During their deliberations the WEAG considered the following Evidence Briefs on relevant subjects. 

Exploring a new approach to wellbeing measurement: Are people who move from benefit to paid employment better off - joint MSD and SIA presentation [PDF 289.1KB](external link)

Families and whanau and the benefit system - A high-level initial briefing [PDF 831.68KB](external link)

Obligations and Sanctions Rapid Evidence Review Paper 1: An overview [PDF 189.43KB](external link)

Obligations and Sanctions Rapid Evidence Review Paper 2: Work-related sanction[PDF 250.66KB](external link)

Obligations and Sanctions Rapid Evidence Review Paper 3: Usage of work-related sanctions since 2001 [PDF 542.59KB](external link)

Obligations and Sanctions Rapid Evidence Review Paper 4: Drug testing obligations and sanctions [PDF 250.58KB](external link)

Obligations and Sanctions Rapid Evidence Review Paper 5: The 52-week reapplication for Sole Parent Support and benefit cancellations [PDF 300.36KB](external link)

Obligations and Sanctions Rapid Evidence Review Paper 6: Voluntary intensive case management [PDF 248.05KB](external link)

Obligations and Sanctions Rapid Evidence Review Paper 7: Social obligations [PDF 180.62KB](external link)

Obligations and Sanctions Rapid Evidence Review Paper 8: Work obligations for sole parents and outcomes for children [PDF 205.49KB](external link)

Rapid Evidence Review: The impact of poverty on life course outcomes for children, and the likely effect of increasing the adequacy of welfare benefits [PDF 485.16KB](external link)

The living standards of people supported by income-tested main benefits - joint MSD and SIA presentation [PDF 469.92KB](external link)

Individualising entitlements in New Zealand’s benefit and social assistance systems (external link)

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