Entries by Shamubeel Eaqub

Help! Census confusion

I have been trying to figure out the latest census figures, especially for sources of population growth. Does anyone know what I am doing wrong? I calculated the change in population using the post enumeration survey. I counted up the births and deaths from the vital statistics from Infoshare. The difference should be international net […]

Is it a bubble?

I was at the Press Gallery Christmas function last night in Wellington. Great do. I have renewed respect for journalists’/government relations types’/politicians’ drinking ability. At some stage I got cornered on what would happen to Auckland house prices. Having no good answer I resorted to the Keynes line that markets can remain irrational for longer […]