New Zealand Political Economy

  • Keith Rankin's Reflections on Taxes, Benefits and Income Distribution

    Creating a Welfare Society based on Public Equity Principles, 23 Dec 2011

    Basic Income Flat Tax and Public Property Rights, 30 Jun 2011; Proceedings of the 2011 New Zealand Association of Economists Conference

    Welfare Reform: Changing the Way we Account for Taxes and Benefits, 10 Sep 2010
      (full proceedings accessible from here,

    Accounting for Benefits, 8 Sep 2010

    Tax Reform: paying attention to basic principles, 29 May 2010

    Tax Reform using Refundable and Non-Refundable Credits, Unitec seminar presentation, 14 May 2010

    Critique of the Deliberations and Report of the Victoria University Tax Working Group, 4 May 2010

    Taxes and Benefits for Families: Current State plus Reform, 31 March 2010

    Tax Reform in Pictures, 16 March 2010

    Taxes and Benefits for Individuals: Current State and Reform Options, 6 March 2010

    Personal Income Tax Reform in New Zealand (updated version), 3 March 2010  (Scoop version 8 February 2010

    Tax Principles - A Need for Public Debate, 15 February 2010

    Response to the Prime Minister's Tax Announcement, Scoop 10 February 2010

    Tax Reform in 2010, 20 January 2010  (NZ Herald version 22 Jan 2010)

    Changing the Dole versus Changing the Tax System, 1 July 2009