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New Zealand Work Research Institute (AUT)


Ethnic differences in the use and experience of child healthcare services in NZ

This research explored the underlying mechanisms behind ethnic differences in the use and experience of child healthcare services via econometric approaches.

In-work poverty in New Zealand 2019

This report examines the prevalence of and characteristics associated with, in-work poverty in New Zealand.
Working paper

Parenthood and labour market outcomes

This paper is an initial exploration of what we can learn regarding the drivers of the gender pay gap in New Zealand from combining administrative wage data, birth records, and survey data on hours worked and earnings.

Scoping the costs of homelessness in New Zealand

There are two components to this study. Firstly, the relevant international literature is reviewed, with a focus on the different methods and measures used when quantifying the economic cost of homelessness. Secondly, the authors investigate the availability of data necessary for constructing an appropriate cost...

Understanding insecure work

This report examines insecure work in NZ from four perspectives. It is a collaborative effort to increase our understanding of the insecure work landscape in NZ by utilising two waves of the Survey of Working Life (2008 and 2012). While we acknowledge that the perception...