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Paul Conway to be BNZ chief economist

Staff reporters
Wed, 27 Jan 2021

Staff reporters
Wed, 27 Jan 2021
Bank of New Zealand has appointed Paul Conway a its chief economist from Feb. 1. Conway was previously director of economics and research at the Productivity Commission for seven years and has also worked for the Reserve Bank, OECD and the World Bank.BNZ has been without a chief economist since Tony Alexander resigned in September 2019 after nearly 25 years in the role.BNZ chief financial officer Peter MacGillivray said that Conway "breaks the mould of the traditional bank economist who typically focus on house prices, interest rates...

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