Julienne Molineaux

Julienne Molineaux is the Director of The Policy Observatory at AUT University.

Politics
May 24, 2017

Is 'social investment' just a warm and fuzzy cloak for seeking to shrink the state?

Budget 2017: Bill English has been trumpeting the "social investment approach" as a core part of his thinking, and it underpins much of this week's budget. For economist Simon Chapple, however, it amounts to a rhetorical banner that obscures standard centre-right political goals

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