The trade implications of Mr. Biden for New Zealand or what does the Chinese Century mean for New Zealand? (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2021-10-30)After four years of United States trade policy side deals, backtracking, casual and haphazard trade policy bullying, trade wars, and trade policy unpredictability, what can we expect from Mr. Biden on trade? And what does it mean for New Zealand? In ...
The big subtract: Can we improve our maths performance? (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2021-10-30)In the NZIER Insight, Why do we care about maths? we saw that New Zealand’s Year 9 maths students are underperforming by international standards, and the problem is getting worse. The international surveys ‘Trends in International Mathematics and Science ...
The big subtract: Why do we care about maths and our declining maths skills? (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2021-09-30)In this Insight, we explore why it matters that our top 75th percentile and bottom 25th percentile are under-performing internationally and the consequences for both the people left behind and the New Zealand economy as a whole.
Tourism recovery – without stepping on the gas (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2021-03-15)With borders closed for the foreseeable future New Zealand tourism is facing a loss of substantial revenue from the lack of foreign visitors, who would usually maintain demand for tourism businesses after the end of the peak summer holidays for domestic ...