Below is a non-exhaustive list of student theses that have used IDI data. This list has been compiled as part of work for the VHIN and for Te Rourou Tātaritanga, funded by MBIE Endeavour Grant ref. 62506 ENDRP.

We would love for the list to be as complete as possible, so if you have or know of any student theses based on IDI data that are not listed here, please email



Dawson PG (2021). What are the barriers to equitable maternal health in Aotearoa New Zealand? Dunedin: University of Otago,

Gibbs J (2021). Individuals Entering the Social Housing Register More Than Once. A Quantitative Analysis of the Social Housing Register. Wellington: Massey University,

Stephenson J (2021). All you can heat? Welfare implications of high fixed charge tariffs for electricity. Dunedin: University of Otago,



Clyne DV (2020). Economic insecurity and income inequality in the wellbeing debate. Dunedin: University of Otago,



Morar M (2019). The potential impact of income redistribution on obesity prevalence in New Zealand. Auckland: the University of Auckland,

Mitchell O (2019). A Policy Evaluation of Home Detention Sentencing: Evidence from New Zealand. Auckland: Auckland University of Technology,

Rho Y (2019). The Effect of Employee Characteristics on Absorptive Capacity in New Zealand Firms. Auckland: the University of Auckland,



Poland MA (2018). The Determinants of Injury Compensation Claims in a Universal Claims Environment. Dunedin: University of Otago,



Fletcher MJ (2017). An Investigation Into Aspects of the Economic Consequences of Marital Separation Among New Zealand Parents. Auckland: Auckland University of Technology,