Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
Evaluation of the Warmer Kiwis Homes programme: full report including cost benefit analysis
The Warmer Kiwi Homes (WKH) programme includes the provision of clean heating devices in living areas for eligible households that do not already have suitable heating. This report provides a comprehensive evaluation of the heat pump component of WKH.
Valuing forest ecosystem services in New Zealand
In this paper, the author describes several ecosystem service frameworks and outlines how these frameworks can inform land use decisions, with a particular focus on those involving forests.
Carbon policy design and distributional impacts: what does the research tell us?
This paper brings together multiple literatures in order to provide policy-makers with a better understanding of current recommendations for designing carbon policies, as well as other considerations that may need to be considered as policies are being developed.
Effective pathways through education to good labour market outcomes for Maori: literature summary
This literature review provides background for a forthcoming empirical investigation of the pathways through education that lead to successful labour market outcomes for Maori students with different aptitudes in high school.
Accounting for social difference when measuring cultural diversity
This paper introduces a measure of cultural diversity that takes ‘social difference’ between country of birth and ethnic groups into account.