What does this mean for the longer term?

What does this mean for the longer term?

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26 May 2020 from 12.30 pm - 1.30 pm 26 May 2020 12:30 pm 26 May 2020 1:30 pm

Spotlight Series: COVID-19 and the future of the New Zealand economy

26 May 2020 12:30 pm to 26 May 2020 1:30 pm

Online via Zoom

In this third and final session our panellists share their perspectives on longer-term recovery strategies, including what it means for climate change response, the impact on health and wellbeing and how it might change how we think about disasters in the future.

Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington is hosting a series of three online Spotlight Lectures, starting Tuesday 12 May.

As we emerge from the immediate crisis of COVID-19, attention and debate is now turning to the shape of the our post-lockdown economic recovery and how this evolving situation might impact New Zealand’s economic resilience.

Facilitated by Professor Alan Bollard, leading experts and academics will share their insights and perspectives on the economic implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, what short to medium-term relief efforts might be implemented to limit the economic damage, as well as discussions on longer-term recovery strategies.

We expect this event to generate a lively discussion among panellists and a chance for the audience to ask curated questions.

Other events in this series are:

Spotlight 1 | What now? The short-term economic responses to COVID-19

When: Tuesday 12 May, 12:30pm-1:30pm

Spotlight 2 | Recovery mode: how do you rebuild after disaster?

When: Tuesday 19 May, 12:30pm-1:30pm

Registration is essential. Sign up for one or all three Spotlight sessions.

Speaker Bios

Facilitator:

  • Professor Alan Bollard (Chair for Pacific Region Business, Wellington School of Business and Government)

Panellists:

  • Dr Judy Lawrence (Senior Research Fellow, at the New Zealand Climate Change Research Institute)
  • Professor Nick Agar (Professor in Philosophy, School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Dr Carolyn Palmer (alumna and Manager Health, The Treasury)