Arthur Grimes

Arthur Grimes is a senior fellow, Motu Economic & Public Policy Research and adjunct professor, Victoria University of Wellington. He was chief economist and chair of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

Budget 2019
May 30, 2019

The Wellbeing Budget: taking aim, but without targets

The commitments in today's budget are to be welcomed, but they could use some better defined targets to focus ambitions

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Jul 4, 2016

How to fix a broken Auckland? Add 150,000 homes to crash prices by 40%

Arthur Grimes is former chief economist of the Reserve Bank. He thinks we should flood the Auckland market with 150,000 homes and aim for a 40% crash in house prices. In …

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