Global productivity: trends, drivers and policies
4.00 - 5.00pm
Join this Motu roundtable with Alistair Dieppe from the World Bank and a panel of experts, including Patrick Nolan from the Productivity Commission.
Alistair will give a short presentation on his recent paper “Global Productivity: Trends, Drivers and Policies”. The paper 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 of policies needed to rekindle productivity growth.
He will be joined by a panel of guests to discuss and debate this subject. This roundtable will be held via Zoom and there will be an opportunity for you to ask questions that will be put to the panel.
Alistair Dieppe is a Lead Economist of the Prospects Group in the EFI vice presidency. Prior to joining the World Bank in 2018, he worked in the Directorate General International of the ECB analysing and forecasting the Global Economy, including studying linkages between advanced and emerging markets. Previously he worked for many years in the Research Department of the ECB. Alistair Dieppe has published on a wide variety of topics as well as being a developer of the BEAR toolbox. He has also worked at Oxford Economics and Cambridge Econometrics.
Dr Patrick Nolan - Productivity Commission, Director of Economics & Research
Tim Ng - NZ Treasury - Deputy Secretary & Chief Economic Adviser.
Paul Conway - Economist at Bank of New Zealand