public policy

22nd Jan 20, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why the Government decided on a deposit insurance limit of $50k per individual per financial institution, which is well below international norms
Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why the Government decided on a deposit insurance limit of $50k per individual per financial institution, which is well below international norms
22nd Jan 20, 5:00am
4th Sep 19, 7:34am
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When is being unemployed not unemployed? A true measure would show more teens are without jobs than people who have supposedly ‘retired’, writes former Treasury senior staffer Tony Burton
When is being unemployed not unemployed? A true measure would show more teens are without jobs than people who have supposedly ‘retired’, writes former Treasury senior staffer Tony Burton
4th Sep 19, 7:34am
23rd Aug 19, 10:00am
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The Helen Clark Foundation's Kathy Errington looks at some of the latest evidence emerging about drug law reform globally and makes the case for a 'yes' vote in the 2020 cannabis referendum
The Helen Clark Foundation's Kathy Errington looks at some of the latest evidence emerging about drug law reform globally and makes the case for a 'yes' vote in the 2020 cannabis referendum
23rd Aug 19, 10:00am
21st Jun 19, 5:22pm
Kiwi businessman and NZ Initiative director Stephen Jennings says claims he benefited from Kremlin abuses of the market system and the rule of law are misconceived and vexatious
Kiwi businessman and NZ Initiative director Stephen Jennings says claims he benefited from Kremlin abuses of the market system and the rule of law are misconceived and vexatious
21st Jun 19, 5:22pm
31st May 19, 10:00am
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The Helen Clark Foundation's Kathy Errington on the Budget, bureaucracy & IT, paid & unpaid care, freedom from violence, the Budget & women dominated professions, plus time use surveys
The Helen Clark Foundation's Kathy Errington on the Budget, bureaucracy & IT, paid & unpaid care, freedom from violence, the Budget & women dominated professions, plus time use surveys
31st May 19, 10:00am
25th Oct 18, 10:42am
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Michael Littlewood argues Tax Working Group members must ask themselves whether KiwiSaver has lifted NZ's overall savings & if its tax subsidies are worth it
Michael Littlewood argues Tax Working Group members must ask themselves whether KiwiSaver has lifted NZ's overall savings & if its tax subsidies are worth it
25th Oct 18, 10:42am
14th Aug 18, 2:30pm
Kerry McDonald details why he believes New Zealand must hold a Royal Commission into the policy failures of successive governments since the Millennium
Kerry McDonald details why he believes New Zealand must hold a Royal Commission into the policy failures of successive governments since the Millennium
14th Aug 18, 2:30pm
8th Jun 18, 2:49pm
The NZ Initiative's Sam Warburton says it's time to push back against a lack of evidence in local & central government policy making
The NZ Initiative's Sam Warburton says it's time to push back against a lack of evidence in local & central government policy making
8th Jun 18, 2:49pm
9th Nov 17, 5:02am
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England-based professor puts the case for 'managed trade and investment', more scope for state subsidies and capital controls, and shallower rather than deeper integration in trade deals
England-based professor puts the case for 'managed trade and investment', more scope for state subsidies and capital controls, and shallower rather than deeper integration in trade deals
9th Nov 17, 5:02am
18th Apr 17, 11:45am
NZ Initiative’s Jason Krupp says targeted rates could, and should, be applied more widely at a local government level
NZ Initiative’s Jason Krupp says targeted rates could, and should, be applied more widely at a local government level
18th Apr 17, 11:45am
4th Mar 17, 9:24am
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Jennifer Lees-Marshment points out that effective public policy changes are often inhibited by the poor or unprepared management skills of elected officials in a uniquely large management situation
Jennifer Lees-Marshment points out that effective public policy changes are often inhibited by the poor or unprepared management skills of elected officials in a uniquely large management situation
4th Mar 17, 9:24am
10th Dec 16, 9:55am
Eric Crampton assesses the legacy of John Key and finds a bar set low and a long list of issues and decisions avoided
Eric Crampton assesses the legacy of John Key and finds a bar set low and a long list of issues and decisions avoided
10th Dec 16, 9:55am
10th Dec 16, 9:55am
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Roger Partridge assesses the legacy of John Key as Prime Minister and finds an impressive record given the constraints of MMP
Roger Partridge assesses the legacy of John Key as Prime Minister and finds an impressive record given the constraints of MMP
10th Dec 16, 9:55am
10th Dec 16, 8:38am
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Fathom Consulting reminds us that each economic cycle has its own drivers, and those drivers are all about the public policy settings we choose
Fathom Consulting reminds us that each economic cycle has its own drivers, and those drivers are all about the public policy settings we choose
10th Dec 16, 8:38am
27th Aug 16, 8:28am
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Donal Curtin wonders if some local industries are getting too concentrated and consumers getting too little choice, and asks if our competition authorities have become 'too blasé' about the impacts
Donal Curtin wonders if some local industries are getting too concentrated and consumers getting too little choice, and asks if our competition authorities have become 'too blasé' about the impacts
27th Aug 16, 8:28am
6th Aug 16, 9:39am
Michael Reddell says reshaping our immigration policy would end Auckland house price inflation, lower our interest rates, and drop our exchange rate. And he says it would raise average incomes
Michael Reddell says reshaping our immigration policy would end Auckland house price inflation, lower our interest rates, and drop our exchange rate. And he says it would raise average incomes
6th Aug 16, 9:39am
30th Jul 16, 8:43am
Gareth Morgan likes the latest version of the Auckland Unitary Plan, despite some flaws. Now he offers some solutions for the over-stimulated demand
Gareth Morgan likes the latest version of the Auckland Unitary Plan, despite some flaws. Now he offers some solutions for the over-stimulated demand
30th Jul 16, 8:43am
23rd Jul 16, 8:21am
Gareth Morgan finds it inexcusable that public policy settings are causing inequality, intergenerational damage, and misallocation of investment
Gareth Morgan finds it inexcusable that public policy settings are causing inequality, intergenerational damage, and misallocation of investment
23rd Jul 16, 8:21am
8th Sep 15, 9:35am
Oliver Hartwich concludes his assessment of what whent wrong in Europe with the lessons for New Zealand
Oliver Hartwich concludes his assessment of what whent wrong in Europe with the lessons for New Zealand
8th Sep 15, 9:35am
7th Sep 15, 10:07am
Oliver Hartwich argues the Eurozone crisis started on the day the Euro currency was introduced
Oliver Hartwich argues the Eurozone crisis started on the day the Euro currency was introduced
7th Sep 15, 10:07am

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