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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.

Dairy trade’s economic contribution to New Zealand

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

Improving local government needs better policy advice

The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) has been reviewing the quality of local government policy advice for the past four years and this paper looks at the progress being made in improving the quality of advice.