Lisa Marriott

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Spotlight Lecture Series, Victoria University of Wellington
20 Sep 2017

This public lecture explores what a capital gains tax might look like in New Zealand, and who would win and who would lose from such a reform.


13 Aug 2017

Provides a commentary on the New Zealand criminal justice system's treatment of tax evasion compared with welfare fraud - in the context of reactions to Metiria Turei's admission of welfare fraud.

Journal article

9 Aug 2016

This article examines three taxes that have the potential to assist with addressing income inequality: estate taxes, gift taxes, and capital gains taxes. Reports on the historical background of these taxes to investigate why taxes that have the potential to act in a redistributive capacity...

Journal article

1 Jan 2016

This study reports on attitudes towards tax evasion and welfare fraud in Australia and New Zealand. The study challenges extant policy arrangements that allow for different outcomes where crimes result in similar harm.

Working paper

28 Aug 2014

Abstract: This study investigates a number of inequality indicators in New Zealand. The research examines the current gaps in the indicators between the European population, and Māori and Pacific people. The study also undertakes a comparison of the changes in the gaps over a...

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