Projects tagged with Education & Training and
3 results found
1 Apr 2010
This study examines whether differences in parental education are reflected in differences in children’s scores on cognitive tests, drawing attention to the role of family context in educational outcomes. The primary focus is on the parental education/testscore gradient in New Zealand, although the study also...
Topics: Literature review, Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Education & Training, Migrants, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Socio-economic status
This paper uses data from the 1996, 2001 and 2006 New Zealand Census to examine how the supply of immigrants in particular skill-groups affects the employment and wages of the New Zealand-born and of earlier migrants. We first estimate simple Constant Elasticity of Substitution (CES) production functions that allow for...
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Education & Training, Youth
Changes to youth minimum wage legislation in New Zealand together with steady increases in minimum wages since 2001 have contributed to substantial increases in the minimum wages for teenage workers, and significant increases in the number of teen workers earning at or near minimum wages. With these changes as a backdrop, this...
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