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Economic growth

20th Apr 21, 8:50am
Nouriel Roubini joins the great inflation debate by highlighting the neglected threat of persistent negative supply shocks
Nouriel Roubini joins the great inflation debate by highlighting the neglected threat of persistent negative supply shocks
20th Apr 21, 8:50am
3rd Apr 21, 10:03am
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Lee Jong-Wha thinks the East Asia region will fail to achieve global dominance without unified, collective leadership
Lee Jong-Wha thinks the East Asia region will fail to achieve global dominance without unified, collective leadership
3rd Apr 21, 10:03am
18th Mar 21, 11:03am
The economy went into reverse again in the last quarter of 2020 with a fall that was bigger than expected by the Reserve Bank and by bank economists; second recession looms
The economy went into reverse again in the last quarter of 2020 with a fall that was bigger than expected by the Reserve Bank and by bank economists; second recession looms
18th Mar 21, 11:03am
15th Mar 21, 12:14pm
It's a toss of a coin as to whether the New Zealand economy grew or contracted in the December quarter - but either way our recovery from lockdown has been impressive
It's a toss of a coin as to whether the New Zealand economy grew or contracted in the December quarter - but either way our recovery from lockdown has been impressive
15th Mar 21, 12:14pm
23rd Feb 21, 12:18pm
Stephen Roach cautions that lasting scarring in face-to-face services will limit the rebound in consumption - and employment
Stephen Roach cautions that lasting scarring in face-to-face services will limit the rebound in consumption - and employment
23rd Feb 21, 12:18pm
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17th Dec 20, 10:57am
Statistics New Zealand says the country enjoyed record economic growth in the past quarter as the economy bounced back from lockdown and an 11% drop in economic activity in the June quarter
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Statistics New Zealand says the country enjoyed record economic growth in the past quarter as the economy bounced back from lockdown and an 11% drop in economic activity in the June quarter
17th Dec 20, 10:57am
14th Dec 20, 11:49am
Westpac economists say this week's official fiscal update will show smaller budget deficits over the next few years and a lower Government borrowing requirement by possibly as much as $30 bln over the next four years
Westpac economists say this week's official fiscal update will show smaller budget deficits over the next few years and a lower Government borrowing requirement by possibly as much as $30 bln over the next four years
14th Dec 20, 11:49am
14th Dec 20, 9:15am
Economists are picking a record economic recover in the September quarter, with GDP expected to grow by possibly as much as 14%
Economists are picking a record economic recover in the September quarter, with GDP expected to grow by possibly as much as 14%
14th Dec 20, 9:15am
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
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
3rd Oct 20, 10:16am
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Lee Jong-Wha fears that the pandemic may be used to justify unsustainable public spending and even human rights violations
Lee Jong-Wha fears that the pandemic may be used to justify unsustainable public spending and even human rights violations
3rd Oct 20, 10:16am
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17th Sep 20, 10:58am
Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
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Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
17th Sep 20, 10:58am
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14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
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The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
23rd Aug 20, 9:54am
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Todd Buchholz draws parallels to the World War II era and proposes solutions for avoiding a fiscal cliff
Todd Buchholz draws parallels to the World War II era and proposes solutions for avoiding a fiscal cliff
23rd Aug 20, 9:54am
8th Aug 20, 9:11am
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In interest.co.nz's Election Series, the University of Otago's Janet Stephenson and Etienne Nel argue our political parties need a plan for a ‘post-growth’ world
In interest.co.nz's Election Series, the University of Otago's Janet Stephenson and Etienne Nel argue our political parties need a plan for a ‘post-growth’ world
8th Aug 20, 9:11am
30th Jun 20, 11:48am
New economic index being published by Treasury shows that activity plummeted 19% in April compared with a year earlier but then bounced back in May
New economic index being published by Treasury shows that activity plummeted 19% in April compared with a year earlier but then bounced back in May
30th Jun 20, 11:48am
29th Jun 20, 11:18am
Economist Brian Easton asks: Will the Covid Crisis lead to a dramatic redirection for New Zealand and the World?
Economist Brian Easton asks: Will the Covid Crisis lead to a dramatic redirection for New Zealand and the World?
29th Jun 20, 11:18am
25th Jun 20, 10:48am
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Zhang Jun says pandemic-inspired efforts to stifle China commercially reflect an outdated view of its growth model
Zhang Jun says pandemic-inspired efforts to stifle China commercially reflect an outdated view of its growth model
25th Jun 20, 10:48am
18th Jun 20, 10:57am
Statistics New Zealand says there was a 'widespread drop in economic activity' in the March quarter; the fall was bigger than economists' estimates; worse is to come in the June quarter
Statistics New Zealand says there was a 'widespread drop in economic activity' in the March quarter; the fall was bigger than economists' estimates; worse is to come in the June quarter
18th Jun 20, 10:57am
15th Jun 20, 11:11am
GDP figures out this week for the March quarter will show a fall in economic activity - but this will just be a taste of what is to come in the June quarter
GDP figures out this week for the March quarter will show a fall in economic activity - but this will just be a taste of what is to come in the June quarter
15th Jun 20, 11:11am
8th Jun 20, 10:00am
Economist Brian Easton says we have to design a system which provides income support for the unemployed while encouraging employment transition
Economist Brian Easton says we have to design a system which provides income support for the unemployed while encouraging employment transition
8th Jun 20, 10:00am
25th May 20, 12:20pm
Economist Brian Easton says the media treat budgets as bit of a circus: lots of theatre and soon forgotten. For a serious economist they show how the official team of economists is thinking about the wider economy
Economist Brian Easton says the media treat budgets as bit of a circus: lots of theatre and soon forgotten. For a serious economist they show how the official team of economists is thinking about the wider economy
25th May 20, 12:20pm
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6th May 20, 10:29am
RBNZ releases economic scenarios ahead of much-anticipated Monetary Policy Statement; Takes a more upbeat view than Treasury, but notes that even at Level 1 international tourism will be reduced to 10% of normal activity
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RBNZ releases economic scenarios ahead of much-anticipated Monetary Policy Statement; Takes a more upbeat view than Treasury, but notes that even at Level 1 international tourism will be reduced to 10% of normal activity
6th May 20, 10:29am
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19th Mar 20, 10:52am
NZ faces Covid-19 crisis with annual economic growth having slowed to 1.8% in the December quarter - a 6-year low
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NZ faces Covid-19 crisis with annual economic growth having slowed to 1.8% in the December quarter - a 6-year low
19th Mar 20, 10:52am
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16th Mar 20, 4:39pm
Government bans gatherings of more than 500 people; Treasury tells Ardern the impact of Covid-19 'could' be greater than the 2008 Global Financial Crisis
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Government bans gatherings of more than 500 people; Treasury tells Ardern the impact of Covid-19 'could' be greater than the 2008 Global Financial Crisis
16th Mar 20, 4:39pm
13th Mar 20, 7:17am
Siah Hwee Ang sees global value chains being hit, medical supplies as a scarce resource and countries protecting their own interests, among other things, as the coronavirus outbreak spreads
Siah Hwee Ang sees global value chains being hit, medical supplies as a scarce resource and countries protecting their own interests, among other things, as the coronavirus outbreak spreads
13th Mar 20, 7:17am

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