Videos

A selection of recent presentations and interviews.

GDP measures the wrong things | TEDx Christchurch

August 2019
GDP doesn't measure the single biggest contributor to almost every nation's economy - the unpaid labour performed every day in homes, in families, and by volunteers

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Chlöe Swarbrick interviews Marilyn Waring | The Spinoff

June 2019
Green Party MP Chlöe Swarbrick sits down with former National Party MP Marilyn Waring. Both became MPs when they were 23 years old, one in 2017, the other in 1975.
 

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The Wellbeing Budget - will it finally value women’s work fairly?

May 2019
Today, many people hope that the shift to a wellbeing approach - moving beyond narrow economic indicators when assessing New Zealand’s progress – will mean women’s work is finally valued fairly.

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Dr. Marilyn Waring addresses Zontians at Zonta International's 2014 Convention

4 Sept 2014
Since her election as the youngest woman in the New Zealand parliament at the age of 23, to being one of the 1000 women to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, Marilyn Waring’s contributions to politics, economics and feminism has been indefatigable.

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What Does Progress Mean for our Society, and our Communities?
 

24 Feb 2013
Marilyn Waring delivers the 2011 Distinguished Speaker lecture for the Centre for Co-operative and Community-Based Economy, University of Victoria, in which she examines different conceptions of 'progress' and what those mean for the life of our communities.

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Who's Counting? Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and Global Economics
 

1995
In this feature-length documentary, Marilyn Waring demystifies the language of economics by defining it as a value system in which all goods and activities are related only to their monetary value. As a result, unpaid work (usually performed by women) is unrecognized while activities that may be environmentally and socially detrimental are deemed productive.

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