Projects tagged with Policy and
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Over the past two decades, international movements of people have increased significantly. This is not migration in the traditional sense – the ease and cheapness of travel and communication means that individuals (and their families) may travel internationally for employment, without settling for the rest of their lives as in...
The main purpose of this report was to document an evaluation of the business immigration policy, which was introduced in April 1999. The main aim of the evaluation was to assess whether policy objectives were being met and to identify both the strengths of the policy, as well as areas that could be improved.
In this paper we discuss a case study-based methodology for evaluation and policy development within the Department of Labour (DoL), which was jointly developed with the Centre for Research on Work, Education and Business (WEB Research) between 1997-2002. We illustrate the particular role of research in bridging policy and...
This study examines the effectiveness of government legislation in reducing the incidence of workplace accidents and other health and safety risks in New Zealand. A simple model of the relationship between firms and the Occupational Safety and Health Service, which enforces these regulations, is outlined. Administrative data for...
This paper estimates the impact of different categories of employment policy interventions on subsequent outcomes for jobseekers. We generate a range of estimates to help us distinguish programme effects from selection effects. We also examine the robustness of our findings for a range of sub-populations. Referrals to vacancies...
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