Person

John Ballingall

Working paper

Energy- and multisector modelling of climate change mitigation in New Zealand: current practice and future needs

As New Zealand joins with other countries to achieve net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, it will come under increasing pressure from changing economic opportunities, potentially disruptive new technologies, natural resource constraints, and evolving social and political drivers.
Report

Economic impact analysis of 2050 emissions targets

NZIER has estimated the impacts of the economy adjusting to 2050 greenhouse gas targets. The results show that meeting ambitious emissions targets comes with significant economic costs, and demonstrate the trade-offs required to transition to a lower-emissions economy.
Report

Quantifying the economic impacts of a Brown Marmorated Stink Bug incursion in New Zealand

Horticulture New Zealand asked NZIER to estimate the potential impacts of an incursion of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) on the New Zealand economy. We used NZIER’s computable general equilibrium (CGE) model of the New Zealand economy to estimate these economic impacts.
Policy report

Perspectives on the US economy after 8 months of Trump

Recommends a return to New Zealand’s long-cherished bipartisan trade policy that has been damaged in recent years’ debates over the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Report

Dairy trade’s economic contribution to New Zealand

This report provides an overview of the dairy sector’s contribution to the New Zealand economy.