Economics for tumultous times
The Playhouse Theatre, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Hamilton 3216
The University of Waikato's New Zealand Economics Forum is focused on enhancing the quality of public conversation about economic policy in New Zealand. It will address the major challenges facing our national economy for policymakers and officials; and look at the long-term economic impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Hear from Deputy Prime Minister Hon Grant Robertson, Minister of Finance, who will present a keynote address sharing his views on using fiscal, monetary and micro-economic policy to build a thriving economy for New Zealand.
Keynote speakers include Adrian Orr, Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand - Te Pūtea Matua, and Vittoria Shortt, CEO of ASB Bank, two of the University of Waikato's notable alumni, along with a whole host of the country's top economists and business leaders, including Dr Ganesh Nana Chair of the New Zealand Productivity Commission Te Kōmihana Whai Hua o Aotearoa.
Together, they will reflect on what was achieved in 2020, assess the current situation, and debate pathways and priorities for the decade ahead.