To save our cities, ask urban economists

Urban economists have explained why cities are important. They have also told us how to make them work better. Now we just need politicians, bureaucrats and city planners to listen to them. [...]

Save our cities

In the past two years, New Zealand’s cities have lost population while the country as a whole has grown. [...]

Russia’s war against the West escalates

We should let go of the illusion that normality will return once the war in Ukraine is over. Russia’s war on Western democracy preceded its military aggression on Ukraine. It will continue as long as the Russian leadership remains in power. [...]

A conference nightmare

Having attended too many public policy conferences, it was only a matter of time until they started haunting me in my sleep. [...]