Projects tagged with Innovation
126 results found
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Community Development, Environment, Local Government, Policy, Healthcare, Quality of Life, Innovation
This paper explores how a health impact assessment (HIA) process was used to forge closer links between health and urban design agendas in Manukau City. The case study reveals many common interests among public health and urban designers/planners, and also reveals how a public health-oriented approach was able to engage people...
Improving our understanding of Auckland's competitiveness: A synthesis of the Auckland Research Programme
Topics: Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Productivity, Innovation
Between 2007 and 2011, the Auckland Policy Office (APO) managed a research programme with the objective of acquiring evidence about how policy can best contribute to improving the city-region’s productivity and economic growth. In particular, the research programme aimed to shed light on a wide range of factors potentially...
This paper presents an explanation of how the dynamic but uncertain process of economic development and growth occurs. It shows that economic development leads to structural change, an enhancement of capabilities and path dependence in the economy. It examines three different approaches to understanding the performance of the...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Economic Growth, Productivity, Education & Training, Urban, Information & Communications Technology, Innovation, Science & Technology
This paper examines one key theme of modern spatial economics relating to city development: Do the major cities within and across countries increasingly attract a disproportionate share of knowledge intensive economic activities? We describe trends in shares of knowledge intensive economic activities within five major New...
with: Statistics New Zealand
Some countries, including Finland and Denmark, are now conducting their population censuses using administrative data registers rather than a nationwide survey of households. This information paper describes the main features of a register-based census, and the necessary pre-conditions for this approach. The...
This paper asks how tertiary education can deliver better value to the economy. It is based on a presentation given at the New Zealand conference of the Association of Tertiary Education Management in Auckland in July 2010.
This report identifies the impacts of the New Zealand science system, and the inputs and outputs that lead to these impacts. As a policy advice agency, the Ministry of Research, Science and Technology (MoRST) has a particular interest in the impact of the science system on New Zealand’s economy, society and...
Topics: Research, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Social Services, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Leadership, Local Government, Mental Health, Labour force, Innovation
There are excellent examples of local service innovation in New Zealand that have resulted in improvements in access to acute services, continuity of care and service user and family/whānau satisfaction. While there was diversity in the examples of services showcased for this report, there were common themes to the success of...
Topics: Evaluation, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Drugs & Alcohol, Mental Health, Innovation
One of the functions of the Mental Health Commission as listed in the Mental Health Commission Amendment Act 2007 is to monitor and report to the Minister of Health on the implementation of the national mental health strategy.Key to the implementation of the strategy are the funding mechanisms for services. This report reviews...
This paper examines the new starts, terminations and other exits in industry training, looking at the relationship between industry training take-up and the business cycle. Because participants in industry training must have jobs to enter training, and because industry shares some of the cost of training, it is expected that...
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