Tagged: OCR

OIA Accessibility - Honest Universe

Mark Hanna Nov 20, 2017

The Official Information Act has an accessibility problem. I wrote recently about asking the government for information, having just published a guide to using the OIA. The OIA is a powerful tool, but it can be limited by how government agencies choose to follow it. One particular limitation that comes up, again and again, … Read More

An interpretation of the OCR decision - The Dismal Science

Bill Kaye-Blake Feb 01, 2013

I’m finding this monetary discussion interesting and useful. Matt Nolan and Eric Crampton have added a lot to it. Since the Reserve Bank decided yesterday to leave the OCR unchanged at 2.5%, I thought I’d offer an interpretation. The Bank is balancing several different concerns. Some factors point toward looser policy: inflation below the target band, [...] … Read More