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The high cost of (not) stopping people getting high - NZIER Insight 61

In this Insight, we bring the techniques of policy analysis to the issue of whether prohibition is the best way to reduce harm from using marijuana. Read more

The myth of the shrinking state? What does the data show about the size of the state in New Zealand?

The paper explores the urban myth that the economic reforms of the late 1980 and 1990s reduced the size of the state. It uses a variety of lenses – the state as taxer, spender, producer, employer, investor, and steward – to assess how the size and shape of the state has changed. It fi … Read more

Asia and Europe regulatory connectivity and coherence

This paper explores the wide range possible approaches to International Regulatory Co-operation (IRC) between Asia-Pacific and European countries. The paper highlights how practice, driven forward by initiatives such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, is leading theory. Theory is laggi … Read more

The Development of Regulatory management systems in East Asia: deconstruction, insights and fostering ASEAN's quiet revolution: the ERIA / NZIER study

Co-author Ponciano Intal, Jr. (ERIA) Read more

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