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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
2nd Nov 20, 9:07am
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Economist Brian Easton says the way we approached the threat of Covid tells us about possibilities for the future ways
Economist Brian Easton says the way we approached the threat of Covid tells us about possibilities for the future ways
2nd Nov 20, 9:07am
29th Oct 20, 8:19am
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Economist Brian Easton on what it is like to be a new Minister
Economist Brian Easton on what it is like to be a new Minister
29th Oct 20, 8:19am
27th Oct 20, 8:15am
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Economist Brian Easton with some sage words for the newbies entering the hallowed halls of Parliament
Economist Brian Easton with some sage words for the newbies entering the hallowed halls of Parliament
27th Oct 20, 8:15am
16th Oct 20, 9:16am
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Economist Brian Easton says MMP may deliver a parliament which reflects us, but frequently the government does not
Economist Brian Easton says MMP may deliver a parliament which reflects us, but frequently the government does not
16th Oct 20, 9:16am
12th Oct 20, 9:21am
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Economist Brian Easton says the economy has been through a traumatic experience. Prospects look sobering
Economist Brian Easton says the economy has been through a traumatic experience. Prospects look sobering
12th Oct 20, 9:21am
5th Oct 20, 10:06am
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Economist Brian Easton says the Covid crisis provides insights into how critical global connectedness has become to our lives
Economist Brian Easton says the Covid crisis provides insights into how critical global connectedness has become to our lives
5th Oct 20, 10:06am
23rd Sep 20, 9:09am
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Economist Brian Easton says much of the commentariat’s reporting of the most recent GDP figure was misleading and unhelpful
Economist Brian Easton says much of the commentariat’s reporting of the most recent GDP figure was misleading and unhelpful
23rd Sep 20, 9:09am
21st Sep 20, 9:21am
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Economist Brian Easton looks at half a dozen external economic issues that will greatly affect this country
Economist Brian Easton looks at half a dozen external economic issues that will greatly affect this country
21st Sep 20, 9:21am
14th Sep 20, 9:07am
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Economist Brian Easton muses on the user-unfriendliness of many computer interfaces
Economist Brian Easton muses on the user-unfriendliness of many computer interfaces
14th Sep 20, 9:07am
7th Sep 20, 9:13am
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Economist Brian Easton muses on how the world has responded to this year's 'invasion'
Economist Brian Easton muses on how the world has responded to this year's 'invasion'
7th Sep 20, 9:13am
31st Aug 20, 9:49am
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Economist Brian Easton says the nation-state continues to thrive despite the pressures of globalisation and social diversity
Economist Brian Easton says the nation-state continues to thrive despite the pressures of globalisation and social diversity
31st Aug 20, 9:49am
24th Aug 20, 8:43am
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Economist Brian Easton says muddled thinking about how the government functions – or even what the government is – confuses public understandings of what is going on
Economist Brian Easton says muddled thinking about how the government functions – or even what the government is – confuses public understandings of what is going on
24th Aug 20, 8:43am
17th Aug 20, 8:43am
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Economist Brian Easton says the old ways of thinking about the macroeconomy have been found wanting, but the alternative is not clear
Economist Brian Easton says the old ways of thinking about the macroeconomy have been found wanting, but the alternative is not clear
17th Aug 20, 8:43am
10th Aug 20, 9:19am
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Economist Brian Easton says the book ‘Good Economics for Hard Times’ should be on your reading list.
Economist Brian Easton says the book ‘Good Economics for Hard Times’ should be on your reading list.
10th Aug 20, 9:19am
3rd Aug 20, 9:59am
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Economist Brian Easton says we are failing to think through the interdependencies in an economy
Economist Brian Easton says we are failing to think through the interdependencies in an economy
3rd Aug 20, 9:59am
27th Jul 20, 9:00am
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Economist Brian Easton asks: Just where in the economic spectrum does the current National Party stand?
Economist Brian Easton asks: Just where in the economic spectrum does the current National Party stand?
27th Jul 20, 9:00am

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