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Who’s Going Green? Decomposing the Change in Household Consumption Emissions 2006 – 2012

Power, flying, meat.     Producers’ emissions are         improving. Your turn.We update the analysis of Allan et al. (2015) and re-examine whether New Zealand households have become greener consumers using newly...

Are we turning a brighter shade of green? The relationship between household characteristics and greenhouse gas emissions from consumption in New Zealand

Households emit less gas But emissions are rising Can you reduce yours? New Zealand households are emitting 4.6 per cent less greenhouse gas than they used to. This is a fall of approximately one tonne of emissions for...

Household Climate Action Tool

Have you ever wondered what difference taking the bus rather than the car makes? How many emissions will you save by not eating red meat? Will cutting down your electricity use actually make a difference to greenhouse gases?87% of NZers are concerned about climate change....

Consumption-based Greenhouse Gas Emissions Input-Output Model

Using input-output tables, fuel emissions factors and industry fuel requirements, we derive a carbon intensity vector. This carbon intensity vector shows the emissions associated with one dollar of gross output by each industry. There are...

Understanding the Relationship between Household Characteristics and GHG Emissions from Consumption

Current emissions reporting regimes focus on production
Per capita
Per industry
Consumers control what they earn and buy, which drives demand for emissions, but not what or how goods are produced. Production emissions are only one imperfect indicator of...

Options for a New Longitudinal Housing Survey in New Zealand: Summary of Feedback

In July 2012, Dave Mare from Motu Research circulated a paper that outlined options for initiating a new longitudinal household survey in New Zealand, and discussed a range of related issues. Feedback was invited from...

The Relationship between Individual Labour Market Outcomes, Household Income and Expenditure, and Inequality and Poverty in New Zealand from 1983 to 2003

This paper investigates the relationship between individual labour market outcomes, household income and expenditure, and inequality and poverty in New Zealand using detailed data from the 1983/84 - 2003/04 Household Economic Survey (HES).
We begin by...

Patterns of Population Location in Auckland

This paper uses spatial statistical techniques to examine the economic determinants of residential location patterns in Auckland in 2006. The primary empirical focus of this paper is descriptive. We seek to establish the extent to...

Accounting for Selectivity and Duration-Dependent Heterogeneity When Estimating the Impact of Emigration on Incomes and Poverty in Sending Areas

This was produced as World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 5268 
The impacts of international emigration and remittances on incomes and poverty in sending areas are increasingly studied with household survey data. But comparing households with and...

Immigrant Selection and the Returns on Human Capital in New Zealand and Australia

Commissioned by the Department of Labour as IMSED Research Report.
This paper reports findings from the first part of a larger project examining for the New Zealand-born and Australian-born as well as immigrants the economic dimensions of the...

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