David Law

Policy report

Relief measures: comparing COVID-19 wage subsidy schemes

The COVID-19 outbreak will likely lead to a significant economic recession. The NZ government's pandemic response has rightly prioritised maintaining employment and the ability of firms to recover quickly when the crisis abates. This report compares wage subsidy schemes in Canada and Australia with New...

Stay on target

Everyone agrees the Government plays a critical role in helping New Zealand through the economic consequences of the Covid-19 global pandemic. But the best tools are not always clear. In this essay, the authors argue that the New Zealand Government should support struggling workers with...
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