Senior Research Officer
Dr Neha Swami is a Senior Research Officer in the Longitudinal and Lifecourse Studies team with a key responsibility to analyse and produce research evidence on a wide range of complex social and economic issues to inform policy advice and development around family wellbeing.
She has over seven years of experience in advanced quantitative analysis of large and longitudinal datasets, including structured equation modelling, fixed-effects analysis and latent growth modelling. She has experience with a wide range of academic and non-academic content, including research reports, annual statistical reports, peer-reviewed publications, media articles and stakeholder engagement materials, and in disseminating research findings to a diverse audience.
Neha completed a PhD at the University of Melbourne in Economics. Her thesis investigated non-standard work arrangements, housing situations and resource strategies among vulnerable Australians.
B.A. Honours-Economics (Delhi University), Master of Business Economics (Monash), PhD-Economics (University of Melbourne)
Service use and health outcomes among parents with children…
This short article presents research on adult family carers’ health and social wellbeing with implications for practitioners supporting parent carers.
Tweens and teens: What do they worry about?
This chapter uses data to examine what issues concern Australian children and whether these worries change as they move from being 'tween' to 'teen'.
Teenagers and sex
This chapter looks at the sexual behaviours of teenagers, and their experiences with unwanted sexual behaviours and pornography.