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8 Feb 19, 8:38am
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Ardern warns of slowing global growth, talks up trade, and announces vocational training sector reform to help plug skills shortages in first major economic speech of 2019
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6 Feb 19, 9:31am
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Xi's goal is to shore up the authority of the party-state within his country, including by ensuring Chinese are not exposed to liberal-democratic ideas, and not to launch a new cold war with the West
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5 Feb 19, 2:48pm
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Ministry responds to National's criticism the Provincial Growth Fund has only created 54 jobs, saying over 10,000 jobs 'may be created' in the future
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5 Feb 19, 2:10pm
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Decision pending on company's plans to dump dredged material from Auckland Harbour near Great Barrier Island
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1 Feb 19, 8:00am
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Westpac's Simon Power explains why the bank is extending the Living Wage to key contractors, challenges other big businesses to consider paying the Living Wage
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31 Jan 19, 2:21pm
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When governments are captured by quasi-authoritarian autocrats, the only way to escape pro-oligarch policy adjustments is by demonstrations and civil disobedience, says Piroska Nagy-Mohacsi
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31 Jan 19, 10:08am
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Jim Bolger chaired group details a proposed fair pay agreements system in report to Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway
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31 Jan 19, 5:00am
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National Party transport spokesman Paul Goldsmith backs Treasury concerns about the proposed Auckland light rail project, saying it is politically driven
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30 Jan 19, 9:51am
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No-one's taking responsibility for a $500 million dollar budget blow out in the Auckland Central Rail Link project
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29 Jan 19, 4:00pm
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Zhang Jun notes that a new growth model for China requires higher consumption, competitive service, and huge opening up in their non-tradable sectors
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29 Jan 19, 10:59am
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Treasury report shows tensions with the Minister of Transport Phil Twyford over 'extremely complex' Auckland light rail project
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29 Jan 19, 10:05am
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Stephen Roach warns that rising protectionism could spark a surprisingly swift deterioration in global economic conditions. The global trade cycle is facing major stress in 2019 and downward revisions have just begun
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28 Jan 19, 10:19am
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Edmund Phelps says the silence of economists on the underlying causes of the political ructions and what can be done to restore economic vigour has been deafening, evidence of a refusal to acknowledge the need for change
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25 Jan 19, 1:43pm
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The NZ Super Fund remains committed to its proposal to build & operate Auckland’s light rail network with a Canadian partner, but the business case remains up in the air
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23 Jan 19, 9:04am
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Make-up of NZ's future energy supply called into question as 'unprecedented' gas and hydro shortages see Genesis Energy's coal use hit a 5-year high
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22 Jan 19, 1:09pm
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'Very positive' agreements to see NZ products treated the same in the UK, as they are in the EU, in the immediate aftermath of Brexit
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22 Jan 19, 9:28am
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'The world needs a corporate tax system that is fit for the digital economy and benefits developing and developed countries alike'
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21 Jan 19, 12:47pm
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Andrew Coleman looks at the value of capital stock & real estate in NZ as we continue coverage of his paper on an international perspective of taxing capital income in NZ
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20 Jan 19, 10:35am
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Raghuram Rajan says a key question is whether central bankers can win back the public’s confidence, maintain economic stability, and now find ways to accommodate widespread technological disruptions
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20 Jan 19, 8:47am
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Andrew Coleman finds that rental property investors get a sizeable tax advantage because they can deduct the inflation component of interest payments
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19 Jan 19, 8:54am
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In 2018 Donald Trump finally turned his protectionist words into action by imposing sweeping tariffs on imports from allies and adversaries alike. While the use of tariffs to protect domestic industry is not new, attacks on the larger trading system are
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19 Jan 19, 8:27am
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A Beijing professor says a catastrophic outcome in the China-US trade relationship is unlikely, so long as the US faces facts. They must recognise that trying to contain China economically will not solve their problems at home
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18 Jan 19, 1:26pm
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The Spinoff's Maria Slade looks at a new study from which the evidence suggests the trucking industry is in a race to the bottom
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18 Jan 19, 12:59pm
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Andrew Coleman probes whether New Zealand’s productivity performance has been adversely affected by the way capital income is taxed
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16 Jan 19, 11:43am
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Surprising analysts, December retail sales end 2018 on a very weak note, even after removing the impact of falling petrol prices
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