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What our housing conversations no longer say - NZIER Insight 79

New Zealand’s housing conversation has always been a metaphor for different things. Now houses are strictly investments. We have an obsession with them. Using data from DigitalNZ, this Insight looks at how the conversation about housing in New Zealand has changed over time. Read more

From Sister to Global Cities The economics of New Zealand's Sister Cities

A study of the economic benefits of sister city relationships in New Zealand. This project involved a scoping survey of 26 local authorities, followed by in-depth case studies of 5 local authorities. A set of best practice guidelines for enhancing the generation of economic benefits f … Read more

NZIER’s Shadow Board continues to recommend unchanged OCR

NZIER’s Monetary Policy Shadow Board continues to remain firmly of the view that the OCR should not be changed ahead of the Reserve Bank’s OCR Review on Wednesday. Read more

NZIER Consensus Forecasts shows lower growth outlook

The latest NZIER Consensus Forecasts shows a slightly lower growth outlook, relative to the previous quarter. Read more

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