Arthur Grimes

Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust

Dr.

19 Milne Terrace

Island Bay

Wellington 6002

New Zealand

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Scholarly Papers (80)

1.

Impacts of Planning Rules, Regulations, Uncertainty and Delay on Residential Property Development

Motu Working Paper No. 15-02
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 Jan 2015
Arthur Grimes and Ian Mitchell
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Livingston Associates
Downloads 491 (104,620)
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Residential property development, planning rules, delay, uncertainty, Auckland

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Digital Inclusion and Wellbeing in New Zealand

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 12 Dec 2019
Arthur Grimes and Dom White
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 378 (141,635)

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internet, digital inclusion, wellbeing, social capital

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Housing Supply and Price Adjustment

Motu Working Paper No. 06-01
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Jun 2006
Arthur Grimes and Andrew Aitken
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
Downloads 359 (149,992)
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Housing supply, q-theory, house price dynamics

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The Economics of Infrastructure Investment: Beyond Simple Cost Benefit Analysis

Motu Working Paper No. 10-05
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Aug 2010
Arthur Grimes
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 250 (218,795)
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Infrastructure, cost benefit analysis, evaluation

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The Need for Speed: Impacts of Internet Connectivity on Firm Productivity

Motu Working Paper No. 09-15
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 May 2010
Arthur Grimes and Cleo Ren
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 245 (223,149)
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Internet, broadband, productivity

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Indigenous Belief in a Just World: New Zealand Māori and Other Ethnicities Compared

Motu Working Paper No. 15-14
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Oct 2015
Arthur Grimes, Robert MacCulloch and Fraser McKay
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, University of Auckland Business School and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 226 (241,318)
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culture, beliefs, institutions

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House Price Efficiency: Expectations, Sales, Symmetry

Motu Working Paper Series No. 04-02
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Aug 2004
Arthur Grimes, Andrew Aitken and Suzi Kerr
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 192 (281,658)
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House prices, housing appreciation, housing market, adjustment dynamics

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Economic Growth and the Size and Structure of Government: Implications for New Zealand

Motu Working Paper No. 03-10
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Dec 2003
Arthur Grimes
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 182 (294,086)
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Government size, growth, New Zealand

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Drivers of Credit Losses in Australasian Banking

20th Australasian Finance & Banking Conference 2007 Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Jul 2007
Kurt Hess, Arthur Grimes and Mark Holmes
Independent Credit View, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and University of Waikato - Management School, Department of Economics
Downloads 179 (298,394)

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Banking, Credit Risk, Loan Loss Provisions, Australia, New Zealand

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Credit Losses in Australasian Banking

21st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2008 Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Aug 2008
Kurt Hess, Arthur Grimes and Mark Holmes
Independent Credit View, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and University of Waikato - Management School, Department of Economics
Downloads 173 (307,409)
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Banking, Credit Risk, Loan Loss Provisions, Australia, New Zealand

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Is There Long-Run Convergence of Regional House Prices in the UK?

Motu Working Paper No. 05-11
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Jun 2006
Arthur Grimes and Mark Holmes
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and University of Waikato - Management School, Department of Economics
Downloads 164 (321,966)
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House prices, convergence, unit roots, cointegration, principal components

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Infrastructure's Long-Lived Impact on Urban Development: Theory and Empirics

Motu Working Paper No. 14-11
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2014
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Oranga Tamariki Ministry for Children, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 157 (334,095)
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Infrastructure, city development, population growth, migration, spatial equilibrium

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Land Taxes and Revenue Needs as Communities Grow and Decline: Evidence from New Zealand

Motu Working Paper No. 04-01
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Mar 2004
Suzi Kerr, Andrew Aitken and Arthur Grimes
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 154 (339,513)

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New Zealand, local government, property taxes, land taxes

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Sustainable Economic Policy and Well-Being: The Relationship between Adjusted Net Savings and Subjective Well-Being

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 14 Jun 2018
Mubashir Qasim and Arthur Grimes
University of Waikato, Students and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 153 (341,335)
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Adjusted net savings, subjective wellbeing, intergenerational sustainability

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Subjective Wellbeing Impacts of National and Subnational Fiscal Policies

Motu Working Paper 16-05
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Apr 2016
Arthur Grimes, Judd Ormsby, Anna Robinson and Siu Wong
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and University of Auckland
Downloads 138 (370,768)

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Subjective wellbeing; Fiscal policy; Decentralised government

Performance Pay Systems and the Gender Wage Gap

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Dec 2012
Richard Fabling, Arthur Grimes and David C. Maré
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 84 (531,670)
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human resource management, personnel economics, gender wage gap, performance pay

Performance Pay Systems and the Gender Wage Gap

Motu Working Paper 12-08
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Jul 2012
Richard Fabling, Arthur Grimes and David C. Maré
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 49 (709,345)
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Human resource management, personnel economics, gender wage gap, performance pay

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Spatial Determinants of Land Prices in Auckland: Does the Metropolitan Urban Limit Have an Effect?

Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Paper No. 07-09
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Aug 2007
Arthur Grimes and Yun Liang
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 133 (381,398)
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growth limits, zoning restrictions, boundary effects, land value gradients

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House Prices and Rents: Socio-Economic Impacts and Prospects

Motu Working Paper No. 07-01
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Mar 2007
Arthur Grimes and Andrew Aitken
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
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House prices, house rents, rental yields, capital gains, community prospects

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Picking up Speed: Does Ultrafast Broadband Increase Firm Productivity?

Motu Working Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Dec 2016
Richard Fabling and Arthur Grimes
New Zealand Productivity Commission and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 132 (383,603)

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Ultrafast Broadband Adoption, Fibre-To-The-Door, Productivity, Organisational Change, Complementary Investments

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Bi-Directional Impacts of Economic, Social and Environmental Changes and the New Zealand Housing Market

Motu Working Paper No. 04-09
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 23 Jun 2006
Arthur Grimes, Suzi Kerr and Andrew Aitken
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
Downloads 127 (395,343)
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Housing markets, Housing policy

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A Simple Repeat Sales House Price Index: Comparative Properties under Alternative Data Generation Processes

Motu Working Paper No. 10-10
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Sep 2010
Arthur Grimes and Chris Young
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic & Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 121 (409,977)
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Repeat-Sales, House Price Index, Case Shiller, Unbalanced Panel

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The Effect of Fibre Broadband on Student Learning

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Apr 2017
Arthur Grimes and Wilbur Townsend
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 120 (415,001)
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Fibre broadband, UFB, Education, Difference in difference

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An Auckland Land Value Annual Database

Motu Working Paper No. 07-04
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 May 2007
Arthur Grimes and Yun Liang
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 120 (412,459)
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Auckland, Land values, Database

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Labour Market Dynamics Following a Regional Disaster

Motu Working Paper 16-07
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 May 2016
Richard Fabling, Arthur Grimes and Levente Timar
New Zealand Productivity Commission, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 116 (423,001)

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Natural Disasters, Employment, Migration, Response to Shocks, Difference-In-Difference

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Housing and Economic Adjustment

Motu Working Paper No. 03-09
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 05 Dec 2003
Arthur Grimes, Suzi Kerr and Andrew Aitken
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
Downloads 115 (428,506)
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economic adjustment, New Zealand, house prices

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Value and Culture

Motu Working Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Sep 2013
Corey Allan, Arthur Grimes and Suzi Kerr
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 114 (428,506)
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value, culture, cultural policy, non-market valuation

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Productivity Questions for Public Sector Fast Fibre Network Financiers

Communications and Strategies, No. 78, No. 2, pp. 127-145, 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2014
Bronwyn E. Howell and Arthur Grimes
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 109 (442,831)

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Internet, broadband, productivity, public investment

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Relative Income and Subjective Wellbeing: Intra-National and Inter-National Comparisons by Settlement and Country Type

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Sep 2015
Arthur Grimes and Marc Reinhardt
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and University of Auckland
Downloads 104 (458,016)

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Income comparison, wellbeing, Easterlin Paradox, spatial equilibrium

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Insolvency and Economic Development: Regional Variation and Adjustment

Motu Working Paper Series No. 03-18
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Apr 2004
Richard Fabling and Arthur Grimes
New Zealand Productivity Commission and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 103 (461,261)
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Insolvency, liquidation, bankruptcy, collateral, regional economy

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A New Zealand Regional Housing Model

Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Working Paper No. 13-02
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 25 Feb 2013
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Downloads 102 (464,477)
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house prices, housing supply, lot prices, rents, housing model

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Anticipatory Effects of Rail Upgrades: Auckland’s Western Line

Motu Working Paper No. 10-11
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2010
Arthur Grimes and Chris Young
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic & Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 100 (470,954)

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Rail infrastructure investment, urban regeneration

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Homeownership and Social Capital in New Zealand

