We provide independent expertise and advice.

For over 50 years our economists have been helping clients analyse market, regulatory, social, and environmental trends to enable them to make informed and strategic decisions.

Areas we work in

What we do

Health, education and social policy

We help clients independently investigate the impacts and cost-effectiveness of changes to health, education and other social policies and trends.

Key contacts

Derek Gill

Principal Economist & Head of Public Good

derek.gill[at]nzier [dot] org [dot] nz

Mike Hensen

Senior Economist

mike.hensen[at]nzier [dot] org [dot] nz

Learn more about our people

Latest projects

  • Healthcare services

    A client sought evidence of the impact of changing subsidy levels on access to healthcare services.


  • Healthcare programme evaluation

    ACC sought an independent evaluation to confirm whether a new primary care programme resulted in speedier recovery from work injury and net savings.


Latest publications