2013, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Australia : inequality and prosperity and their impacts in a radical welfare state / Peter Whiteford. [electronic resource] : Whiteford, Peter.

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  • 1 electronic text (83 p.) : PDF file.
Published
  • Canberra, ACT : HC Coombs Policy Forum, Australian National University, 2013.
Language
  • English

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Title
  • Australia inequality and prosperity and their impacts in a radical welfare state /​ Peter Whiteford.
Author
  • Whiteford, Peter.
Other Authors
  • HC Coombs Policy Forum
Published
  • Canberra, ACT : HC Coombs Policy Forum, Australian National University, 2013.
Medium
  • [electronic resource] :
Physical Description
  • 1 electronic text (83 p.) : PDF file.
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Summary
  • This paper provides an overview of economic inequality in Australia. It is an extended version of a chapter that will appear in the forthcoming book 'GINI Growing Inequalities' Impacts, Volume 2, Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries' Experiences'. The paper features background information on Australian institutional arrangements and reviews trends and driving forces in inequality, poverty, disadvantage, debt, and income.
Contents
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The longer term economic and social context
  • 3. Recent trends in inequality
  • 4. What factors drive inequality trends?
  • 5. Driving forces: Labour market institutions
  • 6. Driving Forces: Earnings disparities
  • 7. Driving forces: Employment, unemployment and underemployment
  • 8 Driving forces: Educational inequality
  • 9. Redistribution: the effects of direct taxes and cash transfers
  • 10. The effects of government services and indirect taxes
  • 11. Expenditure inequality
  • 12. Top incomes
  • 13. Debt and wealth inequalities
  • 14. Patterns and trends in income poverty
  • 15. Mobility
  • 16. Material deprivation
  • 17. Indigenous disadvantage.
Notes
  • "March 2013"
  • "HC Coombs Policy Forum, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU College of Asia &​ the Pacific."
  • The HC Coombs Policy Forum is a strategic collaboration between the Australian Government and ANU, at the Crawford School of Public Policy. It is administered by the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 77-83)
Technical Details
  • Mode of access: via the internet.
Language
  • English
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