Tagged: equity

NZ behind on paid parental leave – Suffrage 125 - Suffrage 125

Guest Author Sep 19, 2018

Dr Frederique Vanholsbeeck What’s more important the right to vote or paid parental leave? I would argue that we need both to achieve equality and that New Zealand is miles behind in term of “properly” paid parental leave. I came to New Zealand from Belgium in 2003 after choosing carefully a country where I would live and learn to speak … Read More

Food taxes and subsidies will probably protect health & reduce inequalities – but the devil is in the detail - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Oct 09, 2013

Professors Tony Blakely, Cliona Ni Mhurchu and Nick Wilson Research teams we lead have published two papers in the last few weeks on food taxes and subsidies – both of which depend on what are called price elasticities.  Timely, in … Continue reading → … Read More

Intergenerational Justice - Ariadne

Robert Hickson Apr 22, 2013

Following on from my last post, I came across this 2011 series of videos on Intergenerational Justice from the Oxford Martin School. They are all quite long (some shorter snappier versions would be helpful so that they are more widely viewed) and I haven’t watched them all, but the one on Is the fiscal crisis forcing a … Read More