
    • Data management
  15. Ms Kathryn Ryan

    Administrative Support Officer
    (HILDA)

  16. Ms Michelle Summerfield

    Deputy Director, HILDA Survey (Management)
    (HILDA)

    • Survey management
    • Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing
    • Development and testing of CAPI scripts
    • Data management, editing and documentation

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