Population economics refers to research on individuals, families, households, and communities. Labour economics focuses on the world of work and covers people as workers as well as how firms behave in their role as employers.
This area includes research on education, inequality, community functioning, population growth and decline, population ageing, population diversity, and migration.
Motu’s current and recent research focus includes:
Motu is affiliated with the University of Waikato’s National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA).