Dave Grimmond

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"Dave provides economic consulting services for Infometrics clients, including model development, customised forecasts, and policy analysis. He has provided economic analysis on a wide range of topics for private business, non-profit organisations, central, and local government. He also provides input to the company's forecasting process." - Infometrics

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Articles by Dave Grimmond

17th Mar 16, 2:02pm
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Dave Grimmond calls for an investigation of fuel pricing by the Commerce Commission. He thinks suppliers could be hobbling GDP by 0.25% per year
Dave Grimmond calls for an investigation of fuel pricing by the Commerce Commission. He thinks suppliers could be hobbling GDP by 0.25% per year
17th Mar 16, 2:02pm
4th Feb 16, 10:43am
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Dave Grimmond says the proposal is overly generous, but does have merit - though possibly for different reasons to those thought of by Labour
Dave Grimmond says the proposal is overly generous, but does have merit - though possibly for different reasons to those thought of by Labour
4th Feb 16, 10:43am
19th Jan 16, 2:45pm
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Dave Grimmond says it's time to change the way GST is applied to exports and imports, to give service exporting industries like tourism and education fair treatment
Dave Grimmond says it's time to change the way GST is applied to exports and imports, to give service exporting industries like tourism and education fair treatment
19th Jan 16, 2:45pm
26th May 15, 11:35am
Dave Grimmond likes the Budget 2015 drive to tackle child poverty by focusing resources on those under 6 to try and head off later costly interventions
Dave Grimmond likes the Budget 2015 drive to tackle child poverty by focusing resources on those under 6 to try and head off later costly interventions
26th May 15, 11:35am
4th Feb 15, 7:00am
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Dave Grimmond looks at the LGNZ revenue discussion paper and finds reasons to be sceptical, but also an option for 'fiscally neutral' change
Dave Grimmond looks at the LGNZ revenue discussion paper and finds reasons to be sceptical, but also an option for 'fiscally neutral' change
4th Feb 15, 7:00am
11th Sep 14, 11:34am
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Dave Grimmond looks at the different approaches to education policy by the two main parties. The Opposition wants more-of-the-same, while the Incumbent wants change
Dave Grimmond looks at the different approaches to education policy by the two main parties. The Opposition wants more-of-the-same, while the Incumbent wants change
11th Sep 14, 11:34am
15th Jul 14, 11:46am
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Dave Grimmond says we should not only choose parties and people at election time, but vote on our policy preferences as well
Dave Grimmond says we should not only choose parties and people at election time, but vote on our policy preferences as well
15th Jul 14, 11:46am
20th May 14, 4:00pm
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Dave Grimmond looks at why the gender pay gap persists and sees decisions being made in households rather than the workplace as explaining much of this
Dave Grimmond looks at why the gender pay gap persists and sees decisions being made in households rather than the workplace as explaining much of this
20th May 14, 4:00pm
25th Mar 14, 10:45am
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Dave Grimmond wonders why one of the best banking reform ideas isn't even being debated; he suspects entrenched interests and innate conservatism
Dave Grimmond wonders why one of the best banking reform ideas isn't even being debated; he suspects entrenched interests and innate conservatism
25th Mar 14, 10:45am
23rd Jan 14, 10:51am
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Dave Grimmond says the RBNZ should send a strong signal it is resolved to prevent a rise in inflation; official inertia would see the benefits of low inflation unravel
Dave Grimmond says the RBNZ should send a strong signal it is resolved to prevent a rise in inflation; official inertia would see the benefits of low inflation unravel
23rd Jan 14, 10:51am
5th Nov 13, 11:43am
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Dave Grimmond thinks the RBNZ LVR policy may move from being a no-brainer to being a big gamble, and could become an almighty headache
Dave Grimmond thinks the RBNZ LVR policy may move from being a no-brainer to being a big gamble, and could become an almighty headache
5th Nov 13, 11:43am
22nd Oct 13, 10:53am
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Dave Grimmond wants schools to focus on improving education outcomes, rather than teacher senstitivities, community zoning, or a one-style-fits-all approach
Dave Grimmond wants schools to focus on improving education outcomes, rather than teacher senstitivities, community zoning, or a one-style-fits-all approach
22nd Oct 13, 10:53am
27th Aug 13, 10:27am
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Dave Grimmond wants us to understand the limits of statistical sampling, and why we should consider the 'big data' alternative
Dave Grimmond wants us to understand the limits of statistical sampling, and why we should consider the 'big data' alternative
27th Aug 13, 10:27am
30th Jul 13, 2:18pm
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Dave Grimmond thinks we should convert our GST system to apply it to all exports, exempt all imports, and let the NZ$ find a new balance
Dave Grimmond thinks we should convert our GST system to apply it to all exports, exempt all imports, and let the NZ$ find a new balance
30th Jul 13, 2:18pm
21st May 13, 11:23am
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Dave Grimmond says consider taxing the imputed rent benefit we get from home ownership to help us make much better savings decisions
Dave Grimmond says consider taxing the imputed rent benefit we get from home ownership to help us make much better savings decisions
21st May 13, 11:23am
9th Apr 13, 10:46am
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Dave Grimmond wants us to think about the higher risks we face when the Crown owns commercial businesses, and whether that helps the efficiency of our economy
Dave Grimmond wants us to think about the higher risks we face when the Crown owns commercial businesses, and whether that helps the efficiency of our economy
9th Apr 13, 10:46am
19th Feb 13, 12:02pm
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Dave Grimmond thinks a medical researcher's warning highlights a similar problem in economics; how to avoid the problem of self-selection. Your view?
Dave Grimmond thinks a medical researcher's warning highlights a similar problem in economics; how to avoid the problem of self-selection. Your view?
19th Feb 13, 12:02pm