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Browsing Population Studies Centre (PSC) Discussion Papers by Issue Date

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Browsing Population Studies Centre (PSC) Discussion Papers by Issue Date

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  • Cameron, Michael Patrick; Poot, Jacques (2010)
    In this paper we use a stochastic population projection methodology at the sub-national level as an alternative to the conventional deterministic cohort-component method. We briefly evaluate the accuracy of previous ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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; 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)
    This paper provides an analysis of labour force participation, full and part-time work and unemployment, over the 1986 – 2001 period. Using a non-conventional estimation technique devised for this paper, the paper also ...
  • Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2006)
    The links between population patterns and trends, and policy and planning for the justice system is important. The trends in the number of convictions and imprisonments by regional councils are investigated for the period ...
  • Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005)
    This paper provides an analysis which examines the differences in the industrial and occupational structure of New Zealand regions. Using data compiled by Statistics New Zealand from Goods and Services Tax (GST) registrations ...
  • 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 ...
  • Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005)
    Household structures and patterns of home ownership can have important implications for the wellbeing of populations. This paper explores regional differences in Household Structure and Home ownership for the period 1986 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005)
    This paper investigates income trends in the Regions of New Zealand between 1986 and 2001. It also looks at additional factors of age and ethnicity which have a bearing on the results. Investigations of median, upper and ...
  • Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005)
    The age structure of a region’s population affects many areas of social and economic development across all sectors, including employment, housing, welfare, health and education. This is mainly because different age groups ...
  • Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005)
    This paper is primarily concerned with the spatial aspects of population, namely with: (i) patterns of settlement (urban, rural) and attendant population size variations by region, (ii) changes over time between rural and ...
  • Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005)
    New Zealand regions have markedly different population dynamics. Population change in a region is driven by three different factors: fertility, mortality and migration. A fourth factor that is often related, momentum, is ...
  • 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 ...