Tag Archives: newzealand

NZ not only beating us in Rugby, but in economic and demographic games, too

A recent article at the Conversation is titled New Zealand is letting economics rule its environmental policies, which I suppose is meant to shock most Conversation readers. Reading the article it appears to me that NZ mostly appears to have … Continue reading

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CIS still seeking students & recent graduates for Liberty & Society weekends

The Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) is still seeking students and recent graduates to participate in either of its upcoming Liberty & Society weekends, with one in Sydney over 8-10 May and the other in Perth over 17-19 July. These … Continue reading

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Removing second-hand car import restrictions could significantly lower car prices

I was happy to learn from a former Canberra colleague yesterday that I’m cited in the Productivity Commission’s January 2014 Position Paper on the car industry, regarding the benefits that would come from removing the restriction on second-hand car imports. … Continue reading

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Did Qld’s sluggish economy force NZers and Brits back home?

The controversy over the ABS’s odd comments on female representation in leadership positions (Women don’t have what it takes to lead, finds ABS) led me to examine its latest Social Trends report, which contains this interesting set of facts on international … Continue reading

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