Peter Lilley

Lilley’s option for Auckland

In the interest of better links between Auckland and London, it would be worth importing Lilley’s option to New Zealand. Before our politicians, both at council and at the national level, commit to any new initiatives, they should always consider the idea of not doing anything. [...]

Learning about Hayek the hard way

IN his masterpiece, The Road to Serfdom, Friedrich Hayek considered the follies of mistaken policies to conclude: "We shall not grow wiser before we learn that much that we have done was very foolish." If only Kevin Rudd heeded this advice, his much-televised apologies for the government's insulation fiasco and other policy blunders would be more credible. [...]