Organisation

Business and Economic Research Limited

Acronym:
BERL
Report

Migrant pay gap

This report shows the existence of pay inequality in New Zealand between those migrants born in Asia and other developing regions, compared with migrants from Europe, South Africa and the United States.
Discussion paper

Regenerative, distributive, resilient Aotearoa

This document lays out BERL’s perspective of the economy and its role in achieving a low-emission, regenerative, distributive and resilient Aotearoa New Zealand. The key premise of this article is that a wider economic model that values people and our planet is valid and necessary...
Report

Hamilton-Waikato Metropolitan Area: role and function now and in to the future

This study outlines the current roles and functions of the Metro Area, explores the economic linkages between the Metro Area and wider Waikato and Auckland, discusses some scenarios of development over the next 30 to 50 years; and assesses the impact of the connections on...
Report

Market structure for recreational cannabis

This report outlines BERL's recommended structure for the potential legal recreational cannabis market in line with Government objectives and market decisions agreed by Cabinet.
Report

Ka whati te tai: a generation disrupted

Focusing on the economic impacts of COVID-19 on Māori, the report explores the challenges and opportunities for Māori in the new work order.