This publication summarises findings from immigration-related research undertaken by International Migration Settlement and Employment Dynamics (IMSED) Research, a service of the New Zealand Department of Labour. The publication outlines research undertaken from January 2008 to December 2009.
This is the third edition of this publication. Earlier editions summarise immigration-related research undertaken July 2004 to December 2007 and from 1997 to 2004.
The strategic aims of the IMSED Research Work Programme are to undertake and facilitate high-quality research to understand the migration process as well as migrant experiences and settlement outcomes. This includes migrants’ experiences of, contribution to, and impact on New Zealand over the short, medium, and longer terms.
The summaries in this publication highlights the varied nature of the IMSED
Research Work Programme. The programme includes:
- Economic Impacts of Immigration
- Migration trends
- Longitudinal Immigration Survey: New Zealand (LisNZ)
- Refugee research.