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Obituary: Ian Francis Shirley
Ian Francis Shirley(28 February 1940 - 20 January 2019)New Zealand’s progressive causes have been driven by a strong sense of social justice. Ian Shirley was one of the nation’s strongest drivers.He was born in Kaiapoi and spent his early years in rural towns. His father Eric was a stock and station agent, and so the read more
Budget 2019: Video and comment by Berl
Last month The Policy Observatory hosted economics consulting firm Berl for a pre-budget breakfast briefing. We have video of the event for those unable to make it. The full session in one video is here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0gfSDpNTqI&t=13sBut the presentations are also available as separate clips:Amanda Reid on The Treasury’s approach to wellbeing and how it fits read more