The Power of Ideas: Decline and renewal in the theoretical foundations of progressive thinking
A collection of David Choat’s 2010 writings on ‘theoretical foundations’, covering the rise of the Keynesian ‘golden age’, the role of the ‘third way’, and discussion of the ideas of John Kay, James Purnell, Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, Tim Jackson and Stiglitz/Sen/Fitoussi.
Reconceiving the welfare state
This pamphlet collects (in revised form) David Craig’s three-part essay about political economy of the shifting relationship between the state, society, the market and the welfare state.
Productivity in the Workplace
Why we need to focus our attention on what happens in the workplace if we are to improve New Zealand’s economic performance.
Superannuation and Retirement Savings: Three Essays by Peter Harris
This pamphlet collects in one place a trio of essays from economist Peter Harris on the generosity of New Zealand Superannuation, its sustainability, and whether we need compulsory savings.