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Defining social investment, Kiwi-style
(New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2016-12-30)
The New Zealand Government has named its current approach to social policy “social investment”. A name is label that identifies something. When that thing is a social policy, what it does and how it affects peoples’ lives, rather than what it is called, ...
Durable policy approaches: Framework development and brief literature review
(New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2016-06-30)
Developing durable policy approaches consistently as possible is the holy grail of policy advising. Having a stock of policy interventions that provide consistent guidance and governance to New Zealanders as they conduct their commercial and social ...
Assessing the stock of regulation: A tool for regulatory stewards
(New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2016-05-30)
New Zealand, like other OECD countries, has been active in developing a regulatory management system since the mid-1980s but the prime focus has been posing ‘big policy’ questions to review the flow of new laws and regulations through tools such as ...
Kia māia: Be bold; Improving the wellbeing of children living in poverty
(New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2019-05-01)
This paper is about how to improve the wellbeing of children living in poverty. We propose a framework for thinking about child poverty that supplements a focus on resource adequacy with insights from Amartya Sen’s capability approach to wellbeing.