Greening the Future: A Social Investments Approach to Environmental Problems Friday, 12 May 2017

 The logic of social investment has gained significant traction in New Zealand's policy landscape. Yet the problem it aims to address - the incurring of long-run costs through failures to intervene in the short-term - is familiar to environmental economics. What can social investment logics offer to contemporary environmental policy, and what is the relevance of the shift from the social to environmental context?
 

Date: Friday 12 May
Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Venue: Old Government Buildings, Lecture Theatre 3 (ground floor)
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Speaker: David Hall has a D.Phil in Politics from the University of Oxford and currently holds the role of Senior Researcher at The Policy Observatory, AUT. His recent policy work focuses on tree planting in New Zealand in the context of climate change.