Posts about opinion articles published by NZ Initiative authors.
Is there really a sufficient financial stability rationale for the latest round of LVR changes? [...]
Mike Joy responds to some of my critique of his paper on the environmental costs of dairying. [...]
Does dairying really impose environmental cost equal to dairy's contribution to GDP? Hardly. [...]
This week's column at Interest.co.nz reprises some of our argument from The Case for Economic Growth and summarises our recent panel discussion on the report. [...]
The legal challenge to Global Mode and parallel importing Netflix might be more substantial than I'd hoped. [...]
Andrew Little is right: ACC overcharging amounts to a payroll tax and payroll taxes have associated deadweight costs. But there's bigger game out there than a 0.33 percentage point difference in ACC rates. [...]
The Harmful Digital Communications Bill risks a fair bit of collateral damage. Should Parliament really be passing legislation that we hope won't really be enforced all that stringently? [...]