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‘Measuring success differently’: New Zealand budget’s shift in economic thinking

The Ardern government in New Zealand is articulating a bigger role for government in society, talking up wellbeing over traditional economic measures — while still playing on the standard “fiscal…

  • David Donaldson
  • TheMandarin

New Zealand’s Labour-led coalition government has handed down its first budget, highlighting health, education and housing as areas of focus.

Urd 2b“Our priorities are different from the previous government. We are determined to turn the page on the ideology of individualism and a hands-off approach to our economy that has left too many people…

“Our plan will…

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