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Economist Brian Easton says a key success in Michael Cullen's time as Finance Minister was building up the capital of New Zealand
26th Jul 21, 12:13pm
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Economist Brian Easton says a key success in Michael Cullen's time as Finance Minister was building up the capital of New Zealand
Economist Brian Easton says the mainly neoliberal regime for the housing market since the early 1990s does not work
12th Jul 21, 8:49am
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Economist Brian Easton says the mainly neoliberal regime for the housing market since the early 1990s does not work
Economist Brian Easton takes issue with recent comments by Don Brash on Rogernomics and questions the effects on income inequality of the reforms
5th Jul 21, 9:34am
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Economist Brian Easton takes issue with recent comments by Don Brash on Rogernomics and questions the effects on income inequality of the reforms
RBNZ concludes - based on 'inconclusive' international research - that it doesn't know what impact low interest rates have had on inequality
12th May 21, 5:00pm
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RBNZ concludes - based on 'inconclusive' international research - that it doesn't know what impact low interest rates have had on inequality
UK think-tank delves into whether quantitative easing, such as the RBNZ's COVID-era large scale asset purchase programme, worsens wealth and income inequality
22nd Jan 21, 5:00am
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UK think-tank delves into whether quantitative easing, such as the RBNZ's COVID-era large scale asset purchase programme, worsens wealth and income inequality
British evaluation of central bank quantitative easing says it's now a core part of monetary policy, meaning public trust in and understanding of QE is important
21st Jan 21, 5:00am
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British evaluation of central bank quantitative easing says it's now a core part of monetary policy, meaning public trust in and understanding of QE is important
John Mauldin argues ill-considered central bank actions, such as artificially low interest rates, cause and/or aggravate problems such as income and wealth inequality
8th Dec 20, 7:30am
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John Mauldin argues ill-considered central bank actions, such as artificially low interest rates, cause and/or aggravate problems such as income and wealth inequality
Terry Baucher outlines a potential menu to rein in soaring house prices featuring the application of the thin capitalisation regime to investment property, and reintroduced and stricter LVR restrictions for all buyers except first home buyers
7th Oct 20, 10:29am
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Terry Baucher outlines a potential menu to rein in soaring house prices featuring the application of the thin capitalisation regime to investment property, and reintroduced and stricter LVR restrictions for all buyers except first home buyers
Brian Fallow argues nothing about Labour's tax policy indicates a willingness to deliver a tax system to tackle the triple challenge of the debt legacy of the pandemic, stunted productivity and shameful levels of child poverty
10th Sep 20, 10:22am
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Brian Fallow argues nothing about Labour's tax policy indicates a willingness to deliver a tax system to tackle the triple challenge of the debt legacy of the pandemic, stunted productivity and shameful levels of child poverty
Lena Lavinas argues that no universal basic income scheme can work unless it decommodifies access to all essentials
13th Jun 19, 10:54am
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Lena Lavinas argues that no universal basic income scheme can work unless it decommodifies access to all essentials
Unless we figure out how to better manage the yawning differences in incomes and outcomes, we’re going to see increasing tension and fragmentation in society, John Mauldin argues
14th Nov 17, 9:45am
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Unless we figure out how to better manage the yawning differences in incomes and outcomes, we’re going to see increasing tension and fragmentation in society, John Mauldin argues
John Mauldin sees major changes coming and argues that with unimaginable and unmanageable future, people must start thinking the unthinkable
31st Oct 17, 9:32am
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John Mauldin sees major changes coming and argues that with unimaginable and unmanageable future, people must start thinking the unthinkable
Economist Bill Rosenberg details how low and middle-income wages have been hollowed out as higher earners experienced greater growth while those below them had to work more hours each week
29th Aug 17, 11:56am
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Economist Bill Rosenberg details how low and middle-income wages have been hollowed out as higher earners experienced greater growth while those below them had to work more hours each week
'Housing costs these days make up a much greater proportion of the household budget than they used to,' MSD incomes and inequality report finds
25th Jul 17, 4:50pm
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'Housing costs these days make up a much greater proportion of the household budget than they used to,' MSD incomes and inequality report finds
NZIER's Derek Gill argues poverty is the problem in New Zealand, not income inequality, and this limits social mobility
23rd Jun 17, 12:06pm
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NZIER's Derek Gill argues poverty is the problem in New Zealand, not income inequality, and this limits social mobility
Matt Nolan presents his Top 10 links on the economics of automation
3rd Mar 17, 10:08am
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Matt Nolan presents his Top 10 links on the economics of automation
Gareth Morgan argues for the closing of the tax "glaring loophole" that gives a free pass to non-cash gains on assets
8th Dec 16, 12:10pm
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Gareth Morgan argues for the closing of the tax "glaring loophole" that gives a free pass to non-cash gains on assets
Kiwi analyst Michael Parker on why robots and modern China are ruining Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations treatise and will frustrate Donald Trump
5th Dec 16, 12:18pm
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Kiwi analyst Michael Parker on why robots and modern China are ruining Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations treatise and will frustrate Donald Trump
Treasury secretary Gabriel Makhlouf argues if 'mood of uncertainty' about the value of globalisation & free trade spreads this would be a big risk to NZ’s living standards
29th Nov 16, 1:56pm
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Treasury secretary Gabriel Makhlouf argues if 'mood of uncertainty' about the value of globalisation & free trade spreads this would be a big risk to NZ’s living standards
We extract the New Zealand components from the latest OECD review of income inequality and benchmark them against the usual suspects
26th Nov 16, 8:29am
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We extract the New Zealand components from the latest OECD review of income inequality and benchmark them against the usual suspects
Matt Nolan on the Top 10 economic principles to keep in mind
25th Nov 16, 10:02am
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Matt Nolan on the Top 10 economic principles to keep in mind
Investigative journalist David Cay Johnston on Donald Trump: 'He talks like a 13 year-old boy struggling with puberty & will tell you whatever he needs to tell you to get what he wants'
24th Nov 16, 10:06am
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Investigative journalist David Cay Johnston on Donald Trump: 'He talks like a 13 year-old boy struggling with puberty & will tell you whatever he needs to tell you to get what he wants'
Some US families and communities have been hard hit by globalisation but not because it's inherently bad. Rather globalisation's gains must be redistributed more evenly
19th Nov 16, 5:02am
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Some US families and communities have been hard hit by globalisation but not because it's inherently bad. Rather globalisation's gains must be redistributed more evenly
Gareth Morgan puts all the issues around inequality, housing and economic growth into perspective
22nd Oct 16, 10:02am
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Gareth Morgan puts all the issues around inequality, housing and economic growth into perspective
NZ Initiative argues the housing crisis is behind inequality in NZ and 'a modern society and affordable housing do not have to be mutually exclusive'
18th Oct 16, 10:41am
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NZ Initiative argues the housing crisis is behind inequality in NZ and 'a modern society and affordable housing do not have to be mutually exclusive'