Projects tagged with Economic Growth
125 results found
17 Sep 2015
with: Careers New Zealand
Topics: Evaluation, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Unemployment, Education & Training, Migrants, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
Auckland’s economic success important for New Zealand New Zealand’s economic future hinges, to a large extent, on Auckland’s economic success. For Auckland to reach its full potential it needs a highly skilled workforce who can confidently manage their own career pathways. The partners in...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Support Groups, Community Development, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Economic Growth, Income & Wealth, Education & Training, Natural Disasters, Transport, Healthcare, Mental Health, Population Shifts, Urban, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Quality of Life, Resilience, Socio-economic status
The Canterbury Wellbeing Index tracks the progress of the social recovery, using indicators to provide information on the impacts of the earthquakes on wellbeing and to identify emerging social trends and issues. It helps CERA and partner agencies make decisions about the most efficient way to target funds and resources. It also...
New Zealand has a poor productivity track record at the level of the aggregate economy and there is little evidence of productivity “catching up” towards that of leading economies. At the same time, there is a very wide distribution of productivity levels among firms within the same industries and it is at least possible that...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Productivity, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Innovation
This paper examines the impact of government assistance through R&D grants on innovation output for firms in New Zealand. Using a large database that links administrative and tax data with survey data, we are able to control for large number of firm characteristics and thus minimise selection bias. We find that receipt...
Topics: Research, Economic Growth, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Productivity, Innovation
International comparisons suggest that, although the New Zealand public sector invests considerable resources into scientific research, New Zealand firms are not particularly effective at generating applied knowledge and even less so at turning it into commercial products. However, these findings are based on aggregate data and...
This paper uses a cohort approach to examine firm dynamics and employment growth in New Zealand. Consistent with overseas evidence, we find a large degree of churn in the economy, with many new, mostly small, firms being created each year. Many of these firms disappear relatively quickly, but those that manage to survive...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Community Development, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Productivity, Social Services, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Whānau Ora, Disability, Māori, Older People, Information & Communications Technology, Innovation
The Commission has been asked to look at ways to improve how government agencies commission and purchase social services. This will include how agencies identify the needs of people who use the services, how they choose organisations to provide the services, and how the contracts between agencies and organisations work.
Using the International Growth Fund (IGF) to assist high-growth firms to internationalise was one of the actions identified by the government’s Business Growth Agenda as contributing to the high-level initiative of helping businesses internationalise and the goal of increasing the ratio of exports to GDP to 40 per cent by 2025....
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Advocacy, Peer Support, Support Groups, Community Development, Voluntary & Community, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Family Violence, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Poverty & Child Poverty, Natural Disasters, Sustainability, Transport, Healthcare, Mental Health, Arts and Culture, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Resilience, Socio-economic status, Sport & Recreation
The CERA Wellbeing Survey is an opportunity for residents of greater Christchurch to say how they're going and what they think about the earthquake recovery. It's conducted every six months by CERA and partner agencies with the participation of a random selection of around 2,500 greater Christchurch residents.
12 Feb 2015
Topics: Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Services, Unemployment, Emissions, Transport, Families & Whānau, Behaviour Management, Healthcare, Obesity, Whānau, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Youth, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Discrimination
This report highlights the impact obesity has on our economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being. At an individual and family level it can affect our income levels, educational achievement, self-esteem and social participation. As a society it affects how our taxes are used in government subsidies and even...
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