A Rough Guide to New Zealand's Longitudinal Business Database (2nd Edition)
Motu Working Paper No. 16-03
66 Pages Posted: 27 Feb 2016
Date Written: February 25, 2016
New Zealand's Longitudinal Business Database is a rich resource for understanding the behaviour of New Zealand firms. This paper provides an introductory guide to the content and structure of the data aimed at new and prospective users. Where relevant, it references other publications which provide greater detail on particular aspects of the data. It also briefly describes access protocols for researchers, and processes for updating and expanding the database.
Keywords: Firm-level data, New Zealand, Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI), Longitudinal Business Database (LBD)
JEL Classification: C80, D22
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