Kiwi Economics

Kiwibank economists Jarrod Kerr, Mary Jo Vergara, and Sabrina Delgado 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 double dip recession we said we’d have, hurts.

Paul Conway joins Kiwibank business banking event. There was a real buzz in the room.

A dovish hold: the RBNZ kept the cash rate unchanged, and lowered their expectations.

The Summer Edition


Kiwibank Household Spending Tracker: December 2023 quarter & January 2024

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The Kiwi labour market is softening, just not as fast as expected.

Price pressures are easing, but not fast enough to force an RBNZ pivot. We wait…

The starting point is weak, and the destination unknown.


Our take on the Government's Mini-Budget & the Treasury's Half-Year Economic and Fiscal Update

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The economy is smaller, even with a surge in migration.