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Bryce Wilkinson

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Briefing paper

22 Jan 2019
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This paper reviews the KiwiBuild public housing program in New Zealand, arguing that it is failing to meet its objectives. Instead, direct action is needed to reduce land values and construction costs to address the lack of affordable housing.

Report

18 Sep 2018
18

Taxes in New Zealand have risen four times faster than incomes in the 20th Century. Taxes now take more of our income than in almost any country outside Europe. New Zealand has become a high tax country. This report looks at how good a job...

Submission

14 Feb 2018
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This New Zealand Initiative submission recommends that the Overseas Investment Amendment Bill should not proceed until parliamentary debate can be informed by a competent official assessment of its likely net benefits (or costs) for New Zealanders.

Policy report

25 Jan 2018
72

The Christchurch earthquakes provided a few more important lessons for policy. The government must plan ahead to make post-disaster recovery simpler and it must avoid creating the prolonged policy and regulatory uncertainty that hindered Christchurch’s recovery.

Report

21 Oct 2016
355

The public is constantly told income inequality is rising and the government should do something. This report seeks to explain why inequality matters, even though it has barely changed. It shows how income inequality did rise in the late 1980s and early 1990s, but has...

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