There is reason to hope that long-term fiscal planning can still be effective in New Zealand.
Many countries now require the regular publication of longterm fiscal projections, looking at the potential long-term costs of government spending programmes. In New Zealand, section...
In this paper presented to the NZ Treasury, Jonathan Boston asks how governments can build good societies—specifically, what kind of public and economic policies should be pursued to reach this goal.
Introduction : Public policy is an inherently ethical undertaking. It poses fundamental...
This article examines the causes of child poverty in New Zealand and how child poverty rates might be reduced.
New Zealand has tolerated significant levels of relative child poverty for more than two decades. For a country which once prided itself on being comparatively...