The Like Minds, Like Mine programme aims to increase social inclusion and reduce stigma and discrimination against people with experience of mental illness and distress. This report describes learnings from an evaluation of the Like Minds, Like Mine programme from 2018-2019. The key learnings relate...
Overcoming information asymmetry in the construction industry based on open and closed contractor activity data
The purpose of the research is to find measures to reduce information asymmetry which significantly affects the relationship between customer and contractor, leading to higher prices for construction work and enhanced opportunism. The most effective level of interaction is ethical, as it significantly reduces information...
This rapid evidence review was commissioned in 2019 to summarise evidence about the process of building social inclusion in Aotearoa New Zealand. The review identifies evidence for six important ways to help make New Zealand more socially inclusive.
This report highlights key findings related to mental distress-related discrimination using a pooled dataset comprising the 2015, 2016, and 2018 New Zealand Mental Health Monitors (NZMHM) and a separate analysis of the 2018 New Zealand Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS).
Independent review of the New Zealand Defence Force’s progress against its Action Plan for Operation Respect
In 2016, the Chief of Defence Force at the time launched the Operation Respect programme in order to eliminate harmful behaviour in the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). This document provides an independent analysis of this programme.
This research collects the views of the rainbow community of Christchurch, with the intent to better understand the strengths of the community, increase visibility and education and therefore reduce discrimination and enhance self-esteem.
Women’s Health West and the University of Melbourne reviewed the current research regarding employment barriers for Muslim women and consulted with community women to learn more about their experiences as jobseekers. During these consultations, women described common barriers, including racial, religious and gender discrimination in...
Research performance and age explain less than half of the gender pay gap in New Zealand universities
This research uses a globally unique dataset that scores every individual academic’s holistic research performance in New Zealand to test several common explanations for the gender pay gap in universities.
The data from a recent ANU poll suggest that Asian-Australians experience high rates of discrimination, that the general population believes this to be the case, and that at least some of this discrimination relates to gaining leadership positions. However, there is not large support for...
Settlement outcomes of humanitarian youth and active citizenship: economic participation, social participation and personal wellbeing
This research summary reports on how young people aged 15–25 years old from humanitarian backgrounds are settling in Australia. We use data from the Building a New Life in Australia (BNLA) study, and make reference to the National Youth Settlement Framework, developed by the Multicultural...