Motu Working Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Mar 2011
Massey Business School, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, University of Waikato - Population Studies Centre and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Spatial Economics
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Social Capital, Homeownership, New Zealand, Matching Methods

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That Sinking Feeling: The Changing Price of Disaster Risk Following an Earthquake

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Nov 2014
Levente Timar, Arthur Grimes and Richard Fabling
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 91 (500,622)
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Property values, earthquake risk, cognitive dissonance, hedonic model, repeat sales model

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Does Money Buy Me Love? Testing Alternative Measures of National Wellbeing

MOTU Working Paper No. 12-09
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Aug 2012
Arthur Grimes, Leslie T. Oxley and Nicholas Tarrant
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, University of Canterbury and University of Otago
Downloads 90 (504,183)
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aggregate wellbeing, life satisfaction, gross domestic product, migration

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Does Selling State Silver Generate Private Gold? Determinants and Impacts of State House Sales and Acquisitions in New Zealand

Motu Working Paper No. 11-03
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Mar 2011
Katy Bergstrom, Arthur Grimes and Steven Stillman
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
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homeownership, home ownership, state house sales, state housing, New Zealand

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Over the Hedge: Do Exporters Practice Selective Hedging?

Motu Working Paper No. 14-01
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Jan 2014
Richard Fabling and Arthur Grimes
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 89 (507,772)
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Currency hedging, optimal hedging, selective hedging, momentum trading

The Relationship between Subjective Wellbeing and Subjective Wellbeing Inequality: Taking Ordinality and Skewness Seriously.

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Nov 2020
Arthur Grimes
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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subjective wellbeing, ordinal data, inequality, skewness, WVS

The Relationship between Subjective Wellbeing and Subjective Wellbeing Inequality: Taking Ordinality and Skewness Seriously

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13692
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Social Policy and Administration and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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skewness, subjective wellbeing, ordinal data, inequality, WVS

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What's the Beef with House Prices? Economic Shocks and Local Housing Markets

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Jun 2006
Arthur Grimes and Andrew Aitken
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
Downloads 88 (511,302)
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House prices, commodity prices, regional shocks, adjustment dynamics

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Social Capital and Regional Social Infrastructure Investment: Evidence from New Zealand

Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Working Paper No. 10-03
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Jun 2010
Massey Business School, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, University of Waikato - Population Studies Centre and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Spatial Economics
Downloads 86 (518,715)
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Social capital, trust, participation, public infrastructure, demography, geography

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Natural Selection: Firm Performance Following the Canterbury Earthquakes

Motu Working Paper No. 14-08
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Richard Fabling, Arthur Grimes and Levente Timar
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 81 (537,843)
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Natural disasters, business survival, response to shocks, difference-in-difference

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Wages, Wellbeing and Location: Slaving Away in Sydney or Cruising on the Gold Coast

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 20 Apr 2017
Arthur Grimes, Judd Ormsby and Kate Preston
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
Downloads 79 (545,838)
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Regional migration, wages, subjective wellbeing, non-pecuniary amenities.

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A New Zealand Urban Population Database

Motu Working Paper No. 13-07
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Aug 2013
Arthur Grimes and Nicholas Tarrant
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and University of Otago
Downloads 79 (545,838)
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New Zealand population, urban growth

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The Spatial Impact of Local Infrastructural Investment in New Zealand

Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Working Paper No. 10-12
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Oct 2010
Population Studies Centre, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, University of Waikato - Population Studies Centre and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Spatial Economics
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local infrastructure, economic growth, migration, land value, spatial spillover

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Adjustment in Local Labour and Housing Markets

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Arthur Grimes, David C. Maré and Melanie Morten
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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Regional Labour Market Adjustment, Internal Migration, House Prices, Vector Autoregression

Adjustment in Local Labour and Housing Markets

Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 229-348, 2009
Posted: 11 Jan 2010
David C. Maré, Arthur Grimes and Melanie Morten
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust

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Regional housing market, Regional labour markets, Regional adjustment

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'Hometown & Whānau, or Big City & Millennials?' The Economic Geography of Graduate Destination Choices in New Zealand

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Aug 2020
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Spatial Economics and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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higher education, human capital, graduate migration, networks, amenities, regional development

Homeownership, Social Capital and Parental Voice in Schooling

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6168
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Dec 2011
Arthur Grimes, Steven Stillman and Chris Young
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano and Motu Economic & Public Policy Research Trust
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homeownership, school elections, parental voice, social capital

Homeownership, Social Capital and Parental Voice in Schooling

Posted: 22 Nov 2011
Arthur Grimes, Steven Stillman and Chris Young
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano and Motu Economic & Public Policy Research Trust

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homeownership, social capital, school elections, parental voice

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Bridge to Somewhere: The Value of Auckland's Northern Motorway Extensions

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Arthur Grimes and Yun Liang
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 70 (583,982)

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infrastructure, transport investment, benefit:cost, Auckland motorway

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Valuing Sunshine

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Jul 2017
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Independent, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Independent
Downloads 69 (588,455)
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Sunlight, house prices, hedonic model, views, elevation

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Migration and Gender: Who Gains and in Which Ways?

