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Growth to pick up from 2016 as economy diversifies

Quarterly Predictions, December 2015

The media release can be read here.

QP is available to NZIER members only.

Robot nation?
The impact of disruptive technologies on Kiwis

NZIER Insight 55

The Insight can be read here.

NZIER’s Shadow Board says leave the OCR at 2.75%

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TPP an impressive achievement

NZIER Insight 54

The Insight can be read here.

Analysing regional policy initiatives

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Latest publications

  • New travel charge borderline at best - NZIER Insight 56

    26 November 2015

    By Kirdan Lees

    The Government wants to make travellers pay for the costs of border control but the border charge is a poor user charge and an inefficient tax: it will dampen services exports and hence economic growth more than other revenue raising options. If we need additional border control it would be far better to fund the system out of general taxation and welcome more visitors to New Zealand.

  • Quarterly Predictions, December 2015

    24 November 2015

    This publication is only available to NZIER members. The media release can be read here.



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