Poor

Use for 'Disadvantaged, Economically'

Book

29 Mar 2018

The global economic alignments of the present pose many political, moral and theoretical questions, but the central issue the essays in this collection address is: how do relatively poor people of the Australia–Pacific region survive in current precarious times?

Briefing paper

13 Mar 2018

This research used population-level data from the Legal Australia-Wide (LAW) Survey to examine whether the prevalence of problems with fines is higher for disadvantaged groups than others. It also investigated whether people’s responses to fines problems, and the outcomes they achieve for these problems, varies...

Report

20 Feb 2018

Vocational education and training (VET) plays a vital role for young people in the transition from school to both further education and employment. Difficulties with this transition can result in unemployment, underemployment and social exclusion that may affect young people for the rest of their...

Working paper

15 Feb 2018

The Closing the Gap targets feature heavily in the current policy measurement framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians at both the national and state/territory levels. The aim of this paper is to provide helpful information to consider when assessing alternative frameworks for measuring...

Research report

CAEPR 2016 Census paper no.2
2 Feb 2018

This paper uses data from the 2006, 2011 and 2016 censuses to analyse the distribution of income within the Indigenous population, and between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations. Particular attention is given to geographic variation in Indigenous income, poverty and inequality.

Briefing paper

To end the inequality crisis, we must build an economy for ordinary working people, not the rich and powerful
22 Jan 2018

This paper looks at growing extreme wealth, and those who work but live in poverty. It explores why this is happening, and gives recommendations on how it can be fixed.

Book

8 Nov 2017

Calls for a rethinking of equality and efficiency in tax and social policy and provides new policy solutions.

Working paper

7 Nov 2017

This paper uses data from the National Assessment Program, Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) to document the distribution of Indigenous students across Australian schools, as well as some of the potential effects of that distribution on literacy and numeracy outcomes.

Briefing paper

2 Nov 2017

The new Ardern Government favours early intervention over social investment. Does this mean prevention beats cure?

Report

24 Oct 2017

This report uses data from the Mission Australia Youth Survey 2016 to provide an understanding of the different issues and challenges facing young people from different socio-economic backgrounds across Australia.

Briefing paper

17 Oct 2017

Evidence shows that reducing poverty leads to better health, education and employment outcomes for children, even if they have equal access to health and education.

Report

16 Oct 2017

3.6 million Australians (15%) have experienced food insecurity at least once in the last twelve months, with three in five of these individuals experiencing food insecurity at least once a month.

Research report

13 Oct 2017

This research investigates the incidence of being persistently NEET among those aged 15–24, the socio-demographic characteristics associated with the NEET state, and the outcomes at ages 20–24 for those who had one or more periods of being persistently NEET from ages 15 through to 19,...

Working paper

11 Oct 2017

Research suggests that parental disadvantage may be more harmful to children’s later life outcomes if it is more strongly driven by circumstances rather than personal choice.

Research report

28 Sep 2017

Looks at the number and structure of jobless households in New Zealand, and examines some of the characteristics of the individuals living in these households.

Other text

15 Sep 2017

This issues paper asks whether the the Cashless Debit Card trial is achieving its stated objectives.

Report

15 Sep 2017

This paper provides an overview of national statistics pertaining to the high level of incarceration of Indigenous Australians and the socioeconomic background to that phenomenon. It also considers how to address this issues by applying the traditional criminal justice principles of equal justice, personal responsibility...

Report

13 Sep 2017

The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has released this report that shows Australia is at risk of becoming an Americanised society of working poor if people are not given a pay rise.

Report

5 Sep 2017

This report examines changes in the cost of living over the past quarter and the past year in the Northern Territory, with a particular focus on cost of living pressures for vulnerable and disadvantaged Territorians.

Research report

31 Aug 2017

What is needed to overcome the disadvantage faced by asylum seekers when competing in the labour market?

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