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Journal Article
– The case of indigenous Australians
Alan Duncan, Astghik Mavisakalyan, Yashar Tarverdi - Applied Economics, 2019

This paper provides new insights on the labour market discrimination faced by indigenous Australians one of the most disadvantaged indigenous populations in developed countries. Combining two large, nationally representative datasets, we decompose the employment gap between indigenous and non-...

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– The case of indigenous Australians
Alan Duncan, Astghik Mavisakalyan, Yashar Tarverdi - UNU-WIDER, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

We assess the relative importance of statistical residual-based measures of discrimination in determining indigenous Australians’ perceptions of discrimination in the labour market. We find that statistical measures are largely unrelated to discrimination reports among males and negatively...

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– An experimental investigation
Juliana Silva-Goncalves, Uwe Dulleck, Anita Lee Hong, Markus Schaffner, Stephen Whyte - UNU-WIDER, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

We study the effect of affirmative action on effort in an experiment conducted in high schools in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas in Queensland, Australia. All participating schools have a large representation of indigenous Australians, a population group that is frequently targeted by...

Tony Addison - UNU-WIDER, 2012 - Helsinki, Finland

Tony Addison This month saw the visit of Kaushik Basu, the World Bank’s new Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for Development Economics, to talk about the global crisis and the impact on emerging economies at a UNU-WIDER seminar. You can see a video interview with Kaushik...

Research Brief
UNU -WIDER - UNU-WIDER, 2012 - Helsinki, Finland

Australia has a plan to double its Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) by 2015. To attain this goal identifying new channels through which aid can be delivered, and used, as effectively as possible is crucial. One example of this is an aid-delivery mechanism, based on a partnership with...

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– Lessons from a New Australian Aid Partnership
Matthew Clarke - UNU-WIDER, 2011 - Helsinki, Finland

The Australian government will double its Official Development Assistance by 2015 (over 2010 levels). Innovative delivery mechanisms will be required to ensure aid is spent efficiently. In addition to traditional delivery mechanisms—bilateral, multilateral—the Australian government has...

Book Chapter
– New Advances in Spatial Microsimulation
Ann Harding, Rachel Lloyd, Anthea Bill, Anthony King - , 2006
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– New Advances in Spatial Microsimulation
Ann Harding, Rachel Lloyd, Anthea Bill, Anthony King - UNU-WIDER, 2004 - Helsinki, Finland

During the past three years NATSEM has developed pathbreaking spatial microsimulation techniques, involving the creation of synthetic data about the socioeconomic characteristics of households at a detailed regional level. The data are potentially available at any level of geographic aggregation,...

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– Security Against the Few
Claudia Tazreiter - UNU-WIDER, 2003 - Helsinki, Finland

During the last decade measures of overt and covert surveillance, information sharing and deterrence of the illegal movement of people has increased within and between states. Border security has come to dominate international relations, and increasingly to deflect the needs of asylum-seekers who...

Book Chapter
– The Case of Australia, 1983-88
Andrew Glyn - , 1992
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– The Case of Australia 1983-88
Andrew Glyn - UNU-WIDER, 1989 - Helsinki, Finland

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