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  • Peak inequality – New Zealand’s own false truth? 

    Gill, Derek (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2017-06-23)
    Kiwis are increasingly concerned about inequality – paradoxically, inequality has barely changed in 20 years. UMR polling in 2017 suggests Kiwis think that, after housing, inequality and poverty along with immigration are the most important issues ...
  • Is it finally time to reduce the number of district health boards? NZIER Insight 69 

    Research, New Zealand Institute of Economic (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, 2017-05-11)
    New Zealand has 20 district health boards (DHBs) for a population of less than 5 million. Because of a lack of transparency, we do not know the costs of administering DHBs. But prima facie evidence suggests it is time to consolidate DHBs and free up ...

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