NZIER Report


  • Wellbeing and productivity at work 

    Bealing, Michael (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2021-03-30)
    Xero commissioned NZIER to estimate the return on investment (ROI) from initiatives to support the mental health, wellbeing, and resilience of employees.
  • Picking cherries: Evidence on the effects of temporary and seasonal migrants on the New Zealand economy 

    Wilson, Peter; Fry, Julie (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2021-02-28)
    In this new report, we outline the evidence from the economic literature on the impacts of seasonal, temporary migrant workers, and examine the short- and long-run impacts of low-cost/low-skill temporary migrant labour on the: wages and employment of ...
  • Could do better Migration and New Zealand’s frontier firms 

    Fry, Julie; Wilson, Peter (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2020-11-30)
    The goal of this study is to better understand how changes in migration policy could influence firms in New Zealand to make greater use of technology and innovation relative to imported labour. Here, we look specifically at migration and frontier ...
  • Economic Impact of Uber Eats: Assessing the impact of Uber Eats on the restaurant sector and the wider New Zealand economy 

    Leung, Christina; Torshizian, Eilya; Maralani, Milad; Isack., Eugene (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2020-09-18)
    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 ...

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