Evaluation of Alternative Income Imputation Methods for the HILDA Survey

R Starick, N Watson

Journal of Official Statistics | Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research | Published : 2007


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

This research has been supported, in part, by an Australian Research Council Discovery project grant (#DP1095497). It makes use of unit record data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey. The HILDA Project was initiated and is funded by the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) and is managed by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research. The findings and views reported in this article, however, are those of the authors and should not be attributed to either FaHCSIA, the Melbourne Institute or the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The authors also thank the members of the HILDA Technical Reference Group (John Henstridge, Frank Yu, Paul Sutcliffe, Stephen Horn, Peter Boal, Robert Breunig and Clinton Hayes) for their comments and suggestions on the design of this evaluation study and earlier reports on the results.