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Introducing myself and my journal: Keith Johnson Wellington New Zealand

About Me:
Key Skills
• Policy Analysis – including applied economic research, forecasting, evidence-based policy, policy development and management, policy evaluation
• Economic Analysis – including macroeconomic reviews, sector reviews and regional economic studies, involving both quantitative and qualitative approaches
• Public Management / Institutional Development – including institutional development, strategic planning, revenue and charging regimes, public sector reform and restructuring
• Project Planning / Benefit-Cost Analysis – including project preparation, project post-evaluation, risk assessment, multi-criteria assessment

I have over 25 years experience in applied economic consulting, public administration and economic research. He has worked in a wide variety of sectors including agriculture (and livestock), regional development, industrial investment, minerals and environmental issues, transport, housing, and health.

In recent years, I have worked as a Senior Economist with the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research and as public servant in NZ for the Ministry of Economic Development, Housing New Zealand Corporation (HNZC), the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Transport.

I have also spent seven years on the staff of the Asian Development Bank at its HQ in Manila, working in the Economics and Development Resource Centre, and the Strategy and Development Policy Office.

My Passions:
Overcoming ignorance, discrimination and unfairness

My Challenges:

My Vision for the Future:

My Areas of Expertise:
Practical policy research, analysis and networking


Daniela I's picture

Welcome, Keith!


Thank you for joining the PulseWire community. Your combination of passion and knowledge will be a wonderful tool for this group, and I look forward to learning more about your work. I am confident that you, like myself, will be inspired by the stories you hear from this community. And that your knowledge will be a tremendous asset for this global community that is trying to empower women in the exact areas that you have skills in. Have fun exploring!

Best wishes,

Sarvina's picture

Welcome! I’m so glad and


I’m so glad and excited to see you in our community! Thanks so much for joining us, you are always free to post to your journal and add comments to other posts too, this is where we can freely contribute for the betterment of women and children all over that world. Please feel free to browse through our group section and post to the groups you decided to join

Welcome once again to our PulseWire Community and I look forward to seeing you more in here!!!

Warm Regards,


Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.
Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!


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