Nic has happily returned to Motu Research, after serving as an Research Analyst over the summer of 2018/2019.
Since 2019, Nic has started and completed an Honours in Economics at AUT. His dissertation investigated responses from charitable firms in Aotearoa New Zealand to expenditure-tier-based accounting requirements.
Over 2020, he was employed by AUT as a teaching assistant for the papers Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability and Introductory Business Studies. At the same time, he worked as a Research Assistant at the AUT-based New Zealand Work Research Institute (NZWRI), where he worked on a project investigating the prevalence of future of work practices among New Zealand firms and workers. While at NZWRI, he worked to develop the Word Internet Project 2020 survey. This survey is the New Zealand element of an international survey investigating the impact of internet use and opinions related to internet use over time.