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Aug 2009
This paper examines the impact of job loss due to firm closure on workers’ employment, earnings, and benefit receipt. It uses data from Statistics New Zealand’s Linked Employer-Employee Data (LEED). LEED is an administrative dataset in which the exit of a firm identifier does not always represent a complete firm closure. After...

Mar 2006
This study uses data from New Zealand’s Linked Employer-Employee Database (LEED) to examine the longer-term employment outcomes of adults who moved from a government income support benefit to employment. The main study population is all those who made such a benefit-to-work (BTW) transition during 2001/02. They are observed for...

May 2012
The purpose of this report is to summarise the key findings from an online survey of employers in the horticulture and viticulture industry. The survey was conducted in 2011 as part of the Department of Labour’s post-evaluation monitoring of Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) policy. This is the fourth such survey undertaken by...

Dec 2010
A multi-methods approach was used to evaluate the first two seasons of the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) Policy (1 April 2007 to 31 March 2008, and 1 April 2008 to 31 March 2009). Quantitative data for this evaluation included two online surveys of RSE and non-RSE employers undertaken by Research New Zealand in 2008 and...

Jul 2011
Below you find the following fact sheets from the Perceptions of Immigration Policy and Immigration New Zealand Community Surveys Perceptions of Immigration Policy and Immigration New Zealand 2009 Community Survey (Pilot) - The 2009 Community Survey (Pilot) was undertaken from mid-...

Jul 2009
This report provides a brief summary of migration trends for the 2008/09 financial year. The report focuses on three key areas: the New Zealand Residence Programme, permanent skilled migration, and temporary entry. All data is sourced from the Department of Labour’s immigration data and, unless otherwise...

In this paper, unit record survey data from the 1997–2009 New Zealand Income Survey (NZIS) is used to examine: how labour market outcomes and returns to human capital vary in the immigrant and non–immigration populations in New Zealand whether these returns vary over time and...

Apr 2009
Matched employer-employee data research has found that workers’ wages are affected by the characteristics of the firms they work in, and that higher skilled workers tend to be employed by higher paying firms. This paper examines the contribution of workers’ job mobility to their wage dynamics. We focus on the possible trade-off...

Jul 2012
The target population for the Migrants Survey is migrants aged 18 years and over who were approved for residence through the Skilled/Business Migrants Stream or Family Streams, or who were granted a work visa. Immigration New Zealand needed to have contact details for these migrants and they should have held their visas for a...

Sep 2009
The investigation into the integration of tertiary education administrative data with the Linked Employer-Employee Dataset (LEED) indicates that the integration is feasible. This conclusion was reached following an examination of the quality of the input data, how well it can be integrated, the ability of the integrated dataset...

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