Kiwi Economics

Kiwibank economists Zoe Wallis and Jeremy Couchman contribute regular articles to provide topical and unique insights into the New Zealand economy.  If you’re interested in receiving our economic updates delivered straight to your inbox, simply click here to sign up. Or follow us on Twitter: @kiwieconomics

Our Take: Q2 2017 GDP Review - Growing pains



Our review of the latest data on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from Statistics NZ.

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Our Take: RBNZ August 2017 MPS Review - Nothing to see here


Our review of the latest RBNZ Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) and Official Cash Rate (OCR) decision from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

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Our Take: RBNZ August 2017 MPS Preview - Playing the long game


Our preview of the upcoming Official Cash Rate (OCR) decision and Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

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June 2017 Quarter Labour Market Review - Underlying weakness


A review of the latest Household Labour Force Survey (HLFS), Labour Cost Index (LCI) and Quarterly Employment Survey (QES) data from Statistics NZ.

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Our Take: Q2 2017 CPI Review - Core dependent


Review and analysis of the latest inflation data from Statistics New Zealand. 

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Special Topic: Net migration - Up and away


A special ad-hoc piece covering the trends and outlook for net migration in New Zealand

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Our Take: Q2 2017 NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion - Still up there


Our review of the latest Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion (QSBO) from the New Zealand Institute of Eocnomic Research (NZIER)

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Our Take: RBNZ June 2017 OCR Review - Standing pat


Our review of the latest Official Cash Rate (OCR) decision from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

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Our Take: RBNZ June 2017 OCR Preview - Shadow boxing


Our preview of the next Official Cash Rate (OCR) decision from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

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Our Take: Q1 2017 GDP Review - Construction capitulation


Our review of the latest data on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from Statistics NZ.

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