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A critical missing ingredient: The case for increased dietetic input in tier 1 health services

Dietitians New Zealand commissioned NZIER to analyse the available data to estimate the supply of and need for dietetic input in publicly-funded health services for people with cancer, diabetes and mental illness, and to identify, in light of any identified unmet need, what the optima … Read more

Picking cherries: Evidence on the effects of temporary and seasonal migrants on the New Zealand economy

A report for the New Zealand Productivity Commission. Read more

Wellbeing and productivity at work

A report for Xero. Read more

Could do better : Migration and New Zealand's frontier firms

A report for the New Zealand Productivity Commission. Read more

Gains for everyone: Towards an inclusive growth agenda for Aotearoa New Zealand

A joint project with The Helen Clark Foundation. A newly released report from the Helen Clark Foundation and the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research calls for a minimum wage boost to improve inclusion and incentivise investment in capital and skills, leading to greater producti … Read more

Economic impact of Uber Eats: Assessing the impact of Uber Eats on the restaurant sector and the wider New Zealand economy

Uber Eats commissioned NZIER to undertake analysis on the economic contribution of Uber Eats to the New Zealand economy, particularly with regards to participating restaurants.This analysis provides information about the benefits to different industries across New Zealand regions from … Read more

The retail employment and tax costs of Class 4 gambling in New Zealand

NZIER’s report shows that Class 4 gambling expenditure could generate over $445m additional retail industry sales per annum, resulting in an extra 1,127 full-time equivalent jobs. Given that Class 4 gambling machines are concentrated in high deprivation areas, this preliminary analysi … Read more

Literature scan on the economic effects of social protection expenditure

NZIER report to a coalition of non-government organisations with an interest in poverty. NZIER prepared a literature scan to provide theoretical and evidential insights to a coalition of non-government organisations (with an interest in poverty) into the microeconomic and long term ma … Read more

Independent schools: What would a smart state do? Putting it simply

Independent Schools of New Zealand commissioned NZIER to review the role of the independent schools sector and to review the performance of state system schools. In brief we found that independent schools improve student outcomes with higher PISA scores and NCEA endorsement rates (aro … Read more

The social and economic costs of stroke in New Zealand : 2020 update

Stroke continues to be a significant contributor to the burden of disease, particularly for Māori and Pacific people. The economic and social costs of stroke can be reduced with cost-effective interventions, but access continues to be a challenge. Read more

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