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Professor Gail Pacheco

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Workplace Safety and the Future of Work in NZ

Gail is a Professor of Economics and Director of the NZ Work Research Institute at AUT. She is an experienced researcher with a focus on labour and health research themes, leading large-scale funded projects, involving both academic and external collaborations, including government. In 2018, Professor Pacheco was awarded the NZIER Economics Award for outstanding contributions to the advancement of economics and its applications to New Zealand, which are of relevance to the economic welfare of NZ. Since 2019, Gail is also a Commissioner with the NZ Productivity Commission.