Workshop imageUpcoming Event: Measuring Childhood Risk and Resilience for Policy Impact

The Centre for Social Data Analytics is hosting a discussion on "Measuring Childhood Risk and Resilience for Policy Impact" in Wellington on February 22nd. This will discuss how we can use data to understand the impact of poverty and other risk factors on the lives of children, and to identify protective factors. We have an international guest speaker - Heather Royer from the University of California Santa Barbara.

Read the event programme for details on how to register, and more information about presentations.


Upcoming Event: 3rd Annual CSDA Workshop

The programme is set and registrations are open for the third annual CSDA Workshop: “Applied Economics Papers on Child and Youth Outcomes”.  The workshop is taking place on February 15 and 16, 2018 at Auckland University of Technology (City Campus).

The keynote speaker is Heather Royer from the University of California, Santa Barbara (pictured).

Participants will hear thirteen research presentations from researchers at New Zealand and Australian universities.  The research selected for presentation touches on a diverse range of topics relevant to child and youth outcomes, including the following:  child disadvantage, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), child mortality, parental language barriers, tertiary education and financial aid.

Read the event programme for details on how to register, and more information about presentations.


"Can an Algorithm Tell When Kids are in Danger?" - our research in the NYT

January 12, 2018

An in depth feature about a CSDA research project, the Allegheny Family Screening Tool (AFST), ran in the New York Times Magazine in January.

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CSDA eNews - December 2017

December 22, 2017

CSDA’s research and analytics tools are used by local and international agencies to support smart policy and sound decision-making in areas including health and social welfare. This issue: CSDA co-director named as MSD’s Chief Economist, Marsden funding for ethics framework, greater accuracy from revised family screening tool and our CSDA team profile: research fellow Bénédicte Rouland.

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