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Briefing to Incoming Government 1996

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  • Briefing to Incoming Government 1996
  • Published: Oct 1996
  • Status: Not Current - Reference Only
  • Author: The Treasury
       

      Briefing to Incoming Government 1996

      Published on 12 Oct 1996

      This briefing paper was the Briefing to the Incoming Government prepared before the 1996 election, it aimed to inform Ministers of the major issues Treasury sees facing New Zealand over the next few years. The briefing paper is available for download in Adobe PDF format only.

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      Chapter 1: Overview

      • A Sound Economic Position
      • The Basis for Prosperity
      • Responsible Fiscal Management
      • Improving Skills
      • Saving for the Future
      • Reducing Levels of Dependency
      • Conclusion

      Chapter 2: Fiscal Policy

      • Introduction
      • The Current Situation
      • Risks to the Fiscal Outlook
      • The Relationship Between Fiscal and Monetary Policy, and the Macroeconomy
      • Long term Considerations
      • Conclusion
      big96-1.pdf(641 KB) pp. 7–36

      Chapter 3: Economic Growth

      • Introduction
      • The Current Situation
      • Further Improving the Performance of the Economy
      • Raising Skills
      • Improving the Performance of Businesses
      • Better Saving Decisions
      • Conclusion
      big96-2.pdf(425 KB) pp. 37–58

      Chapter 4: Economic Stability

      • Introduction
      • The Current Situation
      • Recent Macroeconomic Performance
      • Current Policy Issues
      • Conclusion
      big96-3.pdf(312 KB) pp. 59–74

      Chapter 5: Protecting Against Misfortune

      • Introduction
      • The Current Situation
      • Income Support Issues
      • Income Support Issues
      • Reducing Educational Failure
      • Advancing the Position of Māori
      • Health
      • Conclusion
      big96-4.pdf(437 KB) pp. 75–102

      Chapter 6: Public Sector Accountability and Efficiency

      • Introduction
      • The Current Situation
      • Core Crown Departments, Ministries and Offices of Parliament
      • Crown Entities
      • State-Owned Enterprises
      • Conclusion
      big96-5.pdf(477 KB) pp. 103–121

      Chapter 7: Managing for Results - Budget Process

      • Introduction
      • Objectives of the Budget Process
      • Current Features of the Budget Process
      • Looking Ahead
      • Conclusion
      big96-6.pdf(283 KB) pp. 123–133
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