We apply rigorous statistical and economic modelling techniques to evaluate whether policies and strategies are having their intended effects.
We often combine our analysis with qualitative research such as in-depth interviews and focus groups. This enables us to turn our technical findings into insights that enable our clients to select effective policies, improve value for money, and address unintended consequences.
Principal Economist & Head of Public Goodderek.gill[at]nzier [dot] org [dot] nz
Principal Economistjohn.stephenson[at]nzier [dot] org [dot] nz
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As part of its review of regulations around aquaculture development, the Ministry of Fisheries asked NZIER to provide some guidance.
19 September 2016
By Derek Gill
The recent earthquake and associated small tsunami provide a timely wakeup call. New Zealand needs to take the opportunity to learn from this ‘near miss’, and to invest in some ‘quick wins’ that can reduce our huge exposure to tsunami risk at low cost.