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May 2021 Edtn
Phoenix, Work, and the Challenge of True Hope
Originally, artist Xu Bing was commissioned to create an atrium piece for a high-rise building in Beijing.
Julian Wood is a labour economist, working as a Senior Researcher for Maxim Institute where he produced a number of research papers looking at regional development, the labour market, and modern forms of work. More recently, Julian has been working as an Inquiry Director at the New Zealand Productivity Commission Te Kōmihana Whai Hua o Aotearoa.
Julian holds a Masters in Social Science. He is married to Alice and they live in Wellington with their son, Theo.