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Eric Crampton

Social Credit leader Chris Leitch says the Government should borrow from itself to fund state house building, infrastructure development, health investment, and a substantial lift in low incomes
14th Nov 20, 9:52am
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Social Credit leader Chris Leitch says the Government should borrow from itself to fund state house building, infrastructure development, health investment, and a substantial lift in low incomes
Lobbyist and think tank the NZ Initiative is concerned the Reserve Bank's role could 'morph' once it starts using unconventional monetary policies and it might feel required to align itself with the Government's fiscal policy
14th Aug 19, 1:05pm
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Lobbyist and think tank the NZ Initiative is concerned the Reserve Bank's role could 'morph' once it starts using unconventional monetary policies and it might feel required to align itself with the Government's fiscal policy
Stephen Forbes takes a look at what the Government has achieved and where it's heading after 18 months in office
9th May 19, 10:29am
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Stephen Forbes takes a look at what the Government has achieved and where it's heading after 18 months in office
Grant Robertson's wellbeing budget, will it be a new way to measure our success as a country or just a public relations exercise? Or is it just a twist on the National Party’s social investment approach?
3rd Mar 19, 6:02am
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Grant Robertson's wellbeing budget, will it be a new way to measure our success as a country or just a public relations exercise? Or is it just a twist on the National Party’s social investment approach?
Amid ongoing debate about immigration, is it time New Zealanders took the debate broader and settled on a population policy?
25th Feb 19, 2:30pm
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Amid ongoing debate about immigration, is it time New Zealanders took the debate broader and settled on a population policy?
Eric Crampton assesses the legacy of John Key and finds a bar set low and a long list of issues and decisions avoided
10th Dec 16, 9:55am
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Eric Crampton assesses the legacy of John Key and finds a bar set low and a long list of issues and decisions avoided
Motu Research analysts look at food stamps, technology and productivity, Brexit and migration, taxing the poor, Presidential campaign myths, and more...
10th Jun 16, 10:02am
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Motu Research analysts look at food stamps, technology and productivity, Brexit and migration, taxing the poor, Presidential campaign myths, and more...
Matt Nolan takes a detailed look at the concept of a universal basic income
1st Apr 16, 10:03am
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Matt Nolan takes a detailed look at the concept of a universal basic income
Jenée Tibshraeny on why you shouldn't believe what Wheeler has to say, whether millennials are really doing it tough, what middle-class China actually looks like, the CBA scandal & more
11th Mar 16, 10:02am
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Jenée Tibshraeny on why you shouldn't believe what Wheeler has to say, whether millennials are really doing it tough, what middle-class China actually looks like, the CBA scandal & more
Bernard Hickey explains how Councils could ease RMA and other restrictions to kick-start economic growth, and in exchange get a cut from Government of the fruits of that growth
26th Jul 15, 5:02am
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Bernard Hickey explains how Councils could ease RMA and other restrictions to kick-start economic growth, and in exchange get a cut from Government of the fruits of that growth
NZ Initiative reviews the latest evidence on income inequality in New Zealand and contrasts that with the media mentions
27th Jun 15, 10:48am
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NZ Initiative reviews the latest evidence on income inequality in New Zealand and contrasts that with the media mentions
Eric Crampton warns of the unexpected consequences and costs in using the tax system to right perceived social problems. Making things more confusing is never a good idea, he says
4th Apr 15, 12:27pm
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Eric Crampton warns of the unexpected consequences and costs in using the tax system to right perceived social problems. Making things more confusing is never a good idea, he says
Eric Crampton says explicit government-sponsored foreigner gouging would ruin not only much of the tourist experience but also locals’ experiences. He thinks Gareth Morgan's approach is misguided
