economics

14 Feb 19, 12:28pm
Murray Grimwood looks at how we should think about environmental systems on a planet with finite limits increasingly being stretched, even if we collectively turn a blind eye to those limits
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28 Jan 19, 10:19am
Edmund Phelps says the silence of economists on the underlying causes of the political ructions and what can be done to restore economic vigour has been deafening, evidence of a refusal to acknowledge the need for change
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3 Nov 18, 9:42am
Murray Grimwood marshalls his best insults against economics, accusing it of being nothing more than a religious cult. He prefers alternate apostles for his reality. Your view?
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8 Sep 18, 10:02am
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
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6 Sep 18, 9:12am
Peter Dunne says the Government has to all intents and purposes become a New Zealand First/Labour coalition
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1 Sep 18, 9:46am
Erik Britton wonders how equity and bond markets will change now that bots are taking a larger share, a dominant share, of the trading activity
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29 Aug 18, 7:50am
Why Westpac CEO David McLean is right in urging the business community to get over the election result and get on with business
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22 Aug 18, 7:51am
Jen​ée Tibshraeny talks to S&P's US Chief Economist about the US being strong enough to weather a trade war, but vulnerable to fiscal stimulus creating more inflation than productivity
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8 Aug 18, 1:48pm
As the economy shifts down a gear, the Finance Minister has been talking up the ‘fiscal stimulus’ the Government has at its disposal, but what is ‘fiscal stimulus’ and how will it help the economy?
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28 Jun 18, 10:00am
Peter Dunne says the Government should adopt the Land and Water Forum's recommendation of a new national approach to water management and get on with it
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14 Jun 18, 10:48am
Peter Dunne looks back at the collapse of the Coalition Government in 1998 and sees warning signs in the current Government
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7 Jun 18, 8:22am
Peter Dunne argues that the Government is not prepared to confront lessons from the past and says that the idealism - not the failure - of the 1970s Labour administration is what is being remembered
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15 Apr 18, 8:07am
The Government’s commitment to reducing net debt to 20% of GDP by 2021/22 has again come under fire this week – is the issue that it’s debt target is a bit too specific?
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13 Apr 18, 9:59am
One for the commenters... PhD student Kade Sorensen uses 10 interest.co.nz comments to jump into the debate on a fuel tax, B&T sales data, the minimum wage, interest rates and more
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17 Mar 18, 9:09am
Erik Britton uses the popular game Monopoly as a thought experiment on how banks and money work in our economy, revealing the conflicted nature of banking in the real world
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9 Mar 18, 10:25am
Kiwi journo in London on the issues making waves in Europe - the affordable housing battle, Russian spies, social media companies paying us for our data, migration, Brexit and more
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5 Mar 18, 10:47am
Geoff Simmons questions what exactly is the 'family home' the Tax Working Group's tip-toeing around?
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17 Feb 18, 9:02am
Cameron Bagrie, former ANZ chief economist, now heads Bagrie Economics – Interest.co.nz picks his brain on why he made the change, and some of the big economic issues facing NZ
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8 Feb 18, 5:37pm
As 2018 progresses we are moving ever closer to the date when payment for today’s recovery will fall due. The recent market gyrations suggest awareness of the inevitable reckoning is already beginning to dawn
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21 Jan 18, 7:11am
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
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