Matt Nolan

Matt Nolan is an economist with the forecasting team at Wellington-based Infometrics. He enjoys writing on a broad range of economic issues; however his focus is on the household sector including the labour market and consumer spending. Within Infometrics, he is responsible for forecasting the outlook for consumer spending and the labour market, and giving clients an idea of the risks around these forecasts – and what they mean for their bottom line.

Religion and institutions - The Dismal Science

Dec 07, 2013

I see the Pope made some comments about capitalism and social justice, and a bunch of economists were unhappy with this (Mankiw, Sumner) – or were unhappy with the way economists viewed the Pope’s comments.  Note:  This piece is a good discussion. My view is easily summarized.  Meh.  I grew up in a Catholic family, […]

A bunch of interesting links - The Dismal Science

Nov 25, 2013

All links via Marginal Revolution – all things I want to comment on, but do not have the time.  View this as a sort of saving space! A site focused on ‘fixing up undergrad economics‘.  This essay was worth reading.  However, looking at their target I am not sure it is undergrad they are necessarily […]