James Hogan

Senior Economist


James recently joined NZIER from the public sector, where he managed a team of data scientists and analysts specialising in energy and building sector data analysis and economic modelling. Prior to moving into management, James was a Principal Researcher in the public sector, focused on measuring the economic impact of tourism within New Zealand, and creating metrics for measuring the impact of science and innovation on New Zealand industries.

James has spent most of his professional career within the health sector, where he estimated population-based measures of health care demand and worked with District Health Boards and Central Government to measure health care service delivery, provider productivity, and efficient pricing mechanisms for health care funding. James’s academic research for his Masters in Commerce measured the impact of existing health workforce labour arrangements on District Health Board performance and productivity.

Prior to health and consulting within the pacific regional fishing industry, James was an Economic Statistician at Statistics New Zealand, estimating New Zealand’s Gross Domestic Production, and its economic statistics.

James has been an information system developer within both the public and private sectors and has redesigned organisation information systems to better support the strategic information direction of organisations.

James is active in the statistical information technology community and has presented to user groups on applied Data Science for business and research.

James specialises in advanced statistical analysis and data visualisation, turning data into information and insights for his clients.


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M Com | B Com(Hons) | LLB

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