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Overcoming preconceptions: How big data can gain a social licence in New Zealand - NZIER Insight 105

NZIER Insight 105 is a companion to NZIER Insight 103,  in which we examined how the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI), administered by Stats NZ, is used in New Zealand for research and how this is helping us to make better policy decisions. In Insight 105, we examine how the IDI c … Read more

NZIER Consensus Forecasts show a weaker economic outlook for years beyond 2024 - December 2022

The latest NZIER Consensus Forecasts show a stronger starting point for the New Zealand economy over the coming year but a downward revision for 2025 and 2026.  Although the economy appears resilient despite the sharp rise in interest rates over the past year, expectations that intere … Read more

2022 Summer Reading List for the Prime Minister

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Shadow Board recommends another large OCR hike in November to reduce domestic inflation pressures

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Celebrate resilience: supply chains have passed the test - NZIER Insight 104

Under extreme pressure, our supply chains have been winners. But what do we need to do to ensure future resilience? Read more

How big data can be a force for good - NZIER Insight 103

Over the last decade, Stats NZ has developed a powerful tool for policymakers and researchers alike. Known as the Integrated Data Infrastructure or IDI, it draws upon data from across the government and contains de-identified information for people living in New Zealand. Read more

Shadow Board members recommend another 50 basis points increase in October and further tightening necessary

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NZIER Consensus Forecasts show a weaker economic outlook as high inflation and interest rates continue - September 2022

The latest NZIER Consensus Forecasts show a downward revision to the near-term outlook for the New Zealand economy and the subsequent years to 2025. These revisions reflect expectations of weaker activities across most sectors in 2023 and higher inflation and interest rates. Added to … Read more

A question of trust - NZIER Insight 102

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Shadow Board recommends the Reserve Bank hikes the OCR by 50 basis points in August and follow up with further tightening

New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (Inc) Media release For release 10 am Monday, 15 August 2022 There was a range of views amongst the Shadow Board members on what the Reserve Bank of New Zealand should do with the Official Cash Rate (OCR) over the coming year. However, the ma … Read more

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