Motu Working Paper 17-08
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2017
Kate Preston and Arthur Grimes
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 69 (588,455)
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Migration, gender, relationship-status, subjective wellbeing, wages

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Fiscal, Distributional and Efficiency Impacts of Land and Property Taxes

Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Working Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 18 May 2010
Andrew Coleman and Arthur Grimes
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
Downloads 68 (593,151)
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land tax, property tax

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Two Countries, Sixteen Cities, Five Thousand Kilometres: How Many Housing Markets?

Motu Working Paper 16-04
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Apr 2016
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy, Arthur Grimes and Mark Holmes
University of Auckland Business School, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and University of Waikato - Management School, Department of Economics
Downloads 67 (597,749)
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R21, R31

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Four Lectures on Central Banking

Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Working Paper No. 14-02
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Arthur Grimes
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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Central banking, inflation targeting, exchange rate systems, macroprudential policy, microprudential policy

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The Economics of Free Speech: Subjective Wellbeing and Empowerment of Marginalised Citizens

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 May 2022
Diana Tam, Arthur Grimes and Nicholas Watson
Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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subjective wellbeing, Life satisfaction, free speech, freedom of expression, human rights

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A New Cross-Country Measure of Material Wellbeing and Inequality: Methodology, Construction and Results

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 01 Sep 2015
Arthur Grimes and Sean Hyland
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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Material wellbeing, quality of life, national accounts, cross-country analysis, distributions, inequality, household durables

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New Zealand Housing Markets: Just a Bit-Player in the A-League?

Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Working Paper No. 10-07
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Sep 2010
Arthur Grimes, Mark Holmes and Nicholas Tarrant
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, University of Waikato - Management School, Department of Economics and University of Otago
Downloads 56 (653,454)
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House price convergence, international housing markets, Australasia

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Before a Fall: Impacts of Earthquake Regulation and Building Codes on the Commercial Building Market

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Nov 2015
Levente Timar, Arthur Grimes and Richard Fabling
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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Earthquake-prone buildings, commercial property prices, forced property sale

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Regional Variation in Rental Costs for Larger Households

Motu Working Paper No. 05-02
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Jun 2006
Arthur Grimes, Robert Sourell and Andrew Aitken
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
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House Rents, Deprivation, Regional Disparities

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Amenities and the Attractiveness of New Zealand Cities

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and VU University Amsterdam
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amenities, quality of life, quality of business, rents, wages, New Zealand, settlements

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The Contrasting Importance of Quality of Life and Quality of Business for Domestic and International Migrants

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and VU University Amsterdam
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migration, amenities, quality of life, quality of business, gravity model

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Housing Market Dynamics and the GFC: The Complex Dynamics of a Credit Shock

Motu Working Paper 13-12, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Oct 2013
Arthur Grimes and Sean Hyland
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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House prices, housing supply, credit restrictions, GFC, migration

Spatial Effects of ‘Mill’ Closures: Does Distance Matter?

Motu Working Paper 09-12
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Apr 2019
Arthur Grimes and Chris Young
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic & Public Policy Research Trust
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mill closures; rural infrastructure; homeownership

Spatial Effects of ‘Mill’ Closures: Does Distance Matter?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 May 2019
Arthur Grimes and Chris Young
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic & Public Policy Research Trust
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mill closures; rural infrastructure; homeownership

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Regional and Industry Cycles in Australasia: Implications for a Common Currency

Motu Working Paper No. 05-04
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jun 2006
Arthur Grimes
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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Income or Consumption: Which Better Predicts Subjective Wellbeing?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Sep 2016
Tom Carver and Arthur Grimes
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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Life satisfaction, Subjective Wellbeing, Consumption, Permanent Income Hypothesis, Material Wellbeing

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Intra & Inter-Regional Industry Shocks: A New Metric with an Application to Australasian Currency Union

