Auckland Policy Commons
Shorter Timeframes, Co-designed, with “First-cut” Insights: How university policy research can become more responsive to the needs of policymakers
By Tamas Wells and Emma Blomkamp - How might universities develop a research agenda that is responsive to the needs of policymakers? After running a series of workshops on public policy innovation with policy practitioners from various levels of government in...Read More
By Kathryn Cammell - Learning from policies adopted elsewhere is often what underpins innovative change in local government. In the case of Auckland Council, we saw this with the introduction of a living wage for Auckland Council employees. A Living Wage Unit was...Read More
By Jess Berentson-Shaw - Self-professed policy wonk Jess Berentson-Shaw agrees with a lot of...
By Tim Hazeldine - Queenstown is crowded right now, crowded with stranded travellers unable to...
By Nichola Shackleton - Obesity, a key public health issue for the 21st century and possibly...
Ever wondered why practitioners treat researchers like a nuisance? The challenges of accessing expert knowledge, from both perspectives
By Philipp Lottholz and Karolina Kluczewska The difficulty of reaching practitioners and...
Tuesday 27 March, 5.30pm Venue: Fale Pasifika, University of Auckland Register to attend: https://goo.gl/fbHEEJ The Treasury has an ambition to integrate a broader conception of economics and value into the everyday work of public policy. This is being taken...Read More
Latest Policy POD
The overlapping economic challenges and geo-political changes and tensions make the global economic scene riskier and more unpredictable than at any time since the late 1960s. Many of the key economic relationships that economists tended to take for granted seem to...Read More
Refugee quota campaigner Murdoch Stephens talks to Luke Goode about the Doing Our Bit campaign and its impact on policy. Murdoch Stephens (Massey University) has written on refugee issues for Fair Borders? (edited by David Hall, Bridget Williams Books) and...Read More