Geoff Simmons

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(economist at gareth Morgan Investments) and an author

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Articles by Geoff Simmons

20th Apr 19, 10:02am
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Geoff Simmons says capitalism can work, but only if it is a level playing field. Right now we have the opposite of a level playing field. We have a game that is rigged in the favour of a few
Geoff Simmons says capitalism can work, but only if it is a level playing field. Right now we have the opposite of a level playing field. We have a game that is rigged in the favour of a few
20th Apr 19, 10:02am
30th Mar 19, 4:27pm
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why we need to listen to the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why we need to listen to the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment
30th Mar 19, 4:27pm
9th Feb 19, 10:02am
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why we need to kill, not tax, capital gain
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why we need to kill, not tax, capital gain
9th Feb 19, 10:02am
30th Jan 19, 2:44pm
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TOP's Geoff Simmons wonders if the new Blue/Green Party has a clue on freshwater - and whether it is simply a Trojan horse to get National back into power
TOP's Geoff Simmons wonders if the new Blue/Green Party has a clue on freshwater - and whether it is simply a Trojan horse to get National back into power
30th Jan 19, 2:44pm
2nd Nov 18, 10:00am
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The top 10 trends TOP's Geoff Simmons sees driving change in the public sphere
The top 10 trends TOP's Geoff Simmons sees driving change in the public sphere
2nd Nov 18, 10:00am
4th Oct 18, 12:36pm
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TOP's Geoff Simmons: NZ's tax reform needs to be revenue neutral for the public to be convinced the Tax Working Group isn't a tax grab
TOP's Geoff Simmons: NZ's tax reform needs to be revenue neutral for the public to be convinced the Tax Working Group isn't a tax grab
4th Oct 18, 12:36pm
13th Sep 18, 11:46am
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Why TOP Leader Geoff Simmons wants the Tax Working Group to take a capital gains tax off the table... and replace it with an equity tax
Why TOP Leader Geoff Simmons wants the Tax Working Group to take a capital gains tax off the table... and replace it with an equity tax
13th Sep 18, 11:46am
5th Sep 18, 5:00am
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons calls for Housing NZ to be replaced by regional 'associations' tasked with providing both affordable and state housing
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons calls for Housing NZ to be replaced by regional 'associations' tasked with providing both affordable and state housing
5th Sep 18, 5:00am
29th Aug 18, 10:46am
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TOP's new leader Geoff Simmons on why getting 'tough on crime' is nothing but an expensive political slogan
TOP's new leader Geoff Simmons on why getting 'tough on crime' is nothing but an expensive political slogan
29th Aug 18, 10:46am
26th Jul 18, 10:14am
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Geoff Simmons separates the 'fake' reasons from the good reasons for talking about government debt
Geoff Simmons separates the 'fake' reasons from the good reasons for talking about government debt
26th Jul 18, 10:14am
5th Mar 18, 10:47am
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Geoff Simmons questions what exactly is the 'family home' the Tax Working Group's tip-toeing around?
Geoff Simmons questions what exactly is the 'family home' the Tax Working Group's tip-toeing around?
5th Mar 18, 10:47am
18th Jan 18, 2:26pm
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Geoff Simmons takes aim at the Government for its 'middle class cheerleading', arguing we are being softened-up for a watering-down of Labour's child poverty reduction goals
Geoff Simmons takes aim at the Government for its 'middle class cheerleading', arguing we are being softened-up for a watering-down of Labour's child poverty reduction goals
18th Jan 18, 2:26pm
2nd Nov 17, 12:23pm
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TOP's Geoff Simmons dismisses Labour’s ban on foreign buyers as ‘window-dressing for the masses’
TOP's Geoff Simmons dismisses Labour’s ban on foreign buyers as ‘window-dressing for the masses’
2nd Nov 17, 12:23pm
22nd Aug 17, 10:44am
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TOP's Geoff Simmons & Andrew Courtney on why we need to bite the bullet and include the family home in an equity tax
TOP's Geoff Simmons & Andrew Courtney on why we need to bite the bullet and include the family home in an equity tax
22nd Aug 17, 10:44am
17th Aug 17, 12:17pm
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TOP's Geoff Simmons argues National & Labour are out to lunch when it comes to addressing the housing crisis and says TOP has the answers
TOP's Geoff Simmons argues National & Labour are out to lunch when it comes to addressing the housing crisis and says TOP has the answers
17th Aug 17, 12:17pm
29th Oct 16, 10:08am
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Geoff Simmons says politicians need to face up to reality and discuss the future of our public pension systems
Geoff Simmons says politicians need to face up to reality and discuss the future of our public pension systems
29th Oct 16, 10:08am
29th Oct 16, 9:18am
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Geoff Simmons and Bernard Hickey review how interest rate targeting works and the options to change the current settings
Geoff Simmons and Bernard Hickey review how interest rate targeting works and the options to change the current settings
29th Oct 16, 9:18am
22nd Oct 16, 10:17am
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Geoff Simmons investigates the claim that farm land prices could be cut by $40 bln as environmental limits bite
Geoff Simmons investigates the claim that farm land prices could be cut by $40 bln as environmental limits bite
22nd Oct 16, 10:17am
15th Oct 16, 11:44am
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Previous rough-as-guts interventions have undermined a now-serious need to expand forests to meet our emissions targets, says Geoff Simmons. The costs are now much higher
Previous rough-as-guts interventions have undermined a now-serious need to expand forests to meet our emissions targets, says Geoff Simmons. The costs are now much higher
15th Oct 16, 11:44am
15th Oct 16, 9:27am
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Geoff Simmons and Bernard Hickey discuss the options New Zealand has in a zero interest rate world
Geoff Simmons and Bernard Hickey discuss the options New Zealand has in a zero interest rate world
15th Oct 16, 9:27am

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