Arthur Grimes

2 Apr 18, 9:13am
It will be a world first and the Treasury is already hard at work developing a wellbeing framework. But what should it include?
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1 Nov 17, 2:39pm
Could shared equity schemes be a way for the new government to forge a new path in state housing? Gareth Vaughan takes a look a such a scheme that was proposed and rejected for Tamaki
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6 Jul 17, 5:02am
Motu working paper argues high rise apartment developers could be forced to pay for blocking neighbouring homes' sunlight
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21 Mar 17, 3:28pm
Inflationary risks are rising, but NZIER Shadow Board agrees the Reserve Bank should hold fire before raising interest rates 
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7 Feb 17, 12:46pm
NZIER Shadow Board calls for RBNZ to keep interest rates on hold, yet changes tack to a tightening bias
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20 Sep 16, 12:46pm
NZIER Shadow Board calls for RBNZ to keep interest rates on hold but increases support for interest rate cut
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15 Sep 16, 9:04am
How to measure 'wellbeing'? New Motu research shows it's less about absolute income levels, much more about relative consumption levels
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27 Jul 16, 7:29pm
Nick Smith emphasises 'the importance of the Council concluding' the Unitary Plan process; Says he'd opt for an over-supply of housing over developers securing a monopoly on the market
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17 Jul 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey challenges the knee-jerk idea that a big fall in Auckland house prices would automatically kill the economy and destroy the banks
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10 Jul 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey says politicians of all colours failed the Arthur Grimes test this week because they favoured the short term interests of speculators and developers over the longer term interests of families living in their own homes
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9 Jul 16, 7:02am
Geoff Simmons argues that intensification is the thorn that must be grasped for sake of the future of Auckland
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4 Jul 16, 6:58pm
PM says Arthur Grimes' call to build 150,000 new houses in Auckland to produce a 'supply shock' that drives prices down 40% is a 'crazy idea'; says home owners don't want equity values to fall; says it would hurt banks
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4 Jul 16, 3:02pm
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy argues that a policy of increasing urban density is the only way of ensuring that both current and prospective Auckland home owners can win
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7 Jun 16, 11:52am
NZIER's monetary policy 'Shadow Board' says the Reserve Bank should hold interest rates at current levels this Thursday
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6 Apr 16, 5:35am
Huge international study matching tax approaches and subjective wellbeing scores shows that people feel better with 'distortionary' taxes, but growth is higher with 'non-distortionary' taxes: Motu
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29 Mar 16, 6:19am
We are all in this together with Australia, says Motu in a trans-Tasman study, driven by the same long-term factors. And monetary policy is ineffective in modifying these factors
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26 Jan 16, 1:41pm
NZIER Shadow Board wants OCR kept at 2.50%; recognises overall strength of NZ economy but red flags global uncertainty and low inflation
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9 Dec 15, 1:02am
NZIER Shadow Board suggests RBNZ keeps OCR at 2.75%; says signs of economic pick-up are dampened by global economic risks & impending drought
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11 Nov 15, 5:00am
Wellington commercial building buyers unfazed by engineers' reports labelling properties 'quake-prone', yet demand discounts on buildings officially deemed 'quake-prone' by the Council
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28 Oct 15, 1:02am
NZIER's Shadow Board makes strong call for Graeme Wheeler to hold the OCR at 2.75%
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