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  • New Zealand regions, 1986-2001: Household and families, and their dwellings

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-11)
    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 ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986-2001: Incomes

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-11)
    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 ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986-2001: Industries and occupations

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-12)
    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 ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986-2001: Labour market aspects of human capital

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2006-02)
    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 ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986-2001: Population dynamics

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-09)
    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 ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986-2001: Population geography

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-10)
    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 ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986-2001: Population structures

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-10)
    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 ...
  • Perspectives on international migration, urban social transformation and the research/policy interface

    Bedford, Richard (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2000-10)
    This paper examines some characteristics of social transformation in cities on the Pacific rim, especially Los Angeles, Vancouver, Sydney and Auckland. At the beginning of the new millennium, these cities are all experiencing ...
  • Population trends, convictions and imprisonment: Demographic divergence, dichotomy and diversity

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2006-02)
    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 ...
  • Researching characteristics of people moving into and out of the Western Bay of Plenty and Tauranga districts: Some methodological issues

    Lidgard, Jacqueline; McLeay, Colin (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2002-04)
    The Western Bay of Plenty (WBOP), has one of the fastest growing populations in New Zealand. This Discussion Paper details a methodology that has been used to conduct a survey of people moving into and out of the Western ...
  • Retirement provision for New Zealand women: The relative role of demographic influence

    Marsault, Anyes (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 1999-08)
    This research contributes to our knowledge of retirement provision by clarifying the obstacles that women face in relation to old age provision. By using multivariate analysis and therefore by controlling for confounding ...
  • Rural trajectories: Diversification and farm-community linkages in Whakatane District, 1999-2003

    Joseph, Alun E.; Lidgard, Jacqueline; Bedford, Richard (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2004-07)
    In New Zealand and elsewhere the interdependence of development in farming and the broader rural community can no longer be taken for granted. Five years ago we conducted a comparative analysis of the interrelated dynamics ...
  • Solidarity across generations in New Zealand: Factors influencing parental support for children within a three-generational context

    Hillcoat-Nallétamby, Sarah; Dharmalingam, Arunachalam (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2004-10)
    Interest in ascertaining the nature and extent of intergenerational exchanges between those in mid-life, and members of their kinship network has arisen because demographic, social and policy changes have brought into ...
  • Solo parenting in New Zealand: Who are the children?

    Hutton, Deborah (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2001-08)
    The purpose of this paper is to begin to explore some of the recent trends and attributes of sole parenting in New Zealand, but from a from a child-centered rather than a parentfocused perspective. Reports that the proportions ...
  • A stochastic sub-national population projection methodology with an application to the Waikato region of New Zealand

    Cameron, Michael Patrick; Poot, Jacques (The University of Waikato, 2010-03)
    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 ...
  • Sub-national income differentials, 1986-1996

    Martin, Barry (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2000-07)
    This paper deals with regional personal and family incomes, and particularly interregional income inequality. It is primarily a descriptive work. The explanatory framework of why incomes of regions are unequal and changing ...
  • Transfers of capital and shifts in New Zealand’s regional population distribution, 1840-1996

    Pool, Ian (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2002-06)
    When researchers attempt to study population and development, and particularly the role of migrations, the focus is normally on national level trends, frequently involving time-series analyses of more generic indicators ...
  • Why were New Zealand levels of life-expectation so high at the dawn of the twentieth century?

    Pool, Ian; Cheung, Jit (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2002-09)
    With population ageing becoming an issue of major importance for societies in the developed countries, in both the scientific and policy communities there is widespread interest in the determinants of these structural ...