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Browsing by Series "Population Studies Centre (PSC) Discussion Papers"

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  • Poot, Jacques; Sanderson, Lynda Margaret (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2007)
    This paper is concerned with the international mobility of New Zealanders who migrate to Australia. One in ten New Zealand citizens lives in Australia and their settlement and subsequent mobility is important from demographic, ...
  • Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2004)
    The vitality of a region is frequently assessed by looking at its population growth pattern. This is seen as being linked to its economic and social vibrancy. To better understand the dynamics of this growth pattern it is ...
  • Bedford, Richard; Lidgard, Jacqueline; Mclaughlin, Bridget; Newell, James (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2001)
    This paper examines some dimensions of demographic and economic change in a region which is generally considered to be one of the most productive and affluent parts of New Zealand’s “heartland”. The paper highlights ...
  • Poot, Jacques (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2007)
    The demographic profile of a region is usually seen as a slowly changing background phenomenon in the analysis of regional competitiveness and regional growth. However, regional demographic change can have a significant ...
  • Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Poot, Jacques (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005)
    This report has been commissioned by Environment Waikato (EW) as part of its review of the Land Transport Strategy for the Waikato region. The report identifies key population characteristics that impact on transport needs ...
  • Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Poot, Jacques (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005)
    Over the last two decades New Zealand has undergone fundamental economic restructuring, and phases of slow and rapid growth, which have resulted in some dramatic changes in the regional economies. This paper provides a ...
  • Cameron, Michael Patrick; Cochrane, William; Poot, Jacques (2007)
    This report provides a set of projections of the population of Hamilton City and the larger Hamilton Zone. The projections have been calculated by means of the cohort component model. The projections can be considered ...
  • Hillcoat-Nallétamby, Sarah; Baxendine, Sandra (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005)
    New Zealand has experienced sustained increases in women’s labour force participation since the post-war period. The Census of Population and Dwellings and the Household Labour Force Survey provide aggregate-level insights ...
  • Bedford, Richard; Hugo, Graeme (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2008)
    Our contribution to the International Conference “Connecting Worlds: Emigration, Immigration and Development in Insular Spaces”, held in the Azores between 28 and 30 May 2008, examines contemporary mobility of Pacific ...
  • Bedford, Richard; Ho, Elsie; Lidgard, Jacqueline (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2000)
    This paper explores Aotearoa/New Zealand’s distinctive heritage as both a ‘traditional land of immigration’ as well as a ‘country of emigration’, with particular reference to contemporary policy issues and research ...
  • Strutt, Anna; Poot, Jacques; Dubbeldam, Jason (2008)
    We review the international and New Zealand literatures on the two-way interaction between international migration and agreements designed to enhance cross-border trade or investment. Benefits and costs of migration, to ...
  • Poot, Jacques; Cochrane, William (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005)
    This discussion paper has three objectives. Firstly, it provides a brief review of recent international empirical research on the labour market impact of immigration. The synthesis of this literature is facilitated by ...
  • Longhi, Simonetta; Nijkamp, Peter; Poot, Jacques (2008)
    The increasing proportion of immigrants in the population of many countries has raised concerns about the ‘absorption capacity’ of the labour market, and fuelled extensive empirical research in countries that attract ...
  • Longhi, Simonetta; Nijkamp, Peter; Poot, Jacques (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2004)
    In our increasingly interconnected and open world, international migration is becoming an important socio-economic phenomenon for many countries. Since the early 1980s, many studies have been undertaken of the impact of ...
  • Ho, Elsie; Bedford, Richard; Bedford, Charlotte (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2000)
    The composition of immigrant families is a topic which has attracted considerable public and political attention in recent years. In the late 1980s concern was expressed over the size of some households of Pacific Island ...
  • Honey, Jeff (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2001)
    Over the last decade or so New Zealand has been through an era of radical political, economic, social and demographic change. In part this has been driven by economic restructuring. But in part, this had been an acceleration ...
  • Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Dharmalingam, Arunachalam; Hillcoat-Nallétamby, Sarah; Poot, Jacques (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005)
    Although there are many excellent documents and online resources available on New Zealand population trends, it is useful to highlight some key trends in one short document. This paper provides a synopsis of trends with ...
  • Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Katzenellenbogen, Judith M.; Howard, S. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2006)
    Once age and gender composition is controlled for, regional health differentials are a function of problems of health service delivery, of socio-economic variance, and overall Māori Pakeha health differences. They indicate ...
  • Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2006)
    The development of social capital is significantly affected by benefit dependency of the population. This paper investigates measures of social cohesion and measures of dependency on society across the regions of New ...
  • Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005)
    This paper investigates changes in patterns of education and the highest qualifications people gained over the period 1986 to 2001 for the regions of New Zealand. Education is an essential element in the accumulation of ...