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. This collection houses the Working Papers published by the Institute.

  • Labour mobility and diaspora: An overview of Solomon Islands’ historical regulatory experience, 1850s-2013

    Craig, David; Bedford, Richard; Gegeo, David; Rodi, Patricia; Miller, Rebecca; Friesen, Ward (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2014-02)
    With less than 4,500 of its population of around 600,000 living overseas in 2013, the Solomon Islands ranks 138th in the world for diaspora formation. At these levels the scale of the diaspora as a proportion of population ...
  • The demographic implications of climate change for Aotearoa New Zealand: A review

    Cameron, Michael Patrick (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2013-07)
    Despite near universal recognition of the importance of climate change impacts on future generations, to date there has been no dedicated research on the effects of climate change on the population distribution in Aotearoa ...
  • A socio-demographic profile of Māori living in Australia

    Kukutai, Tahu; Pawar, Shefali (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2013-06)
    This report provides a comprehensive demographic and socio-economic profile of the Māori population in Australia using data from the 2011 Australia Census of Population and Housing. The purpose is to provide an evidence ...
  • Māori and the [potential] demographic dividend

    Jackson, Natalie (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2011-06)
    This paper outlines a recently articulated concept in the demographic literature known as the ‘demographic dividend’, and connects it with key features of Māori and non- Māori demography. The dividend arises – or has the ...
  • The demographic forces shaping New Zealand’s future. What population ageing [really] means

    Jackson, Natalie (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2011-05)
    This paper outlines the key demographic forces shaping New Zealand’s future. It ranges broadly across birth rates, life expectancy and migration to show how this converging demography will result in a regionally-disparate ...

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