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
Our take on the Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update 2022
Read more of the article "The Government’s finances may be healthier for now, but a recession is coming in an election year."
Our take on the REINZ housing report for November 2022.
Read more of the article "The housing market continues to power down as mortgage rates charge higher."
Our net migration outlook for Aotearoa November 2022
Read more of the article "It’s not just tourist numbers that are recovering fast, so too is net migration."
Our Take on the RBNZ's November 2022 Monetary Policy Statement
Read more of the article "Hike till it hurts, and then hike some more. And continue to hike even with a recession looming."
Our take on REINZ housing market data for September 2022.
Read more of the article "The housing market remained on ice in September."
Kiwibank Household Spending Tracker: September 2022 quarter
Read more of the article "Consumer spending is holding up, for now."
Our take on the RBNZ October Monetary Policy Review
Read more of the article "The RBNZ lifts the cash rate by another 0.5%. The (huge) impact on households will be felt over spring-summer."
Our take on NZIER September 2022 quarter Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion
Read more of the article "One small step for businesses, one giant staircase ahead. Confidence is improving, slowly."