Kiwi Economics

Kiwibank economists Jarrod Kerr, Jeremy Couchman and Mary Jo Vergara 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

The recession we had to have, was bad. The recovery we want to have, needs fuel.

Taking a look at the Government’s books.

RBNZ well Orr-ganised in ‘active preparation’.


Our Take on the RBNZ'S August 2020 Monetary Policy Statement

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Simply Unbelievable. Don’t judge a labour market by its unemployment rate.

2020 Property Insights: The Covid correction may cure, as the chronic shortage continues.

Covid-19 has caused a large puncture = deflation

Icy climb: our forecasts are tweaked higher on a whiff of optimism.

A weaker starting point for a Kiwi economy in a severe recession. But things are on the up…