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The CAEPR Working Paper Series (ISSN 1442-3871), often comprising papers of a more technical nature, are only published on the CAEPR web site.

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No.sort icon Title Author
1999/1 Three Nations, Not One: Indigenous and Other Australian Poverty Boyd Hunter
1999/2 Further investigations into Indigenous labour supply: what discourages discouraged workers? Boyd Hunter, Matthew Gray
1999/3 Dealing with alcohol in Alice Springs: an assessment of policy options and recommendations for action Maggie Brady, David Martin
1999/4 Aboriginal people in the Kakadu region: social indicators for impact assessment John Taylor
1999/5 Reforming the Northern Territory Land Rights Act’s financial framework into a more logical and more workable model Jon Altman, David Pollack
2000/6 Governance and service delivery for remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory: challenges and opportunities Neil Westbury, William Sanders
2000/7 What’s in it for Koories? Barwon Darling Alliance Credit Union and the delivery of financial and banking services in north-west New South Wales Neil Westbury
2000/8 The relative social and economic status of Indigenous people in Bourke, Brewarrina and Walgett Kate Ross, John Taylor
2001/9 Indigenous communities and business: Three perspectives, 1998–2000 Jon Altman
2001/10 Indigenous Australian arrest rates: Economic and social factors underlying the incidence and number of arrests Boyd Hunter
2001/11 Sensitivity of Australian income distributions to choice of equivalence scale: Exploring some parameters of Indigenous incomes Boyd Hunter, Steven Kennedy, Diane Smith
2002/12 Indigenous Australians and competition and consumer issues: A review of the literature and an annotated bibliography Jon Altman, Siobhan McDonnell, Sally Ward
2002/13 The rise of the CDEP scheme and changing factors underlying Indigenous employment Boyd Hunter
2002/14 Institutional factors underpinning Indigenous labour force participation: The role of the CDEP scheme and education Boyd Hunter
2002/15 Generating finance for Indigenous development: Economic realities and innovative options Jon Altman
2002/16 The spatial context of Indigenous service delivery John Taylor
2002/17 The potential use of tax incentives for Indigenous businesses on Indigenous land Owen Stanley
2002/18 Banking on Indigenous communities: Issues, options, and Australian and international best practice Siobhan McDonnell, Neil Westbury
2002/19 One size fits all?: The effect of equivalence scales on Indigenous and other Australian poverty Boyd Hunter, Steven Kennedy, Nicholas Biddle
2003/20 Caring for country and sustainable Indigenous development: Opportunities, constraints and innovation Jon Altman, Peter Whitehead
2003/21 Chasing the money story: An evaluation of the Tangentyere Bank Pilot Project and its relevance to Indigenous communities in central Australia Siobhan McDonnell
2003/22 Developing an Indigenous Arts Strategy for the Northern Territory: Issues paper for consultations Jon Altman
2003/23 A New Model of Inclusion? Centrelink's development of income support service delivery for remote Indigenous communities William Sanders
2004/24 Early Indigenous engagement with mining in the Pilbara: Lessons from a historical perspective Sarah Holcombe
2004/25 Socio-political perspectives on localism and regionalism in the Pintupi Luritja region of central Australia: Implications for service delivery and governance Sarah Holcombe
2004/26 Indigenous household structures and ABS definitions of the family: What happens when systems collide, and does it matter? Frances Morphy
2005/27 The Djelk Ranger Program: An Outsider’s Perspective Michelle Cochrane
2005/28 The Opportunity Costs of the Status Quo in the Thamarrurr Region John Taylor, Owen Stanley
2005/29 Researching Australian Indigenous Governance: A Methodological and Conceptual Framework Diane Smith
2005/30 ‘You got any Truck?’ Vehicles and decentralised mobile service-provision in remote Indigenous Australia Bill Fogarty
2006/31 Building Indigenous community governance in Australia: Preliminary research findings Janet Hunt, Diane Smith
2006/32 Factors associated with internal migration: A comparison between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians Nicholas Biddle, Boyd Hunter
2006/33 Indigenous peoples and indicators of well-being: An Australian perspective on UNPFII Global Frameworks John Taylor
2006/34 In Search of an Outstations Policy for Indigenous Australians Jon Altman
2006/35 Indigenous people in the West Kimberley labour market John Taylor
2007/36 Indigenous Community Governance Project: Year two research findings Janet Hunt, Diane Smith
2007/37 Indigenous property rights in commercial fisheries: Canada, New Zealand and Australia compared Melanie Durette
2008/38 Equality and difference arguments in Australian Indigenous affairs: Examples from income support and housing William Sanders
2008/39 Indigenous Labour Supply Constraints in the West Kimberley John Taylor
