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

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
27th Nov 15, 10:02am
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Eric Crampton on a homage to Canadiana, refugees, red tape, the dairy cartel, corruption, artificial intelligence, Dilbert & more
Eric Crampton on a homage to Canadiana, refugees, red tape, the dairy cartel, corruption, artificial intelligence, Dilbert & more
27th Nov 15, 10:02am
9th Nov 15, 10:35am
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says New Zealand should follow the US example of making public data widely available
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says New Zealand should follow the US example of making public data widely available
9th Nov 15, 10:35am
13th Jul 15, 9:34am
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NZ Institute's Eric Crampton says council decisions around land use are contributing to poor productivity performance and are destroying real value for little gain
NZ Institute's Eric Crampton says council decisions around land use are contributing to poor productivity performance and are destroying real value for little gain
13th Jul 15, 9:34am
28th Apr 15, 9:52am
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Eric Crampton says that economic growth can make us all a little safer
Eric Crampton says that economic growth can make us all a little safer
28th Apr 15, 9:52am
13th Apr 15, 8:21am
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Eric Crampton cheers Labour leader Andrew Little's pointing out of the deadweight costs of taxation
Eric Crampton cheers Labour leader Andrew Little's pointing out of the deadweight costs of taxation
13th Apr 15, 8:21am
4th Apr 15, 12:27pm
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Eric Crampton warns of the unexpected consequences and costs in using the tax system to right perceived social problems. Making things more confusing is never a good idea, he says
Eric Crampton warns of the unexpected consequences and costs in using the tax system to right perceived social problems. Making things more confusing is never a good idea, he says
4th Apr 15, 12:27pm
7th Mar 15, 11:39am
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Eric Crampton says explicit government-sponsored foreigner gouging would ruin not only much of the tourist experience but also locals’ experiences. He thinks Gareth Morgan's approach is misguided
Eric Crampton says explicit government-sponsored foreigner gouging would ruin not only much of the tourist experience but also locals’ experiences. He thinks Gareth Morgan's approach is misguided
7th Mar 15, 11:39am
5th Feb 15, 2:07pm
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Eric Crampton says Local Government NZ's funding report deserves better than John Key's dismissal
Eric Crampton says Local Government NZ's funding report deserves better than John Key's dismissal
5th Feb 15, 2:07pm
12th Dec 14, 10:30am
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Eric Crampton on Gordon Tullock, teacher quality, what an ethical environmentalist should conclude, Elon Musk's bet, working for families, Dilbert & more
Eric Crampton on Gordon Tullock, teacher quality, what an ethical environmentalist should conclude, Elon Musk's bet, working for families, Dilbert & more
12th Dec 14, 10:30am
24th Nov 14, 11:58am
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton argues some NZ regulations could piggyback on other countries rather than reinvent their own expensive wheels
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton argues some NZ regulations could piggyback on other countries rather than reinvent their own expensive wheels
24th Nov 14, 11:58am
1st Nov 14, 8:00am
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The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton shakes his head at some recent judicial rulings and some outsider rankings. But he still reckons we are outside the asylum
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton shakes his head at some recent judicial rulings and some outsider rankings. But he still reckons we are outside the asylum
1st Nov 14, 8:00am
30th Sep 14, 9:35am
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The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says improving housing affordability is a key step the Government can take to reduce child poverty
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says improving housing affordability is a key step the Government can take to reduce child poverty
30th Sep 14, 9:35am
23rd Jun 14, 10:30am
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Monday's Top 10: Eric Crampton on Piketty & Housing, avoiding catastrophes, the Dismal Science, we don’t know how lucky we are episode 57, Dilbert & more
Monday's Top 10: Eric Crampton on Piketty & Housing, avoiding catastrophes, the Dismal Science, we don’t know how lucky we are episode 57, Dilbert & more
23rd Jun 14, 10:30am
28th Feb 14, 10:16am
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Friday's Top 10: Eric Crampton on intersectionality, legalising marijuana, productivity, unbelievable opportunities, Christchurch, Dilbert and more
Friday's Top 10: Eric Crampton on intersectionality, legalising marijuana, productivity, unbelievable opportunities, Christchurch, Dilbert and more
28th Feb 14, 10:16am
15th Nov 13, 10:20am
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Friday's Top 10: Eric Crampton on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, GM food, GST, ivory, organ donors, plus Dilbert x4, Clarke & Dawe and more
Friday's Top 10: Eric Crampton on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, GM food, GST, ivory, organ donors, plus Dilbert x4, Clarke & Dawe and more
15th Nov 13, 10:20am

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