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Identifying Important Factors for Closing the Gap in Labour Force Status between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Australians

Kalb, Guyonne; Le, Trinh; Hunter, Boyd; Leung, Felix


Despite substantial policy efforts to promote economic participation by Indigenous Australians, they continue to have low participation rates compared with non-Indigenous Australians. This study decomposes the gap in labour market attachment between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in non-remote areas, combining two separate data sources in a novel way to obtain access to richer information than was previously possible. It shows that among women over 90 per cent of the gap can be...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: The Economic Record
DOI: 10.1111/1475-4932.12142


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