Nathan Chappell

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Working paper
13 April 2017

Graduates learn skills    
Earnings and production grow    
Does the job matter? 

Working paper
26 September 2016

This paper combines survey and administrative data for about 13,000 firms from 2005 to 2013 to study the inter-relationships among firm characteristics, intangible investment and firm performance...

Working paper
17 June 2016

This research asks how the option of using employment trial periods in New Zealand has affected the quantity of hiring by firms, the types of individuals hired, and the stability of employment...

Working paper
17 June 2016

This paper examines a New Zealand government policy that was intended to encourage firms to take on more employees, and particularly more disadvantaged job seekers, by reducing the risk associated...

Working paper
12 May 2016

The building industry has a wide variety of productivity just like any other industry, but there aren’t a huge number of ‘unproductive’ builders.