One of Motu Research's missions is to help stimulate informed debate around our most pressing economic and policy issues. One way we do this is through our event series.
Our public policy seminars are an opportunity for expert input and stakeholder dialogue on urgent economic and policy issues. We invite prominent economists and thought leaders – both international and domestic – to present their findings and engage with a panel of qualified experts. The seminars help to educate stakeholders and kick-start collective thinking in some dynamic policy areas.
Confirmed upcoming Public Policy seminars include:
4 August 2021
Operationalising Resilience in Response to Water Insecurity
26 August 2021
Just climate transition
22 September 2021
Living Standards Framework/ He ara wairoa
Phil Evans, Tim Hughs
20 October 2021
Use of Subjective Wellbeing to Guide Public Policy
Presented by Quentin Grafton
It is critical that we understand the contribution of climate change to water insecurity and yet there are still many challenges to measuring these impacts. How can we plan for freshwater resilience…
Presented by David Card
New Zealand has a unique opportunity (post covid) to examine our approach to immigration settings. This event is one of several this year exploring the issue of what immigration policy settings would…
Thursday 3rd June @ 12.30pm
Adam Auditorium, City Gallery Wellington - Te Whare Toi,
Te Ngākau Civic Square Directions
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Many organisations in Aotearoa want to go beyond government requirements to help tackle climate change. However, past approaches to voluntary offsetting and carbon-neutral claims are not compatible with the Paris Agreement.
In this webinar, Motu Policy…
Rebecca Henderson gave a short presentation on her recent book: Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire. Her book not only outlines how capitalism needs to change if we are to build a just and sustainable world, but…
Speaker: Alistair Dieppe from the World Bank presentation on his recent paper which presents the first comprehensive analysis of the evolution and drivers of productivity growth, examines the impact of COVID-19 on productivity, and presents a wide-range…
Speaker: Jeremy Webb, a Kiwi in the process of completing his PhD at University College London
When Jeremy started his research, he was looking for options that might help solve climate change. He quickly realised the problem…