Projects tagged with Unemployment
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22 Dec 2016
with: Statistics New Zealand
This article looks at the main activity of people who were not in the labour force in the September 2016 quarter, using information from the Household Labour Force Survey (HLFS). Information about their main activity was updated in the redeveloped HLFS questionnaire.
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...
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...
Topics: Research, Self-Advocacy, Community Development, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Unemployment, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Policy, Mental Health, Resilience
Many New Zealand families are on a low income; some of these families manage to meet their everyday needs while others do not. For example, less than a half of those in the bottom income decile, and a third in the second lowest decile, report that their income is inadequate to meet their everyday needs. The...
Four research reports are summarised here. The research includes: the implications of more younger learners in tertiary education what factors contribute to achievement by NEETS (those not in employment, education, or training) learners in Youth Guarantee ...
Topics: Research, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Unemployment, Child Development, Child Mortality, Children, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This is the second year of the Child Poverty Monitor and this Technical Report provides data on a set of indicators that assess aspects of child poverty in New Zealand and their implications for child wellbeing. This work is supported by the partnership between the Office of the Children’s Commissioner, the University of Otago’s...
Reviewing and analysing education services to NEETS (young people not in education, employment, or training)
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Social Services, Unemployment, Education & Training, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Youth
This research identifies the institutional, sector-wide and other factors that contribute to achievement by former NEETs (those younger learners not in employment, education or training) in Youth Guarantee fees-free places.
with: Ministry for Women
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Inequality, Unemployment, Education & Training, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Single Parents, Policy, Women, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Socio-economic status
It is tempting for policy-makers to subtract young mothers aged 15 to 24 from the NEET group, assuming young mothers have intentionally disengaged with employment, education and training due to their involvement in a caregiving role. This paper tests this assumption and identifies that not all NEET young mothers are out of the...
This paper uses longitudinal data from the Survey of Families, Incomes and Employment to examine the patterns and duration of NEET spells – episodes of being ‘Not in Employment, Education or Training’ – among young people in New Zealand. The data cover the period from 2002 to 2010. We find that that majority of young people were...
with: Ministry for Women
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Unemployment, Education & Training, Natural Disasters, Women, Labour force
This research report presents new information about the employment situation of un- and under-employed Canterbury women. It tells us that there is under-utilised, ‘hidden’ female labour in Canterbury.
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