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The research report Empirical evidence of the gender pay gap in New Zealand (led by Professor Gail Pacheco from AUT) tells us about the factors behind the gender pay gap and helps us focus our efforts. It is the first comprehensive update of the factors behind the national gender pay gap since 2003.
28 Feb 2017
Effect of motherhood on pay – methodology and full results presents the methodology and analysis we used in our investigation of a ‘motherhood penalty’ in New Zealand. It is intended for those interested in the technical details behind the findings we present in Effect of motherhood on pay – summary of results.
The research looked at 140,000 people who moved off a benefit from 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011. This period was chosen because it allowed a two-year follow-up period that was not affected by the July 2013 welfare reforms, which included changes to the benefit system. The research was undertaken using Statistics New Zealand’s Integrated...
International students play an important role in New Zealand through the contribution they make to New Zealand’s economy, the diversity they bring to New Zealand and its education system, and the lifetime links that are created between their country and New Zealand. In this report, we look at what international graduates do and earn...
22 Dec 2016
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.
16 Dec 2016
Services play an important and growing role in international trade. They are an important export earner for New Zealand – representing 29% of our total exports on a gross basis. Today, however, services are not only traded across borders on their own but are also combined with goods exports (ie, embedded services) and are critical inputs...
16 Dec 2016
To examine the extent to which to new productivity-enhancing ideas and technologies diffuse within the New Zealand economy, this paper examines the speed with which lagging low-productivity firms converge towards leading high-productivity firms at both the local and national levels. Results show that New Zealand firms have faster...
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Volume 4 Issue 2: December 2016: Editorial - Changing practice; changing lives - Nova Banaghan The Department of Corrections’ tikanga-based programmes - Neil Campbell Innovations in reducing re-offending - Juanita Ryan, Robert Jones The Sentenced Prisoner Population 1980-2016: The link between policy changes and growth - Wayne Goodall...
This is edition 18 in an annual series on the tertiary education sector. Profile & Trends 2015: New Zealand's Workplace-based Learners is one of six annual reports that, together, constitute the Ministry of Education's annual publication Profile & Trends. New Zealand's Workplace-based Learners provides:...
Project Lumana’i is a programme of research into the needs of Pasifika young people, families and teachers to inform the creation of career support resources that are more relevant and engaging for them. New Zealand’s Pacific peoples are a diverse group with the fastest growing young population − just under half (46.1%) are less than 20...
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