Tagged: Xenophobia

Soak the tourists? - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Mar 11, 2015

Gareth Morgan argues that New Zealand needs to do a better job in extracting all the surplus from tourists.He first argues that foreigners buying property here would pay a fairer tax share under comprehensive capital income taxation on the value of their purchased property.A lot here would hinge on relative elasticities.Suppose that foreign demand for NZ property is completely … Read More

Not as Good - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Aug 25, 2010

I see Paul Henry is in trouble again. This time over suggesting that foreign doctors aren’t as good as those trained in New Zealand. I suspect he makes stupid comments like this deliberately, because he knows they are good for ratings. As a foreign-trained doctor myself, I find it hard to take offense at Henry’s [...] Related posts: … Read More