COMPASS presentations

The Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI): New Zealand's Bold Experiment

Barry Milne contributed to a webinar for the New Zealand Chapter of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR NZ). The presentation is available for download below, and the event was videoed and is viewable at 

(5.2 MB, PDF)

Does the ‘Spirit Level’ hypothesis meet the causal test?

Presented by Peter Davis at the British Sociology Association Medical Sociology Conference, York, 10 September, 2015.

KIWI. A knowledge-based inquiry tool for policy development using micro-simulation

Presented by Peter Davis at the Statistics Directorate, OECD, Paris, 1 June 2015.

'Life-course predictors of mortality inequalities'

'Lightning talk' by Barry Milne at the launch of Te Punaha Matatini (The Centre for Complex Systems and Networks),
19 February 2015.

BM Lightningtalk150219.pdf
(464.2 kB, PDF)

Advancing public policy: An agenda for applied statistics and the Social Sciences

Keynote talk by Peter Davis at the Applied Statistics and Public Policy Analysis Conference, Wagga Wagga, 11 December 2014.

'Simario: An R Package for Dynamic Microsimulation'

Presented by Jess McLay at International Methodology Symposium, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, October 2014.

(631.2 kB, PDF)

'Modelling the early life-course: A decision support tool for policy makers'

Presented by Barry Milne at International Methodology Symposium, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, October 2014.

'Rebalancing health and social care for older people: Simulating policy options'

Presented by Roy Lay-Yee at the New Zealand Association of Gerontology Conference, Dunedin, September 13, 2014.

'Empathetic vs. Cynical Orientations among New Zealand and Hong Kong Undergraduates'

Presented at the annual meeting of the New Zealand Psychological Society, August 31, 2014, Nelson, New Zealand. (Also presented at the International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology, July 16, 2014,  Yokohama, Japan).

"Valuing" social science. An agenda for hard times

Peter Davis, Sociology Seminar Series, 30 April 2014.

Enhancing social policy outcomes: How important are structural factors?

Roy Lay-Yee, Sociology Seminar Series, 21 May 2014.