Diana Warren

Diana Warren

Research Fellow
Australian Institute of Family Studies
BCom (Wollongong), MCom (Hons) (Wollongong), PhD (Melbourne)

Dr Diana Warren is an economist who joined the Institute as a Research Fellow early in 2014. Her research focuses on the application of longitudinal data analysis for complex survey data, particularly using the data from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) and the Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey. Her main research interests are economics of education and labour economics. 

Prior to joining AIFS, Diana worked as a Research Fellow at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne, where her research work focused mainly on retirement decision-making and, more recently, early childhood education.

Selected publications

Baxter, J., & Warren, D. (2016) Grandparents in their young grandchildren's lives. in LSAC Annual Statistical Report 2015. Australian Institute of Family Studies, Melbourne.

Warren, D. (2016) Parents' choices of primary school. in LSAC Annual Statistical Report 2015. Australian Institute of Family Studies, Melbourne.

Warren, D., & Yu, M. (2016) Pubertal status and emotional, school and social functioning. in LSAC Annual Statistical Report 2015. Australian Institute of Family Studies, Melbourne.

Warren, D. (2015) Retirement decisions of couples in Australia: The impact of spousal characteristics and preferences Journal of the Economics of Ageing, Vol 6, pp. 149-162.

Warren, D. (2015) Pathways to Retirement in Australia: Evidence from the HILDA Survey, Work, Aging and Retirement, vol. 1, no. 2. 

Warren, D. and Oguzoglu, U., (2010)  ‘Retirement in Australia: A Closer Look at the Financial Incentives’, Australian Economic Review, Volume 43, Issue 4, pp. 357–375.

Drago, R, Sawyer, K, Shreffler, K, Warren, D. and Wooden, M., (2010) Did Australia’s Baby Bonus Increase Fertility Intentions and Births? Population Research and Policy Review, Volume 30, issue 3, pp.  381-397.

Freebairn, J. and Warren, D., (2010) ‘Retirement Incomes and Employment Decisions of the Mature Aged’ Australian Economic Review, Volume 43, Issue 3, pp. 312–320.

Wooden, M., Warren, D., and Drago, R., (2009) ‘Working Time Mismatch and Subjective Well- being’, British Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 147–179. 

Wooden, M. and Warren, D., (2008) ‘Paid Annual Leave and Working Hours: Evidence from the HILDA Survey’, Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 664–670.