Economic growth

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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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3rd Mar 20, 2:36pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson urges banks to keep lending to even their more 'challenging' dairy farming customers, noting banks are best-placed to support businesses' cash flow
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson urges banks to keep lending to even their more 'challenging' dairy farming customers, noting banks are best-placed to support businesses' cash flow
3rd Mar 20, 2:36pm
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2nd Mar 20, 10:32am
ANZ economists see the RBNZ swooping in to stimulate the economy by cutting interest rates this month and then again in May, as the risk of a recession looms; Other bank economists call for calm and more targeted govt spending
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ANZ economists see the RBNZ swooping in to stimulate the economy by cutting interest rates this month and then again in May, as the risk of a recession looms; Other bank economists call for calm and more targeted govt spending
2nd Mar 20, 10:32am
20th Feb 20, 9:51am
Massey's Alison Brook finds we have been good at creating jobs but not the right sort of jobs. Companies need to invest in technologies for innovation. And we need to lift skills and competencies of both managers and workers
Massey's Alison Brook finds we have been good at creating jobs but not the right sort of jobs. Companies need to invest in technologies for innovation. And we need to lift skills and competencies of both managers and workers
20th Feb 20, 9:51am
11th Feb 20, 1:33pm
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Zhang Jun argues that better emergency response and further policy stimulus will limit the epidemic's impact on growth
Zhang Jun argues that better emergency response and further policy stimulus will limit the epidemic's impact on growth
11th Feb 20, 1:33pm
6th Feb 20, 10:25am
Massey's Alison Brook looks at what is behind low growth; the influence of the huge rise in debt, falling productivity, aging populations, and the prognosis
Massey's Alison Brook looks at what is behind low growth; the influence of the huge rise in debt, falling productivity, aging populations, and the prognosis
6th Feb 20, 10:25am
27th Jan 20, 9:46am
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Lee Jong-Wha urges governments to enact sweeping structural reforms to avoid long-term economic stagnation
Lee Jong-Wha urges governments to enact sweeping structural reforms to avoid long-term economic stagnation
27th Jan 20, 9:46am
21st Jan 20, 5:12pm
Massey's Alison Brook explains why the recent GDP revisions were necessary and the impact they had on forecasting current (and future) growth expectations
Massey's Alison Brook explains why the recent GDP revisions were necessary and the impact they had on forecasting current (and future) growth expectations
21st Jan 20, 5:12pm
14th Jan 20, 12:33pm
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Willem Buiter rejects the idea that today's secular stagnation is an inevitable consequence of historic forces
Willem Buiter rejects the idea that today's secular stagnation is an inevitable consequence of historic forces
14th Jan 20, 12:33pm
14th Jan 20, 10:27am
NZIER Survey of Business Opinion shows a net 26% of firms had a negative view of the economy in the December quarter, while a net 11% were downbeat on their own activity
NZIER Survey of Business Opinion shows a net 26% of firms had a negative view of the economy in the December quarter, while a net 11% were downbeat on their own activity
14th Jan 20, 10:27am
9th Jan 20, 11:44am
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Diane Coyle shows why the digital economy's continued growth will help to bury a highly damaging policy paradigm
Diane Coyle shows why the digital economy's continued growth will help to bury a highly damaging policy paradigm
9th Jan 20, 11:44am
9th Jan 20, 11:05am
The latest data on fourth quarter 2019 economic growth suggests it is weakening, although ANZ says it may be finding a floor at a weak +2% rate
The latest data on fourth quarter 2019 economic growth suggests it is weakening, although ANZ says it may be finding a floor at a weak +2% rate
9th Jan 20, 11:05am
31st Dec 19, 10:00am
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Like an overprotective parent, China’s central government needs to learn to let go. While a more relaxed approach to economic management carries some short-term risks, it is essential to future growth and prosperity
Like an overprotective parent, China’s central government needs to learn to let go. While a more relaxed approach to economic management carries some short-term risks, it is essential to future growth and prosperity
31st Dec 19, 10:00am
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19th Dec 19, 11:17am
Economy grows by 0.7% in the September quarter, and 2.3% year-on-year thanks in-part to more retail spending; Growth stronger than expected by the RBNZ and bank economists
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Economy grows by 0.7% in the September quarter, and 2.3% year-on-year thanks in-part to more retail spending; Growth stronger than expected by the RBNZ and bank economists
19th Dec 19, 11:17am
16th Dec 19, 1:02pm
Economists forecast that GDP figures out this week will show growth in the September quarter came in above Reserve Bank expectations
Economists forecast that GDP figures out this week will show growth in the September quarter came in above Reserve Bank expectations
16th Dec 19, 1:02pm
10th Dec 19, 1:51pm
Green Party officially withdraws support for set point debt targets, saying they've 'limited the Government's scope for change'; Party's new policy says 'current approach to fiscal management embeds neoliberalism'
Green Party officially withdraws support for set point debt targets, saying they've 'limited the Government's scope for change'; Party's new policy says 'current approach to fiscal management embeds neoliberalism'
10th Dec 19, 1:51pm
16th Nov 19, 9:31am
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Yuen Yuen Ang says nothing beats inclusive economic growth as the way to lift large numbers of people out of poverty
Yuen Yuen Ang says nothing beats inclusive economic growth as the way to lift large numbers of people out of poverty
16th Nov 19, 9:31am
7th Nov 19, 1:26pm
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Diane Coyle argues 'dematerialisation' of economies demands a more nuanced understanding of what drives productivity
Diane Coyle argues 'dematerialisation' of economies demands a more nuanced understanding of what drives productivity
7th Nov 19, 1:26pm

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