Research and Research Support Staff

  1. Professor Mark Wooden

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

    • Family and household wellbeing outcomes
    • Mental health and wellbeing
    • Intergenerational transmission of socio-economic advantage and disadvantage
    • Employment/unemployment over the lifecycle
    • Non-standard forms of employment
    • Working time
  2. Ms Michelle Summerfield

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

    • Survey management
    • Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing
    • Development and testing of CAPI scripts
    • Data management, editing and documentation
  3. Professor Roger Wilkins

    Deputy Director
    (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics)

    • Effects of policies and programs on welfare receipt & economic wellbeing
    • Household financial decision-making and financial wellbeing
    • Personal income and wealth distribution
    • Poverty, socio-economic disadvantage and social exclusion
    • Drivers of income inequality and mobility
    • Employment/unemployment over the lifecycle
    • Workforce participation and dynamics
  4. Associate Professor Nicole Watson

    HILDA Deputy Director, Survey Methodology & Principal Research Fellow
    (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics)

    • Survey methodology
    • Weighting
    • Imputation
    • Longitudinal surveys
  5. Mr Andrew Bevitt

    HILDA Research Database Manager
    (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics)

    • Data management
    • ETL, Data pipelines and Big Data
    • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  6. Professor Peter Butterworth

    Professorial Research Fellow
    (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics)

    • Workforce participation and dynamics
    • Mental health
  7. Mr Matthew Curry

    Research Fellow
    (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics)

    • Poverty, socio-economic disadvantage and social exclusion
    • Drivers of income inequality and mobility
    • Employment/unemployment over the lifecycle
  8. Mr Markus Hahn

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

    • Personal income and wealth distribution
    • Drivers of income inequality and mobility
  9. Mr Nhan (Nathan) La

    HILDA Database Support Officer
    (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics)

    • Family and household formation and dissolution
    • Family and household wellbeing outcomes
    • Organisation, funding and performance of healthcare providers
    • Healthcare workforce and the labour market
  10. Dr Inga Laß

    Research Fellow
    (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics)

    • Family and household formation and dissolution
    • Family and household wellbeing outcomes
    • Non-standard forms of employment
  11. Ms Ninette Macalalad

    HILDA Database Support Officer
    (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics)

    • Survey and reporting
    • Data quality
    • Data mining and analysis
    • Data management
  12. Ms Kathryn Ryan

    HILDA Administrative Assistant
    (HILDA)

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