The New Zealand Work Research Institute provides high quality research across a broad multidisciplinary programme concerned with people and work.

Seminar Series: Persistence in Low Pay Employment

This seminar will illustrate heterogeneity in low pay persistence and the necessity to control for the intensity of low pay attachment.


February 2018 |  Issue 26

Low pay in New Zealand

MBIE commissioned this research to better understand the low pay sector within New Zealand, and the changing nature of this group in recent years.

Michael Fletcher: Welfare system needs radical shake up

After nine years of National's so-called welfare reform, there is a certain irony in the fact that one of the most urgent tasks facing the new Government is welfare reform. The lesson is that welfare is for us all. It is not the "us-and-them" thing National would have had us believe.