Think tank

Motu Economic and Public Policy Research

Wellington, New Zealand

Motu is a research organisation in New Zealand. All of Motu’s Senior Fellows have both PhDs from leading international universities and extensive experience in the New Zealand public sector. They work together as a cooperative, identifying valuable research questions and actively contributing to policy development. Their work covers topics such as environment, wellbeing and macroeconomics, productivity and innovation, urban and regional analysis, population and labour and human rights. Motu is committed to freely disseminating research findings. All research is published publicly. Motu invests heavily in the training and intellectual development of young talents.

Contact details

Website:
www.motu.nz

Address:
Level 1, 97 Cuba St. Wellington 6011, New Zealand

Country:
New Zealand

Sub-region:
Australia and New Zealand

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
New Zealand
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Founded by
Founders: Suzi Kerr, Dave Maré
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): John McDermott
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): John McDermott
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2016): Adam Jaffe
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2016
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
 47
New Zealand average
 78
Global average
 216

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
 20
New Zealand average
 20
Global average
 6,666
2015
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
 643
Financials
2015
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
 $1,478,486
New Zealand average
 $23,860,492
Global average
 $55,910,158

Social

Likes (2019)
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
 921
New Zealand average
 7,878
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2016)
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
 550
Twitter
Followers (2017)
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
 1,450
New Zealand average
 1,972
Global average
 17,192
Followers (2016)
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
 1,130
Subscribers (2016)
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
 550
New Zealand average
 1,981
Global average
 1,408

Data notes

Last updated: 18/06/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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