Dr Lynn Riggs
Dr Lynn Riggs is an economist at Motu Economic and Public Policy Research. She joined Motu after working for the US government for twenty years. Lynn’s research interests are in labour, health, education, and financial economics primarily using large, confidential data sets like Statistics New Zealand’s Integrated Data Infrastructure and Longitudinal Business Database. She has recently been involved in estimating the burden of disease attributable to unsafe and substandard housing conditions as well as an evaluation of the Healthy Homes Initiative.