Michael Reddell

Michael Reddell spent three decades doing monetary policy and macroeconomics primarily at the Reserve Bank, but also at the New Zealand Treasury and as New Zealand’s representative on the board of the International Monetary Fund. He writes on these and other public policy issues at www.croakingcassandra.com

May 4, 2020

Rebuilding a shattered economy in a post-Covid world

Even in the wake of Covid-19 an outwards focus remains the only sustainable path – especially for a small country.

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Mar 9, 2020

The case for a sharp GST cut to counter the impact of Covid-19

Trying to directly assist individual firms is a fool’s errand. Monetary policy is approaching its limits. We need to look to bigger, aggressive action.

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