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Bryce Wilkinson

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Walking the path to the next global financial crisis

This report argues that failing to prepare now for the next financial crisis could destroy New Zealanders’ nest eggs and threaten their livelihoods.
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Illusions of history: how misunderstanding the past jeopardises our future

The author of this report argues that the New Zealand Government risks misreading two episodes in New Zealand’s economic history, which may have consequences for current economic policy and outcomes
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A risky place to do business

In this article, the authors argue that the New Zealand Government's recent housing policies will have substantial undesirable consequences for the New Zealand economy.
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Roadmap for recovery: briefing to the incoming government

New Zealand faces its worst recession in nearly a century. Unfortunately, the economic response to the challenges of Covid-19 leaves much to be desired. Most new policy initiatives proposed in the run-up to the 2020 general election range from trivial at best to economic sabotage...
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Doing whatever it takes with someone else’s money

New Zealand is now on a dangerous path to higher public debt and unprecedented money printing, with no credible plan for unwinding the situation before the next crisis, warns this report by the New Zealand Initiative.