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Testing stabilisation policy limits in a small open economy

This June 2006 conference was a joint conference held by us and The Treasury to examine macroeconomic policies in New Zealand.

Past Event
Thursday, 01 June 2006 to Thursday, 01 June 2006
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Reserve Bank of New Zealand


Testing stabilisation policy limits in a small open economy: Editors' summary of a macroeconomic policy forum
Presented by: Bob Buckle (The Treasury) and Aaron Drew (Reserve Bank of New Zealand)

Macroeconomic policy challenges: monetary policy
Presented by: Stephen Grenville (Lowy Institute)
Discussion by: Christopher Allsopp (University of Oxford)

Stabilisation policy in New Zealand: Counting your blessings, one by one
Presented by: Willem Buiter (London School of Economics)
Discussion by: Pierre Siklos (Wilfred Laurier University)

New Zealand's monetary and exchange-rate policy in international comparison
Presented by: Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel (Central Bank of Chile)
Discussion by: John Edwards (HSBC)

External imbalances in New Zealand
Presented by: Sebastian Edwards (University of California, Los Angeles)
Discussion by: William Cline (Institute for International Economics)

Comments on the macroeconomic policy forum
Comments by: Val Koromzay (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), Stephen Dunaway (International Monetary Fund) and John McDermott (Victoria University of Wellington)