Dr Graham Scott


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Graham provides strategic, economic, financial and management advice. He was Secretary to the New Zealand Treasury from 1986 to 1993 and a key figure in advising on far-reaching economic and public management reforms. Graham has since worked in 40 countries, at all stages of development. Graham Chaired the New Zealand Health Funding Authority and the New Zealand Electricity Market. In 1994 he was a Visiting Scholar at the International Monetary Fund. He has a PhD (Economics) from Duke University and a MCom from University of Canterbury. He was awarded the Order of the Companion of the Bath by the Queen for contributions to government reform in New Zealand.

My publications

We were engaged by the Ministry of Social Development and Tuhoe to explore whether there were opportunities to decentralise any aspects of the government’s responsibility for providing welfare support as part of their Treaty settlement. The report provides an overview of what the full spectrum of decentralisation could hypothetically look like – if it was ...

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