Latest publications / Sector: Technology

Fast-forwarding technology to address climate change - NZIER Insight 100

New Zealand has committed to reducing carbon emissions and working with other countries to avert the worst impacts of climate change. How the country intends to do this is not clear. Read more

Digital trade is the way forward for New Zealand

The introduction of digital trade initiatives as developed by providers such as TradeWindow will have major benefits for New Zealand supply chains. “The NZIER show that the benefits are between $9 and $18 billion over 10 years for those involved in New Zealand export supply chains if … Read more

Economic potential of cloud-based business tools

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Economic impact of research and development in the wine sector

Bragato Research Institute (BRI) commissioned NZIER to estimate the impact of research and development (R&D) in the wine sector, and the impact of BRI activities on the Marlborough region, the national winegrowing industry and the wider economy. Read more

Xero's economic contribution to New Zealand

NZIER’s economic modelling demonstrates that Xero has contributed $82 million directly to New Zealand’s GDP since 2011, generates nearly 80% of its global revenue from exports and creates jobs on average, 15 times faster than total employment growth in New Zealand. If Xero’s growth co … Read more

New Zealand services firms' approach to international revenue : a case study of the cloud-computing sector

Treasury and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) asked NZIER to conduct research which investigated how New Zealand Cloud-based companies thought about securing international revenues. In particular Treasury and NZTE were interested in finding out how current practice in market co … Read more

Digital Nation New Zealand : from a tech sector to digital nation

A report for NZTech. Read more

Addressing critical gaps in the government’s open data investments - a Public Good Programme study

Big data – the application of large dataset to generate new insights about how to solve complex problems – has the potential to generate transformational change. New Zealand, like other Governments, has a number of initiatives currently underway to open up New Zealand government-held … Read more

Global value networks: how to succeed in business without worrying about scale, distance or thin networks

Two reports for the New Zealand Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (NZPECC). The New Zealand Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (NZPECC) has released two NZIER research reports into Global Value Chains (GVCs) and Global Value Networks. Both reports focus on how Kiwi firms operate … Read more

Robot nation? The impact of disruptive technologies on Kiwis - NZIER Insight 55

The pace of technological change is accelerating and the upcoming wave of automation may impact jobs and societies as much as occurred in the industrial revolution. That’s one finding of a new research paper produced for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) by the N … Read more

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