Data Challenges in Research for Indigenous Populations
Melbourne Institute Public Economics Forum
Hyatt Hotel Canberra
120 Commonwealth Avenue
Professor Ian Anderson, Deputy Secretary, Indigenous Affairs, Prime Minister and Cabinet
Professor Guyonne Kalb, Melbourne Institute, The University of Melbourne. Two Specific Examples of Challenges: Understanding Labour Market Outcomes and Childcare Use
Mr Shane Johnson, Indigenous Affairs, Prime Minister and Cabinet. Improving the Availability of Data to Support Indigenous Policy
Professor Maggie Walter, School of Sociology and Social Work, University of Tasmania. Indigenous Statistics
Mr Andrew Sporle, Department of Statistics, University of Auckland. Empowering Indigenous Development: Data about, for, with or by Indigenous People
About the Topic
A key challenge in understanding issues relating to Indigenous Populations is a lack of data that is publicly available to approved researchers. General population surveys do not represent Indigenous populations adequately due to small population numbers, and due to not collecting the right/most important information affecting Indigenous outcomes. In this Forum we will discuss new developments in Australia and in other countries, and explore what more is needed.
Questions addressed will include:
- What data is lacking?
- What issues could be investigated with the right data
- What is needed to fill the gaps in the data?
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