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Arthur Grimes

In its setting of monetary policy the Reserve Bank must target 'maximum sustainable employment.' So just what is this?
2nd Dec 21, 7:00am
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In its setting of monetary policy the Reserve Bank must target 'maximum sustainable employment.' So just what is this?
Dipping our toes into the podcasting world, interest.co.nz probes whether it would be possible and desirable for the government and Reserve Bank to deliberately reduce house prices
10th Oct 21, 6:00am
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Dipping our toes into the podcasting world, interest.co.nz probes whether it would be possible and desirable for the government and Reserve Bank to deliberately reduce house prices
The NZIER's latest 'Shadow Board' review ahead of this week's OCR decision shows businesses going cooler on interest rate rises
4th Oct 21, 11:31am
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The NZIER's latest 'Shadow Board' review ahead of this week's OCR decision shows businesses going cooler on interest rate rises
Is the Reserve Bank's focus on the moveable feast of maximum sustainable employment appropriate, or could something like a government job guarantee be a better way of dealing with unemployment?
15th Aug 21, 6:01am
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Is the Reserve Bank's focus on the moveable feast of maximum sustainable employment appropriate, or could something like a government job guarantee be a better way of dealing with unemployment?
Independent economist Rodney Dickens gives the RBNZ both barrels, arguing its incompetence in assessing the outlook for house prices and the labour market is so bad it will be a fluke if it makes good OCR decisions
6th Aug 21, 7:02am
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Independent economist Rodney Dickens gives the RBNZ both barrels, arguing its incompetence in assessing the outlook for house prices and the labour market is so bad it will be a fluke if it makes good OCR decisions
Inflation targeting architect Arthur Grimes says RBNZ should target lower inflation and house prices, as the status quo has caused a 'wellbeing disaster'
20th Jul 21, 10:40am
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Inflation targeting architect Arthur Grimes says RBNZ should target lower inflation and house prices, as the status quo has caused a 'wellbeing disaster'
Experts on NZIER's 'Shadow Board' are looking for signals from the Reserve Bank about ending its bond buying programme - as well as when interest rates may be raised
12th Jul 21, 12:21pm
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Experts on NZIER's 'Shadow Board' are looking for signals from the Reserve Bank about ending its bond buying programme - as well as when interest rates may be raised
Businesses urge the RBNZ not to remove the punch bowl that is low interest rates; Economists recognise the party will have to start winding down mid-next year
25th May 21, 7:00am
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Businesses urge the RBNZ not to remove the punch bowl that is low interest rates; Economists recognise the party will have to start winding down mid-next year
Former RBNZ chairman Arthur Grimes says the Reserve Bank should tighten monetary policy gradually and continue this tightening till house prices return to 'a much more affordable level'
22nd Feb 21, 4:01pm
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Former RBNZ chairman Arthur Grimes says the Reserve Bank should tighten monetary policy gradually and continue this tightening till house prices return to 'a much more affordable level'
Gareth Vaughan delves into the Reserve Bank's mandate, economic policy settings, the housing market and the type of society New Zealanders want
15th Nov 20, 6:02am
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Gareth Vaughan delves into the Reserve Bank's mandate, economic policy settings, the housing market and the type of society New Zealanders want
New report by heavy-hitter academics and economists says in order to create a knowledge hub in Auckland it will be necessary to have affordable housing for people moving from the regions; land tax mooted again
6th Nov 20, 6:29am
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New report by heavy-hitter academics and economists says in order to create a knowledge hub in Auckland it will be necessary to have affordable housing for people moving from the regions; land tax mooted again
Former RBNZ Chairman Arthur Grimes warns of 'real danger' of the RBNZ destablising asset prices, as its employment target sees it go too far lowering interest rates
29th Oct 20, 9:32am
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Former RBNZ Chairman Arthur Grimes warns of 'real danger' of the RBNZ destablising asset prices, as its employment target sees it go too far lowering interest rates