7th Mar 15, 11:39am
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Eric Crampton says explicit government-sponsored foreigner gouging would ruin not only much of the tourist experience but also locals’ experiences. He thinks Gareth Morgan's approach is misguided
Gareth Morgan responds to Eric Crampton in his typically aggressive way; promising that RMA reform will offer cheaper housing and solve child poverty is "drivel" he says
3rd Oct 14, 4:39pm
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Gareth Morgan responds to Eric Crampton in his typically aggressive way; promising that RMA reform will offer cheaper housing and solve child poverty is "drivel" he says
Monday's Top 10: Eric Crampton on Piketty & Housing, avoiding catastrophes, the Dismal Science, we don’t know how lucky we are episode 57, Dilbert & more
23rd Jun 14, 10:30am
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Monday's Top 10: Eric Crampton on Piketty & Housing, avoiding catastrophes, the Dismal Science, we don’t know how lucky we are episode 57, Dilbert & more
Friday's Top 10: Eric Crampton on intersectionality, legalising marijuana, productivity, unbelievable opportunities, Christchurch, Dilbert and more
28th Feb 14, 10:16am
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Friday's Top 10: Eric Crampton on intersectionality, legalising marijuana, productivity, unbelievable opportunities, Christchurch, Dilbert and more
Friday's Top 10: Eric Crampton on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, GM food, GST, ivory, organ donors, plus Dilbert x4, Clarke & Dawe and more
15th Nov 13, 10:20am
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Friday's Top 10: Eric Crampton on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, GM food, GST, ivory, organ donors, plus Dilbert x4, Clarke & Dawe and more
Opinion: Eric Crampton is outraged that Christchurch City Council is making it illegal to help getting more housing available quickly. What is your experience?
13th Jun 12, 4:30pm
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Opinion: Eric Crampton is outraged that Christchurch City Council is making it illegal to help getting more housing available quickly. What is your experience?
Alex's politico-economic blogroll: Why are Ministers different?; Quake insurance claim backlog; Why the Westpac hooha is off the mark; Bob Clarkson cartoons
3rd Jun 11, 11:32am
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Alex's politico-economic blogroll: Why are Ministers different?; Quake insurance claim backlog; Why the Westpac hooha is off the mark; Bob Clarkson cartoons
Alex's politico-economic blogroll: Crampton's SOE sale warning; Nash asks where are the jobs coming from?; Farrar says budget 'astute'; Kenny Rogers; Cartoons
20th May 11, 1:16pm
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Alex's politico-economic blogroll: Crampton's SOE sale warning; Nash asks where are the jobs coming from?; Farrar says budget 'astute'; Kenny Rogers; Cartoons
Nolan says quit whining over CPI; Heine on how to get Act back on track; Bomber says Goff's still in the game
21st Apr 11, 10:22am
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Nolan says quit whining over CPI; Heine on how to get Act back on track; Bomber says Goff's still in the game
Alex's politico-economic blogroll: Crampton's take on paying for quake; PSA fail; 5 tips for Labour election success; Cactus defends Hotchin?
8th Apr 11, 1:24pm
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Alex's politico-economic blogroll: Crampton's take on paying for quake; PSA fail; 5 tips for Labour election success; Cactus defends Hotchin?
Alex's political-economic blogroll: Christchurch anger grows; Farrar's market mover; Tax dope to pay for quake; Greens' Clendon attacks productivity group
1st Apr 11, 6:48pm
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Alex's political-economic blogroll: Christchurch anger grows; Farrar's market mover; Tax dope to pay for quake; Greens' Clendon attacks productivity group
Alex's politico-economic blogroll: Winston the lefty is back with a 'hell of a speech'; Don't blame the quake; Kerr wants NZ like Singapore; Economists wage price war
25th Mar 11, 4:44pm
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Alex's politico-economic blogroll: Winston the lefty is back with a 'hell of a speech'; Don't blame the quake; Kerr wants NZ like Singapore; Economists wage price war
Alex's politico-economic blogroll: Farrar doubts TPP with US; Robertson on food stress; Crampton wants to sue everyone
21st Mar 11, 2:41pm
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Alex's politico-economic blogroll: Farrar doubts TPP with US; Robertson on food stress; Crampton wants to sue everyone