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Keith Rankin Analysis: A Century of New Zealand Elections In 2017, the popular vote for the parties supporting the government is just over 50 percent...

Keith Rankin Analysis: Migration within New Zealand: Evidence from the Election  New Zealand does not have reliable regional population statistics. The intercensal estimates that Statistics...

Keith Rankin Analysis - Auckland Population: Evidence from the Election Last year I wrote that there is no evidence of disproportionate population growth in Auckland,...

Keith Rankin Analysis: Election Day versus Advance Voting With half of the preliminary (ie non-special) votes being cast before election day 2017, we can glean...

Analysis by Keith Rankin - Correcting the Polls  In the Scoop report of the most recent (16-19 Sep) Colmar Brunton political poll, we see the...

Keith Rankin Analysis: New Zealand's Cyclical Growth Contractions In 1939, Joseph Schumpeter published his magnum opus, Business Cycles. He emphasised three growth cycles, Kitchin (about...

Analysis by Keith Rankin: New Zealand Net Immigration from 1921 This month's chart shows the only factual measure of net immigration: total arrivals in New...

Letter to Labour about Income Tax - By Keith Rankin. As the fog clears, three options emerge for the 2017-2020 government: ·         conservative: National and New Zealand...

Keith Rankin Analysis: What's happened to Labour Productivity? Labour productivity is an important economic concept, that should equate to living standards. It is rising labour productivity...

Headline: British Tories surge; new Labour surges more Analysis by Keith Rankin This month's chart shows that the performance by the Tories in the UK election...