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2 Sep 2008
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
This report presents the Workforce Taskforce's findings and recommendations for overcoming barriers to workforce change and innovation in primary health care. The Taskforce identified the following five key areas that present barriers to change in how the primary health care workforce delivers services:...
This paper uses Statistics New Zealand’s Linked Employer-Employee Data (LEED) over the six year period April 1999–March 2005 to derive and analyse estimates of two-way worker and firm fixed effects components of job earnings rates. The fixed effects estimates reflect the portable earnings premium that each worker receives in...
Topics: Monitoring, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Social Security & Welfare, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Pregnancy
This paper uses longitudinal data from the Linked Employer-Employee Dataset to describe the employment and earnings patterns of people who first received paid parental leave between 1 July 2002 and 30 June 2005. Recipients were observed for at least 36 months before starting leave and at least 18 months afterwards. We focused on...
The main objective of this paper is to investigate the use of earnings spells in LEED as a measure of job tenure. The paper was motivated by whether LEED could be used to identify and describe seasonal employment patterns, which typically only last for a few months. The paper explores the extent to which employment relationships...
This report focuses on the destinations of young domestic graduates. It complements our recent publication 'What young graduates earn when they leave study' which looks at the earnings of young graduates who remain in New Zealand. In this report, we focus on differences in what graduates do rather than what they earn...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Community Education, Education & Training, Schools, Tertiary Education, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy
This paper describes an investigation into apprenticeship-type training programmes offered by tertiary education institutions. Most people who qualify for a trade do so via the industry training system, in an in-work and off-job training arrangement organised through an industry training organisation (ITO)....
This report summarises activities and observations since the release of the Vocational Pathways in April 2013. This report has been prepared by the Ministry of Education, in consultation with the Industry Training Federation as 'co-authors' of the Vocational Pathways. We note: Key...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Retirement, Education & Training
Survey responses indicate that the majority of working-aged New Zealanders would prefer to make a gradual transition from work to retirement, rather than move abruptly from full-time work to non-employment. This study describes the employment patterns and transitions of people who were aged in their 60s and moved from employment...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Employment & Labour, Disability, Women
Disabled people in New Zealand find that getting a decent job is one of their most significant challenges. New Zealand’s leadership role in the development of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities means there is a renewed focus on the right to work of disabled people. The...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Advocacy, Community Development, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Schools, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Women, Socio-economic status, Sport & Recreation, Customs & Traditions, Discrimination, Gender, Language, Race & Ethnicity, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications
This site provides social indicators for New Zealand society. The indicators are used to measure social outcomes and monitor trends over time, and to make comparisons with other countries.
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