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economic forecasting

Economist Brian Easton explains why most forecasts never eventuate, often with cringe-worthy explanations. Part of the issue is the media focus on unqualified sources
23rd Aug 21, 8:14am
Economist Brian Easton explains why most forecasts never eventuate, often with cringe-worthy explanations. Part of the issue is the media focus on unqualified sources
Canterbury University's Tom Coupé on economists and climate change, uncontrollable technology, rugby and economics, reaping the gains from international migration and the economics Nobel Prize
25th Oct 19, 10:02am
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Canterbury University's Tom Coupé on economists and climate change, uncontrollable technology, rugby and economics, reaping the gains from international migration and the economics Nobel Prize
Canterbury University's Tom Coupé on whether we can rely on economic forecasts, the bad reputation of forecasts, why they are important, whether we can become better at forecasting, and whether forecasting happiness is any easier
12th Jul 19, 10:12am
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Canterbury University's Tom Coupé on whether we can rely on economic forecasts, the bad reputation of forecasts, why they are important, whether we can become better at forecasting, and whether forecasting happiness is any easier
Oliver White looks at how online sales are muddying both our understanding and our measures of inflation. The problem will only get worse, he says
8th Sep 18, 10:02am
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Oliver White looks at how online sales are muddying both our understanding and our measures of inflation. The problem will only get worse, he says
Rodney Dickens checks how reliable economic forecasters' employment growth predictions are and how useful the leading indicators of employment are
5th Jul 18, 5:00am
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Rodney Dickens checks how reliable economic forecasters' employment growth predictions are and how useful the leading indicators of employment are
Oliver White wonders if economic forecasting can be replaced by artifical intelligence systems. He finds in fact that this is one of the least likely human jobs to be threatened
21st Jan 18, 7:11am
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Oliver White wonders if economic forecasting can be replaced by artifical intelligence systems. He finds in fact that this is one of the least likely human jobs to be threatened
David Hargreaves wants to see a new Reserve Bank Governor who is thick-skinned and accepts that people will disagree with them
15th Jun 17, 3:17pm
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David Hargreaves wants to see a new Reserve Bank Governor who is thick-skinned and accepts that people will disagree with them
Reserve Bank says its forecasting ability could be improved if Statistics New Zealand moved to monthly production of inflation data
15th May 17, 5:00pm
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Reserve Bank says its forecasting ability could be improved if Statistics New Zealand moved to monthly production of inflation data
The PM doesn’t trust the Treasury’s forecasts for the very long term and the very short term, but he thinks we should rely on the medium term one that says we can afford tax cuts, extra social spending, the quake rebuilds and debt repayment
4th Dec 16, 5:02am
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The PM doesn’t trust the Treasury’s forecasts for the very long term and the very short term, but he thinks we should rely on the medium term one that says we can afford tax cuts, extra social spending, the quake rebuilds and debt repayment
RBNZ widely expected to hold OCR at 2.5% this week, but dovish tone expected
26th Jan 16, 11:19am
RBNZ widely expected to hold OCR at 2.5% this week, but dovish tone expected
Shamubeel Eaqub on whether gold is really a defensive asset, 2008 reprised, economic forecasting, oil, inflation, China's GDP, Davos & more
22nd Jan 16, 10:16am
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Shamubeel Eaqub on whether gold is really a defensive asset, 2008 reprised, economic forecasting, oil, inflation, China's GDP, Davos & more
Rodney Dickens says forget dairy and housing, consumer spending is the central driver of economic growth. He sees stronger migration and rising employment driving our economy
2nd Dec 15, 10:56am
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Rodney Dickens says forget dairy and housing, consumer spending is the central driver of economic growth. He sees stronger migration and rising employment driving our economy