Economics

Economics

About Economics

From the price of milk to how easy it is to find a job, the way each of us live and many of the choices we get to make depend on how we answer the economic questions facing New Zealand. We approach these questions knowing that economics isn’t just financial, it’s about the wellbeing of every person.

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Housing Panel – Live Q+A


THREE PERSPECTIVES ON HOW WE MOVE FORWARD A decent, affordable place to live is a basic need for every person,…

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Beyond Profit | how the economy can be good for our society


It can’t be all about the money. If we gauge our national success solely on having a growing economy, we…

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Giving the Market its memory: Finding the forgotten Adam Smith

Giving the Market its memory: Finding the forgotten Adam Smith


The aftershocks of the financial crisis are still being felt around the world. Some say it was greed that got…

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People of virtue: Building Free and vibrant societies in the 21st century

People of virtue: Building Free and vibrant societies in the 21st century


Recent years have shown us the potential dark side of a free market Economics as banks and businesses fail, unemployment…

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Facing the Challenge: Negotiating the politics and practice of welfare reform

Facing the Challenge: Negotiating the politics and practice of welfare reform


As the former Chairman of the UK’s Centre for Social Justice, Iain Duncan Smith saw the disastrous consequences of an…

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