NZIER public discussion paper


  • Is peak globalisation upon us? Globalisation is much more than trade in goods 

    Murray, Alastair; Nixon, Chris; Yeabsley, John (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2017-07-01)
    We examine the phenomenon of globalisation as it affects New Zealand. We look at its impact on New Zealand and ask whether it is a force which has had its day (peak globalisation) or is it continuing to morph and evolve.
  • Defining social investment, Kiwi-style 

    Research, New Zealand Institute of Economic (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2016-12-30)
    The New Zealand Government has named its current approach to social policy “social investment”. A name is label that identifies something. When that thing is a social policy, what it does and how it affects peoples’ lives, rather than what it is called, ...
  • The Home Affordability Challenge: Suite of Policy Reforms Needed in New Zealand 

    Eaquab, Shamubeel (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2014-07-15)
    The national obsession with house prices is thus no wonder. Nor are the frequent calls for action from many corners, each with their own solution. When one considers the causes, it becomes clear that it’s too simplistic to look for single solutions. ...
  • Water Management in New Zealand: A Road Map for Understanding Water Value 

    Kaye-Blake, Bill; Schilling, Chris; Nixon, Chris; Destremau, Killian (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2014-03-15)
    This paper has been prepared as part of NZIER’s public good programme to provide independent advice on water policy. We explore the current and expected future challenges facing water management, and review the history of water policy in New Zealand. ...

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