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dc.contributor.authorManning, Matthew
dc.contributor.authorAmbrey, Christopher
dc.contributor.authorFleming, Christopher
dc.date.accessioned2018-07-05T03:21:43Z
dc.date.available2018-07-05T03:21:43Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.issn1389-4978en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s10902-015-9704-yen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/101928
dc.description.abstractThe Indigenous people of Australia are severely disadvantaged according to a range of objective indicators. Unfortunately, the use of subjective indicators has been largely absent from the Indigenous policy domain. This is problematic because many things that matter to Indigenous peoples cannot be measured objectively. This paper addresses this gap; specifically, we employ a range of econometric techniques and Australian household data to explore the subjective wellbeing of Indigenous Australians in relation to: (1) levels of life satisfaction; (2) inequality in life satisfaction; (3) the prevalence and severity of dissatisfaction; and (4) determinants of life satisfaction. Results indicate that Indigenous life satisfaction peaked in 2003 and has since declined, and inequality in life satisfaction is greater for Indigenous than non-Indigenous Australians. Further, while the determinants of life satisfaction for non-Indigenous Australians are consistent with existing evidence and a priori expectations, the results for Indigenous Australians differ in many respects.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.publisherSpringer Netherlandsen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom1en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto23en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of Happiness Studiesen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPsychology not elsewhere classifieden_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode170199en_US
dc.titleA Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Wellbeing in Australiaen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.description.notepublicThis publication has been entered into Griffith Research Online as an Advanced Online Version.en_US
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