Introduction to the HILDA Survey (Virtual)

Introduction to the HILDA Survey (Virtual)

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Introduction to the HILDA Survey

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This 2.5 hour workshop provides an introduction to the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey. It will be run via Zoom.

  • Tuesday 15 March 2022, 10:00 am-12:30 pm AEDT (SOLD OUT)
  • Thursday 17 March 2022, 2.00 pm-4.30 pm AEDT (SOLD OUT)
  • Tuesday 23 August 2022, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm AEST
  • Thursday 25 August 2022, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEST

The workshop aims to give participants an overview of the HILDA Survey, the datasets and documentation. It will cover the following:

  • Sample design, following rules and fieldwork
  • Survey content
  • Response rates
  • Datasets and conventions
  • Using the documentation and finding variables
  • Imputation, weights and data quality
  • Creating your own datasets

The training will be in a lecture-style format and there will be opportunities to ask questions.

The course will be presented by Associate Professor Nicole Watson. She has been part of the HILDA Survey Project team for more than 20 years at the Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research at The University of Melbourne. She has been responsible for a range of survey activities during that time, including the sample design, weighting, imputation and survey management.

If you would like to receive notifications of future training courses, please subscribe to the HILDA mailing list.

If you are interested in this training but are not able to attend one of the sessions you might find this article helpful: “Finding your way around the HILDA Survey data” in the December 2021 edition of the Australian Economic Review ( DOI 10.1111/1467-8462.12437).

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