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Fiscal policy

5th Sep 20, 9:16am
Both major parties make pitches as responsible economic managers - Robertson stresses 'consistency, continuity and balance', Collins shuns MMT and wealth taxes
Both major parties make pitches as responsible economic managers - Robertson stresses 'consistency, continuity and balance', Collins shuns MMT and wealth taxes
5th Sep 20, 9:16am
3rd Sep 20, 2:26pm
National commits to giving all mothers a $3000 entitlement to use on health or social services and allowing parents to take paid parental leave at the same time
National commits to giving all mothers a $3000 entitlement to use on health or social services and allowing parents to take paid parental leave at the same time
3rd Sep 20, 2:26pm
3rd Sep 20, 11:19am
Author and Macquarie strategist Viktor Shvets on the impact of the Information Age and financialization, and how they are creating a different, new world
Author and Macquarie strategist Viktor Shvets on the impact of the Information Age and financialization, and how they are creating a different, new world
3rd Sep 20, 11:19am
3rd Sep 20, 10:08am
Jenée Tibshraeny argues in a changing world the Government needs to balance out the RBNZ's quantitative easing with a bottom-up approach to ensure the most needy don’t miss out
Jenée Tibshraeny argues in a changing world the Government needs to balance out the RBNZ's quantitative easing with a bottom-up approach to ensure the most needy don’t miss out
3rd Sep 20, 10:08am
2nd Sep 20, 7:49am
Shamubeel Eaqub assesses the economic picture in the context of Covid-19 and the looming election and encourages voters to engage with their local candidates
Shamubeel Eaqub assesses the economic picture in the context of Covid-19 and the looming election and encourages voters to engage with their local candidates
2nd Sep 20, 7:49am
24th Aug 20, 9:24pm
Lockdown's extended, but the wage subsidy isn't, and the PM can't confirm whether Cabinet considered a cost-benefit analysis when deciding to keep Auckland at L3
Lockdown's extended, but the wage subsidy isn't, and the PM can't confirm whether Cabinet considered a cost-benefit analysis when deciding to keep Auckland at L3
24th Aug 20, 9:24pm
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23rd Aug 20, 6:02am
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why the RBNZ should pay us $250/week for six months so those with debt can repay it and those without debt can splash cash
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why the RBNZ should pay us $250/week for six months so those with debt can repay it and those without debt can splash cash
23rd Aug 20, 6:02am
13th Aug 20, 5:44pm
Adrian Orr on how a second Covid-19 outbreak will affect the RBNZ's QE programme, why he likes a negative OCR/term lending duo, and what the side-effects of all this stimulus could be
Adrian Orr on how a second Covid-19 outbreak will affect the RBNZ's QE programme, why he likes a negative OCR/term lending duo, and what the side-effects of all this stimulus could be
13th Aug 20, 5:44pm
13th Aug 20, 8:58am
RBNZ makes way to front load bond-buying, but recognises quantitative easing has its limits, so prepares to use a new combo of monetary policy tools
RBNZ makes way to front load bond-buying, but recognises quantitative easing has its limits, so prepares to use a new combo of monetary policy tools
13th Aug 20, 8:58am
11th Aug 20, 5:00am
Economists flag potential for quantitative easing to reach its limit if government spending and debt issuance end up being lower than forecast
Economists flag potential for quantitative easing to reach its limit if government spending and debt issuance end up being lower than forecast
11th Aug 20, 5:00am
6th Aug 20, 9:23am
Grant Robertson remains committed to reducing government debt long-term, saying Modern Monetary Theory isn't an approach he's looking to adopt
Grant Robertson remains committed to reducing government debt long-term, saying Modern Monetary Theory isn't an approach he's looking to adopt
6th Aug 20, 9:23am
4th Aug 20, 12:15pm
MMT economist Steven Hail argues that, as long as the New Zealand Government remains a monetary sovereign, there can never be a government debt crisis
MMT economist Steven Hail argues that, as long as the New Zealand Government remains a monetary sovereign, there can never be a government debt crisis
4th Aug 20, 12:15pm
2nd Aug 20, 6:02am
ACT Leader David Seymour on how slashing tax and government spending will get New Zealand through the economic crisis
ACT Leader David Seymour on how slashing tax and government spending will get New Zealand through the economic crisis
2nd Aug 20, 6:02am
25th Jul 20, 10:12am
