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  • Architects as nowcasters of housing construction

    Holmes, Mark J.; Mitchell, James; Silverstone, Brian (Sage Publications, 2009)
    For more than four decades, the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) has conducted a two-question, quarterly survey of architect forecasts of public and private sector construction expenditure. This qualitative ...
  • Asymmetric adjustment of unemployment and output in New Zealand: Rediscovering Okun’s law

    Harris, Richard; Silverstone, Brian (Department of Economics, University of Waikato, 2000-05)
    Okun's law - the relationship between unemployment and output - is one of the best known empirical regularities in macroeconomics. It is an important relationship because the way in which unemployment reacts to changes in ...
  • Bibliography of research using the NZIER’s quarterly survey of business opinion

    Buckle, Robert A.; Silverstone, Brian (University of Waikato, 2011-06)
    The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) has conducted and published a quarterly survey of business opinion continuously, and with largely unchanged questions, since June 1961. The Institute’s Quarterly Survey ...
  • Business confidence and cyclical turning points: A Markov-Switching approach

    Holmes, Mark J.; Silverstone, Brian (2007-09)
    Markov regime-switching analysis is used to consider the relationship between business confidence and the probability of turning points in cyclical GDP. We find, in an application to New Zealand, that confidence is related ...
  • Business confidence and cyclical turning points: a Markov-switching approach

    Holmes, Mark J.; Silverstone, Brian (Routledge, 2010)
    Markov regime-switching analysis is used to consider the relationship between business confidence and the probability of turning points in cyclical GDP. We find, in an application to New Zealand, that confidence is related ...

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