This paper was presented by Boyd Hunter at the 'Social Science Perspectives on the 2008 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey' conference, 11-12 April 2001, The Australian National University, Canberra. The session title was 'Income, work and engagement in market and non-market activities'.
Boyd Hunter is Senior Fellow at CAEPR, ANU, where he specialises in labour market analysis, social economics and poverty research. He is currently on the Steering Committee for the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Australia (FaHCSIA), the Scientific Reference Group for the National Indigenous (Closing the Gaps) Clearinghouse (AIHW/AIFS), and has been the Managing Editor of the Australian Journal of Labour Economics since 2008. His publications span across many social science disciplines and, at last count, he had in excess of 1,000 scholarly citations.
Concluding commentary is by Harry Patrinos, Lead Education Economist, The World Bank.
An audio recording and presentation slides from the session can be downloaded below.