Immigration as a force for economic transformation

Most developed countries are happy to welcome smart people and put them to work. But can immigration be more than a gap filler for the labour market? Can immigration help with national economic transformation? And if, as economists tell us, the impacts of immigration are small, why do we talk about it all the time?

This is the thirty-third Moxie Session, held 3 August 2015 at the City Council in Christchurch.

Interview by Andrew Patterson.

Speakers

Raf Manji

@rafmanji  LinkedIn

The potential value of young creatives

Julian Carver

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Building and using trust networks with people overseas

Julie Fry

@juliemfry 

Selecting for exceptional people

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