The Institute for Governance and Policy Studies (IGPS) aims to lift environmental, social and economic outcomes for all New Zealanders via good public policy.

Our goal is to contribute to improving New Zealanders’ lives. Our researchers engage with New Zealand’s policy-making process and work with people to make New Zealand a better place environmentally, socially and economically.

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  • Intergenerational mobility and equality of opportunity

    Swedish researchers Jan O. Jonsson and Carina Mood present comparative research on social and economic mobility over time in Sweden.

    Venue: RHLT2, Lecture Theatre 2, Rutherford House

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    Professor Dave Frame of the New Zealand Climate Change Research Institute presents new research on methane and explores the policy implications for New Zealand.

    Venue: GBLT1, Lecture Theatre 1, Old Government Building

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