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Brian Easton

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Economist Brian Easton says the elimination of Covid strategy is not so much defeated but changing circumstances means that policy has to evolve
11th Oct 21, 10:59am
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Economist Brian Easton says the elimination of Covid strategy is not so much defeated but changing circumstances means that policy has to evolve
Economist Brian Easton examines a Rogernome's defence of the policies
4th Oct 21, 8:16am
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Economist Brian Easton examines a Rogernome's defence of the policies
Economist Brian Easton says not all neoliberals are the same, as a comparison ranging from Don Giovanni to Geneva School ordoliberals shows
27th Sep 21, 8:28am
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Economist Brian Easton says not all neoliberals are the same, as a comparison ranging from Don Giovanni to Geneva School ordoliberals shows
Economist Brian Easton reviews the policy issues that Labour is facing and the ministers undertaking them
20th Sep 21, 8:51am
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Economist Brian Easton reviews the policy issues that Labour is facing and the ministers undertaking them
Economist Brian Easton says former Minister for Treaty Negotiations Chris Finlayson is having a significant impact on Maori development
13th Sep 21, 8:52am
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Economist Brian Easton says former Minister for Treaty Negotiations Chris Finlayson is having a significant impact on Maori development
Economist Brian Easton suggests that perhaps one of the reasons for vaccination hesitancy is that we are too casual about what constitutes science
6th Sep 21, 9:02am
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Economist Brian Easton suggests that perhaps one of the reasons for vaccination hesitancy is that we are too casual about what constitutes science
Economist Brian Easton explains why most forecasts never eventuate, often with cringe-worthy explanations. Part of the issue is the media focus on unqualified sources
23rd Aug 21, 8:14am
Economist Brian Easton explains why most forecasts never eventuate, often with cringe-worthy explanations. Part of the issue is the media focus on unqualified sources
Economist Brian Easton says trying to organise the electricity system around a competition model based on financial markets does not make sense
23rd Aug 21, 8:14am
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Economist Brian Easton says trying to organise the electricity system around a competition model based on financial markets does not make sense
Economist Brian Easton says a key success in Michael Cullen's time as Finance Minister was building up the capital of New Zealand
26th Jul 21, 12:13pm
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Economist Brian Easton says a key success in Michael Cullen's time as Finance Minister was building up the capital of New Zealand
Economist Brian Easton says the mainly neoliberal regime for the housing market since the early 1990s does not work
12th Jul 21, 8:49am
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Economist Brian Easton says the mainly neoliberal regime for the housing market since the early 1990s does not work
Economist Brian Easton takes issue with recent comments by Don Brash on Rogernomics and questions the effects on income inequality of the reforms
5th Jul 21, 9:34am
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Economist Brian Easton takes issue with recent comments by Don Brash on Rogernomics and questions the effects on income inequality of the reforms
Economist Brian Easton says for Maori to flourish they must continue to take up the opportunities even if we call them by the meaningless term ‘colonial’
28th Jun 21, 8:54am
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Economist Brian Easton says for Maori to flourish they must continue to take up the opportunities even if we call them by the meaningless term ‘colonial’
Economist Brian Easton says providing for the redundantly unemployed is admirable but difficult and expensive to implement
21st Jun 21, 9:18am
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Economist Brian Easton says providing for the redundantly unemployed is admirable but difficult and expensive to implement
Economist Brian Easton says the 2021 budget was work-in-progress in the war on poverty. Much more is required
14th Jun 21, 8:40am
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Economist Brian Easton says the 2021 budget was work-in-progress in the war on poverty. Much more is required
Economist Brian Easton wonders whether we have a boringly benign economy, or one going through a concerning climacteric?
7th Jun 21, 9:59am
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Economist Brian Easton wonders whether we have a boringly benign economy, or one going through a concerning climacteric?
Economist Brian Easton says if you know the answer to how much public debt New Zealand should bear, you do not understand the issue
31st May 21, 8:39am
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Economist Brian Easton says if you know the answer to how much public debt New Zealand should bear, you do not understand the issue
Economist Brian Easton asks: Do some offshore trends presage the future of New Zealand politics?
24th May 21, 9:58am
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Economist Brian Easton asks: Do some offshore trends presage the future of New Zealand politics?
Economist Brian Easton questions whether the 'grab for power' that sees the Government markedly centralising the health system will produce a system that works
3rd May 21, 8:35am
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Economist Brian Easton questions whether the 'grab for power' that sees the Government markedly centralising the health system will produce a system that works
Economist Brian Easton has a quick look at what may be some of the key strategic issues the government might be thinking through in a run up to a wellbeing budget
19th Apr 21, 11:59am
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Economist Brian Easton has a quick look at what may be some of the key strategic issues the government might be thinking through in a run up to a wellbeing budget
Economist Brian Easton says whatever the damage, especially to the British economy, Brexit has done us a service by illustrating the complexity of trade
12th Apr 21, 8:53am
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Economist Brian Easton says whatever the damage, especially to the British economy, Brexit has done us a service by illustrating the complexity of trade
Economist Brian Easton says the government’s recent housing package may work; will it do enough?
6th Apr 21, 8:43am
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Economist Brian Easton says the government’s recent housing package may work; will it do enough?
Economist Brian Easton says migration patterns provide further evidence that wellbeing is not simply measured by income
22nd Mar 21, 9:06am
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Economist Brian Easton says migration patterns provide further evidence that wellbeing is not simply measured by income
Economist Brian Easton says social philosophy in New Zealand is muddled and incomplete
15th Mar 21, 10:27am
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Economist Brian Easton says social philosophy in New Zealand is muddled and incomplete
Economist Brian Easton asks: How can we can make wellbeing at the centre of public policy if we don't measure it?
8th Mar 21, 9:11am
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Economist Brian Easton asks: How can we can make wellbeing at the centre of public policy if we don't measure it?
Economist Brian Easton says building more houses will not reduce house prices by much; house prices will boom until speculation based on leveraged borrowing is addressed
15th Feb 21, 10:24am
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Economist Brian Easton says building more houses will not reduce house prices by much; house prices will boom until speculation based on leveraged borrowing is addressed