Motu and Victoria University's Arthur Grimes 'moderately optimistic' NZ & world economy will recover from COVID-19 economic downturn much faster than Great Depression, but is concerned about xenophobia
15th Apr 20, 12:54pm
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Motu and Victoria University's Arthur Grimes 'moderately optimistic' NZ & world economy will recover from COVID-19 economic downturn much faster than Great Depression, but is concerned about xenophobia
The market is unusually divided about whether the RBNZ will cut interest rates or not in its next review this week - but either way a strong reaction can be expected
11th Nov 19, 11:28am
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The market is unusually divided about whether the RBNZ will cut interest rates or not in its next review this week - but either way a strong reaction can be expected
Jenée Tibshraeny on how National's outdated approach to welfare would be too disruptive for a conservative party to pull off
2nd Nov 19, 6:00am
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Jenée Tibshraeny on how National's outdated approach to welfare would be too disruptive for a conservative party to pull off
Things get heated as wellbeing professor and inflation targeting architect Arthur Grimes and Doughnut Economics author Kate Raworth debate whether growth is good
2nd Sep 19, 1:22pm
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Things get heated as wellbeing professor and inflation targeting architect Arthur Grimes and Doughnut Economics author Kate Raworth debate whether growth is good
NZIER's 'shadow board' of experts commenting on the Official Cash Rate is throwing up increasing doubts about the effectiveness of continuing to push interest rates down
6th Aug 19, 8:57am
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NZIER's 'shadow board' of experts commenting on the Official Cash Rate is throwing up increasing doubts about the effectiveness of continuing to push interest rates down
Pressure on the Government to do its bit to stimulate the economy likely to increase, with the Reserve Bank expected to cut interest rates even lower
4th Aug 19, 6:31am
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Pressure on the Government to do its bit to stimulate the economy likely to increase, with the Reserve Bank expected to cut interest rates even lower
Former RBNZ chairman Arthur Grimes suggests the central bank might want to consider reversing the interest rate cut it made a month ago
24th Jun 19, 11:43am
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Former RBNZ chairman Arthur Grimes suggests the central bank might want to consider reversing the interest rate cut it made a month ago
Wellbeing expert and former RBNZ Chair Arthur Grimes: The Government was right not to flag more borrowing in the Budget, but Treasury's approach towards wellbeing is too complex and difficult to measure 
5th Jun 19, 1:05pm
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Wellbeing expert and former RBNZ Chair Arthur Grimes: The Government was right not to flag more borrowing in the Budget, but Treasury's approach towards wellbeing is too complex and difficult to measure 
Stephen Forbes takes a look at what the Government has achieved and where it's heading after 18 months in office
9th May 19, 10:29am
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Stephen Forbes takes a look at what the Government has achieved and where it's heading after 18 months in office
Grant Robertson's wellbeing budget, will it be a new way to measure our success as a country or just a public relations exercise? Or is it just a twist on the National Party’s social investment approach?
3rd Mar 19, 6:02am
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Grant Robertson's wellbeing budget, will it be a new way to measure our success as a country or just a public relations exercise? Or is it just a twist on the National Party’s social investment approach?
Despite recent set-backs KiwiBuild says its mass produced housing plans are still on-track
5th Feb 19, 1:33pm
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Despite recent set-backs KiwiBuild says its mass produced housing plans are still on-track
The Labour-Greens confidence & supply agreement promotes 'progressive' housing ownership models. So will the Government roll out a shared equity scheme?
23rd Jan 19, 4:12pm
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The Labour-Greens confidence & supply agreement promotes 'progressive' housing ownership models. So will the Government roll out a shared equity scheme?
It will be a world first and the Treasury is already hard at work developing a wellbeing framework. But what should it include?
2nd Apr 18, 9:13am
by Jason Walls
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It will be a world first and the Treasury is already hard at work developing a wellbeing framework. But what should it include?