00:00    |    
Initial credits 
00:06    |    
Introduction by Ruth Richardson
Guatemala situation 
A real story 
04:41    |    
A small country, a big oportunity
Changing DNA 
Daring to make a big difference 
Public policy pioneer 
10:35    |    
New Zealand's story applies to you
11:34    |    
The political courage to apply economics principles 
12:33    |    
Historical background 
Opportunity to choose 
15:26    |    
Importance of ideas 
Crisis is the catalyst to change
Ideas drives reforms 
18:25    |    
Reform every level 
High quality public policy reform and high quality institutional establishment
National report of public finances
Privatisation of national industries 
Deregulated market and job growth 
Innovation in the public sector 
Reforms to the tax system 
31:10    |    
Politics and economics 
33:42    |    
Willingness to execute ideas
Impact of ideas 
Opinion about New Zealand 
Reforms are necessary but not sufficient conditions
40:15    |    
Final conclusions 
Carateristics of transformation
47:49    |    
Question and answer period 
Did you have opposition from international institutions?
Did these institutions impose more regulations?
Were some reforms reversed? 
Did you have a new flag?
56:39    |    
Final credits




New Zealand: Small Country, Big Reforms and a Huge Pay-Off

12 de enero de 2016   | Vistas: 16 |  

Ruth Richardson shares her experience as New Zealand's Minister of Finance and the challenges she faced when reforming public policy nationwide. She was a pioneer, changing the framework of politics and economics. She produced a miraculous economic growth by reforming the tax system, privatising the national industries, innovating the public sector, amongst other reforms. During her talk, she analyses how the crisis is the catalyst to change and the importance of ideas in such change. She encourages every person to have the courage to create a big difference in their country from the ideals of liberty and private property.

Ruth Richardson is former minister of finance of New Zealand. She pioneered the world's first code of fiscal responsibility and…


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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