Married Jenny in 1966. We went our separate ways from 1996. Anita (1971-); Tama (1974-)
1947: Selwyn St Kindergarten
1948-1953: Somerfield Primary School
1954-5: Christchurch South Intermediate
1956-1960: Christchurch Boy’s High School
1961-63: University of Canterbury
BSc(hons) in mathematics
1964-66: Victoria University of Wellington
BA in economics.
1963-66: NZIER (research assistant)
1966-70: University of Sussex (lecturer in economics and social statistics)
1970-81: University of Canterbury (lecturer in economics)
1981-86 NZIER (director)
1986 -: Consultant and scholar
1977-2014: Listener Economics Columnist
2014-: Pundit Economics Columnist
Web Items with a substantial biographical dimension
An account of my economics career
IN OPEN SEAS:
Paradigms Of New Zealand Economic Growth: a Memoir
Interview by David GrantBiography of A Public Historian: Brian Easton
Here is a description of a dispute I was involved in which says something about my scholarly style.
On the website are many short items which sketch out small parts of my life (and pay tribute to people I have worked with). I think of myself as a bit of a Forest Gump; we all are.
I hold, or have held, the following