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  • How much new saving will kiwisaver produce?

    Gibson, John; Le, Trinh (Waikato Management School, 2008-03)
    After two decades of tax neutrality for private saving, New Zealand policy changed radically with the recent introduction of tax incentives for KiwiSaver. A key issue for tax-favoured saving schemes is the extent to which ...
  • Wealth and saving in New Zealand: Evidence from the longitudinal survey of family, income and employment

    Le, Trinh; Gibson, John; Stillman, Steven (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
    This paper uses data from the Survey of Family, Income and Employment to estimate saving by the household sector in New Zealand during 2004-2006. Even our most conservative estimate is that at least 14% of gross income was ...
  • What explains the wealth gap between immigrants and the New Zealand born?

    Gibson, John; Le, Trinh; Stillman, Steven (New Zealand Association of Economists, 2007-09)
    Immigrants are typically found to have less wealth and hold it in different forms than the native born. These differences may affect both the economic assimilation of immigrants and overall portfolio allocation when ...