The New Rankin File

commentaries on the edge, mainly on economic affairs

previous years: 2013 2014 2015 2016

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2020 Election – Change or No Change?
  published in Evening Report (31 Jan 2018)

Thinking about Capitalism
  published in The Daily Blog (20 Dec 2017)

The Next Economic Correction
  published in Evening Report (20 Dec 2017)

Public Equity and Tax Benefit Reform
  published in Evening Report (15 Dec 2017)

Public Equity and Tax Benefit Reform
  published in Scoop (14 Dec 2017)

The Public Debt League
  published in Evening Report (6 Dec 2017)

Leisure by Selected Age Groups
  published in Evening Report (29 Nov 2017)

A Century of New Zealand Elections
  published in Evening Report (24 Oct 2017)

New Zealand Democracy; looking backwards and forwards
  published in The Daily Blog (21 Oct 2017)

Passchendaele – Absent with Leave, a Soldier’s Story
  published in The Daily Blog (14 Oct 2017)

Migration within New Zealand: Evidence from the Election
  published in Evening Report (11 Oct 2017)

Election Reflection
  published in The Daily Blog (11 Oct 2017)

Auckland Population: Evidence from the Election
  published in Evening Report (5 Oct 2017)

Evolving a Multi-Party Democracy
  published in The Daily Blog (4 Oct 2017)

Election Day versus Advance Voting
  published in Evening Report (3 Oct 2017)

Correcting the Polls
  published in Evening Report (22 Sep 2017)

Future of Labour under Jacinda Ardern
  published as 'Why Jacinda needs to lose this election' in The Daily Blog (19 Sep 2017)

New Zealand’s Cyclical Growth Contractions
  published in Evening Report (12 Sep 2017)

New Zealand Net Immigration from 1921
  published in Evening Report (30 Aug 2017)

Letter to Labour about Income Tax
  published in Evening Report (21 Aug 2017)

What’s happened to Labour Productivity?
  published in Evening Report (26 Jul 2017)

British Tories surge; new Labour surges more
  published in Evening Report (12 Jun 2017)

Budget 2017: New Zealand’s ‘Universal’ Basic Income up to $195 per week
  published in Evening Report (29 May 2017)

Descended from Royalty?
  published in Evening Report (28 Apr 2017)

Historical Population of the United Kingdom: 43 to 2013
  published in Evening Report (29 Mar 2017)