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Industry Training Federation Conference 2013

Wednesday June 12, 2013

The New Zealand economy is relatively constrained in terms of the amount of capital it has available. This means the skill levels of employed people will positively impact on the quality and value of the goods and services produced, and the standard of living in New Zealand. Industry training contributes to the development of these skills.

Metals Industry Conference 2013

Monday May 06, 2013

The Government’s new Procurement Rules require that criteria considering the broader economic impact of procurement decisions be applied. This is a complex assessment task, which puts procurers under considerable pressure to get decisions right and in a transparent and accountable manner.

Opportunities for Ageing Conference

Wednesday April 10, 2013

Oscar Wilde once wrote that a cynic is “a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing”. Like their view on price and value, economists have been rightly maligned in taking a narrow perspective of wealth. Many see wealth as only those things you can measure and trade in an open market. That is, those things that you can put a dollar figure (or a price) on.