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It’s time to get serious about New Zealand’s recovery

New Zealand faces its worst recession in nearly a century. Unfortunately, the economic response to the challenges of Covid-19 leaves much to be desired. Most new policy initiatives proposed in the run-up to the 2020 general election range from trivial at best to economic sabotage at worst. New Zealanders deserve better.The scale of the problem is immense.Independent forecasts by the OECD predict an unemployment rate of 8.9% next year, and figures released by Statistics New Zealand for the June quarter... Read more

Dr David Law
Insights Newsletter
9 October, 2020
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Working group enlightenment

It took New Zealand to disprove the entire body of political science.For millennia, political philosophy was thought to be about the dual question of who rules and for what purpose. Over this question, wars were fought, revolutions triggered and kings beheaded.Not any longer. New Zealand politics reveals the essence of politics is not to rule while preventing anyone else from ruling.To achieve this political enlightenment, one has to be elected ... Read more

Dr Oliver Hartwich
Insights Newsletter
9 October, 2020
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Dear Minister: A Roadmap for Recovery

New Zealand faces its worst recession in nearly a century. Unfortunately, the economic response to the challenges of covid-19 leaves much to be desired. Most new policy initiatives proposed in the run-up to the 2020 general election range from trivial at best to economic sabotage at worst. New Zealanders deserve better. So - this week my colleagues and I at the New Zealand Initiative released a new report, Roadmap for Recovery: Briefing to the Incoming Government, to help plug the... Read more

Dr David Law
BusinessDesk
9 October, 2020
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Roadmap for Recovery: Briefing to the Incoming Government

New Zealand faces its worst recession in nearly a century. Unfortunately, the economic response to the challenges of Covid-19 leaves much to be desired. Most new policy initiatives proposed in the run-up to the 2020 general election range from trivial at best to economic sabotage at worst. New Zealanders deserve better. Read more

The New Zealand Initiative
8 October, 2020

Media release: ‘The only briefing a minister needs,’ report presents key solutions for next government

Wellington, 7 October 2020 – Over the next few years, New Zealand will face an immense challenge to keep Kiwi’s employed, get the economy growing again and rein in debt. According to a report by The New Zealand Initiative, there is also an important opportunity to fix the worst social and economic ills that have plagued this country for decades. After relative success in combatting Covid-19, Kiwis are ahead of the game and in a position to finally make up... Read more

Media release
8 October, 2020

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