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Eric Crampton


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  • Stop pricing young workers out of the labour force 10 June 2011 | The Dominion Post
    If the Government said that the minimum price for a new car were $50, nobody would expect it to affect sales. Neither would an increase to $65. But it would certainly start mattering if the Government applied a minimum price…
    If the Government said that the minimum price for a new car were $50, nobody would expect it to affect sales. Neither would an increase to $65. But it would certainly start mattering if the Government applied a minimum price…
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  • If the quake won't do it, Council will 25 March 2011
    When governments grant themselves emergency powers, regardless of fine intentions, liberties are in danger. It can lead to a sad erosion of rights as people are dictated to and no longer allowed to assume their own risks. As a result of…
    When governments grant themselves emergency powers, regardless of fine intentions, liberties are in danger. It can lead to a sad erosion of rights as people are dictated to and no longer allowed to assume their own risks. As a result of…
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  • Life’s joys get a little lost down holes of health-cost analyses 21 October 2009 | The Canberra Times
    Soon, we’ll see a report showing that the social costs of skiing are in the hundreds of millions of dollars. It wouldn’t be hard to produce a number that large. First, show that frequent skiers are more likely to have…
    Soon, we’ll see a report showing that the social costs of skiing are in the hundreds of millions of dollars. It wouldn’t be hard to produce a number that large. First, show that frequent skiers are more likely to have…
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  • ‘Healthist’ doomsayers are spoiling all our fun 16 October 2009 | The New Zealand Herald
    Sometime soon, we’ll see a report showing that the social costs of skiing are in the hundreds of millions of dollars. It wouldn’t be hard to produce a number that large. First, show frequent skiers are more likely to have…
    Sometime soon, we’ll see a report showing that the social costs of skiing are in the hundreds of millions of dollars. It wouldn’t be hard to produce a number that large. First, show frequent skiers are more likely to have…
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