Keith Woodford

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Keith Woodford is an independent consultant who holds honorary positions as Professor of Agri-Food Systems at Lincoln University and Senior Research Fellow at the Contemporary China Research Centre at Victoria University. His archived writings are available at http://keithwoodford.wordpress.com

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Articles by Keith Woodford

26th May 20, 7:51pm
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Despite the uncertainties, there is emerging evidence as to how COVID-19 is now likely to play out, both in New Zealand and across the globe. Identifying these scenarios is fundamental to subsequent response strategies for economic recovery
Despite the uncertainties, there is emerging evidence as to how COVID-19 is now likely to play out, both in New Zealand and across the globe. Identifying these scenarios is fundamental to subsequent response strategies for economic recovery
26th May 20, 7:51pm
21st May 20, 9:37am
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If New Zealand wants to diversify it trade away from China then the ten ASEAN countries will be important markets. However, the commercial realities, particularly for value-add products, will be challenging
If New Zealand wants to diversify it trade away from China then the ten ASEAN countries will be important markets. However, the commercial realities, particularly for value-add products, will be challenging
21st May 20, 9:37am
10th May 20, 4:20pm
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COVID-19 illustrates the difficulties society has in dealing with uncertainties and the stresses this creates
COVID-19 illustrates the difficulties society has in dealing with uncertainties and the stresses this creates
10th May 20, 4:20pm
7th May 20, 9:57am
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Low North-East Asian birth rates are leading to population declines that create market development challenges for New Zealand, as it seeks alternative to China
Low North-East Asian birth rates are leading to population declines that create market development challenges for New Zealand, as it seeks alternative to China
7th May 20, 9:57am
2nd May 20, 9:00am
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Keith Woodford explains how New Zealand exporters went to China because that was where the markets were. In many cases, it was the Chinese who came to us seeking our products
Keith Woodford explains how New Zealand exporters went to China because that was where the markets were. In many cases, it was the Chinese who came to us seeking our products
2nd May 20, 9:00am
18th Apr 20, 7:10pm
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The forthcoming decision as to when we should move to COVID Level 3 is high risk, with expectations high, but not enough information for confident decision making
The forthcoming decision as to when we should move to COVID Level 3 is high risk, with expectations high, but not enough information for confident decision making
18th Apr 20, 7:10pm
13th Apr 20, 10:31am
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There are big risks to the COVID-19 campaign if we move to LEVEL 3 too quickly without greatly improved contact-tracing. There is no way back if we get this wrong
There are big risks to the COVID-19 campaign if we move to LEVEL 3 too quickly without greatly improved contact-tracing. There is no way back if we get this wrong
13th Apr 20, 10:31am
9th Apr 20, 12:28pm
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New Zealand’s Mycoplasma bovis eradication campaign has now been running for almost three years, with no decline in the number of farms newly detected as being infected. Can the disease be stamped out?
New Zealand’s Mycoplasma bovis eradication campaign has now been running for almost three years, with no decline in the number of farms newly detected as being infected. Can the disease be stamped out?
9th Apr 20, 12:28pm
4th Apr 20, 10:06am
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There is a need for COVID-19 serology testing to complement the current PCR testing with swabs. The current deficiency threatens good decision-making around the lockdown
There is a need for COVID-19 serology testing to complement the current PCR testing with swabs. The current deficiency threatens good decision-making around the lockdown
4th Apr 20, 10:06am
30th Mar 20, 10:33am
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Success against COVID-19 depends on driving down the transmission rate such that on average, each infected person infects less than one other person. Lots of testing, social distancing and avoiding super-spreading events lie at the heart of it
Success against COVID-19 depends on driving down the transmission rate such that on average, each infected person infects less than one other person. Lots of testing, social distancing and avoiding super-spreading events lie at the heart of it
30th Mar 20, 10:33am
28th Mar 20, 10:05am
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Despite any attempts to diversify away from China, exports to China will be increasingly important in coming months as much of the world descends into turmoil, says Keith Woodford
Despite any attempts to diversify away from China, exports to China will be increasingly important in coming months as much of the world descends into turmoil, says Keith Woodford
28th Mar 20, 10:05am
23rd Mar 20, 5:00pm
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Monday’s announcement about moving to Level 4 changes the COVID-19 landscape. We are now back on track, says Keith Woodford
Monday’s announcement about moving to Level 4 changes the COVID-19 landscape. We are now back on track, says Keith Woodford
23rd Mar 20, 5:00pm
23rd Mar 20, 8:09am
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NZ’s COVID-19 policy has got into a tangle with the crisis deepening by the hour. We must move away from discredited herd immunity and move to full Level 4 now
NZ’s COVID-19 policy has got into a tangle with the crisis deepening by the hour. We must move away from discredited herd immunity and move to full Level 4 now
23rd Mar 20, 8:09am
21st Mar 20, 10:09pm
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The notion that New Zealand is running ahead of the curve no longer stands up to scrutiny. The policy is essentially reactive rather than proactive
The notion that New Zealand is running ahead of the curve no longer stands up to scrutiny. The policy is essentially reactive rather than proactive
21st Mar 20, 10:09pm
19th Mar 20, 4:57pm
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Lack of 'whole of household' self-isolation is the fatal mistake the Government is still making. They are pussy-footing around, says Keith Woodford
Lack of 'whole of household' self-isolation is the fatal mistake the Government is still making. They are pussy-footing around, says Keith Woodford
19th Mar 20, 4:57pm
18th Mar 20, 7:59pm
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Tougher regulations in New Zealand for the COVID-19 coronavirus are urgent. We are now on the brink
Tougher regulations in New Zealand for the COVID-19 coronavirus are urgent. We are now on the brink
18th Mar 20, 7:59pm
17th Mar 20, 11:28am
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Keith Woodford says COVID-19 decisions that looked brave less than three days ago, now look hesitant. More is going to be needed
Keith Woodford says COVID-19 decisions that looked brave less than three days ago, now look hesitant. More is going to be needed
17th Mar 20, 11:28am
15th Mar 20, 9:09am
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Keith Woodford analysis: The decision to go hard and early, requiring everyone entering New Zealand to self-isolate gives New Zealand a chance to stay on top of the COVID-19 coronavirus
Keith Woodford analysis: The decision to go hard and early, requiring everyone entering New Zealand to self-isolate gives New Zealand a chance to stay on top of the COVID-19 coronavirus
15th Mar 20, 9:09am
9th Mar 20, 9:46am
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Keith Woodford says New Zealand has to act quickly with more travel restrictions if it is to hold back the COVID-19 pandemic
Keith Woodford says New Zealand has to act quickly with more travel restrictions if it is to hold back the COVID-19 pandemic
9th Mar 20, 9:46am
2nd Mar 20, 11:54am
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Keith Woodford says the implications of coronavirus COVID-19 have become much starker for New Zealand as the virus goes global
Keith Woodford says the implications of coronavirus COVID-19 have become much starker for New Zealand as the virus goes global
2nd Mar 20, 11:54am

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