Infometrics June newsletter
Media Release: Worst time for first-home buyers in 65 years
Network infrastructure investment of $172b signalled over next decade
New analysis from Infometrics points to a considerable lift in infrastructure investment over the next decade, as maintenance and upgrades of local networks ratchet up. Our analysis extends our infrastructure horizon until 2031 and examines where investment will be located, and of what infrastructure type.
The future looks bright for commercial solar
Has the minimum wage helped to lower wage inequality?
In 1894, New Zealand introduced the world’s first minimum wage. Today, the minimum wage is still well and alive, growing faster than median wages since 2000. Over the same 20+ year period, there has been a substantial compression of the lower half of the wage distribution, leaving those at the bottom closer than ever to those at the top. But how much of this increase in lower wages can we attribute to the rise in minimum wage over time?
A day in the life of an Economist – Joel Glynn
Joel Glynn has recently joined the Infometrics Team. In a few short months Joel has written a number of news releases and co-hosted our popular monthly webinars, so this month we sit down to chat with Joel and find out more about him and what he’s working on at Infometrics. Don’t miss Joel’s article on the boom in solar farms in this month’s Infometrics newsletter.