• Flat tax in New Zealand : unemployment and social security taxes 1930-70 

      Rankin, Keith (New Zealand Association of Economists (NZAE), 2016-06)
      With the concept of a Universal Basic Income (UBI) being mooted this year as an important reform that can facilitate our adaption to a flexible work-world characterised by short-term contracts, inequality and automation, ...
    • Placing nations' sectoral surpluses and deficits into their global context 

      Rankin, Keith (New Zealand Association of Economists (NZAE), 2015-07)
      This statistical presentation builds on previous papers (Rankin 2014a, 2014b) which explore the literature of financial balances. Using current account and general government net lending, the paper analyses private sector ...