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A landmark reborn: The value of Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral Reinstatement Limited (CCRL) commissioned NZIER to estimate the total economic value of reinstating Christ Church Cathedral and make the case for further investment. In this report, we identify, quantify and monetise the benefits of reinstating Christ Church Ca … Read more

NZIER’s QSBO shows business confidence waning in the face of weak demand, Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion - April 2024

New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (Inc) Media release, 9 April 2024 Read more

Shadow Board overwhelmingly in favour of keeping the OCR on hold in April 

The NZIER Monetary Policy Shadow Board recommends the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) keep the Official Cash Rate (OCR) at 5.50 percent in the upcoming Monetary Policy Review on 10 April 2024. Shadow Board members agreed that inflation was easing, but there was uncertainty over whe … Read more

Monetary and fiscal policy frameworks - the return of inflation

A presentation by Dennis Wesselbaum, recipient of the 2023 NZIER Early Career Economics Leader Award. Read more

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