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14 December 2016
By Todd Krieble and Dion Gamperle
Pacific Economic Trends and Snapshot 2016 updates our 2013 Snapshot and provides new insights that can be used to inform policies, programmes and further research. This 2016 update includes new statistics on housing and Pasifika businesses.
The myth of the shrinking state? What does the data show about the size of the state in New Zealand?
11 August 2016
By Derek Gill
The paper explores the urban myth that the economic reforms of the late 1980 and 1990s reduced the size of the state. It uses a variety of lenses – the state as taxer, spender, producer, employer, investor, and steward – to assess how the size and shape of the state has changed.