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

Oliver v5

Podcast: Oliver Hartwich on the next Euro crisis

Chelsy Killick talks to Oliver Hartwich about his latest Newsroom column and asks why the next Euro crisis has just begun. 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
Chelsy Killick
Podcast
16 June, 2021
Oliver v6

Podcast: Oliver Hartwich on the next Euro crisis

Chelsy Killick talks to Oliver Hartwich about his latest Newsroom column and asks why the next Euro crisis has just begun. 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
Chelsy Killick
Podcast
16 June, 2021
Electric car v2

Podcast: The practical problems of the Government's Feebate Scheme

The practicalities of the Government’s new ‘feebate’ scheme are still unclear, as the Financial Services Federation’s Lyn McMorran explains in a conversation with Eric Crampton, Matt Burgess and Oliver Hartwich. 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
Matt Burgess
Lyn McMorran
Podcast
16 June, 2021
fueltax

Podcast: The Government's Feebate Scheme

Matt Burgess, Eric Crampton, Oliver Hartwich and Bryce Wilkinson discuss the Government’s new feebate scheme. Will it help to cut emissions? Read more

Dr Oliver Hartwich
Dr Eric Crampton
Dr Bryce Wilkinson
Matt Burgess
Podcast
14 June, 2021
Oliver v4

Podcast: Oliver Hartwich on an unusual scandal in German politics

Chelsy Killick talks to Oliver Hartwich about a strange scandal in German politics and why you should never lie in your CV. 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
Chelsy Killick
Podcast
10 June, 2021
Joel

Podcast: Joel Hernandez on his IDI journey with The New Zealand Initiative

Joel Hernandez explains his three-year journey of crunching New Zealand’s education data. 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
Joel Hernandez
Podcast
10 June, 2021
Cash v2

News from the Unreserved Bank

In mid-2019, the Reserve Bank signalled it was considering unconventional monetary policy such as quantitative easing (QE), vulgo: money printing. Back then, Eric Crampton, Robert MacCulloch and I wrote a short paper called The Unreserved Bank of New Zealand: Why unorthodox monetary policy needs boundaries. Read more

Dr Oliver Hartwich
Insights Newsletter
4 June, 2021
Matt Burgess

Podcast: Interpreting Dr Rod Carr - with Matt Burgess and Oliver Hartwich

In this podcast Matt Burgess and Oliver Hartwich analyse a short essay by Dr Rod Carr, chair of the Climate Change Commission. 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
3 June, 2021

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