A small segment of the population with a high concentration of service use
Barry Milne and Stephanie D’Souza
Duke University (USA): Terrie Moffitt, Avshalom Caspi, Leah Richmond-Rakerd, Renate Houts
We aim to test the hypothesis that the cost of public health and social services is concentrated in a relatively small proportion of the New Zealand population who use multiple public sectors at a high frequency. We will also test whether this concentration varies by type of service, sex, and age/birthyear.
Barry presented on this project at the COMPASS event, Using big data to tackle inequalities in society.
Richmond-Rakerd L, D’Souza S, Andersen SH, Hogan S, Houts RM, Poulton R, Ramrakha S, Caspi A, Milne B, Moffitt TE (2020). Clustering of health, crime and social-welfare inequality in 4 million citizens from two nations. Nature Human Behaviour 4: 255–264, doi:10.1038/s41562-019-0810-4.