That is the suggestion here from Gareth Morgan. I agree of course, I have said the same thing here before – both when raising what my policy platform would be and discussing the minimum wage more recently. It is fine to disagree with this and say “only people who are part of the labour market […]
If you are not happy with the results below please do another search
28 search results for: "Minimum income"
So I see Gareth Morgan is suggesting a set minimum income level and a flat tax rate. Very nice, I can see merits in some of the set up for sure given my personal value judgments. Some on the left will think this is right wing (where is the progressivity!), Some on the right will […]
Randomized control trial (RTC) studies are getting more and more attention among policymakers in the last few decades. In addition, the RCT is one of the core experimental methodologies used by the recent nobel prize laureates in economics Duflo, Kremer and Banerjee. Given the excitement around these methods, Chicago University has recently run the IGM […]
This article was originally published on the Infometrics website here. One of the true tests of a society is measured by how it treats its most vulnerable members, particularly the old, the young, the sick, and the disabled. There is a lot of good with New Zealand and New Zealand policy. However, on assisting those […]
When I was a student a lecturer said to us “When analysing trade, does it make sense for us to assume everyone is the same? If everyone was the same why would they trade with each other?“. This is simultaneous a bit of a silly question and a useful one. He answered that they wouldn’t, […]
There have been blog posts about centre-Green parties (on TVHE here, here, here), I’m a bit fatigued with politics right now and want to focus on my research so I don’t want to get into that. One thing I keep hearing, repeatedly, about a centre-Green party is that it doesn’t make sense because it involves […]