inequality

12 Dec 18, 11:00am
The myth is that households are getting less and less of the national income. They are not. It is stable at a good level, as is the updated measure of inequality
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24 Sep 18, 2:22pm
Chairman Michael Cullen says the Tax Working Group will be as detailed as possible to combat political attacks through 'mischief by misrepresentation'
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23 Jun 18, 9:11am
A fresh approach to personal savings is the only way to stop our slide into inequality and low productivity, argues Robert MacCulloch
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30 Jan 18, 9:03am
Davos man must change. But Larry Hatheway says that cannot mean rejecting the core commitment to the view that human ingenuity, fostered by open societies and rewarded by markets, remains the sturdiest foundation for the advancement of humankind
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20 Jan 18, 8:57am
In the inequality debate, Jason Furman wants economists and social scientists to obsess less over aggregate data, and to focus more on how policy decisions impact real people
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18 Jan 18, 2:26pm
Geoff Simmons takes aim at the Government for its 'middle class cheerleading', arguing we are being softened-up for a watering-down of Labour's child poverty reduction goals
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17 Jan 18, 10:06am
In automation and AI, many see a jobless future and higher inequality. But the technologically driven shift should be welcomed, say Christopher Pissarides & Jacques Bughin
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19 Nov 17, 7:20am
Credit Suisse argues a run of bad luck is seeing Millennials do it tougher than their parents did when they were young
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14 Nov 17, 9:45am
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
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5 Sep 17, 11:35am
Brian Fallow takes a pre-election look at income and consumer spending data to get an idea of how the average New Zealander is doing financially
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22 Aug 17, 10:44am
TOP's Geoff Simmons & Andrew Courtney on why we need to bite the bullet and include the family home in an equity tax
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23 Jun 17, 12:06pm
NZIER's Derek Gill argues poverty is the problem in New Zealand, not income inequality, and this limits social mobility
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17 Jun 17, 10:02am
Nirmal Nair gazes into a crystal ball and predicts mega trends for 2037. He sees electric cars, cyber-crime, a better work-life balance, crypto-currencies & more
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25 May 17, 5:11pm
Labour, Greens & New Zealand First attack Steven Joyce's first Budget as 'the One Dollar Budget', and a bribe for the wealthy
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14 May 17, 7:57am
Jim Bolger, PM in the 1990s, reflects on the 'failure' of neo-liberalism, inequality and race relations in the third part of RNZ's 9th Floor series
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24 Mar 17, 9:31am
Vic Uni Professor Jonathan Boston rallies against intergenerational equity bias that favours short-term political thinking; Outlines NZ successes, failures and why income inequality desperately needs to be tackled
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15 Jan 17, 9:58am
With technology generating products at unbeatably low costs, and the gains accruing to very few, oddly voters are attracted political slogans suspicious of regulation. The status quo is getting dangerous
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4 Nov 16, 9:36am
High profile economist Gareth Morgan launching 'The Opportunities Party', says it's a rebellion against the politics of mediocrity & against the inertia of the established parties
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28 Oct 16, 10:02am
Oliver Hartwich on capitalism by another name, explaining Trump, the perils of health hype, understanding inequality, Brexit's language barrier, Ikea economics and more
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18 Oct 16, 10:41am
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'
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