Projects tagged with Social Security & Welfare
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This discussion document explores some proposals for improving the way social policy entitlements and obligations are administered by Inland Revenue. These entitlement and obligation payments are: Working for Families Tax Credits; child support; student loan...
28 Jun 2017
This research measures trends in the housing costs and incomes of Accommodation Supplement recipients over the last decade. It was undertaken to inform the Ministry of Social Development’s advice for Budget 2017.
This paper is Part 1 in a series of three discussion papers that aims to provide a broad frame of reference for discussion of risk in the New Zealand context. The over-arching theme of the series is ‘decision-making under uncertainty’, because some degree of uncertainty underlies virtually all choices we make, both as...
This study was undertaken to get a deeper understanding of the business community’ views. We explored how the business community’s attitudes differ depending on whether IR shares information with government or non-government organisations. We also explored how the type of information being shared and the aim of the information...
The theme for our 2014/15 work programme was Governance and accountability. Our dedication to transparency and accountability helps to make our country’s public sector management special. Public sector accountability is built on principles of transparency, integrity, and fairness....
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Housing & Homelessness, Social Security & Welfare, Households, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This rapid review adds to the knowledge base of evidence informing services and programmes for social housing. Specifically, what the outcomes are for social housing tenants relative to the proportion of social housing in an area. Neighbourhood Social Mix and Outcomes for Social Housing Tenants: Rapid Review...
This note applies Diewert (2014a)’s productivity growth decomposition method to New Zealand data. This approach decomposes aggregate labour productivity growth into: industry labour productivity growth, changes in industry labour input shares and changes in industry real output prices. Similarly, aggregate MFP growth is...
23 Mar 2015
with: NZ Police
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Employment & Labour, Social Security & Welfare, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
Over the past few years the NZ Police Workplace Survey has helped provide valuable insight into the climate of our organisation. It has provided a focus for discussion around the perceptions and opinions of staff across a range of areas and issues. As an organisation, level of engagement has become an...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Retirement, Social Security & Welfare, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Older People, Socio-economic status
The kiwiSaver Evaluation series is part of the programme of reporting, agreed to by Ministers at the outset of the evaluation, which is intended to provide regular performance-related information on KiwiSaver. The objectives of the evaluation are to: · Assess the early implementation and delivery of KiwiSaver...
Topics: Evaluation, Peer Support, Self-Advocacy, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Poverty & Child Poverty, Retirement, Social Security & Welfare, Education & Training, Families & Whānau, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Financial literacy, is defined by the Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement Income (CFLRI) as "the ability to make informed judgements and effective decisions regarding the use and management of money. It is about having financial knowledge and the understanding, confidence and motivation to make...
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