NIDEA undertakes research at the interface of population and economics to help inform choices and responses to the demographic, social and economic interactions that are shaping New Zealand's future.

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  • The use of trastuzumab in New Zealand women with breast cancer

    Lawrenson, Ross; Lao, Chunhuan; Campbell, Ian; Harvey, Vernon; Brown, Charis; Seneviratne, Sanjeewa; Edwards, Melissa; Elwood, Mark; Kuper-Hommel, Marion (Wiley, 2017)
    Aim Trastuzumab was first funded in New Zealand for use in HER2+ve stage I–III breast cancer in 2007. This observational study aims to ascertain the patterns of use of trastuzumab in women with invasive HER2+ve breast ...
  • A walking stick in one hand and a chainsaw in the other: Patients’ perspectives of living with multimorbidity

    Signal, Louise; Semper, Kelly; Stairmand, Jeannine; Davies, Cheryl; Millar, Elinor; Dowell, Tony; Lawrenson, Ross; Mangin, Dee; Sarfati, Diana (2017)
    AIMS: Multimorbidity is common, yet there are major gaps in research, particularly among younger and indigenous populations. This research aimed to understand patients’ perspectives of living with multimorbidity. METHODS: ...
  • The cost-effectiveness of active surveillance compared to watchful waiting and radical prostatectomy for low risk localised prostate cancer

    Lao, Chunhuan; Edlin, Richard; Rouse, Paul; Brown, Charis; Holmes, Michael; Gilling, Peter; Lawrenson, Ross (BioMed Central, 2017)
    Background: Radical prostatectomy is the most common treatment for localised prostate cancer in New Zealand. Active surveillance was introduced to prevent overtreatment and reduce costs while preserving the option of radical ...
  • Rural women’s perspectives of maternity services in the midland region of New Zealand

    Gibbons, Veronique; Lancaster, Gytha; Gosman, Kim; Lawrenson, Ross (2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Rural women face many challenges with regards to maternity services. Many rural primary birthing facilities in New Zealand have closed. The Lead Maternity Carer (LMC) model of maternity care, introduced in ...
  • Methods of a national colorectal cancer cohort study: the PIPER Project

    Firth, Melissa J.; Sharples, Katrina J.; Hinder, Victoria A.; Macapagal, Jerome; Sarfati, Diana; Derret, Sarah L.; Hill, Andrew G.; Brown, Charis; Reid, Papaarangi M.J.; Lawrenson, Ross; Atmore, Carol; Keating, John P.; Jeffery, Mark; Secker, Adrian H.; DeGroot, Charles; Jackson, Christopher G.C.A.; Findlay, Michael P.N. (New Zealand Medical Association, 2016)
    A national study looking at bowel cancer in New Zealand has previously been completed (the PIPER Project). The study included 5,610 patients and collected medical information about how each person was found to have bowel ...
  • Indigenous Wellbeing and Colonisation [Editorial]

    Axelsson, Per; Kukutai, Tahu; Kippen, Rebecca (The Royal Skyttean Society and Umeå University, 2016)
    Among countries in the circumpolar north1 there are persistent and substantial differences in health and wellbeing. Norway, for example, was at the top of the global 2015 Human Development Index compiled by the United ...
  • The proposal for a third medical school in New Zealand: A community-engaged graduate entry medical program

    Lawrenson, Ross; Town, Ian; Strasser, Roger; Strasser, Sarah; McKimm, Judy; Tapsell, Rees; Murray, Nigel (2017-04-07)
    New Zealand has a maldistributed workforce that is heavily dependent on recruiting international medical graduates. Shortages are particularly apparent in high needs communities and in general scope specialties in provincial ...
  • Mortality in the Waikato Hospital Systemic Sclerosis Cohort

    Ooi, Clement; Solanki, Kamal; Lao, Chunhuan; Frampton, Chris; White, Douglas (Wiley, 2017)
    Objective To characterize the causes of mortality and standardised mortality ratio in a cohort of patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc). Methods A cohort of 132 patients enrolled at the Waikato Systemic Sclerosis ...
  • From colonial categories to local culture: Evolving state practices of ethnic enumeration in Oceania, 1965-2014

    Kukutai, Tahu; Broman, Patrick (Sage, 2016)
    Numerous scholars have examined how governments in particular times and places have classified their populations by ethnicity, but studies that are both cross-national and longitudinal are rare. Using a unique database of ...
  • Recognition and indigenizing official statistics: Reflections from Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia

    Kukutai, Tahu; Walter, Maggie (IOS Press, 2015)
    In First World colonised nations such as Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia, population statistics form the evidentiary base for how Indigenous peoples are known and `managed' through state policy approaches. Yet, population ...
  • ‘Inside Out’: The politics of enumerating the nation by ethnicity

    Kukutai, Tahu; Thompson, Victor (Springer Open, 2015)
    Since the 1990s, state practices of counting and classifying populations by ethnicity have come under increased scrutiny within the social sciences (Arel 2002 ; Kertzer and Arel 2002 ; Nobles 2000 ; Perlmann and Waters ...
  • Statistics on indigenous peoples: International effort needed

    Madden, Richard; Axelsson, Per; Kukutai, Tahu; Griffiths, Kalinda; Storm Mienna, Christina; Brown, Ngaire; Coleman, Clare; Ring, Ian (IOS Press, 2016)
    In 2007, the UN General Assembly endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. In the following years, there has been a strong call from a range United Nations agencies and spokespersons for ...
  • Ka Pū Te Ruha, Ka Hao Te Rangatahi: Maori identities in the twenty-first century

    Kukutai, Tahu; Webber, Melinda (Auckland University Press, 2017-02)
    These social divides and problems are at the heart of this text.
  • Urban Rural Differences in Breast Cancer in New Zealand

    Lawrenson, Ross; Lao, Chunhuan; Elwood, Mark; Brown, Charis; Sarfati, Diana; Campbell, Ian (MDPI AG, 2016)
    Many rural communities have poor access to health services due to a combination of distance from specialist services and a relative shortage of general practitioners. Our aims were to compare the characteristics of urban ...
  • Past research on the impact of international migration on house prices: Implications for Auckland

    Cochrane, W; Poot, J (Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE), 2016)
    While conducting a strategic review of the New Zealand immigration system in terms of assessing its contribution to economic growth, the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) noted that “some people are of ...
  • Te ao hurihuri : iwi identification in the census

    Kukutai, Tahu; Rarere, Moana (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2015)
    As the flagship of official statistics, the national population census is an important forum for the recognition of indigenous peoples in their homelands and territories (United Nations, 2008). While most governments ...
  • Northland Region and its territorial authorities: Demographic profile 1986-2031

    Jackson, Natalie (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2014)
    This report outlines the demographic changes that have occurred in the Northland Region, as well as what trends are expected in the future.
  • Waitomo District: Demographic profile 1986-2031

    Jackson, Natalie; Pawar, Shefali (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2014)
    This report outlines the demographic changes that have occurred in Waitomo Region, as well as what trends are expected in the future.
  • Western Bay of Plenty District: Demographic Profile 1986 - 2031

    Jackson, Natalie; Rarere, Moana (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2014-05)
    This report outlines the demographic changes that have occurred in Western Bay of Plenty District, as well as what trends are expected in the future.
  • Te Ao Hurihuri population: Past, present & future

    Kukutai, Tahu; Rarere, Moana (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2014-07)
    The NIDEA Te Ao Hurihuri series uses data from the New Zealand Census of Population and Dwellings to examine key aspects of Maori population change.

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