Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Monica Quessir says Child Poverty too High



Monica Quessir seems to the the only member of the Welfare Working Group-which has been set up by the Government to justify savage cuts to welfare-who actually defends the poor-much to their surprise! A link to a NZ Herald report on her findings can be seen in another article below.

In the long run, though, it is not experts who state the obvious; but united action across working class communities both paid and unpaid that is needed to change this corrupt system that steals from the poor to pay the rich.

Here's her CV:

Dr. Monika Queisser
Head of Social Policy, OECD Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs
Dr. Monika Queisser is one of the leading international experts in pension system analysis and pension reform. She has been working with governments in OECD countries advising them on pension system design and pension reform strategies since 1999.
Her publications include the reference study on the second-generation pension reforms in Latin America as well as the OECD flagship publication Pensions at a Glance of which she is the co-author.
Prior to joining the OECD, Dr. Queisser worked at the World Bank in Washington DC. She holds two masters degrees (in economics and political science) and a doctorate in economic policy from the University of Munich

1 comment:

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