Outlook with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's Paul Conway

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February 16, 2023

Watch our online discussion of the latest RBNZ Monetary Policy Statement and OCR with RBNZ’s chief economist Paul Conway.

During our recent webinar Paul shared insights into how the New Zealand economy is tracking, including economic growth, inflation, interest rates, unemployment and labour force trends, and the impact of global developments in the time between the November MPS and now.
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Paul Conway, Chief Economist at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand

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Paul Conway became the Reserve Bank’s Director of Economics and Chief Economist in May 2022. He joined the Reserve Bank from BNZ where he had been Chief Economist since January 2021.

Before joining BNZ Paul spent seven years as the Director of Economics and Research at the New Zealand Productivity Commission. Much of Paul’s work at the Commission was focused on firm-level productivity and understanding the obstacles New Zealand businesses face in using technology to improve performance.

Paul has extensive international experience and has previously worked at the OECD and with the World Bank. Paul initially started his career at the Reserve Bank as an economist after studying at Victoria of University of Wellington and Otago University.

About the FSC's Outlook series:

Our Outlook series of events engage regulators and politicians in conversations about the future of the financial services industry in New Zealand.