Stephen Jennings

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The Market Path To Prosperity

It’s great to be back in Auckland. I studied economics here in the ‘80s and I’m grateful to Auckland University for sparking my interest in how markets and institutions really work. The windsurfing was pretty good as well. As a newly minted economist I lived in Wellington for eight years working at the Treasury...

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Opportunities of a Lifetime: Lessons for New Zealand from New High-Growth Economies

Good evening ladies and gentlemen. It is a great honour to be given the opportunity to deliver the Trotter Lecture... This evening I am going to speak about the accelerating economic convergence taking place globally as the living standards of the 5 billion people living outside the historically rich part of the world rapidly catch up with income levels in the West.