Organisation

Motu Economic and Public Policy Research

Working paper

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.
Working paper

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.
Working paper

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.
Working paper

Who benefits from firm success? Heterogeneous rent-sharing in New Zealand

The authors of this paper continue their examination of inclusive growth at the firm level by examining heterogeneity in rent sharing in New Zealand using linked employer-employee data.
Guide

A guide to the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: 2022 update

This guide provides a user-friendly description of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme's current design features, their rationale, and how they have evolved over time. The guide also includes a series of figures illustrating trends in key data over time.