Date: Thursday 15 October
Time: 12:30-2:00 pm
Location: Women’s Federation Room, Level 1, Old Government House, near the corner of Princes Street and Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland.
Presenters: Jane Kelsey, University of Auckland, and Rod Oram
This seminar is hosted by the University of Auckland Masters in Public Policy programme. Click here for information about upcoming seminars.
The past eighteen months have proved especially turbulent for the global economy. The recession has had different impacts around the world, but many commentators have declared it to be the worst economic downturn since the Depression of the 1930s. As a small, open economy, New Zealand has always been highly sensitive to global economic conditions. In this seminar, we discuss key drivers of the contemporary global economy. We are particularly keen to consider the likely trajectory of the global economy in the coming decade and expected implications that forthcoming changes will have on New Zealand’s economic performance and social wellbeing. Continue reading