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

VUW Applied Econometrics Workshop

Organised by the School of Economics and Finance, Victoria University of Wellington. W.E Miner Professor Benjamin Hansen; University of Oregon, is the Keynote speaker. NZWRI research fellows, Kabir Dasgupta, Alexander Plum and Christopher Erwin, will be presenting papers.

UN Women's Empowerment Principles Survey 2018

Professor Gail Pacheco, Professor Jarrod Haar and Eva Parker published the results of the 2018 UN Women's Empowerment Principles Survey 2018. The aim of the survey is to uncover policies and practices within New Zealand's largest organisations on behalf of United Nations (UN) Women, with a specific focus on the Women's Empowerment Principles.

Professor takes out economics prize

AUT Professor Gail Pacheco has received the 2018 NZIER Economics Award in recognition of research that provides insights to social issues affecting the country. Gail's work stood out to the Awarding Panel due its diversity, quantity and quality.

Counting what counts for women at work

New Zealand celebrates 125 years of suffrage in September. Employment Today asked Professor Gail Pacheco how well we are doing in terms of gender equity at work.

Introducing our new office administrator

Livvy is a Master of Business (Economics) student and our new office administrator. Livvy’s drive to improve economic welfare led her to research the way that home detention sentences, in comparison to prison time, impact people’s propensity to reoffend once released. Do great things, at AUT.

Parenthood and labour market outcomes

New report commissioned by the Ministry for Women, and written in conjunction with Motu. See also 1News, NZ Herald, The Conversation, Radio NZ, NewstalkZB, Stuff ,  Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Brisbane Times, WA Today and Victorious.

Word Internet Project New Zealand survey report 2017

The report presents internet penetration nation-wide and by regions, user activities, privacy and security issues, freedom of speech and the impact of the internet on those living with impairments.


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