Policy reports

The Sorted Kiwi: The Effect of Identity on the Achievement of Financial Well-Being in New Zealand

Prepared by Robyn Denson, August 2009

About the author

Robyn Denson (formerly Dupuis) is Director of Development, Iowa Association of Business Industries and Foundation. She has over 15 years professional experience in the public policy and non-profit fields. Previous to her 2009 Ian Axford Fellowship, which focused on how to help individuals achieve financial well-being, Denson served the Washington State House of Representatives as the State Housing Policy Analyst. In addition to researching, drafting and advising members and the public on legislation addressing housing, Robyn also dealt with land use and financial literacy/management issues. Robyn is a graduate of the University of Michigan and has also studied at the University of Florida and Universidad de Yucatan (Mexico). During Robyn's Ian Axford Fellowship exchange to New Zealand she was based at the Retirement Commission in Wellington, where she researched the influence of identity on financial behaviours.

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