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The value of safety improvements - NZIER Insight 107

Economic analysis of safety programmes needs values to place on benefits such as preventing fatalities and injuries. Read more

Valuing the Hauraki Gulf: An ecosystem services and natural capital approach

The Hauraki Gulf Forum commissioned NZIER economists Peter Clough, Michael Bealing and Ting Huang to provide a top-down assessment of the Gulf’s natural capital using a Total Economic Value framework and an Ecosystem Services approach. Read more

Hidden costs: The employment and income impacts of later prostate cancer diagnosis in New Zealand men

Using the IDI and propensity score matching methods, NZIER researched the extent to which early detection can reduce the negative employment and income impacts of prostate cancer for New Zealand men. Read more

Shadow Board recommends no change to the OCR in July

New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (Inc) Media Release, 10 am Monday, 10 July 2023 For immediate release Most Shadow Board members recommend the Reserve Bank should keep the Official Cash Rate (OCR) at 5.50 percent in the upcoming July Monetary Policy Review. While inflation p … Read more

NZIER’s QSBO shows a modest increase in business confidence and continued easing in capacity pressures, July 2023

New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (Inc) Media release, 4 July 2023 NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion Read more

Workforce forecasts for 2032 : Based on three future scenarios

Two reports for the Minstry for Primary Industries. Read more

The new pathway to Australian citizenship

In this special feature, we explore the potential impact of the new pathway to gaining Australian citizenship on the New Zealand economy. Read more

NZIER Consensus Forecasts point to a slowing in growth over the coming years

The latest NZIER Consensus Forecasts show a downward revision to economic growth for the year to March 2023, followed by a slowing in growth over the subsequent years. Annual average GDP growth is forecast to slow to 0.6 percent in the year to March 2024 before picking up to 1.4 perce … Read more

Food and fibre workforce forecasts

The Ministry for Primary Industries commissioned NZIER to model three possible future scenarios of the food and fibre workforce using our TERM-NZ computable general equilibrium (CGE) model: Read more

Households and businesses grapple with high inflation and rising interest rates - Quarterly Predictions, June 2023

New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (Inc) Media Release, 30 May 2023 For immediate release Read more

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