DAVID LAW: A Roadmap for Recovery

DAVID LAW: A Roadmap for Recovery
David Law
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 policy gap. The report includes more than 30 recommendations...

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