Research and publications
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand produces a variety of publications and research dealing with monetary policy, financial stability, and related economic and financial issues.
These reports and publications cover areas of interest such as monetary policy, financial stability and bank operations.
The Bank meets with a wide range of businesses, industry forums, community groups, schools and universities. They are welcome opportunities to discuss topical issues and policies, hear people’s experiences and answer questions.
View the Reserve Bank’s latest news conferences, educational videos, speeches and lectures. Older videos are available on the Reserve Bank’s YouTube channel.
Reserve Bank staff carry out long-term research into issues relevant to monetary and prudential policies and macroeconomic dynamics.
Papers are published as
The Bank also organises conferences and
workshops, hosts a number of invited academic scholars and sponsors a professorial fellowship at Victoria University of Wellington.
The Reserve Bank Bulletin canvasses a wide range of issues related to central banking, the financial system and the New Zealand economy.
The Bank has released a number of publications that outline the work of the Bank in a short and accessible format for the general public.
Featured fact sheets and guides
Reserve Bank discussion papers present the detailed scholarly research of staff economists and visiting scholars. The papers are published throughout the year, mainly for academic and professional economists.
The Analytical Notes series encompasses a range of background papers prepared by Reserve Bank staff.
The Reserve Bank regularly hosts seminars and workshops in order to foster debate on monetary and financial-system policy and monetary, and financial economics more generally.
The Reserve Bank is very much involved in the COVID-19 situation.
During this period the Reserve Bank needs to focus its resources on supporting our economy and our people – this means that we will be slower than normal in responding to OIA requests and we will need to charge for OIA requests that would involve us undertaking a considerable amount of work.
We appreciate your understanding during this time.
Responses to Official Information requests are published in order to improve public transparency and provide an additional resource for anyone seeking information.
The Reserve Bank Information Releases includes a range of topics released by The Bank.