2008/40 Interactions between crime and fertility in the labour supply of Indigenous Australian women Boyd Hunter, Anne Daly
2008/41 The entangled relationship between Indigenous spatiality and government service delivery Sarah Prout
2008/42 Indigenous legal rights to freshwater: Australia in the international context Melanie Durette
2008/43 Locations of Indigenous Population Change: What Can We Say? John Taylor, Nicholas Biddle
2008/44 Indigenous welfare reform in the Northern Territory and Cape York: A comparative analysis Jon Altman, Melissa Johns
2008/45 A regional analysis of Indigenous participation in the Western Australian labour market Nicholas Biddle, John Taylor
2008/46 Fresh water in the Maningrida region’s hybrid economy: Intercultural contestation over values and property rights Jon Altman, Virginie Branchut
2008/47 The scale and composition of Indigenous housing need, 2001–06 Nicholas Biddle
2008/48 On the move? Indigenous temporary mobility practices in Australia Sarah Prout
2008/49 Ord Stage 2 and the Socioeconomic Status of Indigenous People in the East Kimberley Region John Taylor
2009/50 Ranking regions: Revisiting an index of relative Indigenous socioeconomic outcomes Nicholas Biddle
2009/51 Some reflections on the quality of administrative data for Indigenous Australians: The importance of knowing something about the unknown(s) Boyd Hunter, Aarthi Ayyar
2009/52 Towards a gender-related index for Indigenous Australians Mandy Yap, Nicholas Biddle
2009/53 Location and segregation: The distribution of the Indigenous population across Australia’s urban centres Nicholas Biddle
2009/54 Beyond Closing the Gap: Valuing diversity in Indigenous Australia Jon Altman
2009/55 Indigenous temporary mobility: An analysis of the 2006 Census snapshot Nicholas Biddle, Sarah Prout
2009/56 Indigenous population projections, 2006–31: Planning for growth Nicholas Biddle, John Taylor
2009/57 Commercial Water and Indigenous Australians: A Scoping Study of Licence Allocations Jon Altman, Bill Arthur
2009/58 The geography and demography of Indigenous migration: Insights for policy and planning Nicholas Biddle
2009/59 Catching Kordbolbok: From Frog Survey to Closing the Gap in Arnhem Land Emilie Ens,
G. Vallance
S. Namundja
V. Garlngarr
B. Gurwalwal
P. Cooke
K. McKenzie
2009/60 Social benefits of Aboriginal engagement in Natural Resource management Janet Hunt, Jon Altman, Katherine May
2009/61 Location or qualifications? Revisiting Indigenous employment through an analysis of census place-of-work data Nicholas Biddle
2010/62 Knowledge foundations for the development of sustainable wildlife enterprises in remote Indigenous communities of Australia Adrian Fordham, Bill Fogarty,
Corey B.
D. Fordham
2010/63 The viability of wildlife enterprises in remote Indigenous communities of Australia: A case study Adrian Fordham, Bill Fogarty, D. Fordham
2010/64 Demography as destiny: Schooling, work and Aboriginal population change at Wadeye John Taylor
2010/65 Indigenous cultural and natural resource management and the emerging role of the Working on Country program Katherine May
2010/66 Indigenous temporary mobilities and service delivery in regional service centres: A West Kimberley case study Sarah Prout, Mandy Yap
2010/67 A human capital approach to the educational marginalisation of Indigenous Australians Nicholas Biddle
2010/68 Generational change, learning and remote Australian Indigenous youth Inge Kral
2010/69 Plugged in: Remote Australian Indigenous Youth and Digital Culture Inge Kral
2010/70 Population, people and place: The Fitzroy Valley Population Project Frances Morphy
2010/71 Partnerships for Indigenous development: International development NGOs, Aboriginal organisations and communities Janet Hunt
2010/72 Working Future: A critique of policy by numbers William Sanders
2010/73 Developing Measures of Population Mobility Amongst Indigenous Primary School Students Sarah Prout
2010/74 Corporate Initiatives In Indigenous Employment: The Australian Employment Covenant Two Years On Kirrily Jordan, Dante Mavec
2010/75 Looking After Country in New South Wales: Two Case Studies of Socioeconomic Benefits for Aboriginal People Janet Hunt
2011/76 Alice Springs’ Unrepresentative Council: Cause for Intervention? William Sanders
2011/77 An Exploratory Analysis of the Longitudinal Survey of Indigenous Children Nicholas Biddle
2011/78 Work, Welfare and CDEP on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands: First stage assessment Kirrily Jordan
2011/79 Changing Scale, Mixing Interests: Generational Change in Northern Territory Local Government William Sanders
2012/80 Indigenous Education: Experiential Learning and Learning through Country Bill Fogarty, Jerry Schwab
2012/81 Determinants of Indigenous Labour Supply Following a Period of Strong Economic Growth Boyd Hunter, Matthew Gray
2012/82 Statistics for Community Governance: The Yawuru Indigenous Population Survey of Broome John Taylor, Bruce Doran,
Maria Parriman
Eunice Yu
