economics

19th Oct 19, 9:41am
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Duncan Greive profiles Jarrod Kerr, Kiwibank's chief economist who is curious why low interest rates don't induce businesses and governments to invest to catch up our long-term infrastructure deficits
Duncan Greive profiles Jarrod Kerr, Kiwibank's chief economist who is curious why low interest rates don't induce businesses and governments to invest to catch up our long-term infrastructure deficits
19th Oct 19, 9:41am
27th Sep 19, 10:30am
Tony Alexander has resigned from the BNZ after 25 years as one of the country's best-known and most colourful bank economists
Tony Alexander has resigned from the BNZ after 25 years as one of the country's best-known and most colourful bank economists
27th Sep 19, 10:30am
14th Jul 19, 6:46am
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Will Christine Lagarde have the same powers over markets and politicians as the wizardly Mario Draghi? A great deal hangs on this question says Fathom's Erik Britton
Will Christine Lagarde have the same powers over markets and politicians as the wizardly Mario Draghi? A great deal hangs on this question says Fathom's Erik Britton
14th Jul 19, 6:46am
21st May 19, 9:37am
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Labour without energy is a corpse; capital without energy is a sculpture. Steve Keen applies this 'simple insight' to how he thinks the global economy actually works
Labour without energy is a corpse; capital without energy is a sculpture. Steve Keen applies this 'simple insight' to how he thinks the global economy actually works
21st May 19, 9:37am
14th Feb 19, 12:28pm
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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
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
14th Feb 19, 12:28pm
28th Jan 19, 10:19am
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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
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
28th Jan 19, 10:19am
3rd Nov 18, 9:42am
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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?
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?
3rd Nov 18, 9:42am
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
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
6th Sep 18, 9:12am
Peter Dunne says the Government has to all intents and purposes become a New Zealand First/Labour coalition
Peter Dunne says the Government has to all intents and purposes become a New Zealand First/Labour coalition
6th Sep 18, 9:12am
1st Sep 18, 9:46am
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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
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
1st Sep 18, 9:46am
29th 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
Why Westpac CEO David McLean is right in urging the business community to get over the election result and get on with business
29th Aug 18, 7:50am
22nd 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
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
22nd Aug 18, 7:51am
8th 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?
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?
8th Aug 18, 1:48pm
28th 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
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
28th Jun 18, 10:00am
14th 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
Peter Dunne looks back at the collapse of the Coalition Government in 1998 and sees warning signs in the current Government
14th Jun 18, 10:48am
7th 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
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
7th Jun 18, 8:22am
15th 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?
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?
15th Apr 18, 8:07am
13th Apr 18, 9:59am
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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
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
13th Apr 18, 9:59am
17th Mar 18, 9:09am
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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
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
17th Mar 18, 9:09am
9th Mar 18, 10:25am
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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
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
9th Mar 18, 10:25am

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