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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 - This article was also published on TheDailyBlog.co.nz. THERE IS MUCH TRUMPETING about the 2015 Budget announcement of payment of benefit increases...

Analysis by Keith Rankin - This article was also published on Scoop.co.nz. THE GREENS ASTONISHED ME on Sunday (Scoop transcript of Metiria Turei interview, Q+A, TVNZ 17...

Article by Keith Rankin - This article was also published on TheDailyBlog.co.nz. WE LEARN EARLY and often that 'deficits' are bad. We don't know why they...

Article by Keith Rankin - This article was also published on Scoop.co.nz. THIS WEEK I read "Chalmers as Political Economist" by Boyd Hilton, from the...

Analysis by Keith Rankin - This analysis was also published on Scoop.co.nz. THE RESERVE BANK ACTED yesterday to limit the folly of our banks in lending...

Analysis by Keith Rankin- MPs' Real Property Interests was also published on Scoop.co.nz. Looking at the 2015 Register of Pecuniary Interests of Members of Parliament, I...

Analysis by Keith Rankin - This article was also published on Scoop.co.nz. LAST THURSDAY'S BRITISH ELECTION (7 May) result was a surprise to just about everyone...

Keith Rankin - This article was also published on TheDailyBlog.co.nz. THE UNITED KINGDOM ELECTION RESULT– an apparent outright win to the Tory Conservatives – will...

By Keith Rankin. Also published on TheDailyBlog.co.nz. On Friday (our time) we will be witness to 650 simultaneous Northland-style first-past-the-post (FPP) elections. FPP will be the...

By Keith Rankin - This article was also published on Scoop.co.nz. ON APRIL 28 (New Zealand population dynamics before and after WW1) I noted the special...
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