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

December Quarter 2017 NZIER's QSBO Review - Only skin deep


NZIER Q4 2017 Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion (QSBO)

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Minimum wage hikes expected to add to rising wage inflation


Overview of the upcoming minimum wage increases announced by the Government in early November 2017

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Our Take: RBNZ November 2017 Financial Stability Review (FSR) - Time to loosen up

Our Take: RBNZ November 2017 MPS Review - Inching closer


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 November 2017 MPS Preview - Edging forward


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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Withdrawal of Quantitative Easing and the NZ Economy- Done its dash?


A special note on the wind-down of quantitative easing programmes and implications for NZ

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Our Take: September 2017 quarter Labour Market Review - Solid Momentum


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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Special topic: Outlook for the NZ housing market - Speed bump or sink hole?


An look at some of the key drivers of the NZ housing market and the outlook

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Our Take: New government announcement - Choosing the red pill


A short review of the coalition announcement following the 2017 general election

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Our Take: Q3 2017 CPI Review - Building pressure


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

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