Dona Cavagnoli

Journal article

The policy worker and the professor: understanding how New Zealand policy workers utilise academic research

How do policy workers actually use academic research and advice? While there are several recent studies regarding this question from other Westminster jurisdictions, similar academic studies have been rare in New Zealand. So far, most of the local research in this field has been conducted...

Investigating variations in labour force participation rates of Māori and non-Māori in New Zealand

To what extent can differences in labour force participation rates (LFPR) between Māori and Non-Māori be explained by demographic characteristics, compared to other factors? Executive summary This study seeks to answer the following question: to what extent differences in LFPR between Maori and Non-Maori can...