Appendix 3: Further reading

Using the United Nations' Madrid indicators to better understand our ageing population.

Affording Our Future Conference (2012), conference papers from a range of speakers are available at

Bell, David and Rutherford, Alasdair (2013), Older workers and working time (discussion paper no. 7546), Institute for the Study of Labor,

Bloemen, Hans et al (2013), The causal effect of retirement on mortality: Evidence from targeted incentives to retire early (discussion paper no. 7570), Institute for the Study of Labor,

Boston, Jonathan and Davey, Judith A. (2006), Implications of population ageing: Opportunities and Risks, Institute of Policy Studies, School of Government, Victoria University of Wellington.

Dalziel, Robert (2008), Ageing populations: Strategies for best practice, University of Birmingham and Audit Commission,

Dixon, Sylvia (2009), Who hires older workers? A first look at industry variations in recruitment of mature workers,

Dixon, Sylvia and Hyslop, Dean (2008), The employment and retirement transitions of New Zealanders aged in their 60s: Evidence from LEED, Global Burden of Disease profile: New Zealand,

Independent Monitoring Mechanism of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2012), Making disability rights real: Annual report,, or, or

Khawaja, Mansoor, and Boddington, Bill (2010), Informing the debate on population ageing in New Zealand: The role of Statistics New Zealand, New Zealand Population Review, Vol. 36, pages 117-135.

Khawaja, Mansoor, and Boddington, Bill (2009), Too early to retire? Growing participation of older New Zealanders in the labour force, New Zealand Population Review, Vol. 35, pages 75-93.

Koopman-Boyden, Peggy and Waldegrave, Charles (editors) (2009), Enhancing wellbeing in an ageing society: Monograph No.1, Population Studies Centre and Family Centre Social Policy Research Unit,,, or

Lavarack, John and Ohlin, Jackie (2013), Looking ahead: A guide for local government practitioners' use of demographic data, Australian Centre of Excellence of Local Government,

Ministry of Social Development (2007), Positive Ageing Indicators 2007,

Ministry of Social Development (2011), Briefing to the incoming Minister, New Zealanders: Getting older, doing more,

Ministry of Social Development (2011), The business of ageing: Realising the economic potential of older people in New Zealand: 2011-51,

Office of the Prime Minister's Science Advisory Committee (2013), The role of evidence in policy formation and implementation: A report from the Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor,

Office for Senior Citizens, Ministry of Social Development (2007), Report from New Zealand/Aotearoa to the Commission for Social Development, United Nations, February 2007: Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing,

Office of the Auditor-General (2013), individual reports on the Madrid indicators,

Perry, Bryan (2013) Household incomes in New Zealand: Trends in indicators of inequality and hardship 1982 to 2012,

Report of National Science Challenges Panel (2013),

Statistics New Zealand (2004), Older New Zealanders – 65 and beyond,

Statistics New Zealand (2009), Ageing of ethnic groups,

Statistics New Zealand (2009), The impact of structural population change,

Statistics New Zealand (2009), Internal migration of New Zealand's 65+ population,

Statistics New Zealand (2009), The legacy of past childbearing decisions,

The Treasury (2013), Affording our Future: Statement on New Zealand's Long-term Fiscal Position, A wide range of supporting background, analytical, and research papers is also published on the Treasury's website.

United Nations Population Fund (New York) and HelpAge International (London) (2012), Ageing in the twenty-first century: A celebration and a challenge,

World Health Organisation (2002), Active ageing: A policy framework, Other active ageing documents are available on the same website, such as Towards age-friendly primary health care.

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