PROF Roger WILKINS

PROF Roger WILKINS

Positions

  • Determination of earnings
  • HILDA Survey
  • Income and wealth distribution
  • Income inequality, poverty and welfare reliance
  • Labour economics
  • Unemployment and underemployment

Overview

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  • Roger Wilkins is Deputy Director of the Melbourne Institute as well as being Deputy Director (Research) of the HILDA Survey team. He holds a B.Com (Hons), M.Com (Hons) and PhD from the University of Melbourne and M.Sc from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research interests include the nature, causes and consequences of labour market outcomes; the distribution and dynamics of individuals’ economic wellbeing; and the incidence and determinants of poverty, social exclusion and welfare dependence. As part of his work in the HILDA Survey team, Roger produces the annual HILDA Survey Statistical Report, which each year analyses the latest release of the HILDA data. He has also produced the Australian income component of the World Wealth and Income Database (WID) since 2014. Roger is a member of the ABS Labour Statistics Advisory Group, the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) Research Panel, and the Department of Social Services ‘Building a New Life in Australia’ Survey Technical Reference Group, and is a Policy Advisor for the Australian Council of Social Service. He is also a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labour (IZA).   

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Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2001
  • MSc, University of Wisconsin 1996
  • MCom (Hons), University of Melbourne 1995
  • BCom (Hons), University of Melbourne 1993

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