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

Business and Economic Research Limited (BERL) has appointed Hillmaré Schulze to the position of Chief Economist.

Te Ōhanga Māori

Part two of a series on our research into the future of the Māori workforce: Writing the future work narrative

Te Ōhanga Māori

Part three of a series on our research into the future of the Māori workforce: Exploring the forces that have shaped and influenced

Te Ōhanga Māori

Part one of a series on our research into the future of the Māori workforce: Preparing our future Māori workforce

Development

BERL undertook research for BRANZ on financial incentives to design and build high performance homes.

People

Observations from Robin Hapi, Chair of Business and Economic Research Limited (BERL) Wānanga 2019.

People

Our annual Wānanga held on 5 September with over 40 guests in attendance. The kaupapa was value or values, money or mana.

People

BERL Wānanga are designed for korero to confront and challenge the ‘business-as-usual’ mindset.

Te Ōhanga Māori

The Māori economy has been established in Aotearoa for several centuries. The past 15 years has seen significant change.

Te Ōhanga Māori

The Interim Climate Change Commission (ICCC) has released a suite of reports, including research from BERL.

People

NZ has over 25,000 unwanted alarms every year, Fire and Emergency New Zealand asked BERL how much is it costing us?

People

The future of work is in our hands and will largely depend on the policy decisions we make as a country.

People

As an emerging and important type of entrepreneurship, what is the economic contribution of social enterprises?

People

Social entrepreneurs fit neatly into how economics understands the concept of the entrepreneur.

Development

How the size and composition of the international visitor market changed between 2008 and 2018.

Development

Will the introduction of synthetic foods destroy New Zealand’s agriculture sector, or provide it with new opportunities?

People

The application of economics has left us with severe costs and embedded poverty in otherwise prosperous countries.

People

Significant shifts are coming for the future of work - safe middle class jobs might not exist in the near future.

People

When wellbeing makes it to Davos and to the Financial Times, you know it is not going to go away.

Development

An introduction to the Summer 2018/2019 BERL Birds Eye View, where we discuss important topics for the year to come.

People

The entrepreneur is at the centre of economic progress and wellbeing, so who are these important economic agents?

Development

It has now been 10 years since the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC) and an excellent time to review New Zealand's progress.

Development

BERL is actively exploring the impact of alternative foods on our economy and the possible threats and opportunities.

People

The days of mainly fiscal-only Budgets are over. New Zealand is entering into an exciting era embracing new measures of success.

Development

BERL, the University of Auckland and Beca assessed the future skills required for road land transport in New Zealand in 2035.

People

Neo-liberal economics is dead – so let’s take this opportunity to set a platform for a high wage economy.

Development

BERL's research shows New Zealand's commercial fishing industry is worth $4.18 billion to the country each year.