Motu Working Paper No. 05-03
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Jun 2006
Arthur Grimes
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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Passing the Buck: Impacts of Commodity Price Shocks on Local Outcomes

Motu Working Paper No. 13-10
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Sep 2013
Arthur Grimes and Sean Hyland
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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agricultural commodity prices, rural-urban interactions, house prices, housing investment

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Moving Towards Happiness

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Jun 2018
Arthur Grimes and Dennis Wesselbaum
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and University of Otago - School of Business - Department of Economics
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Happiness, International Migration, Wellbeing

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Higher Education Institutions and Regional Growth: The Case of New Zealand

Motu Working Paper 16-11
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Aug 2016
Eyal Apatov and Arthur Grimes
Oranga Tamariki Ministry for Children and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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Universities, Polytechnics, Regional Growth, Patent Activity, Skilled Workforce

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Permanent forest investment in a climate of uncertainty

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Oct 2021
Arthur Grimes and Sandra Cortés Acosta
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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Permanent forest, indigenous forest, emissions trading scheme, climate change, uncertainty

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Australian Social Policy 1999 – Issue 2

Australian Government, 1999
Number of pages: 169 Posted: 24 Dec 2010
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Family, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA), Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Youth and Student Programs Branch, Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Budget Development Branch, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Macquarie University - Department of Sociology, Centrelink - Social Work Services, Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Strategic Policy and Analysis Branch, Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Strategic Policy and Analysis Branch, Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Parenting Payment and Labour Market Branch, Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Youth and Student Programs Branch, Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Strategic Policy and Analysis Branch, Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Parenting Payment and Labour Market Branch, Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Parenting Payment and Labour Market Branch, DLA Phillips Fox, Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Strategic Policy and Analysis Branch, Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Parenting Payment and Labour Market Branch and Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Parenting Payment and Labour Market Branch
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Warmer Kiwis Study: Interim Report an Impact Evaluation of the Warmer Kiwi Homes Programme

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 24 May 2022
University of Otago - University of Otago Wellington, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Research Analyst and Fellow
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Heat pumps; indoor temperature; electricity use; wellbeing; Warmer Kiwi Homes

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Cities with Forking Paths? Agglomeration Economies in New Zealand 1976-2018

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2021-084/VIII
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2021
VU University Amsterdam, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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agglomeration economies, cities, productivity, consumption, New Zealand

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Do Local Property Taxes Affect New Building Development? Results from a Quasi-Natural Experiment in New Zealand

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics February 2019, Volume 58, Issue 2, pp 310–333
Posted: 08 May 2019
Norman Gemmell, Arthur Grimes and Mark Skidmore
Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka - Victoria Business School, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics

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Property taxes; Land tax; Development contributions; Impact fees; Property development

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Building Bridges: Treating a New Transport Link as a Real Option

Posted: 02 Dec 2011
Arthur Grimes
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust

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transport investment, real options, cost-benefit analysis

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A State Housing Database: 1993-2009

Posted: 21 Dec 2010
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust

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State Housing, Public Housing, Housing Assistance, New Zealand

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Some Rise by Sin, and Some by Virtue Fall: Firm Dynamics, Market Structure and Performance

Posted: 06 Jun 2010
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, New Zealand Productivity Commission, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Ministry of Economic Development

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Firm dynamics, productivity, profitability, exporting, foreign ownership

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A Comparison of Qualitative and Quantitative Firm Performance Measures

Ministry of Economic Development Occasional Papers 08/04
Posted: 06 Jun 2010
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, New Zealand Productivity Commission and Ministry of Economic Development

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Micro data, subjective data, firm performance, labour productivity

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Defining Areas: Linking Geographic Data in New Zealand

Population, Space and Place, 2008
Posted: 11 Jan 2010
Arthur Grimes, David C. Maré and Melanie Morten
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust

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geography; geography conversion tables

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Innovation and Independence: The Reserve Bank of New Zealand 1973-2004

Auckland University Press, 2006
Posted: 16 Dec 2009
John Singleton, Frank Holmes, Gary Hawke and Arthur Grimes
Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka - School of Economics & Finance, Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka, Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust

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Central Bank, Operational Independence, History, Inflation targeting

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Water, Water Somewhere: The Value of Water in a Drought-Prone Farming Region

Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Arthur Grimes and Andrew Aitken
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research

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irrigation, hedonics, water supply, New Zealand

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New Zealand: A Typical Australasian Economy?

Posted: 23 Jun 2006
Arthur Grimes
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust

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Australia, New Zealand, Economic Union, Sectoral Development