The Patron of the Law and Economics Association of New Zealand, Sir Ivor Richardson, former President of the Court of Appeal, presented Matthew Palmer, Deputy Solicitor-General (Public Law) with the certificate recording his admission as a Fellow of the Association at the Annual General Meeting of the Association on 28 June.

The prime requirement for Fellowship is the publication of at least 100,000 words which advance the study or understanding of law and economics issues in or with reference to New Zealand. Fellows may use the post-nominal LEANZF. Matthew Palmer has published a number of papers on ex-socialist economies and also written on economic analysis of constitutional institutions. Matthew Palmer was the founding Secretary of the Association in 1994.

Matthew Palmer Presentation

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