Story: Economic thought

Roger Douglas

Watch Minister of Finance Roger Douglas give a post-Budget interview in 1984. Douglas was probably the most famous economic practitioner in New Zealand in the 1980s. His use of new-right economic theory was branded ‘Rogernomics’ by the press, but like most economic theory in New Zealand it was largely imported from overseas.

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Gary Hawke, 'Economic thought - Global economic thinking', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Gary Hawke, published 11 Mar 2010