Publication Search

Search

e.g. Impact of earthquakes on housing

1 - 10 of 49 items

Wages, Wellbeing and Location: Slaving Away in Sydney or Cruising on the Gold Coast

Age, gender, patience.    Which people move and trade    Wellbeing for wages?    We analyse the relationships between subjective wellbeing (SWB), wages and internal migration. Our study addresses whether people make (revealed preference) location...

Analysing whether a country's policies and actions sustainably increase its wellbeing

Since we stopped measuring success through military victories, money (and GDP in particular) has been the most common economic measure of a country’s success. A 2009 study by economists Amartya Sen, Joseph Stiglitz, and Jean-Paul...

Migration and Gender: Who Gains and in Which Ways?

When people migrate     women become happier     men become richer    Empirical studies have consistently documented that while married men tend to lead more prosperous careers after moving than before, migration tends...

Productivity and the Allocation of Skills

Graduates learn skills    Earnings and production grow    Does the job matter?    We use linked employer-employee data from 2004–2012, combined with individual qualifications data from 1994–2012, to study how graduates with different skills...

Earnings Dynamics and Measurement Error in Matched Survey and Administrative Data

This paper analyses the measurement error and earnings dynamics of two sources of individuals' annual earnings from Statistics New Zealand's Survey of Family, Income and Employment (SoFIE) and administrative linked employer-employee data (LEED) earnings reported...

Employment misclassification in survey and administrative reports

Surveys have errors.    Tax data errors are rare,    but they still matter.    This paper analyses measurement error in the classification of employment. We show that the true employment rate and time-invariant error rates...

Relative Income and Subjective Wellbeing: Intra-national and Inter-national Comparisons by Settlement and Country Type

It is now widely accepted that broad measures of wellbeing should be incorporated into policy-makers’ objective functions when making policy choices. There may, however, be a paradox in the relationship between GDP, income and subjective wellbeing that...

Changes in the Māori Income Distribution: Evidence from the Population Census

This paper uses census data to identify the main changes in the individual-level income distribution of working-aged Maori between 1991 and 2001, and to analyse the effects of changes in the distribution of socio-demographic attributes...

Bibliography of research using the New Zealand Longitudinal Business Database

This list provides an overview of research using firm-level data from the New Zealand Longitudinal Business Database (LBD). It is a compilation of studies that use firm-level data from the Longitudinal Business Database (LBD).
The list...

Earnings and Employment in Foreign-owned Firms

This paper examines remuneration and labour mobility patterns among workers in foreign-owned firms operating in New Zealand.
By tracking workers as they move across jobs in different types of firms, we document the extent of the...

Date All

Specific time


Authors

Topics

Types

Tags

Funders