publication . Research . Preprint . 2001

Reducing Maori and Pacific Inequalities

The Treasury;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2001
  • Publisher: Wellington: New Zealand Government, The Treasury
Abstract
Over the last fifty years the Maori and non-Maori populations have slowly and unevenly become more similar on a range of key demographic, social and economic outcomes. This has principally been driven by increased geographic and social proximity between the two groups. There is evidence that similar processes may be operating for migrant peoples from the Pacific. Many Maori and Pacific people do better than the population median. Conversely, on most outcomes, a much greater number of people other than Maori and Pacific people do worse than the median. Nevertheless, it remains true that Maori and Pacific people are disproportionately represented in the group that...
Subjects
free text keywords: H0, I0, I3, disparity, inequality, Maori, Pacific people, disparity, inequality, Maori, Pacific people, ddc:330, jel:H0, jel:I0, jel:I3
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