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  • Changes in social security eligibility and the international mobility of New Zealand citizens in Australia

    Poot, Jacques; Sanderson, Lynda Margaret (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2007-06)
    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, ...
  • Components of regional population growth, 1986-2001

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2004-05)
    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 ...
  • Demographic change and employment in the Central North Island, 1986-1996

    Bedford, Richard; Lidgard, Jacqueline; Mclaughlin, Bridget; Newell, James (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2001-04)
    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 ...
  • Demographic change and regional competitiveness: The effects of immigration and ageing

    Poot, Jacques (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2007-02)
    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 ...
  • Demographic change and transport needs in the Waikato region

    Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Poot, Jacques (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-09)
    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 ...
  • Description and spatial analysis of employment change in New Zealand regions 1986-2001

    Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Poot, Jacques (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-11)
    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 ...
  • End-user informed demographic projections for Hamilton up to 2041

    Cameron, Michael Patrick; Cochrane, William; Poot, Jacques (Population Studies Centre, 2007-12)
    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 ...
  • The ‘ins and outs’ of work – diversity or homogeneity in New Zealand women’s employment patterns?

    Hillcoat-Nallétamby, Sarah; Baxendine, Sandra (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-03)
    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 ...
  • International migration in a sea of islands: Challenges and opportunities for insular Pacific spaces

    Bedford, Richard; Hugo, Graeme (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2008-07)
    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 ...
  • International migration in New Zealand: Context, components and policy issues

    Bedford, Richard; Ho, Elsie; Lidgard, Jacqueline (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2000-10)
    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 ...
  • International trade negotiations and the trans-border movement of people: A review of the literature

    Strutt, Anna; Poot, Jacques; Dubbeldam, Jason (2008-06)
    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 ...
  • Measuring the economic impact of immigration: A scoping paper

    Poot, Jacques; Cochrane, William (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-02)
    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 ...
  • Meta-analysis of empirical evidence on the labour market impacts of immigration

    Longhi, Simonetta; Nijkamp, Peter; Poot, Jacques (2008-02)
    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 ...
  • A meta-analytic assessment of the effect of immigration on wages

    Longhi, Simonetta; Nijkamp, Peter; Poot, Jacques (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2004-12)
    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 ...
  • Migrants in their family contexts: Application of a methodology

    Ho, Elsie; Bedford, Richard; Bedford, Charlotte (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2000-06)
    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 ...
  • New Zealand jobs, 1976 - 1996: A demographic accounting

    Honey, Jeff (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2001-09)
    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 ...
  • The New Zealand population: A synopsis of trends and projections 1991 - 2016

    Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Dharmalingam, Arunachalam; Hillcoat-Nallétamby, Sarah; Poot, Jacques (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-05)
    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 ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986 – 2001: Hospitalisation and some related health facts

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Katzenellenbogen, Judith M.; Howard, S. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2006-03)
    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 ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986-2001: Dependency and development of social capital

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2006-03)
    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 ...
  • New Zealand Regions, 1986-2001: Education and qualifications

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-11)
    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 ...