Final Oliver Hartwich

Dr Oliver Hartwich

Executive Director

Oliver is the Executive Director of The New Zealand Initiative. Before joining the Initiative, he was a Research Fellow at the Centre for Independent Studies in Sydney, the Chief Economist at Policy Exchange in London, and an advisor in the UK House of Lords. Oliver holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Business administration and a PhD in Law from Bochum University in Germany.

Oliver is available to comment on all of the Initiative’s research areas.

Latest reports:
Policy Essay: Effective and affordable – Why the ETS is sufficient to deal with the climate emergency (2020)
Research Note: The Unreserved Bank of New Zealand: Why unorthodox monetary policy needs boundaries (2019)
#localismNZ: Bringing power to the people (2019)
Submission: Future of Tax (2018)
Submission: Overseas Investment Amendment Bill (2018)

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Phone: +64 4 499 0790

Email: oliver.hartwich@nzinitiative.org.nz

Recent Work

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Podcast: Oliver Hartwich on the politicisation of central banks

Matt Burgess talks to Oliver Hartwich about his latest Herald column about the new political role central banks play. If you would like to listen to our latest podcasts, please subscribe to The New Zealand Initiative podcast on iTunes, Spotify or The Podcast App. Read more

Dr Oliver Hartwich
Matt Burgess
Podcast
8 July, 2021
Carsten Hallwass

Podcast: Oliver Hartwich, Eric Crampton and Carsten Hallwass on immigration policy

Oliver Hartwich and Eric Crampton talk to Nelson-based immigration advisor Carsten Hallwass about New Zealand’s immigration settings and the effect of Covid-19. If you would like to listen to our latest podcasts, please subscribe to The New Zealand Initiative podcast on iTunes, Spotify or The Podcast App. Read more

Dr Oliver Hartwich
Dr Eric Crampton
Dr Carsten Hallwass
Podcast
28 June, 2021
Steen

Podcast: Steen Videbeck on literacy

The Initiative’s Steen Videbeck reflects on his career as an economist and a teacher – and he explains how he combines both perspectives in his new research project on literacy in New Zealand. If you would like to listen to our latest podcasts, please subscribe to The New Zealand Initiative podcast on iTunes, Spotify or The Podcast App. Read more

Dr Oliver Hartwich
Steen Videbeck
Podcast
25 June, 2021

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