David Hall

David Hall is Senior Researcher at The Policy Observatory, AUT, and editor of Fair Borders? Migration Policy in the Twenty-First Century published by BWB Texts.

Politics
Oct 24, 2018

Step two: ignore step one and accept people do give a toss about climate change

The prevailing attitude towards climate change is that it is difficult to get people to care about it, or worse that nobody cares. David Hall digs into this misconception.

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Politics
Oct 28, 2017

10 ways for the new government to be smarter about immigration

The arrival of a new government offers the chance to reset the often heated immigration debate. So where should we start? Immigration policy expert David Hall has some ideas.

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Society
Jun 12, 2017

With the election looming, a new poll reveals New Zealanders' views on immigration

Immigration politics are coming to New Zealand – but are we ready? David Hall examines new survey data.

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Society
Jan 16, 2017

Liberals got walloped in 2016. Can ‘post-liberalism’ rise from the ashes?

Brexit and Trump hurled rotten fruit at a liberal consensus that included our own former Prime Minister Key. Is the emerging 'post-liberal' approach something to reach for, or a recipe for xenophobia? David Hall writes.

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Politics
Jun 17, 2016

The UK is heading towards the EU escape chute. And it deserves everything it gets

Less than a week out from the Brexit vote, the 'leave' side is in the ascendant. But it's hard to find much to admire in either camp, writes David Hall. …

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