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New travel charge borderline at best - NZIER Insight 56

The Government wants to make travellers pay for the costs of border control but the border charge is a poor user charge and an inefficient tax: it will dampen services exports and hence economic growth more than other revenue raising options. If we need additional border control it wo … Read more

The economic contribution of marine farming in the Marlborough region: A Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) analysis

The Marine Farming Association (MFA), which represents marine farmers operating in the top of the South Island, commissioned NZIER to assess the economic contribution of Marlborough aquaculture (comprising marine farming and processing of its produce) to both Marlborough and New Zeala … Read more

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