Gareth Morgan

Gareth Morgan is a New Zealand economist and commentator on public policy who in previous lives has been in business as an economic consultant, funds manager, and professional company director.

Society
Dec 13, 2016

No wonder Jamie Whyte and Paul Henry are whingeing – they and their rich mates love tax loopholes

From broadcasters to philosophers to the Spinoff, economic illiteracy has abounded in response to the Opportunities Party’s tax policy, argues Gareth Morgan.

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Politics
Jul 25, 2016

Rejoice: a predator-free NZ is no longer a dream. Now, let's talk about the money. And the cats

The government endorsement of a predator-free nation is cause for real cheer. But it's only a start, writes Gareth Morgan. The Government has formally endorsed a bold vision for a Predator …

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Politics
Apr 26, 2016

A land tax just for foreigners? Come on John, you're better than this

Land tax is a good idea. But the proposal to lump it on non-residents alone just invites go-betweens to take advantage. Time for a properly coherent tax policy, argues Gareth Morgan.

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Society
Mar 21, 2016

Why is a Right-to-Life campaigner leading the inquiry in the right to assisted death?

The forthcoming select committee review into assisted dying should represent a welcome opportunity for reasoned debate on an important issue. It's unfortunate then, says Gareth Morgan, that the committee's chair has already made up his mind.

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