Eric Crampton

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Dr Eric Cramption is Chief Economist at the NZ Initiative, Wellington.

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Articles by Eric Crampton

26th Oct 18, 10:00am
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The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton on all things freshwater; the state of play, irrigation, quality, cap & trade, water management, prices & more
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton on all things freshwater; the state of play, irrigation, quality, cap & trade, water management, prices & more
26th Oct 18, 10:00am
23rd Jun 18, 9:46am
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If New Zealand is to crack the problems of unaffordable housing, government here must look seriously at how the better parts of America finance infrastructure, Eric Crampton argues
If New Zealand is to crack the problems of unaffordable housing, government here must look seriously at how the better parts of America finance infrastructure, Eric Crampton argues
23rd Jun 18, 9:46am
30th May 18, 8:31am
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NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton highlights the risk ratepayers have if local Councils get into financial trouble and says we all need to keep an eye on whether Council debt-funded projects make sense
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton highlights the risk ratepayers have if local Councils get into financial trouble and says we all need to keep an eye on whether Council debt-funded projects make sense
30th May 18, 8:31am
16th May 18, 8:37am
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NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says California had a 22-year start on us in terms of using medical marijuana and it's time for cannabis reform here too
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says California had a 22-year start on us in terms of using medical marijuana and it's time for cannabis reform here too
16th May 18, 8:37am
5th Mar 18, 10:30am
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The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says Parliament deserves better advice about the policies it is being asked to consider
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says Parliament deserves better advice about the policies it is being asked to consider
5th Mar 18, 10:30am
25th Feb 18, 7:24am
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Eric Crampton argues fixing problems constraining infrastructure financing and with local government housing supply incentives must be the Govt's most important task
Eric Crampton argues fixing problems constraining infrastructure financing and with local government housing supply incentives must be the Govt's most important task
25th Feb 18, 7:24am
17th Nov 17, 10:02am
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NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton on giving yourself a nudge, balancing your drinking, little rockets, the struggles of proving nonsense, councils in a knot, and goat yoga - really. Plus more...
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton on giving yourself a nudge, balancing your drinking, little rockets, the struggles of proving nonsense, councils in a knot, and goat yoga - really. Plus more...
17th Nov 17, 10:02am
18th Sep 17, 10:00am
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The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton is pleased the Labour Party has clarified its tax policy and now wants more detail on the party's plans for labour relations
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton is pleased the Labour Party has clarified its tax policy and now wants more detail on the party's plans for labour relations
18th Sep 17, 10:00am
24th Jul 17, 8:27am
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Eric Crampton admires the water management work of John Raffensperger and Mark Milke and hopes that it can provide the basis for substantial change in New Zealand
Eric Crampton admires the water management work of John Raffensperger and Mark Milke and hopes that it can provide the basis for substantial change in New Zealand
24th Jul 17, 8:27am
10th Jun 17, 8:51am
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Eric Crampton says the government needs to take steps to encourage councils to get new housing built including adopting the Productivity Commission’s recommendations on urban planning
Eric Crampton says the government needs to take steps to encourage councils to get new housing built including adopting the Productivity Commission’s recommendations on urban planning
10th Jun 17, 8:51am
15th May 17, 10:44am
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The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says it is a massive mistake to point to unemployment figures and blame immigrants for what unemployment is still out there
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says it is a massive mistake to point to unemployment figures and blame immigrants for what unemployment is still out there
15th May 17, 10:44am
29th Mar 17, 9:02am
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The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says a govt committed to housing affordability would implement the Productivity Commission’s better urban planning agenda
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says a govt committed to housing affordability would implement the Productivity Commission’s better urban planning agenda
29th Mar 17, 9:02am
24th Jan 17, 7:46am
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NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton deconstructs Oxfam's 'wealth inequality' figures and points out that you might be more financially well-off than you think
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton deconstructs Oxfam's 'wealth inequality' figures and points out that you might be more financially well-off than you think
24th Jan 17, 7:46am
19th Dec 16, 10:50am
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NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says Steven Joyce's reputation for firm control over his Ministry may do some good in his new role as Finance Minister
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says Steven Joyce's reputation for firm control over his Ministry may do some good in his new role as Finance Minister
19th Dec 16, 10:50am
10th Dec 16, 9:55am
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Eric Crampton assesses the legacy of John Key and finds a bar set low and a long list of issues and decisions avoided
Eric Crampton assesses the legacy of John Key and finds a bar set low and a long list of issues and decisions avoided
10th Dec 16, 9:55am
20th Aug 16, 5:02am
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The NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya & Eric Crampton argue better tertiary preparation at secondary school & means-tested assistance for students would be better policies than interest free student loans
The NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya & Eric Crampton argue better tertiary preparation at secondary school & means-tested assistance for students would be better policies than interest free student loans
20th Aug 16, 5:02am
22nd Jul 16, 10:02am
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Eric Crampton avoids Pokemon Go long enough to steer you through meritocracy, getting fit on pizza, GM food, what happens if robots don't take all the jobs, sex and the Simpsons and much more
Eric Crampton avoids Pokemon Go long enough to steer you through meritocracy, getting fit on pizza, GM food, what happens if robots don't take all the jobs, sex and the Simpsons and much more
22nd Jul 16, 10:02am
4th Apr 16, 9:40am
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NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says the living wage movement and pushes to increase the minimum wage to the living wage can easily do more harm than good
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says the living wage movement and pushes to increase the minimum wage to the living wage can easily do more harm than good
4th Apr 16, 9:40am
22nd Feb 16, 9:11am
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NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says the country has much work to do in restoring housing affordability, but the broad social trends are positive
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says the country has much work to do in restoring housing affordability, but the broad social trends are positive
22nd Feb 16, 9:11am
21st Dec 15, 9:09am
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NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says the tension between targeting benefits to those in most need and encouraging strong families is a real one
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says the tension between targeting benefits to those in most need and encouraging strong families is a real one
21st Dec 15, 9:09am

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