New Zealand

AI’s potential to polarise society

In a world increasingly shaped by AI, the value of our own intelligence and education does not diminish. Instead, the returns on human capital could well increase because of the presence of AI. [...]

The curious Dr Wilkinson

We are lucky to have Bryce at the Initiative. As he celebrates his special day, we wish him many more years of economic curiosity. [...]

No trivial pursuit

At the very least, schools should teach students how to read, write and calculate. Our children are wasting their potential if we do not equip them with these skills. [...]