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Welfare and Economic Progress of Indigenous Men of Australia and the US 1980-1990

Robert Gregory () and A E Daly

The Economic Record, 1997, vol. 73, issue 221, 101-19

Abstract: At the beginning of the 1980s, the average income of an Australian indigenous male was 50.5 percent of his white counterpart. In the United States, the indigenous income ratio was 58.3 percent. By the end of the decade the relative income position of the two indigenous groups had reversed. The Aboriginal income ratio increased 10 percent and that of the authors' sample of Native American men decreased 17 percent. The paper documents the reasons for this change. Copyright 1997 by The Economic Society of Australia.

Date: 1997
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