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Living standards

Our vision is focused on higher living standards for New Zealanders. Achieving this requires growing the country's human, social, natural, and financial/physical capitals which together represent New Zealand's economic capital.

The Treasury Living Standards Framework

The framework is developing as the evidence improves and we learn more about what is needed. This presentation explains the current version of the framework:

Living Standards Framework - Presentation
Presented by Tim Ng, Chief Economic Advisor, The Treasury

A Four Capitals approach

Last updated: 
Tuesday, 20 March 2018