A disclaimer applies to papers in three of the Treasury's research and commentary papers series - Working Papers, Analytical Papers and Policy Perspectives Papers - and to Treasury Staff Insights: Rangitaki articles.
The Treasury's aim in publishing the various paper series is to make these ideas and analyses available to a wider audience and to inform and encourage public debate, with the ultimate aim of informing our policy advice.
The papers and articles are, or have been, commissioned or submitted for publication as part of the Treasury's core function in developing and providing advice to the Ministers. The papers and articles include work undertaken by staff at the Treasury and other government departments, as well as work undertaken for the Treasury by external researchers or consultants.
The papers and articles do not themselves represent policy advice.
The views, opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in these papers and articles are strictly those of the author(s). They do not necessarily reflect the views of the New Zealand Treasury or the New Zealand Government. The New Zealand Treasury and the New Zealand Government take no responsibility for any errors or omissions in, or for the correctness of, the information contained in papers and articles.