Unemployment

2 Aug 17, 10:59am
Unemployment rate falls to 4.8%; Lowest since start of GFC as potential workers drop out of the labour force; Employment also down during June quarter; NEET rate falls
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7 Jun 17, 9:10am
Finance Minister Joyce renews existing RBNZ Policy Targets Agreement for when incoming acting Governor Spencer takes over from Wheeler in September
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26 May 17, 10:02am
Tom Coupe on the economics of big data; What it is, benefits, its economic impact, its failures, its use for scary policy, data art and more
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15 May 17, 10:44am
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says it is a massive mistake to point to unemployment figures and blame immigrants for what unemployment is still out there
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13 May 17, 1:39pm
Labour promises to reduce unemployment to 4% within first term of leading government; Robertson takes swipe at those discussing race in immigration debate, says inflows need managing
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13 May 17, 10:34am
John Mauldin concludes his Angst in America series with a look at challenges Millennials face including debt, high house prices & wholesale workplace changes
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3 May 17, 10:55am
NZ unemployment rate falls to 4.9% in March; Jobs growth exceeds boost in working age population; economists don't see any immediate interest rate reaction from the RBNZ
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11 Apr 17, 7:38am
Labour's monetary policy employment target met by questions on how to measure success (NAIRU?) and whether people will continue to trust the Reserve Bank. Time Inconsistency anyone?
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6 Apr 17, 2:21pm
John Mauldin takes a look at some data on retirement savings – or lack thereof
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1 Apr 17, 6:02am
John Mauldin writes about the invisible crisis and a book he says everyone holding public office above the level of dogcatcher should read
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24 Mar 17, 11:30am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy argues the changing basis of economic prosperity demands a fundamental rethink of the way society is organised
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23 Mar 17, 11:55am
John Mauldin looks at angst in the US and other western societies, the changes wrought over the past few decades, and why many working age men aren't working
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8 Mar 17, 6:41am
In his first article in an election year issues-based analytical series on economic policies, Brian Fallow looks at Labour's plans for monetary policy
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20 Feb 17, 9:38am
Labour's 'employment goal' for RBNZ monetary policy to remain open without specific nominal jobs target; Set to follow US example of not telling central bank which of price stability and employment goals to prioritise
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1 Feb 17, 1:13pm
OCR able to be kept at 1.75% into 2018 following unemployment and wage figures, economists say
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1 Feb 17, 10:54am
Rise in job seekers pushes up NZ unemployment rate; Those in work rises too; Wage growth steady
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11 Nov 16, 10:02am
Motu researchers on the case against democracy, the phantom poll swings, Piketty and housing capital, why the peasants were better off than you, weapons of math destruction, what a Donald Trump academic article would look like and more
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8 Nov 16, 6:15pm
Bernard Hickey reviews the day's business news with Duncan Garner at RadioLive, Tuesday, November 8, 2016
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7 Nov 16, 7:05pm
Bernard Hickey reviews the day's business news with Duncan Garner at RadioLive, Monday, November 7, 2016
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6 Nov 16, 5:02am
This week's jobs figures look fantastic, but they disguise flat real GDP per hour worked and an essentially stagnant economy where renters, the young and the unemployed have missed out
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