KiwiSaver equity for women: building long-term financial wellbeing
This report coincided with the 15-year review of KiwiSaver by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (NZ). The intent of the report is to assist policy-makers by deliberately exploring and providing opportunities to get more equitable settings in place.
Wellbeing and productivity at work
Impaired mental wellbeing affects the productivity of people at work. Xero commissioned NZIER to investigate the direct return on investment from workplace wellbeing initiatives.
Building beyond minimum requirements: a literature review
The purpose of this study was to complete a literature review of the economic assessment of the costs, benefits and methods for the construction of houses that are designed and built to standards that exceed the minimum requirements as defined by the Building Code. The...
Sustainable midwifery: supporting improved wellbeing and greater equity
The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) was commissioned to investigate the contribution of midwifery to improving health outcomes.
The economic contribution of the screen industry
Industry assistance schemes are seen sceptically in New Zealand policy circles but the NZIER modelling shows that the New Zealand Screen Production Grant, as the price of admission to international screen productions, positively influences the wider economy.