BERL’s research helps business and communities understand and respond to challenges. We collect evidence and apply sound economics with a broad perspective. Our work spans the following three kete.
People

People

Assessing demographic and community challenges, including employment, education, training.

Te Ōhanga Māori

Te Ōhanga Māori

Mahi for and with Māori entities and businesses, and iwi, hapū and whānau trusts.

Development

Development

Devising, refining, and implementing regional and local economic development.

People

A report for the Consumer Advocacy Council addresses the role of the Electricity Authority in setting prices, and discusses how new technology could reduce costs.

People

Museums and galleries play a significant role in our local and national economies, contributing to tourism, gross domestic product and curriculum-focused education.

Te Ōhanga Māori

Grounded in te ao Māori, te Ōhanga Wāhine Māori spans interwoven strands of entrepreneurship, employment, and social and cultural enhancement through unpaid work.

Development

Plant variety rights protection benefits the economy, health, and the environment, but increasing costs could impact the competitiveness of primary industries.

People

The latest insights on New Zealand's aged residential care sector unveils trends and ongoing challenges.

Development

Report for NZKGI finds kiwifruit export model has created a brand that manages quality and quantity to deliver high returns to kiwifruit growers.

Development

ANZTEC has been successful in facilitating trade in goods between New Zealand and Taiwan, but there are opportunities to maximise the partnership.

Development

New research estimates the contribution facilities management makes to New Zealand’s economy.

Development

Studies into Kānoa-managed investments in Te Tai Tokerau Northland and the manufacturing-engineering sector found positive economic, business and community impacts.

Development

Which economic model is appropriate for what research situations? We assisted FMAG in answering this question.

People

New research by Community Networks Aotearoa reveals the banking issues plaguing community organisations in New Zealand.

People

Research shows lack of data on rare disorders in New Zealand, suggesting health entities lack understanding of their prevalence and impact.

People

Just 14 percent of our exporting firms are owned by women. Our research helps highlight the barriers for women in the export sector.

Development

Data Manager, Hugh Dixon, presented at the 2023 Symposium on Seafood Production.