Hayden Glass

Principal

P: +64 9 909 5810

E: hglass@srgexpert.com

Hayden specialises in advice on public policy issues, particularly in the telecommunications and Internet markets. His background is in government, regulatory economics, and advocacy, with involvement in commercial strategy and public policy evaluation.

His recent research has been about the impact of the Internet on the economy, and the question of whether New Zealand can take advantage of technology to improve its economic performance. He convenes The Moxie Sessions, a collaborative think tank, to encourage conversations on these issues. Hayden is also the COO of Figure.NZ a charity focused on making New Zealand’s public data easier to find and easier to use.

Hayden has an LLM (First Class Hons), and a BA (Russian) from Canterbury University. He has also studied mathematics and economics.

My publications

Sapere was commissioned by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) to undertake a strategic evaluation of the New Zealand Aid Programme’s support for Pacific fisheries. The evaluation provided and advice and recommendations on what has worked well and what hasn’t, including critical success factors, and lessons for the focus of future ...

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The Mekem Strong Solomon Islands Fisheries (MSSIF) programme is a partnership between New Zealand and Solomon Islands. It is implemented by the Solomon Islands Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR), with support from the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT). The objectives of this assessment were to assess the general performance ...

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TUANZ (the Telecommunications Users Association) commissioned four articles on aspects of the telecommunications and Internet markets. This is the fourth article in the series, looking at privacy online. Our ideas about privacy need redefining in the internet age. ...

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TUANZ (the Telecommunications Users Association) commissioned four articles on aspects of the telecommunications and Internet markets. This is the third article in the series, looking at universal broadband access. Now everyone has access to a telephone, the question is how to get everyone great broadband. ...

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TUANZ (the Telecommunications Users Association) commissioned four articles on aspects of the telecommunications and Internet markets. This is the second article in the series, looking at copyright. Contrary to popular belief, the Internet is reaffirming the importance of copyright even as it reshapes the music, film and publishing industries. ...

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This report looks at the value of Internet services for firms outside the ICT sector. It is well known that the overall economic impact of the use of ICT by firms, e.g., use of online ordering in retail, is much more significant than the impact of ICT production, e.g., growth in jobs in the tech ...

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Going Places is about the economic contribution of migration to and from New Zealand in the last 25 years. The book builds on Sir Paul Callaghan’s vision of New Zealand as a place ‘where talent wants to live’, and looks at how we can attract skilled, creative and entrepreneurial people born elsewhere, and whether our ...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) commissioned an evaluation of the New Zealand Aid Programme’s fisheries investments in the Pacific from 2003 to 2010. The evaluation assessed what the impacts have been and whether the investments achieved their stated objectives. It also provided advice and recommendations on what has worked well and what ...

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TUANZ (the Telecommunications Users Association) commissioned four articles on aspects of the telecommunications and Internet markets. This is the first article in the series, looking at the future of broadcasting. As Internet infrastructure continues to improve, online video services increasingly compete with traditional broadcasters like TVNZ and Sky, making the future much brighter for consumers, but ...

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This report estimates the value for the economy of using data to make decisions, as opposed to other methods of making decision, like relying on hunches. We estimate that New Zealand shared $2.4 billion of value by using data to make smarter decisions and to develop new products and services. There are opportunities to roughly ...

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