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

BERL, The Helen Clark Foundation, and WSP online panel discussion on how good public policy can create the conditions for social connection to thrive.

People

BERL advice to the Ministry of Justice on the development of a legal recreational cannabis market.

Development

New Zealand has successfully contained the COVID-19 virus. We may need more work to make world food consumers happy to keep buying our clean, green food.

People

BERL has worked with various local councils to conduct data analysis of rates affordability in their district, and to draw out the story from the data.

People

A series of ongoing research into the results of the 2018 Census, with a focus on identifying relevant insights that can be applied to improve New Zealand today.

People

Yes, continue aggressive eliminate strategy in Aotearoa. But we will still have to learn to 'live with' COVID-19 as it will continue to be present elsewhere.

Te Ōhanga Māori

This research includes data from two cohorts of school leavers, comprising 79,000 rangatahi Māori.

Development

We're looking for discussion board participants across the country for research on the consumer credit sector for the Commerce Commission.

People

A kōrero at Rau Tipu  Rau Ora Summit in Tairāwhiti urged us to view “the economy” through the lens of kaitiaki of taonga, not consumer of resources.

Development

An evaluation of the current state of the New Zealand waste stream, and the potential effects of introducing a large waste to energy plant.

Development

Frozen French fries from northern Europe are being dumped on the New Zealand market. They might be cheap, but this will harm the public interest.

Te Ōhanga Māori

Mā te titiro whakamuri ka kite a mua
Our future is revealed by looking back to our past.

People

Greater Wellington will not avoid the economic shock of COVID-19 over the next couple of years, followed by slow growth until 2030.

Te Ōhanga Māori

BERL has partnered with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand to update the Māori economy 2013 report.