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  • International Connections and Productivity: Making Globalisation Work for New Zealand
  • Published: 2 Apr 2009
  • Status: Current
  • Authors: Blakeley, Nic; Cruickshank, Amy; Kidd, Neil; Thompson, Cushla
    • Hard copy: Not available.
     

    International Connections and Productivity: Making Globalisation Work for New Zealand

    New Zealand Treasury Productivity Paper 09/01

    Published 2 Apr 2009

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    Summary

    Introduction

    Motivation
    Organising framework
    Paper outline

    International trends and New Zealand characteristics

    International trends
    New Zealand Characteristics

    Flows of people

    Link to economic growth
    New Zealand's current situation
    Potential adverse consequences
    Future outlook
    General policy lessons

    Flows of capital

    Link to economic growth
    New Zealand’s current situation
    Potential adverse consequences
    Future outlook
    General policy lessons

    Flows of trade

    Link to economic growth
    New Zealand’s current performance
    Potential adverse consequences
    Future outlook
    General policy lessons

    Flows of ideas

    Link to economic growth
    New Zealand’s current performance
    Potential adverse consequences
    Future outlook
    General policy lessons

    Discussion

    Nationalistic tendencies?
    The future is agriculture?
    An international perspecitve in domestic policies?
    Taking labour mobility seriously?

    Conclusion

    References

    tprp09-01.pdf (820 KB) pp. 56

    List of Tables

    List of Figures

    Acknowledgements

    This paper was prepared by Nic Blakeley, Amy Cruickshank, Neil Kidd, and Cushla Thompson. Comments were provided by staff in the Treasury, along with MFAT, MED, and DoL.  Thanks in particular go to Mario Di Maio, Geoff Lewis, Steve Cantwell, Wayne Stevens, Andrew Wade, and Minoo Meimand.  Thanks also go to Gary Hawke and Alan Gamlen for their thoughtful comments.

     

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