Oliver v12

Podcast: Austrian media funding scandal

Oliver Hartwich joins Ben Craven to discuss his latest Newsroom column on a media funding scandal that has led to the resignation of centre-right Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The investigation has highlighted the dependency of Austrian media on government advertising, and the influence that funding can exert. Read more

Dr Oliver Hartwich
Podcast
21 October, 2021
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Podcast: The Illusions of History

Dr Bryce Wilkinson and Emeritus Professor Gary Hawke join Ben Craven to discuss Bryce’s latest report, The Illusions of History: How misunderstanding the past jeopardises our future. The trio look at some of the prevailing myths of New Zealand’s economic history, and explain the risks of basing contemporary public policy on inaccurate stories of our past. Read more

Dr Bryce Wilkinson
Emeritus Professor Gary Hawke
Podcast
14 October, 2021
Germany

Podcast: Oliver Hartwich discusses the German election results and possible government coalitions

Germans went to the polls on Sunday to elect the first post-Angela Merkel government. Ben Craven talks to Oliver Hartwich about the results, who the winners and losers are, and what the next government could look like. Read more

Dr Oliver Hartwich
Podcast
29 September, 2021
Graeme Jarvis

Podcast: Eric Crampton speaks to Graeme Jarvis about Covid-19 medicines

Dr Eric Crampton speaks to Medicines New Zealand CEO Graeme Jarvis about therapeutic medicines that ca treat Covid-19, and when we might expect them to become available in New Zealand. To listen to our latest podcasts, please subscribe to The New Zealand Initiative podcast on iTunes, Spotify or The Podcast App. Read more

Dr Eric Crampton
Graeme Jarvis
Podcast
17 September, 2021
Fired v2

Podcast: David Law on the Government's unemployment insurance proposal

Dr David Law joins Ben Craven to discuss what we know about the Government’s plans for unemployment insurance, and what such a scheme could look like for New Zealanders. To listen to our latest podcasts, please subscribe to The New Zealand Initiative podcast on iTunes, Spotify or The Podcast App. Read more

Dr David Law
Podcast
10 September, 2021
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Podcast: What will rising inflation mean for first home buyers?

Ben Craven talks to New Zealand Initiative Senior Fellow Dr David Law about the implications of rising inflation, and how a different type of mortgage could make it more affordable to get on the housing ladder. 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 David Law
Podcast
13 August, 2021
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Podcast: Prof Des Gorman on New Zealand’s response to Covid-19

Oliver Hartwich and Eric Crampton talk to University of Auckland’s Professor Des Gorman (Ngāpuhi), from the University’s Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. The team discuss New Zealand’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and what could be done differently. Read more

Dr Oliver Hartwich
Dr Eric Crampton
Prof Des Gorman
Podcast
12 August, 2021

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