Motu Research is an independent, public-good focused economics and policy research institute.
We help decision makers in Aotearoa grapple with complex social and environmental issues.
Pay gaps – an $18 billion a year issue
Different pay rates
For gender and ethnic groups
Add up to a lot!
Gendered parenting and the intergenerational transmission of gendered stereotypes: Evidence from the Growing Up in New Zealand survey
This research shows parents are largely not to blame for economic inequality between men and women in Aotearoa New Zealand. Other factors in society, outside parents’ control, are contributing more to ongoing harmful economic gender…
2023-05-15Āheitanga Thesis scholarship - applications open for 2023
Every year, Motu Research offers a one-year $10,000 scholarship pool to enhance research capacity in Aotearoa’s Māori community. It is…
2023-02-28Silt: an explainer
Motu affiliate Troy Baisden appeared on RNZ’s The Panel to discuss silt problems after recent cyclones.