Growing Up in New Zealand: The Before We Are Born report 2012
http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/research/growing-up-in-new-zealand/growing-up-in-new-zealand.html

Welfare Working Group Meetings and Working Papers 2011
http://igps.victoria.ac.nz/WelfareWorkingGroup/Meetings.html

Recognising & responding to child neglect in New Zealand: Child Neglect Report 2010
http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/research/recognising-child-neglect/index.html

Sole Parenting in New Zealand 2010
http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/research/sole-parenting/index.html

Children in Families Supported by Main Benefits: An Update, August 2009
http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/journals-and-magazines/social-policy-journal/spj36/36-children-in-families-supported-by-main-benefits.html
The Longer-Term Employment Outcomes of People Who Move From a Benefit to Work, July 2007
http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/journals-and-magazines/social-policy-journal/spj31/31-the-longer-term-employment-outcomes-of-people-who-move-from-a-benefit-to-work-pages137-157.html
The 2004 New Zealand living standards survey: what does it signal about the importance of multiple disadvantage? March 2007
http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/journals-and-magazines/social-policy-journal/spj30/30-2004-nz-living-standards-multiple-disadvantage-pages110-144.html
Understanding the Growth in Invalid’s Benefit Receipt in New Zealand, July 2006
http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/journals-and-magazines/social-policy-journal/spj29/understanding-the-growth-29-pages127-145.html
A Profile of Health & Disability Related Benefit Recipients in New Zealand, July 2006
http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/journals-and-magazines/social-policy-journal/spj29/a-profile-of-health-and-disability-29-pages102-126.html
Sickness & Invalid's Benefits: New Developments & Continuing Challenges, March 2006
http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/journals-and-magazines/social-policy-journal/spj27/sickness-and-invalids-benefits-27-pages77-99.html
Working for Families: The Impact on Child Poverty, July 2004
http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/journals-and-magazines/social-policy-journal/spj22/22-the-impact-on-child-poverty-pages19-54.html
An Employment Barrier: The Health Status of DPB Recipients' Children, July 2004
http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/journals-and-magazines/social-policy-journal/spj22/22-health-status-of-dpb-recipients-children-pages97-107.html

Children On Benefit: Who Stays Longest? December 2002
http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/journals-and-magazines/social-policy-journal/spj19/social-children-benefit-longest19-pages48-75.html
Children in poor families: does the source of family income change the picture? June 2002
http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/journals-and-magazines/social-policy-journal/spj18/children-in-poor-families18-pages118-147.html

The prevalence and persistence of low income among New Zealand children: indicative measures from benefit dynamics data, June 2002
http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/journals-and-magazines/social-policy-journal/spj18/prevalence-and-persistence-of-low-income18-pages92-117.html

The Benefit Status of Caregivers of Children and Young People Who Come to the Notice of CYPFS, December 1996
http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/journals-and-magazines/social-policy-journal/spj07/benefit-status-of-caregivers-of-children-and-young-people.html

Facilitation of Sole Parents into Paid Work, July 1994
http://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/publications-resources/journals-and-magazines/social-policy-journal/spj02/02-sole-parents.html

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