Dr Oliver Marc Hartwich
Chief Economist, 2005-2008
Upon leaving Policy Exchange Oliver emigrated to Australia, where he was a Research Fellow at the Centre for Independent Studies, Australia’s largest independent think tank. He is now the Executive Director of The New Zealand Initiative, an independent, non-partisan public policy think tank.Oliver was born in 1975 and studied Business Administration and Economics at Bochum University (Germany). After graduating with a Master’s Degree, he completed a PhD in Law at the universities of Bochum and Sydney (Australia) while working as a Researcher at the Institute of Commercial Law of Bonn University (Germany).Having published his award-winning thesis with Herbert Utz Verlag (Munich) in March 2004, Oliver moved to London to support Lord Matthew Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay during the process of the Pensions Bill. During his time with Policy Exchange, Oliver oversaw research into economic competitiveness, housing and welfare and was the UK Representative for the German think tank the Institute for Free Enterprise.
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by Dr Oliver Marc Hartwich | Aug 13, 2008Read Publication By Tim Leunig & James Swaffield. Edited by Dr Oliver Marc Hartwich. A decade of regeneration policies has failed to stop the inequality of opportunity between towns and cities in the North and those in the South East increasing. In their third...
by Dr Oliver Marc Hartwich | May 1, 2008Read Publication Edited by Peter Lilley MP In December 2006 the Department for Work and Pensions commissioned David Freud to investigate welfare reform. The Freud Report, which was published in March 2007, had one core recommendation: to use the private and voluntary...
by Dr Oliver Marc Hartwich | Mar 23, 2008Read Publication By Tim Leunig, James Swaffield; Edited by Dr Oliver Marc Hartwich Success and the city: Learning from international urban policies is the second in a series of three reports on urban regeneration policy published by Policy Exchange and Localis....
by Dr Oliver Marc Hartwich | Mar 20, 2008Read Publication By Nicholas Hillman; Edited by Dr Oliver Marc Hartwich Britain is in the midst of a pensions storm. Public sector pensions have soaring costs. Many private schemes have closed to new members, and stakeholder pensions have not hit their target. The...
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