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A red faced World Bank dumps the 'Doing Business' report NZ's MBIE cherishes and uses as a performance measure
22nd Sep 21, 7:18am
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A red faced World Bank dumps the 'Doing Business' report NZ's MBIE cherishes and uses as a performance measure
Paola Subacchi applauds the US treasury secretary's leadership in supporting IMF action to help low-income countries
11th Mar 21, 9:23am
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Paola Subacchi applauds the US treasury secretary's leadership in supporting IMF action to help low-income countries
Kevin Gallagher and Rebecca Ray highlight the potential benefits, and risks, of China's massive increase in lending to poorer countries
10th Dec 20, 9:19am
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Kevin Gallagher and Rebecca Ray highlight the potential benefits, and risks, of China's massive increase in lending to poorer countries
Gareth Vaughan on a green future v an authoritarian future, ancient hunter-gathers & modern day anxiety, debt relief for poor countries, Billy Te Kahika in the South China Morning Post, the teeny tiny EU unifier
8th Oct 20, 9:34am
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Gareth Vaughan on a green future v an authoritarian future, ancient hunter-gathers & modern day anxiety, debt relief for poor countries, Billy Te Kahika in the South China Morning Post, the teeny tiny EU unifier
Patrick Bolton, et al. say any repayment freeze to help emerging economies withstand COVID-19 must include all private creditors
26th Apr 20, 3:51pm
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Patrick Bolton, et al. say any repayment freeze to help emerging economies withstand COVID-19 must include all private creditors
Gareth Vaughan on how capitalism broke young adulthood, fighting fake news in Finland, the World Bank's Doing Business Report cops a serve, tracking the Coronavirus and political satire in the US
2nd Feb 20, 6:02am
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Gareth Vaughan on how capitalism broke young adulthood, fighting fake news in Finland, the World Bank's Doing Business Report cops a serve, tracking the Coronavirus and political satire in the US
Global Financial Development Report from World Bank Group looks at bank regulation and supervision a decade after the Global Financial Crisis
13th Nov 19, 10:36am
Global Financial Development Report from World Bank Group looks at bank regulation and supervision a decade after the Global Financial Crisis
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment to seek Cabinet approval soon for policy proposals that aim to improve the transparency of New Zealand company & limited partnership ownership
1st Nov 19, 6:00am
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Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment to seek Cabinet approval soon for policy proposals that aim to improve the transparency of New Zealand company & limited partnership ownership
The Financial Markets Authority moves to establish guidelines for the 'flavour of the month' green bond market against the backdrop of growing international concerns about climate change
7th Oct 19, 8:01am
The Financial Markets Authority moves to establish guidelines for the 'flavour of the month' green bond market against the backdrop of growing international concerns about climate change
Patrick Watson says using tariffs and other trade barriers isn't how we got the strong economy some current leaders idealise, noting they often deliver the opposite
25th Jul 19, 10:22am
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Patrick Watson says using tariffs and other trade barriers isn't how we got the strong economy some current leaders idealise, noting they often deliver the opposite
Discussion paper from Local Government New Zealand, with the backing of the NZ Initiative, calls for devolution of power including taxing from central to local government
8th Jul 19, 9:53pm
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Discussion paper from Local Government New Zealand, with the backing of the NZ Initiative, calls for devolution of power including taxing from central to local government
The weak state of the global economy conceals an even gloomier story: the worsening plight of the world’s poorest people. Slower growth will make their climb out of poverty even harder; Ceyla Pazarbasioglu is worried
30th Jun 19, 6:31am
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The weak state of the global economy conceals an even gloomier story: the worsening plight of the world’s poorest people. Slower growth will make their climb out of poverty even harder; Ceyla Pazarbasioglu is worried
Social impacts of banking crises a relevant consideration for bank capital policy, RBNZ background paper on proposals to increase bank capital requirements says
5th Apr 19, 5:00am
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Social impacts of banking crises a relevant consideration for bank capital policy, RBNZ background paper on proposals to increase bank capital requirements says
From North Korean gun running to El Chapo's drugs cartel; New Zealand Police have received more than 350 criminal investigation enquiries about NZ companies the notorious Taylors established 
6th Dec 18, 5:00am
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From North Korean gun running to El Chapo's drugs cartel; New Zealand Police have received more than 350 criminal investigation enquiries about NZ companies the notorious Taylors established 
Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson argues globalization is slowly reversing meaning politicians should try to minimize the pain instead of adding to it
5th Dec 18, 12:20pm
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Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson argues globalization is slowly reversing meaning politicians should try to minimize the pain instead of adding to it
Gareth Vaughan writes to Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi arguing for tougher action over the misuse of NZ companies and our FSPR
23rd Jan 18, 5:02am
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Gareth Vaughan writes to Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi arguing for tougher action over the misuse of NZ companies and our FSPR
Egg on Elliott's face, World Bank sees cyclical recovery, Paymark sale concludes, PSD2 underway, house sales volumes soft, the year for social payments & more 
22nd Jan 18, 9:47am
Egg on Elliott's face, World Bank sees cyclical recovery, Paymark sale concludes, PSD2 underway, house sales volumes soft, the year for social payments & more 
Six years after then Commerce Minister Simon Power detailed extensive problems with NZ shell companies, the problem persists. So what can be done about this?
22nd Nov 17, 5:32pm
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Six years after then Commerce Minister Simon Power detailed extensive problems with NZ shell companies, the problem persists. So what can be done about this?
Motu on Budget winners and losers, getting the 50s out of economics, poverty as a disease, the new Silk Road, smiling as a proxy for diversity, and the problem with ‘and’
9th Jun 17, 10:02am
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Motu on Budget winners and losers, getting the 50s out of economics, poverty as a disease, the new Silk Road, smiling as a proxy for diversity, and the problem with ‘and’
The RBNZ appears very excited about its proposed new 'dashboard' bank disclosure regime. But how well will it serve bank depositors?
7th Dec 16, 2:33pm
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The RBNZ appears very excited about its proposed new 'dashboard' bank disclosure regime. But how well will it serve bank depositors?
Motu researchers on the average man, the economics of the Olympics, real estate music videos, the productivity puzzle, World Bank poacher turned gamekeeper & more
19th Aug 16, 10:00am
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Motu researchers on the average man, the economics of the Olympics, real estate music videos, the productivity puzzle, World Bank poacher turned gamekeeper & more
Michael Field reports on what is happening on the 'Kermadec fence' where high tech operations by Chinese boats are taking vast numbers of fish in our backyard
28th Jun 16, 12:24pm
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Michael Field reports on what is happening on the 'Kermadec fence' where high tech operations by Chinese boats are taking vast numbers of fish in our backyard
Selena Eaqub on Auckland houses, the slowing emerging markets miracle, the expanding rich, universal basic income, inequality, Brexit, robots and education
17th Jun 16, 9:58am
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Selena Eaqub on Auckland houses, the slowing emerging markets miracle, the expanding rich, universal basic income, inequality, Brexit, robots and education
Bill English rules out 'radical' policy changes to shield money remitters from banks' blanket de-risking policies
10th Jun 16, 5:00am
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Bill English rules out 'radical' policy changes to shield money remitters from banks' blanket de-risking policies
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Co-operative Bank lifts deposit rates, Auckland housing market cools, Harmoney chairman's surprise departure
13th Jan 16, 3:58pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Co-operative Bank lifts deposit rates, Auckland housing market cools, Harmoney chairman's surprise departure