David C. Maré

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27 Jun 2017

Using over 5,000 observations on house sales in Wellington, New Zealand, this paper looks at the willingness to pay for an extra daily hour of sun, on average, across the year.

Journal article

15 Jun 2017

Looks at the relationship between the degree of urban influence and population change in New Zealand.

Working paper

13 Apr 2017

We use linked employer-employee data from 2004–2012, combined with individual qualifications data from 1994–2012, to study how graduates with different skills fare in the labour market in the six years after studying. We find that graduates experience improvements in earnings, and that they systematically move...

Working paper

16 Nov 2016

Firms in big cities hire well and price to compete Are they better firms?

This study estimates differences in productivity (mfp) across New Zealand urban areas, with a focus on the size of Auckland’s productivity premium. The estimates are based on analysis of firm-level...

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30 Oct 2015

This paper examines the relationship between firm multifactor productivity growth (mfp) and changing skill levels of labour in New Zealand, over the period 2001-12, using longitudinal data from Statistics New Zealand’s Longitudinal Business Database (LBD) and Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI). We estimate that the average...

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