Motu Economic and Public Policy Research

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Link to organisation: http://motu.nz/

Source Type: Think Tank

Working paper
19 October 2016

This paper explores how New Zealand should address agricultural greenhouse gas emissions: methane and nitrous oxide.

Working paper
19 October 2016

This report summarises current and emerging options, and discusses methods to calculate methane and nitrous oxide emissions at the paddock, farm, regional and national scale.

Working paper
19 October 2016

This paper analyses the measurement error and earnings dynamics of two sources of individuals' annual earnings from Statistics New Zealand's Survey of Family, Income and Employment (SoFIE) and...

Working paper
10 October 2016

This paper uses a discrete choice model to estimate the relationship between pasture yields and rural land use. Land-use predictions from the model respond to climate change through its effects on...

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
15 September 2016

This paper finds that a consumption measure out-performs income in predicting subjective wellbeing.

Working paper
16 August 2016

This paper examines the effect on New Zealand Unit prices following the New Zealand government's decision to de-link their emissions trading scheme from the Kyoto market.

Working paper
12 July 2016

This report examines the relationship between the presence of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and local growth, using a sample of fifty-seven New Zealand Territorial Local Authorities (TLAs)...

Working paper
30 May 2016

This paper uses simulations from the Land Use in Rural New Zealand model to consider mitigation for different classes of sheep-beef farms under climate policy.

Working paper
19 May 2016

The 2010/2011 Canterbury earthquakes caused major upheaval to the people of the region. The second major quake killed 185 people, forced many from their homes, and closed Christchurch’s central...