People & Families

Under this theme Natalie Jackson has written and co-authored several reports and articles on changing fertility patterns, cohort and intergenerational trends and the effects of these components on family structure, educational demand and housing.

Sceats, J., Pawar, S., & Jackson, N.O. (2012) Teen births – regional and national trends. Commissioned Report for the Families Commission, Wellington. University of Waikato, Hamilton. National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis. 76 pages.


Jackson, N.O., Pawar, S., & Cooper, J. (2011) Socio-demographic profile of youth (2011) – Hamilton City. Consultants Report for Hamilton City Council. 46 pages.


Jackson, N.O. & Casey, A. (2009) Procreate and cherish. A note on Australia’s abrupt shift to pronatalism. New Zealand Population Review, 35, 129-148.


Jackson, N.O. (2007) The ABC of educational demand, Australian Council for Educational Leaders. Directions in Education, 16(5), 1-2.


Jackson, N.O. (2006) When is a baby boom not a baby boom? Nine points of caution when interpreting fertility trends. People and Place, 14(4), 1-13.


Jackson, N.O. & Felmingham, B. (2004) The demographic gift in Australia. Agenda, 11(1): 21-37.


Jackson, N.O. & Thompson, B. (2002) The A-B-C of educational demand. A focus on Tasmania and South Australia. People and Place, 10(3), 11-22.


Pool, I., Jackson, N.O., & Dickson, J. (1998) Family formation and structure: The implications of cradle conservatism and the reproductive reprise. In V. Adair and R. Dixon, Family in Aotearoa/New Zealand, Auckland, Addison Wesley Longman, 88-129.


Jackson, N.O. (2002) The Higher Education Contribution Scheme: A HECS on 'The Family?' in G. Carmicheal with D. Dharmalingham (eds.), The New Zealand and Australian Populations at the Millennium. Special Issue of the Journal of Population Research, Australian and New Zealand Population Associations, Canberra and Wellington, 105-120.


Jackson, N.O. (1995) New Zealand's ethnic fertility data. When is a `rate' not a `rate', and when does it matter? New Zealand Population Review, 21 (1&2), 86-106.


Jackson, N.O. & Pool, I. (1994) Will the real New Zealand family please stand up: Substantive and methodological factors affecting research and policy on families and households. Social Policy Journal of New Zealand, 6, 148-176.