Fiscal policy

31st Jul 18, 9:01am
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Stephen Roach spells out five lessons from a decade of quantitative easing policies by central banks
Stephen Roach spells out five lessons from a decade of quantitative easing policies by central banks
31st Jul 18, 9:01am
26th Jul 18, 10:14am
Geoff Simmons separates the 'fake' reasons from the good reasons for talking about government debt
Geoff Simmons separates the 'fake' reasons from the good reasons for talking about government debt
26th Jul 18, 10:14am
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10th May 18, 12:10pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says ahead of next week's Budget announcement that the Govt will be spending $10 bln more over the next five years than the previous Govt promised; Is that it? asks National's Amy Adams
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson says ahead of next week's Budget announcement that the Govt will be spending $10 bln more over the next five years than the previous Govt promised; Is that it? asks National's Amy Adams
10th May 18, 12:10pm
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1st May 18, 10:39am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson reveals the Government has freed up $1.4 billion of funding over 4 years through tax changes and reprioritising spending
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson reveals the Government has freed up $1.4 billion of funding over 4 years through tax changes and reprioritising spending
1st May 18, 10:39am
21st Mar 18, 11:59am
How future governments' policies and spending priorities will be shaped by both wellbeing and GDP being factored into their decision-making
How future governments' policies and spending priorities will be shaped by both wellbeing and GDP being factored into their decision-making
21st Mar 18, 11:59am
15th Dec 17, 7:10am
Government questioned on incongruency between Treasury's rosy economic outlook and Winston Peters' warning of a looming crash; Bank economists say Treasury's projections are ‘somewhat of a best-case scenario’
Government questioned on incongruency between Treasury's rosy economic outlook and Winston Peters' warning of a looming crash; Bank economists say Treasury's projections are ‘somewhat of a best-case scenario’
15th Dec 17, 7:10am
14th Dec 17, 1:03pm
Reversal of National's tax cuts to make Government's 100 Day Plan largely cost neutral, according to Treasury's Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update
Reversal of National's tax cuts to make Government's 100 Day Plan largely cost neutral, according to Treasury's Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update
14th Dec 17, 1:03pm
13th Dec 17, 7:42am
ANZ economist believes the Government may have to reprioritise some of its spending if it wants to reduce debt and reach its other fiscal targets
ANZ economist believes the Government may have to reprioritise some of its spending if it wants to reduce debt and reach its other fiscal targets
13th Dec 17, 7:42am
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5th Dec 17, 2:39pm
Government's $339m first year fee-free tertiary education policy expected to attract 2000 additional full time students or trainees next year
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Government's $339m first year fee-free tertiary education policy expected to attract 2000 additional full time students or trainees next year
5th Dec 17, 2:39pm
4th Nov 17, 9:44am
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Kiwibank economists say the withdrawal of global QE is expected to affect the economy the NZ economy indirectly via financial markets, both through rising longer-dated interest rates and a lower currency
Kiwibank economists say the withdrawal of global QE is expected to affect the economy the NZ economy indirectly via financial markets, both through rising longer-dated interest rates and a lower currency
4th Nov 17, 9:44am
20th Sep 17, 9:11am
National, Labour and the Greens want to reduce government debt. But is it the right time for political parties to be campaigning on tightening the government’s purse strings?
National, Labour and the Greens want to reduce government debt. But is it the right time for political parties to be campaigning on tightening the government’s purse strings?
20th Sep 17, 9:11am
19th Jun 17, 1:56pm
Cameron Preston goes looking for magician's sleight of hand in the Government's latest Budget
Cameron Preston goes looking for magician's sleight of hand in the Government's latest Budget
19th Jun 17, 1:56pm
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24th Mar 17, 2:25pm
James Shaw on how a Labour/Greens Government would reduce government debt while maintaining current levels of spending
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James Shaw on how a Labour/Greens Government would reduce government debt while maintaining current levels of spending
24th Mar 17, 2:25pm
10th Feb 17, 9:59am
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Motu researchers on the political benefits of destruction, Bill's datatopia, why meddling governments make you happy, the productivity gap, the Fed and fiscal policy, scaling the depths of bad puns and more
Motu researchers on the political benefits of destruction, Bill's datatopia, why meddling governments make you happy, the productivity gap, the Fed and fiscal policy, scaling the depths of bad puns and more
10th Feb 17, 9:59am
14th Jan 17, 12:01pm
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The challenge is to try to keep short term political quick-fixes from doing predictable long term damage, and ensure that monetary and fiscal policies work together effectively
The challenge is to try to keep short term political quick-fixes from doing predictable long term damage, and ensure that monetary and fiscal policies work together effectively
14th Jan 17, 12:01pm
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15th Nov 16, 4:05pm
Finance Minister says Government has strong enough balance sheet to borrow billions of dollars needed to rebuild infrastructure around Kaikoura; says "funding is not an issue", although some other projects could be delayed
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Finance Minister says Government has strong enough balance sheet to borrow billions of dollars needed to rebuild infrastructure around Kaikoura; says "funding is not an issue", although some other projects could be delayed
15th Nov 16, 4:05pm
27th May 16, 10:00am
Oliver Hartwich on going to France if you want to work less, Don Brash's take on monetary policy when inflation won't budge, the economics of love, Vietnam's openness to the free market & more
Oliver Hartwich on going to France if you want to work less, Don Brash's take on monetary policy when inflation won't budge, the economics of love, Vietnam's openness to the free market & more
27th May 16, 10:00am
19th Feb 16, 10:36am
Treasury reports Budget Deficit of NZ$889 mln in six months to December; NZ$92 mln more than expected; lower interest rates a factor; cash deficit also higher than expected; low inflation taking its toll
Treasury reports Budget Deficit of NZ$889 mln in six months to December; NZ$92 mln more than expected; lower interest rates a factor; cash deficit also higher than expected; low inflation taking its toll
19th Feb 16, 10:36am
10th Dec 15, 12:59pm
RBNZ Governor suggests Government could help boost productive capacity of economy, lift economic activity and inflation pressures by spending more on infrastructure in Auckland
RBNZ Governor suggests Government could help boost productive capacity of economy, lift economic activity and inflation pressures by spending more on infrastructure in Auckland
10th Dec 15, 12:59pm
7th Mar 13, 11:28am
Bruce Wills says the high dollar is why we need policy reform to help exporters become as competitive as they can be. Your view?
Bruce Wills says the high dollar is why we need policy reform to help exporters become as competitive as they can be. Your view?
7th Mar 13, 11:28am

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