Tuesday, 6 June 2017 A major new report by Professor Philippa Howden-Chapman and others on the challenge of achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals has just been been released.
Does adoption of ultrafast broadband result in productivity gains for New Zealand businesses? Are gains any higher when firms make complementary organisational investments? These questions are examined in a new report from Motu Economic and Public Policy Research.
A survey of over 3000 Aucklanders reveals new insights into people’s neighbourhood, housing and travel preferences.
Housing prices around New Zealand are a hot topic. One view is that if we build more houses, prices should come down. But what sort of housing at what sort of densities should we be building? And with the prospect of more housing, what sort of infrastructure will be needed? Ralph Chapman and Morten Gjerde discuss how to incorporate sustainability into our response to the housing crisis.
A ground-breaking study of New Zealand’s six largest cities has drawn links between high rates of cycling and walking and their residents’ health.