2013, English, Article, Working paper edition: Deep and persistent disadvantage in Australia / Rosalie McLachlan, Geoff Gilfillan, Jenny Gordon. McLachlan, R. (Rosalie), (author.)

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  • 1 online resource (ix, 236 pages) : PDF file.
Published
  • Melbourne, VIC Productivity Commission, 2013.
Language
  • English

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Title
  • Deep and persistent disadvantage in Australia /​ Rosalie McLachlan, Geoff Gilfillan, Jenny Gordon.
Author
  • McLachlan, R. (Rosalie), (author.)
Other Authors
  • Gilfillan, Geoff, (author.)
  • Gordon, Jenny, (author.)
  • Australia. Productivity Commission
Published
  • Melbourne, VIC Productivity Commission, 2013.
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • online resource
Physical Description
  • 1 online resource (ix, 236 pages) : PDF file.
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Summary
  • Despite growing levels of prosperity over the last two decades, there are concerns within the community that some Australians are being left behind. This research paper investigates why people become - and remain - disadvantaged. It explores what it means to be disadvantaged, the prevalence and distribution of disadvantage in Australia, the depth and persistence of disadvantage, the factors that influence a person's risk of experiencing disadvantage, and the individual and social costs of disadvantage.
Contents
  • Key points
  • Overview
  • 1. What is this paper about?
  • 2. What does it mean to be disadvantaged?
  • 3. The extent of disadvantage in Australia
  • 4. Factors influencing life chances of experiencing disadvantage
  • 5. The costs of disadvantage
  • 6. Where to from here? - measurement and data issues
  • Appendix A. Characteristics of Australians most likely to experience disadvantage
  • Appendix B. Strengths and weaknesses of measures of disadvantage used in Australia.
Notes
  • "July 2013"
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-236)
Technical Details
  • Mode of access: via the internet.
Language
  • English
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