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Miserable Migrants? Natural Experiment Evidence on International Migration and Subjective Well-Being
Over 200 million people worldwide live outside their country of birth and typically experience large gains in material well-being by moving to where incomes are higher. But effects of migration on subjective well-being are ...
Using STATA for applied research: reviewing its capabilities
The paper reviews Stata's capabilities.
Returning to work from injury: Longitudinal evidence on employment and earnings
(INDUSTRIAL LABOR RELAT REV, 2011)
New Zealand has a unique accident insurance system that pays the direct costs of all injuries and compensates workers up to 80% of their earnings for any time that they are unable to work. To estimate the effect of injuries ...
Does Selling State Silver Generate Private Gold? Determinants and Impacts of State House Sales and Acquisitions in New Zealand
New Zealand experienced two natural experiments with respect to state-provided social housing after 1990. First, while continuing to acquire new state houses, the National Government substantially reduced the overall state ...
Homeownership, Social Capital and Parental Voice in Schooling
We investigate the effects of homeownership on parents' involvement in local school elections. We use 2007 New Zealand school board of trustees data to examine whether schools where parents have high rates of homeownership ...
Labour market outcomes for immigrants and the New Zealand-born 1997-2009
(Department of Labour, 2011)
This report examines how labour market outcomes and returns to human capital vary in the overseas-born and New Zealand-born populations in New Zealand and whether these returns vary over time and across business cycles. ...
What happens to diet and child health when migration splits households? Evidence from a migration lottery program
(ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2011)
The impact of migration on food security and child health is likely to differ depending on whether children themselves migrate or whether they remain behind while other household members migrate. However, existing studies ...
Immigration and innovation
We combine firm-level innovation data with area-level Census data to examine the relationship between local workforce characteristics, especially the presence of immigrants and local skills, and the likelihood of innovation ...
The impacts of international migration on remaining household members: Omnibus results from a migration lottery program
(MIT PRESS, 2011)
We use a migration lottery program to overcome the double-selectivity problems posed by migration. We compare a wide range of outcomes for the remaining household members of Tongan emigrants with those of members of similar ...
The impact of the 2008 youth minimum wage reform
(Department of Labour, 2011)
This paper analyses the impacts of the 2008 policy reform which replaced the youth minimum wage for 16-17 year-old workers, previously set at 80% of the adult minimum wage, with a new entrants minimum rate applicable for ...