Projects tagged with Economic Growth
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This report is in four parts. In Part One the purpose and scope of the baseline review is presented. Government policy parameters around the financial adviser industry and the reasons for government intervening are also discussed. Government regulation can reduce financial market transaction costs and increase the efficiency of...
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Economic Growth, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Education & Training, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Secondary Education, Families & Whānau, Policy, Culture, Language
This research provides information for New Zealand Secondary schools interested in, or currently active in, the German market. The report covers a breakdown of the main variations between the states, detail on the recent change from 13 years down to 12, expectations of German high schools for students returning from offshore...
Topics: International Research, Research, Economic Growth, Income & Wealth, Education & Training, Tertiary Education, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy
This report provides an understanding of the dynamics of the Kazakhstan student market with respect to international study. It establishes the potential for student demand to travel to New Zealand for study and advises on key areas of opportunity, impediments and potential marketing strategies. There is much...
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Monitoring, Economic Growth, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Natural Resources, Sustainability, Transport, Local Government, Policy
The use of debt by local government in New Zealand has historically followed a cyclical pattern. This pattern is the result of a number of factors. These include: the debt policy of the council and funding tools (including any historical precedent or reaction and development contributions)
Improving our understanding of Auckland's competitiveness: A synthesis of the Auckland Research Programme
Topics: Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Productivity, Innovation
Between 2007 and 2011, the Auckland Policy Office (APO) managed a research programme with the objective of acquiring evidence about how policy can best contribute to improving the city-region’s productivity and economic growth. In particular, the research programme aimed to shed light on a wide range of factors potentially...
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Literature review, Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Productivity, Socio-economic status, Communicating
This paper benchmarks management practices in New Zealand manufacturing firms against the global best. The project was undertaken by a research team from the University of Technology Sydney and is part of a world-wide study led by the London School of Economics and McKinsey & Co. The findings suggest that while some of...
This paper presents an explanation of how the dynamic but uncertain process of economic development and growth occurs. It shows that economic development leads to structural change, an enhancement of capabilities and path dependence in the economy. It examines three different approaches to understanding the performance of the...
Business Responses to the Introduction of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Part I: Baseline
This study creates a 2010 baseline of business responses to the introduction of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) and the reasons for those responses. It is too soon to judge the effectiveness of the NZ ETS. Indeed at the time of this study many firms were still coming to terms with the scheme...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Economic Growth, Productivity, Education & Training, Urban, Information & Communications Technology, Innovation, Science & Technology
This paper examines one key theme of modern spatial economics relating to city development: Do the major cities within and across countries increasingly attract a disproportionate share of knowledge intensive economic activities? We describe trends in shares of knowledge intensive economic activities within five major New...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Productivity, Education & Training, Tertiary Education, Population Shifts, Gender
In this paper, unit record survey data from the 1997–2009 New Zealand Income Survey (NZIS) is used to examine: how labour market outcomes and returns to human capital vary in the immigrant and non–immigration populations in New Zealand whether these returns vary over time and...
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