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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. ...
Growing up in Auckland? Mapping drivers of residential land growth
(New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2016-07-30)
House prices in Auckland and elsewhere continue to skyrocket, pricing out many younger productive workers that would otherwise boost income growth in our cities. Many agencies across central and local government are looking for solutions. Those solutions ...
The Home Affordability Challenge: Suite of Policy Reforms Needed in New Zealand
(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. ...
Is peak globalisation upon us? Globalisation is much more than trade in goods
(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.
What might US Withdrawal from the World Trade Organization mean for New Zealand? Stress testing the New Zealand economy for extreme US tariff hikes
(New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2020-08-15)
New Zealand remains a small player whose outcomes mostly depend on what others do, rather than on what we do ourselves. New Zealand’s main indicators lift when trading partners impose their own tariffs on selective US products. However, this is likely ...
The potential local and regional impacts of COVID-19 in New Zealand: With a focus on tourism
(New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2020-08-12)
Tourism is hit hardest. The tourism sector (domestic and foreign tourism) is the most affected by COVID-19 restriction measures (Figure 1). It is also the sector that is likely to take longer to recover compared with other sectors. Domestic tourism is ...