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Inflation pressures are easing despite resilience in the New Zealand economy - Quarterly Predictions, March 2024

New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (Inc) Media Release, 27 February 2024 Read more

Business productivity in New Zealand: Assessing the drivers and barriers in the international context

NZIER has undertaken research for ASB, which shows the importance of exposure to international competition and domestic innovation ecosystems in motivating businesses to invest to boost productivity. The role of government and the finance sector is to ensure minimal barriers for busin … Read more

Shadow Board recommends the Reserve Bank should keep the OCR on hold in February

New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (Inc) Media Release, 10 am Monday, 26 February 2024 Read more

Accelerating Aotearoa businesses one technology generation forward

A joint report with Spark. Read more

Building a healthy future: The potential scale of investment in Crown-owned health infrastructure over the next thirty years

New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga commissioned NZIER to model hospital building costs over the next thirty years. Read more

Diversity in economics in Aotearoa New Zealand - NZIER Insight 110

The significance of diversity in economics cannot be overstated. Diversity in sex, gender, ethnicity, socio-economic background and various dimensions enhances problem-solving and decision-making by introducing diverse perspectives, experiences and skills. This is important considerin … Read more

Incentivising resilience to adverse climate change events - NZIER Insight 109

This Insight underscores the significance of promoting a standardised method for assessing the costs associated with climate change-induced weather events. Adopting a consistent approach is deemed critical for developing effective strategies that facilitate the comparison of resilienc … Read more

QSBO shows improved business confidence and activity - Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion, January 2024

New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (Inc) Media release, 16 January 2024 NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion Read more

Let it go: Devolving power and resources to improve lives - NZIER working paper 2023/02

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NZIER Consensus Forecasts still point to a slowing economy over the next two years - December 2023

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