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More Homes, Faster: Why Canterbury Is Outperforming Many Regions In New Zealand

Thursday, 7 March 2024, 11:04 am | NZIER

WELLINGTON, New Zealand , 7 March 2024 – Despite significant losses during the 2011 earthquake, Canterbury is outperforming other regions around New Zealand when it comes to housing stock and affordability. New research from the New Zealand Institute ... More >>

Prostate Cancer Screening To Save Thousands Of Lives And Billions Of Dollars

Thursday, 21 September 2023, 10:36 am | NZIER

Introducing a nationwide screening programme for prostate cancer could save thousands of lives and generate billions of dollars in health gains over the next generation, according to modelling conducted by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research ... More >>

NZIER Report Shows Increasing Benefits Will Boost Economy

Monday, 10 August 2020, 6:54 pm | NZIER

A newly released report by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER), shows boosting benefits will also boost the economy. Welfare Advocate Kay Brereton was a member of the Government’s Welfare Expert Advisory Group (WEAG), and says ... More >>

NZIER Backs Midwives Call For Pay Equity

Friday, 6 March 2020, 12:38 pm | NZIER

NZ Institute of Economic Research Backs Midwives Call For Pay Equity: 16-26% of the work midwives do, is unpaid. More >>

NZIER Report on the Screen Industry

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 7:42 pm | NZIER

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) today released key economic highlights which reinforce the screen industry’s value to the New Zealand economy. More >>

NZIER appoints expatriate business leader as new CEO

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 12:48 pm | NZIER

The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER), the country’s leading independent economic consultancy, has appointed Laurence Kubiak, the former BT Global Services’ Head of Economic Analysis and Director of Global Competition and Regulation, ... More >>

Investment Key to Surviving Longer than Expected Downturn

Tuesday, 4 December 2012, 9:29 am | NZIER

• Economic downturn much longer than most businesses expected • Businesses who have invested through the recession performing better • Businesses revenue projections over last four years have been too optimistic More >>

QSBO shows a stalling recovery

Tuesday, 6 July 2010, 10:25 am | NZIER

NZIER’s Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion (QSBO) shows signs of a stalling recovery in the June 2010 quarter. More >>

NZIER Consensus forecasts

Tuesday, 22 June 2010, 10:54 am | NZIER

The NZIER Consensus Forecasts are an average of New Zealand economic forecasts compiled from a survey of financial and economic agencies. These are not NZIER’s forecasts. The average forecasts do not necessarily represent the views of individual participants. ... More >>

Recovering, but clear and present dangers

Tuesday, 1 June 2010, 11:46 am | NZIER

NZIER today released its June 2010 Quarterly Predictions – a comprehensive commentary on the New Zealand economy and forecasts covering the next five years. More >>

Positive, but misses the boat

Friday, 21 May 2010, 2:18 pm | NZIER

Bill English’s Budget is the most positive change in direction for a decade, but it is still fumbling in its approach to stimulating long term growth. And it ignores the “elephant in the room” of an aging population, the New Zealand Institute ... More >>

Bolder reforms needed to stop the rot

Friday, 22 January 2010, 12:34 pm | NZIER

Anyone who seriously thinks that the Tax Working Group’s (TWG) recommendations are radical needs a reality check. The TWG report is a valuable contribution to the economic debate, and deserves a good airing. But if New Zealand is to close the income ... More >>

Report on sustainable development priorities

Tuesday, 3 November 2009, 1:29 pm | NZIER

Sustainable development remains high on the international agenda, even as policy makers are distracted by the political and fiscal fall-out of the global financial crisis. Its continued prominence is illustrated by various countries’ use of fiscal ... More >>

Climate Change Survey

Tuesday, 8 July 2008, 11:08 am | NZIER

The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) has decided to make public a national survey of public opinion on climate change, and New Zealand’s possible response, including the emissions trading scheme proposed in the Bill that went ... More >>

NZIER Analysis Of ETS Passes Review

Tuesday, 20 May 2008, 10:44 am | NZIER

An independent review released today of NZIER’s analysis of the proposed Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) finds that NZIER’s methodology is appropriate and that its conclusions follow logically. More >>

Plan To Reduce Emissions Will Hurt Economy

Wednesday, 30 April 2008, 11:11 am | NZIER

The Government’s proposed Emissions Trading Scheme, intended to ensure New Zealand plays its part in helping reduce global emissions of greenhouse gases, is likely to hurt the economy more than necessary, says a report issued today by the New Zealand ... More >>

Government Kyoto Research Programme Critique

Friday, 7 December 2001, 1:41 pm | NZIER

As part of its consultations on the ratification of the Kyoto Protocol, the Government has released a number of studies to support its contention that the economic impacts on New Zealand would be minimal, and could possibly even be positive. While the officials’ ... More >>




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