Ethnicity

Alternate Term Label:
Ethnic differences
Report

Estimated inequities in COVID-19 infection fatality rates by ethnicity for Aotearoa New Zealand

There is limited evidence as to how COVID-19 infection fatality rates (IFR) may vary by ethnicity. The authors combine demographic and health data for ethnic groupings in Aotearoa New Zealand with international data on IFR for different age groups to estimate inequities in IFR by...
Working paper

Commuting to diversity

In this study, the authors examined measures of exposure to local cultural diversity based on where people work as well as where they live. Their measure of cultural diversity is based on country of birth, with ethnicity breakdowns for the New Zealand (NZ) born.
Journal article

Defining, controlling and analysing Indigenous data: commitment to historical consistency or commitment to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples?

This study was conducted to ascertian whether Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people prefer being asked whether they ‘identify’ as Aborigonal and/or Torres Strait Islander, or if they are of Aboriginal and/or Tores Strait Islander ‘origin'.
Report

Advancing racial literacy in tech

This paper moves past conversations of implicit bias to think about racism in tech at a systems-level. The authors offer strategies grounded in intellectual understanding, emotional intelligence, and a commitment to take action.
Journal article

Navigating “mixedness”: the information behaviours and experiences of biracial youth in Australia

In the current racial climate of Australia, biracial Australians are left to choose between two or more identities on how to behave in attempts to fit binary racial groups and expectations. In an effort to understand the lived experience of biracial youth in Australia, this...
Report

Interethnic marriages and their economic effects

Immigrants who marry outside of their ethnicity tend to have better economic outcomes than those who marry within ethnicity according to this German discussion paper. It is difficult, however, to interpret this relationship because individuals with stronger preferences for ethnic endogamy are likely to differ...
Report

Population distribution effects of migration in Australia

This project was commissioned by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), and has five main components.
Journal article

Immigrant and Minority Entrepreneurship in Federal Community Development Programs

This study is about the role of immigrants and minority businesses in a recent community development initiative administered by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Federal Renewal Community, Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community (RC/EZ/EC) programs spanned the Clinton and Bush administrations...
Journal article

Developing an Exploratory Framework Linking Australian Aboriginal Peoples' Connection to Country and Concepts of Wellbeing

Aboriginal people across Australia suffer significant health inequalities compared with the non-Indigenous population. Evidence indicates that inroads can be made to reduce these inequalities by better understanding social and cultural determinants of health, applying holistic notions of health and developing less rigid definitions of wellbeing...
Report

A hand up not a hand out: renewing the fight against poverty: report on poverty and financial hardship

There has been a significant growth in poverty in Australia over the last decade. At the time of this report's release a consensus of estimates puts the number of people living in poverty at between two and three and a half million. In reporting on...