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Thomas Piketty

Economist Brian Easton says the ongoing decline in market income inequality stopped in the 1980s. Since then it has been stable, while 1990 public policy actively increased disposable income inequality
18th Jul 22, 8:32am
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Economist Brian Easton says the ongoing decline in market income inequality stopped in the 1980s. Since then it has been stable, while 1990 public policy actively increased disposable income inequality
Te wiki o te tāke - the Minister of Revenue goes back to first principles as the final due date for submissions on two controversial proposals illustrates why, and the IRS drops the ball
30th Apr 22, 3:58pm
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Te wiki o te tāke - the Minister of Revenue goes back to first principles as the final due date for submissions on two controversial proposals illustrates why, and the IRS drops the ball
Terry Baucher on rising tax rates, the taxation of capital, environmental taxes, a rising corporate tax take & increasing power and reach of tax authorities
3rd Apr 20, 10:00am
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Terry Baucher on rising tax rates, the taxation of capital, environmental taxes, a rising corporate tax take & increasing power and reach of tax authorities
A researcher lament of governments' failure to collect the most basic statistics on the distribution of income and wealth, an absurd failure because banks and big tech have this data now
27th Dec 19, 9:15am
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A researcher lament of governments' failure to collect the most basic statistics on the distribution of income and wealth, an absurd failure because banks and big tech have this data now
Despite the bitter disappointment of those who backed capital gains tax for a win, it’s not the only horse in the wealth tax race, Max Rashbrooke studies the form guide
1st May 19, 9:28am
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Despite the bitter disappointment of those who backed capital gains tax for a win, it’s not the only horse in the wealth tax race, Max Rashbrooke studies the form guide
Matt Nolan presents his Top 10 economic principles and capital-labour income shares
23rd Jun 17, 10:02am
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Matt Nolan presents his Top 10 economic principles and capital-labour income shares
Max Rashbrooke explores the use of 'common assets' in the building of individual wealth, and why he thinks it is 'fair' that those who gained an outsized benefit from them should share those gains with those who didn't
27th May 17, 11:05am
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Max Rashbrooke explores the use of 'common assets' in the building of individual wealth, and why he thinks it is 'fair' that those who gained an outsized benefit from them should share those gains with those who didn't
John Mauldin concludes his Angst in America series with a look at challenges Millennials face including debt, high house prices & wholesale workplace changes
13th May 17, 10:34am
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John Mauldin concludes his Angst in America series with a look at challenges Millennials face including debt, high house prices & wholesale workplace changes
Motu researchers on the case against democracy, the phantom poll swings, Piketty and housing capital, why the peasants were better off than you, weapons of math destruction, what a Donald Trump academic article would look like and more
11th Nov 16, 10:02am
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Motu researchers on the case against democracy, the phantom poll swings, Piketty and housing capital, why the peasants were better off than you, weapons of math destruction, what a Donald Trump academic article would look like and more
Matt Nolan on the Top 10 misleading economic facts
29th Jul 16, 10:02am
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Matt Nolan on the Top 10 misleading economic facts
Gareth Morgan unpicks the drivers behind the growth in wealth inequality
8th Apr 15, 10:05am
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Gareth Morgan unpicks the drivers behind the growth in wealth inequality
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
Matt Nolan takes a look at income inequality in NZ, including why it is there
21st Nov 14, 10:30am
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Matt Nolan takes a look at income inequality in NZ, including why it is there
The crime is not being rich, the crime is we don’t tax all the income that wealth can earn says Morgan Foundation's Geoff Simmons
25th Oct 14, 7:42am
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The crime is not being rich, the crime is we don’t tax all the income that wealth can earn says Morgan Foundation's Geoff Simmons
Geoff Simmons thinks the Thomas Piketty inequality analysis suffers from being very Western Europe oriented, whereas the global picture shows a different and better picture
24th Oct 14, 10:01am
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Geoff Simmons thinks the Thomas Piketty inequality analysis suffers from being very Western Europe oriented, whereas the global picture shows a different and better picture
Matthew Bartlett on the good investment of poverty reduction, who really shoulders the tax burden, a polite response to Gareth Morgan, S&P gets stuck in, Dilbert & more
5th Sep 14, 10:30am
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Matthew Bartlett on the good investment of poverty reduction, who really shoulders the tax burden, a polite response to Gareth Morgan, S&P gets stuck in, Dilbert & more
Friday's Top 10: The taxes that enslave Europeans, Gothenburg's 6 hour working day on ice, the FIFA monopoly, global warming to eliminate red hair? Dilbert and more
11th Jul 14, 10:30am
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Friday's Top 10: The taxes that enslave Europeans, Gothenburg's 6 hour working day on ice, the FIFA monopoly, global warming to eliminate red hair? Dilbert and more
Friday's Top 10: Matthew Bartlett on the IMF backing inequality, unashamed economic defenders of inequality, Piketty for dummies, the tax system that fights inequality, Dilbert & more
4th Jul 14, 10:30am
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Friday's Top 10: Matthew Bartlett on the IMF backing inequality, unashamed economic defenders of inequality, Piketty for dummies, the tax system that fights inequality, Dilbert & more
Gareth Morgan finds major support for his Big Kahuna ideas in Thomas Piketty's new blockbuster economic research
1st May 14, 1:58pm
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Gareth Morgan finds major support for his Big Kahuna ideas in Thomas Piketty's new blockbuster economic research