2012/83 Higher education and the growth of Indigenous participation in professional and managerial occupations John Taylor, Matthew Gray, Boyd Hunter, Mandy Yap, Julie Lahn
2012/84 Continuity and change in the CDEP Scheme Boyd Hunter, Matthew Gray
2012/85 Indigenous youth engagement in natural resource management in Australia and North America: A review Adrian Fordham, Jerry Schwab
2012/86 Community development for sustainable early childhood care and development programs: A World Vision Australia and Central Land Council partnership Janet Hunt
2012/87 Population change in Port Augusta: Challenges and implications for the COAG Urban and Regional Strategy John Taylor, Neil Westbury
2013/88 New directions in Indigenous service population estimation Francis Markham, Jess Bath, John Taylor, Bruce Doran
2013/89 Aboriginal professionals: Work, class and culture Julie Lahn
2013/90 Looking after country in New South Wales: Implementing a Land & Sea Country Plan on the far south coast Janet Hunt
2013/91 Recent growth in Indigenous self-employed and entrepreneurs Boyd Hunter
2014/92 Income, work and education: Insights for closing the gap in urban Australia Boyd Hunter, Mandy Yap
2014/93 The economic impact of the mining boom on Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians Boyd Hunter, Monica Howlett, Matthew Gray
2014/94 Developing a Behavioural Model of School Attendance: Policy Implications for Indigenous Children and Youth Nicholas Biddle
2014/95 Indigenous employment and businesses: Whose business is it to employ Indigenous workers? Boyd Hunter
2014/96 Engaging Indigenous economy: A selected annotated bibliography of Jon Altman’s writings 1979‒2014 Annick Thomassin, Rose Butler
2015/97 A survey of Remote Jobs and Communities Program(me) providers: one year in Lisa Fowkes, William Sanders
2015/99 Unpacking the income of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians: Wages, government payments and other income Monica Howlett, Matthew Gray, Boyd Hunter
2015/100 Business-related studies and Indigenous Australian students
Boyd Hunter
Peter Radoll
Jerry Schwab
Heather Crawford
Nicholas Biddle
Matthew Gray
2015/101 Indigenous wellbeing in Australia: Evidence from HILDA Matthew Manning,
Christopher L. Ambrey
Christopher M. Fleming
2015/102 A critical review of the capability approach in Australian Indigenous policy Elise Klein
2015/103 The relationship between early childhood education and care (ECEC) and the outcomes of Indigenous children: evidence from the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children (LSIC) Nicholas Biddle, L. Arcos Holzinger
2016/104 The ins and outs of the labour market: Employment and labour force transitions for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians Boyd Hunter, Matthew Gray
2016/105 Who Cares and does it matter for the labour market? A longitudinal analysis of the labour force status of Indigenous and non-Indigenous carers Boyd Hunter, Matthew Gray, Heather Crawford
2016/106 The gendered nature of Indigenous education participation and attainment Nicholas Biddle, Anneke Meehl
2016/107 Translating Aboriginal Land Rights into Development Outcomes: Factors Contributing to a Successful Program in Central Australia Janet Hunt, Danielle Campbell
2016/108 Financial penalties under the Remote Jobs and Communities Program Lisa Fowkes, William Sanders
2016/109 Let’s talk about success: exploring factors behind positive change in Aboriginal communities Janet Hunt
2016/110 Understanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employee decisions to exit the Australian Public Service Nicholas Biddle, Julie Lahn
2016/111 Income Management Evaluations - What do we now know? Placing the findings of the evaluation of new income management in the Northern Territory incontext Rob Bray
2016/112 Impact on social security penalties of increased remote Work for the Dole requirements Lisa Fowkes
2017/113 Changing associations of selected social determinants with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health & wellbeing, 2002 to 2012-13 Heather Crawford, Nicholas Biddle
2017/114 Vocational Education Participation and Attainment Among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: Trends 2002-2015 and Employment Outcomes Heather Crawford, Nicholas Biddle
2017/115 Community functioning for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: analysis using the 2014–15 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey Nicholas Biddle
2017/116 The comparative wellbeing of the New Zealand Māori and Indigenous Australian populations since 2000 Matthew Gray, Boyd Hunter
2017/117 Indigenous participation in arts and cultural expression, and the relationship with wellbeing:results from the 2014-15 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey Nicholas Biddle, Heather Crawford
2017/118 Occupational Mobility of Indigenous and other Australians, 2006-11 Boyd Hunter, Matthew Gray
2017/119 The Characteristics and Potential Effects of the Schools that Indigenous Australians Attend Nicholas Biddle, Ben Edwards
2017/120 Dynamics of the digital divide Peter Radoll, Boyd Hunter