New Zealand Regions, 1986-2001: Dependency and Development of Social Capital
AbstractThe development of social capital is significantly affected by benefit dependency of the population. This paper investigates measures of social cohesion and measures of dependency on society across the regions of New Zealand. Some of the measures looked at specifically are social security benefit use and convictions, custodial sentences and the prison muster across regions. The paper also focuses on housing and specifically considers overcrowding.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre in its series Population Studies Centre Discussion Papers with number dp-62.
Length: 64 pages
Date of creation: 05 Mar 2006
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Benefits; Overcrowding; Convictions; Regions; New Zealand;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
- K42 - Law and Economics - - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior - - - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law
- R21 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Housing Demand
- R23 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Regional Migration; Regional Labor Markets; Population
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2007-02-17 (All new papers)
- NEP-GEO-2007-02-17 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-LAW-2007-02-17 (Law & Economics)
- NEP-SOC-2007-02-17 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
- NEP-URE-2007-02-17 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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- Papps, Kerry L. & Winkelmann, Rainer, 1998. "Unemployment and Crime: New Answers to an Old Question," IZA Discussion Papers 25, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- Kerry Papps & Rainer Winkelmann, 2000. "Unemployment and crime: New evidence for an old question," New Zealand Economic Papers, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 34(1), pages 53-71.
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