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  • Policy Quarterly volume 12 issue 4 2016

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 12 No. 4 (2016)

    This issue of Policy Quarterly addresses issues of local government in New Zealand. We also offer a number of papers on urbanisation and infrastructure.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 12 issue 3 2016

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 12 No. 3 (2016)

    This issue of Policy Quarterly offers eleven perspectives on the broad theme of ‘advancing better government’. While the topics are diverse, they all have a strong New Zealand focus and significant policy implications.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 12 issue 1 2016

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 12 No. 1 (2016)

    Special issue: Protecting nature. This issue of Policy Quarterly focuses on governing human-naturerelationships for the future, seeking to trigger deeper reflections than what we are currently used to in policy debates. Biodiversity, sustainability and climate change issues feature.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 12 issue 2 2016

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 12 No. 2 (2016)

    This issue of Policy Quarterly leads with three articles on climate change, asking what are the stakes and what can New Zealand do?

  • Policy Quarterly volume 11 issue 3 2015

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 11 No. 3 (2015)

    This issue of Policy Quarterly gives attention to two policy issues: first, the problem of child poverty and the government’s announcement of measures to address this problem via a Child Hardship Package in the 2015 Budget; and second, the ethics of active voluntary euthanasia.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 11 issue 4 2015

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 11 No. 4 (2015)

    This issue of Policy Quarterly traverses a range of contemporary policy issues including the governance of Auckland, climate change, financial incentives to work, the investment approach to funding social assistance, regulatory design and stewardship, water management, special education, the implications of uncertainty for policy practice, and the ethical issues surrounding the use and commercialisation of public health data. Professor Ross Garnaut, a distinguished Australian economist and the Frank Holmes Fellow in 2015, also responds to earlier commentary on his Holmes Memorial lecture.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 11 issue 2 2015

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 11 No. 2 (2015)

    This issue of Policy Quarterly has contributions by the Australian economist Professor Ross Garnaut, the 2015 Sir Frank Holmes Fellow in Public Policy, and fellow commentators. It focuses on global governance in the 21st century, and includes articles on governance of our National Parks, use of predictive analytics in policy-making, the nature and implications of governmental decentralisation, the future of social housing, protecting the interests of future generations, and the implications of residential sorting for inequality.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 10 number 4 2014

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 10 No. 4 (2014)

    This issue of Policy Quarterly features articles and presentations from two symposia, the first dealing with New Zealand’s regulatory system and the second the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act. The final items include an IGPS Working Paper on ‘Vested Interests’ and two papers presented at a roundtable on lobbying.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 11 issue 1 2015

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 11 No. 1 (2015)

    This issue of Policy Quarterly brings together two major, interconnected concerns: the inequalities faced by women and income inequality in New Zealand. It concludes with a challenge to the views expressed by Unsworth in the previous issue.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 10 number 3 2014

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 10 No. 3 (2014)

    This issue of Policy Quarterly looks at population ageing, one of the most significant issues facing New Zealand in the coming decades. There is also  text of the 2014 Sir Frank Holmes Memorial Lecture and a held over article on water governance.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 10 number 2 2014

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 10 No. 2 (2014)

    This issue of Policy Quarterly features material on restorative justice, plus articles New Zealand’s poor productivity record; aspects of public management; and environmental management.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 10 number 1 2014

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 10 No. 1 (2014)

    Articles in this issue of Policy Quarterly address the ability of New Zealanders to participate meaningfully in their communities; environmental developments; stewardship; and recent regulatory failures.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 9 number 4 2013

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 9 No. 4 (2013)

    This issue of Policy Quarterly explores the Treasury’s recently released report, Affording Our Future: Statement on New Zealand’s Long-Term Fiscal Position, and some of the major policy issues raised by this significant document.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 9 number 3 2013

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 9 No. 3 (2013)

    The nine articles in this issue of Policy Quarterly cover a range of important contemporary policy problems – national and international, macro and micro.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 9 number 2 2013

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 9 No. 2 (2013)

    Much of this issue of Policy Quarterly is devoted to the nature, measurement and impacts of child poverty, and possible solutions.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 9 number 1 2013

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 9 No. 1 (2013)

    This special edition of Policy Quarterly draws readers into this fundamental discussion: how do we move towards more sustainable energy systems? What is the role of policy and governance in facilitating sustainable consumption patterns and the transition of the supply side of energy systems towards new, renewable fuels and energy technologies?

  • Policy Quarterly volume 8 number 4 2012

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 8 No. 4 (2012)

    The first three items in this issue of Policy Quarterly revisit a central aspect of relationships among Westminster-derived executives, namely, the obligation of officials to give advice to ministers.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 8 number 3 2012

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 8 No. 3 (2012)

    This issue of Policy Quarterly focuses on the recent Better Public Services Advisory Group report, which speaks to a new conception of how the public sector might be organised and how it might function.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 8 number 1 2012

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 8 No. 1 (2012)

    This issue of Policy Quarterly includes articles on New Zealand’s public management system; the UK’s efficiency agenda; a new framework for marine policy; income redistribution; and a tribute to Sir Frank Holmes by Emeritus Professor Gary Hawke.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 8 number 2 2012

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 8 No. 2 (2012)

    This issue of Policy Quarterly covers a range of important contemporary policy problems: two articles are of a broadly constitutional nature; two are concerned with climate change; and two address issues of particular relevance to sub-national governments.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 7 number 4 2011

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 7 No. 4 (2011)

    Special Issue: Environmental Sustainability. This special issue of Policy Quarterly asks to what extent do we see evidence of the incorporation of such principles in the governance of key economic sectors and natural resources? Two contributions from Europe and two from New Zealand explore key intercontinental differences and similarities.

     

  • Policy Quarterly volume 7 number 3 2011

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 7 No. 3 (2011)

    In this edition of Policy Quarterly several of the papers deal with the effects of increasing diversity and complexity in the present and the implications for the ways and means of governing in the future. The last three papers in this edition all focus on social policy issues.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 7 number 2 2011

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 7 No. 2 (2011)

    Special Issue: The Welfare Working Group’s Report. This issue of Policy Quarterly contains six articles on issues related to the welfare state, welfare dependence and the design of social policy. We also have articles focused on the three reports of the WWG, and broader issues of relevance to the design of social policy.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 7 number 1 2011

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 7 No. 1 (2011)

    Special Issue: Mining on Conservation Land. This issue of Policy Quarterly carries five of the papers presented at a symposium on the Schedule 4 debate in August 2010. It also includes articles on the proposed changes to the child support formula; the political economy of child care; and the contribution of complexity theory to public policy.

  • Policy Quarterly volume 6 number 4 2010

    Policy Quarterly
    Vol. 6 No. 4 (2010)

    Special Issue: Infrastructure. This special issue of Policy Quarterly includes papers presented at an infrastructure workshop, plus articles on public debate about the global financial crisis; proportional representation; and how economic recessions affect health outcomes.

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