Motu publishes an email newsletter, Motu News once every two months aimed at the general public, informing people of our current research and other happenings at Motu. This usually contains:
May 2019 Newsletter - the Zero Carbon Bill, NZ research 'stars', comparing poverty rates across countries, human rights data and how farmers can mitigate emissions.
March 2019 Newsletter - poor housing conditions, NZ's top towns, the settlement of Pacific migrants, and the complexity of local growth.
October 2018 Newsletter - Suzi Kerr appointed Chief Economist at Environmental Defense Fund, other staffing news, falling in love can increase inequality, creating jobs and transitions to self-employment, scholarship and prizes awarded.
August 2018 Newsletter - New Motu fellows, EQC flood claims come from the rich and close to the coast, worsening of gender wage gap one of the penalties of becoming a mother, HRMI's South Africa workshop, and the Motu Quantitative Economics Āheitanga Scholarship.
May 2018 Newsletter - New human rights work and data viz tool, how we model land-use, ultrafast broadband rollout and deprivation, and communities and climate change.
March 2018 Newsletter - Our new productivity work, research examining how ideas flow, an upcoming e-mission possible roundtable, and staff news.
September 2017 Newsletter - The role of social science, sexism and the gender wage gap, launch of Human Rights Measurement Initiative, and the Deep South National Science Challenge.
June 2017 Newsletter - new Motu Hapū, Adam leaving, workers who lose jobs are disadvantaged for years, public policy seminar, finding a value for sunshine, and Motu's high world ranking for our climate change work.
April 2017 Newsletter - the march for science, new staff, qualifications and job choice of recent grads, how native forest can help offset emissions obligations and more.
December 2016 Newsletter - Motu's productivity work, the Auckland productivity premium, agricultural emissions, and the Sir Frank Holmes prize winner.
October 2016 Newsletter - Intangible investment and firm performance, integrated framework for stakeholder processes on climate change
July 2016 Newsletter - Motu and Poutama Trust, Arthur Grimes on Housing.
May 2016 Newsletter - Silencing Science, Productivity in the Construction Sector
March 2016 Newsletter - Emissions Trading Handbook, Motu Thesis Scholarship.
December 2015 Newsletter - New Marsden Grant for Isabelle Sin, Firm Productivity Growth and Skill.