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Matthew Gray

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Australian National University
Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research

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Working paper

10 Aug 2017

Some researchers have argued that strong periods of economic growth and economic downturns have a greater impact on the economic position of the Indigenous population than the non-Indigenous population in settler societies such as Australia and New Zealand. Māori have significantly higher levels...

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05 Aug 2016

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Analysis of National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Social Survey data on Indigenous labour force status highlights the impact that the recent economic slowdown on Indigenous employment trends. At an aggregate level, the trends in Indigenous employment...

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06 Jun 2016

The latest ABS report on Indigenous people in the workforce confirms an ongoing trend of low participation. Our research shows that non-standard recruitment agencies, more education and ongoing mentoring and support are key to improving these disappointing statistics.

While there was a...

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08 Apr 2016

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Indigenous Australians experience higher rates of severe or profound disability than other Australians, and the gap in rates of disability between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians increases with age. The relatively high rates of disability among the...

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Working paper

05 Feb 2016

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This paper uses data from the Australian Census Longitudinal Data set to conduct the first representative analysis of labour force transitions for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. The main finding is that Indigenous females and males are more than 10...

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Research report

16 Nov 2015

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This evaluation report provides insights into early implementation and initial outcomes of Work for the Dole 2014-15.

The Department of Employment commissioned an independent evaluation of the Work for the Dole 2014-15 Programme. The evaluation was...

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Research report

02 Mar 2015

This report presents a cross-national comparison of the short- and medium-term economic effects of divorce.

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This paper uses longitudinal data to estimate the short- and medium-term economic effects of divorce in the USA, the UK, Switzerland, Korea, Germany...

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18 Feb 2015

This report reviews the existing literature relating to Indigenous students and business-related studies in Australia, and provides a snapshot of Indigenous students' participation in, and completion of, business-related higher education courses.

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Working paper

12 Feb 2015

Abstract: This paper compares the level and source of income for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians using data from the 2011 wave of the Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey. Three sources of income are considered: wages and salaries;...

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Research report

18 Dec 2014

This is the final report of the independent evaluation of the “New Income Management” program which was introduced in the Northern Territory in late 2010 and involved restrictions on how people can spend their income support payments.  There is a large (380 page) detailed full report and a more...

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