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Articles by Brian Easton

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
29th Jun 20, 11:18am
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Economist Brian Easton asks: Will the Covid Crisis lead to a dramatic redirection for New Zealand and the World?
Economist Brian Easton asks: Will the Covid Crisis lead to a dramatic redirection for New Zealand and the World?
29th Jun 20, 11:18am
22nd Jun 20, 10:34am
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Economist Brian Easton sees widespread distorted views of history, and the new drive to correct those distortions will lead to a lot of disappointed people because their ideas of history have only a tenuous connection with reality
Economist Brian Easton sees widespread distorted views of history, and the new drive to correct those distortions will lead to a lot of disappointed people because their ideas of history have only a tenuous connection with reality
22nd Jun 20, 10:34am
8th Jun 20, 10:00am
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Economist Brian Easton says we have to design a system which provides income support for the unemployed while encouraging employment transition
Economist Brian Easton says we have to design a system which provides income support for the unemployed while encouraging employment transition
8th Jun 20, 10:00am
25th May 20, 12:20pm
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Economist Brian Easton says the media treat budgets as bit of a circus: lots of theatre and soon forgotten. For a serious economist they show how the official team of economists is thinking about the wider economy
Economist Brian Easton says the media treat budgets as bit of a circus: lots of theatre and soon forgotten. For a serious economist they show how the official team of economists is thinking about the wider economy
25th May 20, 12:20pm
11th May 20, 5:17pm
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Economist Brian Easton wants the distribution impacts of public policy proposals and Budget policies to be more widely discussed because they lie behind so much ingrained inequality
Economist Brian Easton wants the distribution impacts of public policy proposals and Budget policies to be more widely discussed because they lie behind so much ingrained inequality
11th May 20, 5:17pm
6th May 20, 4:08pm
Brian Easton finds that epidemics are not new in New Zealand and they have all had significant economic and social impacts. He asks whether the current pandemic will be a decisive turning moment, unlike the GFC which changed little
Brian Easton finds that epidemics are not new in New Zealand and they have all had significant economic and social impacts. He asks whether the current pandemic will be a decisive turning moment, unlike the GFC which changed little
6th May 20, 4:08pm
3rd May 20, 9:21am
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Economist Brian Easton points out that a fiscal deficit creates a liability for the government. Somewhere outside government in the private sector there is a private asset matching this public liability
Economist Brian Easton points out that a fiscal deficit creates a liability for the government. Somewhere outside government in the private sector there is a private asset matching this public liability
3rd May 20, 9:21am
29th Apr 20, 5:03pm
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Economist Brian Easton offers answers to key questions about where our economy is headed, and addresses the difficult adaption issues we will face after the immediate crisis passes
Economist Brian Easton offers answers to key questions about where our economy is headed, and addresses the difficult adaption issues we will face after the immediate crisis passes
29th Apr 20, 5:03pm