INDEPENDENT NEWS

Dr John McDermott to join Motu

Published: Tue 18 Dec 2018 11:42 AM
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Chief Economist Dr John McDermott will be leaving the Bank next year to join the economic research institute Motu.
Dr McDermott joined the Reserve Bank of New Zealand in June 2007, heading the Bank's economic function.
Governor Adrian Orr said Dr McDermott has been an incredibly loyal and influential member of the Reserve Bank team, and has made a valuable contribution to the management of monetary policy.
“We wish John every success in his new role and thank him for the solid work and culture he leaves behind at the Bank,” Mr Orr said.
Dr McDermott will remain the Reserve Bank’s Head of Department Economics / Chief Economist until the end of February, after the release of the February Monetary Policy Statement.
Recruitment for a new Chief Economist will begin in the New Year.

Next in Business, Science, and Tech

Damning report warns environment in serious trouble
By: RNZ
PGF backing growth in Gore
By: New Zealand Government
Cigarette price rise offsets cheaper petrol
By: Statistics New Zealand
MBIE reinstates Fuji Xerox as a government supplier
By: BusinessDesk
Nine top environmental issues facing New Zealand
By: Statistics New Zealand
The state of Aotearoa's environment - Expert Reaction
By: Science Media Centre
Environment report reinforces need for Government’s plan
By: New Zealand Government
Proposed ETC improvements attract support
By: New Zealand Government
State of Environment report highlights need for better data
By: Minter Ellison Rudd Watts
State of Environment report reveals NZ’s dirtiest industry
By: Greenpeace New Zealand
Environment Report highlights seafood industry's improvement
By: Seafood New Zealand
Seafood sustainability improves
By: Deepwater Group
Action must follow damning environment report
By: Forest And Bird
National environmental snapshot sobering reading
By: Hawkes Bay Regional Council
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILEWe're in BETA! Send Feedback © Scoop Media