Analytical Notes

The Analytical Notes series encompasses a range of background papers prepared by Reserve Bank staff.

Unless otherwise stated, views expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily represent the views of the Reserve Bank.

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Economic impacts of COVID-19 containment measures
Tom Stannard; Gregorius Steven; Chris McDonald
AN2020/04, Analytical Note, 06/05/2020
Containment measures are limiting the spread of COVID-19 and saving lives. It has come at a cost, however, of reduced economy activity. This paper outlines our estimates of the impact on GDP from each of the COVID-19 alert levels.
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AN2020/04
Economic impacts of COVID-19 containment measures
Tom Stannard; Gregorius Steven; Chris McDonald
 Economic impacts of COVID-19 containment measures (PDF 546.28 KB)
Containment measures are limiting the spread of COVID-19 and saving lives. It has come at a cost, however, of reduced economy activity. This paper outlines our estimates of the impact on GDP from each of the COVID-19 alert levels.
AN2020/02
Using job transitions data as a labour market indicator
Christopher Ball; Adam Richardson; Thomas van Florenstein Mulder
 Using job transitions data as a labour market indicator (PDF 718.89 KB)
AN2020/01
AN2019/03
Forecasting with a Global VAR model
Thomas van Florenstein Mulder; Tugrul Vehbi
 Forecasting with a Global VAR model (PDF 550.76 KB)
AN2018/07
Measuring Market Discipline in New Zealand
Cameron Haworth; Liam Gillies; Tobias Irrcher
 Measuring market discipline in New Zealand (PDF 1.48 MB)
AN2018/02
AN2015/05
AN2013/10
AN2013/08
AN2012/06
Not a jobless recovery, just a slow one
Rebecca Williams; David Gillmore; Nicolas Groshenny
 Not a jobless recovery, just a slow one (PDF 387.18 KB)