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Yu Yongding urges the Chinese government to increase infrastructure investment in order to boost economic growth - if it is not done the consequences will be dire
Yu Yongding urges the Chinese government to increase infrastructure investment in order to boost economic growth - if it is not done the consequences will be dire
25th Jul 20, 10:12am
25th Jul 20, 9:35am
Quantitative easing is surely driving down interest rates and in time will most likely lead to inflation. Whether it will stimulate the economy is much more problematic
Quantitative easing is surely driving down interest rates and in time will most likely lead to inflation. Whether it will stimulate the economy is much more problematic
25th Jul 20, 9:35am
21st Jul 20, 2:48pm
Jenée Tibshraeny on the distractions and fear of freaking people out that have led to a dearth of policy being put on the table two months out from the election
Jenée Tibshraeny on the distractions and fear of freaking people out that have led to a dearth of policy being put on the table two months out from the election
21st Jul 20, 2:48pm
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20th Jul 20, 4:05pm
Grant Robertson puts $14b of $20b Covid-19 fund aside should this be needed in the future, but leaves himself $2.4b to allocate in the next three weeks
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Grant Robertson puts $14b of $20b Covid-19 fund aside should this be needed in the future, but leaves himself $2.4b to allocate in the next three weeks
20th Jul 20, 4:05pm
20th Jul 20, 11:36am
ACT Deputy Leader Brooke van Velden argues the Government is on the wrong track borrowing up a storm
ACT Deputy Leader Brooke van Velden argues the Government is on the wrong track borrowing up a storm
20th Jul 20, 11:36am
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17th Jul 20, 12:03pm
National pledges to connect the upper North Island with four-lane expressways paid for by enabling NZTA to borrow more and reallocating money from the NLTF and the Govt's Covid fund; Robertson finds $6b hole
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National pledges to connect the upper North Island with four-lane expressways paid for by enabling NZTA to borrow more and reallocating money from the NLTF and the Govt's Covid fund; Robertson finds $6b hole
17th Jul 20, 12:03pm
16th Jul 20, 6:19pm
Paul Goldsmith wants to cut 'nice-to-have spending', including NZ Super Fund contributions, saying National 'can’t and doesn’t want to outspend Labour'
Paul Goldsmith wants to cut 'nice-to-have spending', including NZ Super Fund contributions, saying National 'can’t and doesn’t want to outspend Labour'
16th Jul 20, 6:19pm
2nd Jul 20, 5:00am
In a COVID-19 ravaged world, could Modern Monetary Theory help us break free of 'myths and misunderstandings holding us back' and stand up to our full height?
In a COVID-19 ravaged world, could Modern Monetary Theory help us break free of 'myths and misunderstandings holding us back' and stand up to our full height?
2nd Jul 20, 5:00am
30th Jun 20, 4:59pm
Robertson challenges claims he'll go on a pre-election spending spree, saying helicopter money isn't imminent and he wants to maintain a cash buffer
Robertson challenges claims he'll go on a pre-election spending spree, saying helicopter money isn't imminent and he wants to maintain a cash buffer
30th Jun 20, 4:59pm
21st Jun 20, 6:02am
The flooding of capital markets with massive new money from the RBNZ's quantitative easing program calls for a fuller debate of what the central bank and the Minister of Finance are trying to achieve, says Keith Woodford
The flooding of capital markets with massive new money from the RBNZ's quantitative easing program calls for a fuller debate of what the central bank and the Minister of Finance are trying to achieve, says Keith Woodford
21st Jun 20, 6:02am
18th Jun 20, 10:51am
Why the Government needs to start paying attention to where the money being pumped into the economy via QE is going, and who's going to pay for it
Why the Government needs to start paying attention to where the money being pumped into the economy via QE is going, and who's going to pay for it
18th Jun 20, 10:51am
8th Jun 20, 1:37pm
With central banks' money printers fired up, Green Party co-leader James Shaw says there's an even stronger case for redistributing the cost of the COVID crisis through a capital gains tax
With central banks' money printers fired up, Green Party co-leader James Shaw says there's an even stronger case for redistributing the cost of the COVID crisis through a capital gains tax
8th Jun 20, 1:37pm

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