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Social Bonds

June 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

We believe social impact bonds are a great idea. Not everybody agrees with us though - and some people are letting us know about their opposition in no uncertain terms. [...]

A regulatory budget?

June 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

We shouldn't be surprised by the explosion of regulation. It is cheaper for governments to regulate than to spend, even if the outcomes sought would be better achieved through spending. [...]

Arbitrate!

May 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Gary Born's proposed bilateral arbitration treaty is a great idea for setting a better default option. [...]

Food deserts?

May 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Geoff Simmons and I debated fat taxes at the nutritionists conference. Going into the debate, 10% of the nutritionists reckoned banning junk food was a good idea... [...]

Safety in growth

April 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 Wealth-Gap Tower

April 24, 2015 // 1 Comment

The Inequality Tower is one of Toby Morris’s illustrative musings on life and politics published by the The Wireless. The tiers in the Inequality Tower, an [...]