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Brian Easton

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Articles by Brian Easton

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 a key success in Michael Cullen's time as Finance Minister was building up the capital of New Zealand
26th Jul 21, 12:13pm
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 says the mainly neoliberal regime for the housing market since the early 1990s does not work
12th Jul 21, 8:49am
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 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
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 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
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 providing for the redundantly unemployed is admirable but difficult and expensive to implement
21st Jun 21, 9:18am
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 says the 2021 budget was work-in-progress in the war on poverty. Much more is required
14th Jun 21, 8:40am
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 wonders whether we have a boringly benign economy, or one going through a concerning climacteric?
7th Jun 21, 9:59am
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 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
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 asks: Do some offshore trends presage the future of New Zealand politics?
24th May 21, 9:58am
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 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
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 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
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 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
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 the government’s recent housing package may work; will it do enough?
6th Apr 21, 8:43am
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 migration patterns provide further evidence that wellbeing is not simply measured by income
22nd Mar 21, 9:06am
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 says social philosophy in New Zealand is muddled and incomplete
15th Mar 21, 10:27am
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 asks: How can we can make wellbeing at the centre of public policy if we don't measure it?
8th Mar 21, 9:11am
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
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
8th Feb 21, 10:10am
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Economist Brian Easton considers whether economist Rodd Carr's approach to climate change will have echoes from Carr's work in proposed Rogernomics health system reforms in the 1980s
Economist Brian Easton considers whether economist Rodd Carr's approach to climate change will have echoes from Carr's work in proposed Rogernomics health system reforms in the 1980s
8th Feb 21, 10:10am
1st Feb 21, 10:02am
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Economist Brian Easton notes that each of us is in a minority of one, protected by the principles of liberal democracy, but with the danger of backsliding. Protecting this social contract is important
Economist Brian Easton notes that each of us is in a minority of one, protected by the principles of liberal democracy, but with the danger of backsliding. Protecting this social contract is important
1st Feb 21, 10:02am
25th Jan 21, 8:25am
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Economist Brian Easton says the Treasury forecasts suggest the economy is doing better than expected after the Covid shock
Economist Brian Easton says the Treasury forecasts suggest the economy is doing better than expected after the Covid shock
25th Jan 21, 8:25am
18th Jan 21, 9:13am
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Economist Brian Easton says all nations have shadows; some acknowledge them. For others they shape their image in uncomfortable ways
Economist Brian Easton says all nations have shadows; some acknowledge them. For others they shape their image in uncomfortable ways
18th Jan 21, 9:13am
5th Jan 21, 9:02am
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Economist Brian Easton has been watching the comedy of British politics and the tragedy of the outcome. We can treat Brexit as an experiment, he says, the first trade pact to reduce the flow of trade
Economist Brian Easton has been watching the comedy of British politics and the tragedy of the outcome. We can treat Brexit as an experiment, he says, the first trade pact to reduce the flow of trade
5th Jan 21, 9:02am
7th Dec 20, 8:46am
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Economist Brian Easton says we need to change public policy if our aim is to minimise the harm from drugs
Economist Brian Easton says we need to change public policy if our aim is to minimise the harm from drugs
7th Dec 20, 8:46am
30th Nov 20, 11:58am
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Economist Brian Easton looks at why this government will not be transformative and questions whether we want it to be
Economist Brian Easton looks at why this government will not be transformative and questions whether we want it to be
30th Nov 20, 11:58am
25th Nov 20, 8:01am
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Economist Brian Easton looks at housing bubbles and what we might do about them
Economist Brian Easton looks at housing bubbles and what we might do about them
25th Nov 20, 8:01am

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