• 00:00    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:06    |    
    Introduction by Ruth Richardson
  • 01:09    |    
    The force of ideas and action
    • Quote, n , T. S. Eliot
    • Liberty and individual choice
  • 04:30    |    
    Reformer, as an agent of change
    • Twin ambitions for New Zealand
    • Policy change
  • 07:35    |    
    Law of physics in politics
    • Forces of disruption
    • Why do we resist innovation?
  • 12:12    |    
    Establishing a good government
    • Quote of Alexander Hamilton
    • Disruptive technologies as drivers of government change
  • 14:27    |    
    A new exciting age
    • Prepare for the change
    • Quote, n , Midnight Oil
  • 18:36    |    
    Final credits

Lección inaugural 2016: The Story of New Zealand’s Remarkable Reforms

New Media  | 13 de enero de 2016  | Vistas: 113

During the inaugural lesson, Ruth Richardson expounds the importance of liberty and individual choice and how they drive growth and innovation. In an early age, she decided and prepared to be an agent of change in her own country. As a reformer, she used New Zealand's success story as an example of political transformation. These political changes bring about the vast production of goods and services. She also emphasises that the current disruptive technologies are a powerful tool for democratisation. She concludes that economic liberalisation is primordial and overall possible when establishing a good and responsible government.


Ruth Richardson is former minister of finance of New Zealand. She…


Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

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