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Women in Social Economic Research Cluster

Women in Social Economic Research (WiSER) is committed to producing high quality quantitative and qualitative feminist research on a broad range of issues that women identify as important to their capacity for achieving equity and autonomy.

Women in Social Economic Research Cluster


To foster positive change in women’s economic and social outcomes by:

  • Extending economic theory and research
  • Fostering interdisciplinary feminist research
  • Supporting a thriving postgraduate research culture
  • Pursuing grant income and industry linkages
  • Contributing high quality research and publications
  • Engaging in current policy and community debates

Current research areas

  • Mature age employment
  • Retirement income and superannuation
  • Gender pay gap
  • Gender wealth gap
  • Gender segregation
  • Housing and gender
  • Gender budgeting
  • Intra-household allocations, bargaining and entitlements