There were a bunch of excellent comments on yesterday’s food post. I thought I could answer them by adding a bit of clarity here.
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About Matt Nolan
Matt Nolan is an economist at Infometrics and student at Victoria University of Wellington (although the opinions expressed are independent of these organisations) .
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After reading both the Stuff article and the initial article on Gareth Morgan’s blog and the follow up, I am convinced both Gareth and Geoff Simmons (GG) have inadvertently become extreme social constructivists – but may not realise it yet. Now I hate it when people just whip out rhetoric like “social constructivist” and don’t explain […]
Let’s discuss this comic by Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal – as it is particularly good. Just to kick you off, I’d say it definitely relates to both of these posts.
It is study at Vic day today, so if you or someone you know is a Year 13 then the Year 13 needs to head up to Victoria University – so that we can convince them that they should study Economics. [Economics is up at10.25 at HM205 and 1.10 at HM104.] But if you can’t […]
Given I’m currently heavily heavily busy I’ll have to pull another comment from this Top 10 at 10 Economists don’t have universal truths, which is why I can’t understand how it is called a science. Without those universal truths all you can expect is opinions. Questions: Does science have universal truths? Is it true that […]
I kindly received an email via the Green party yesterday pointing me to the costings on their website. I see that the costings (here) were looked at by two independent economic consultancies – BERL and Infometrics (which is my workplace). I haven’t been involved with any of it, or talked to any of the people involved. […]