Although the New Zealand economy improved dramatically during the 1980s and 1990s, its modest growth in the past decade and relatively poor growth prospects for the years ahead have fueled a debate about the success of its reforms. Why didn’t New Zealand’s reforms generate a longer economic boom like those of the Asian tigers?

Frederic E. Sautet is Co-founder of the Ciocca Center and Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship Theory and Political Economy at the Busch School of Business, Catholic University of America.
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