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Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI) becomes entity in its own right

The Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI), until recently part of Motu Research, has become so successful they are now an entity in their own right.   We wish HRMI well on this next phase of growth…

Motu researchers win NZAE prizes

Our researchers won several prizes this year at the New Zealand Association of Economists (NZAE) Conference 2022.   Our senior fellows Arthur Grimes and Dave Maré and affiliate Stuart Donovan won two prizes for their paper Cities…

Shakked Noy wins the Motu Doctoral Scholarship 2022

A big congratulations to Shakked Noy, who has been awarded the 2022 Motu Doctoral Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to Motu Research Analysts who leave Motu to do a highly rated PhD course. The scholarship…

Applications are open for our Āheitanga Thesis Scholarship

Applications are open for our Āheitanga Thesis Scholarship. Every year, Motu Research offers a $10,000 scholarship pool to promising university students of Māori descent who are working on (or are planning to work on) an…

Hiring Research Analysts - applications now closed

Do top quality economic and public policy research for the public good Want to work for a small organisation conducting top quality economic and public policy research for the public good? Applications are now open to work…

Hiring Summer Interns - applications now closed

Intern applications for summer 2022/23 are OPEN and close on 4 April 2022. Want to work for a small organisation doing top quality economic and public policy research for the public good? Applications are now open to work…

Motu Research Doctoral Scholarship awarded to Livvy Mitchell

Our congratulations to Livvy Mitchell, who has won the 2021 Motu Doctoral Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to Motu Research Analysts who leave Motu Research to do a highly rated PhD course.   The scholarship objectives are…