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Immigration : doing the right thing for the right reasons - NZIER Insight 76

The new Government's plans to reduce immigration are a welcome first step towards an immigration system that improves New Zealand's wellbeing, the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research said today. Read more

Making early intervention work - NZIER Insight 75

It's out with the old and in with the new. National's Social Investment approach is being replaced with a focus on Early Intervention. But the new government's focus should be on using evidence to support timely, if not always early, intervention. The health sector's experience with s … Read more

New Zealand services firms' approach to international revenue : a case study of the cloud-computing sector

Treasury and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) asked NZIER to conduct research which investigated how New Zealand Cloud-based companies thought about securing international revenues. In particular Treasury and NZTE were interested in finding out how current practice in market co … Read more

New government, new monetary policy framework - NZIER Insight 74

With the new Government indicating the Reserve Bank Act would be reviewed, NZIER has published an Insight discussing the alternatives to inflation-targeting in the post-GFC environment. Read more

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