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Defining social investment, Kiwi-style
(New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2016-12-30)
Investment is applying resources today in the expectation of earning a return tomorrow. We define social investment as “a programme funded by the Government that entails applying resources today in the expectation that a measurable improvement in a ...
Assessing the stock of regulation: A tool for regulatory stewards
(New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2016-05-30)
New Zealand, like other OECD countries, has been active in developing a regulatory management system since the mid-1980s but the prime focus has been posing ‘big policy’ questions to review the flow of new laws and regulations through tools such as ...
Water Management in New Zealand: A Road Map for Understanding Water Value
(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. ...