Ethnic Diversity, Prejudice and Wellbeing Among Older Chinese

  • Esenam Agyekumhene
  • Dillys Amega
  • Samuelson Appau
  • Sefa Awaworyi Churchill
  • Janet Ocloo


In this chapter, the authors present a quantitative analysis to examine the impact of ethnic diversity and discriminatory attitudes on the subjective wellbeing of older Chinese. Using data from the World Values Survey, they find a negative effect of ethnic diversity on wellbeing. The authors further focus on a wide range of measures that capture various dimensions of discriminatory attitudes and find evidence of a negative effect of discrimination on wellbeing.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Esenam Agyekumhene
    • 1
  • Dillys Amega
    • 2
  • Samuelson Appau
    • 3
  • Sefa Awaworyi Churchill
    • 3
  • Janet Ocloo
    • 4
  1. 1.Femme FoundationAccraGhana
  2. 2.Living Waters HospitalEjisuGhana
  3. 3.School of Economics, Finance and MarketingRMIT UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  4. 4.Korle Bu Teaching HospitalAccraGhana

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