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Keith Rankin

Keith Rankin
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Keith Rankin is a New Zealand-based economist and senior lecturer.

Analysis by Keith Rankin New Zealand has a 'fiscal responsibility' clause in its Public Finance Act; a clause that began its life in 1994 as...

Keith Rankin's Chart for the Month - Productivity Contradictions Analysis by Keith Rankin As the public (and many economists) see it, economic growth (growth of Real...

Improving New Zealand's Immigration Statistics Keith Rankin, 26 February 2019 Until late 2018, New Zealand's immigration statistics have been woefully inadequate. While it has always been...

The Unsurprising Problem of the Poor While our traditional economic indicators all seem positive and on target, it is nevertheless clear to almost everyone that...

Chart for this Month: Crisis Postponed By Keith Rankin There will almost certainly be another major financial crisis, just like there will be another big earthquake...

Keith Rankin's Chart for this Month: Slowly Increasing Teachers' Earnings   This month's chart uses a correctly proportioned (logarithmic) scale to compare the growth of the...

Keith Rankin's Chart for this Month: Allocation of New Zealand's GDP under Economic Capitalism     This month's chart looks at New Zealand's 2017-18 GDP (of $288...

Keith Rankin Analysis - Liberal Mercantilism and Economic Capitalism: an Introduction Most of us realise that there is something wrong with capitalism as we know...

Keith Rankin's Chart for this Month: New Zealand Economic Growth from 1978, Decade by Decade This month's chart shows New Zealand's economic growth (annual percentage increase...

Keith Rankin's Chart for this Month: Does New Zealand clone and export overseas visitors? According to the most recent 'International Travel and Migration' statistics, New...
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The trailer for Will Watson’s documentary on Bougainville peacemaking, Soldiers Without Guns. FILM REVIEW: By David Robie While a gripping film about the apocalyptic Bougainville war,...