Michael Reddell

Michael Reddell spent most of his career at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, where he was heavily involved with monetary policy formulation, and in financial markets and financial regulatory policy, serving for a time as Head of Financial Markets. He also spent time at the New Zealand Treasury, as alternative executive director on the board of the IMF, and as a resident economic adviser to the central banks of Papua New Guinea and Zambia. These days, semi-retired, he writes a blog on central banking, economic performance and productivity, and related issues (with a New Zealand focus). 

Michael is a reviewer for Central Banking, writing regularly for the ‘Book notes’ section of the quarterly journal. 

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Articles by Michael Reddell

Book notes: Unelected power, by Paul Tucker

Tucker’s well-argued text sets out a set of principles for those in unelected positions of power to ensure they continue to act for the benefit of the general public, but Reddell says it is a shame more attention is not paid to smaller central banks

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