A Rejuvenated Industrial Policy for New Zealand

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Max Harris and Toby Moore will speak about a rejuvenated 'industrial policy' for New Zealand - a set of policies that might favour particular industries or sectors. They will discuss international thinking on industrial policy, past and present policy in New Zealand, and future proposals of particular relevance to the current Labour-led government. After they speak, Pete Hodgson and Isabelle Sin will offer brief commentary before we open up to discussion. The topic is of importance to anyone interested in the future role of the State in the economy - and in all parts of our lives.
 
Max Harris is a PhD student at the University of Oxford. He is the author of The New Zealand Project and the co-author of a report on Universal Basic Income for the Labour Party's Future of Work Commission. He has worked as a clerk for Chief Justice Elias at the Supreme Court and as a consultant for the United Nations Development Programme's Executive Office in New York. Toby Moore is a Teaching Fellow the School of Government, Victoria University.  He holds a Master’s degree in Global Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Isabelle Sin is a Fellow at Motu. She completed her PhD in economics at Stanford University. She is a Principal Investigator with Te P┼źnaha Matatini and an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington. She has also worked at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. Hon Pete Hodgson is a former Minister of Research, Science and Technology and current Chair of Callahan Innovation.
 

 

When
June 6th, 2018 7:00 PM   through   8:30 PM
Location
Loaves and Fishes Hall
Down the carpark beside the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul
Corner of Hill and Molesworth Streets
Wellington, WGN
New Zealand

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