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Alison Brook wonders if public policy makers have the patience to deleverage through a mix of cutting spending, reducing debt, transferring wealth and printing money to avoid a disastrous end to the debt supercycle
25th Oct 21, 10:00am
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Alison Brook wonders if public policy makers have the patience to deleverage through a mix of cutting spending, reducing debt, transferring wealth and printing money to avoid a disastrous end to the debt supercycle
Ross Stitt points out there is still a global market for talent, and Australia thinks it can win big post-Covid
22nd Oct 21, 8:09am
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Ross Stitt points out there is still a global market for talent, and Australia thinks it can win big post-Covid
Mariana Mazzucato proposes a new policy vision that would halt and repair the damage caused by the broken free-market paradigm
16th Oct 21, 11:03am
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Mariana Mazzucato proposes a new policy vision that would halt and repair the damage caused by the broken free-market paradigm
Alison Brook wonders if persistently low interest rates may be doing more harm than good. They lead to debt accumulation, increasing asset prices, and ultimately limit the economy's ability to grow
2nd Oct 21, 9:55am
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Alison Brook wonders if persistently low interest rates may be doing more harm than good. They lead to debt accumulation, increasing asset prices, and ultimately limit the economy's ability to grow
Edmund Phelps and Mohammad Salhut argue that the key to success is to nurture the values that drive innovation
29th Sep 21, 9:40am
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Edmund Phelps and Mohammad Salhut argue that the key to success is to nurture the values that drive innovation
Chang-Tai Hsieh argues that US economic strategy is failing to address the unique challenge posed by China
17th Sep 21, 10:09am
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Chang-Tai Hsieh argues that US economic strategy is failing to address the unique challenge posed by China
Alison Brook says that to reverse our poor trade performance over the past 20 years, we need to set goals to build private savings, and champion the benefits of trade
1st Sep 21, 8:10am
Alison Brook says that to reverse our poor trade performance over the past 20 years, we need to set goals to build private savings, and champion the benefits of trade
Eric Schmidt explains why the world's democracies must come together to maintain leadership in the critical AI domain
31st Aug 21, 10:46am
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Eric Schmidt explains why the world's democracies must come together to maintain leadership in the critical AI domain
Allan Barber finds that the new normal for the red meat sector will be very different to the old, pre-Covid normal. The sector's customers and end users are moving on quickly
25th Aug 21, 11:00am
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Allan Barber finds that the new normal for the red meat sector will be very different to the old, pre-Covid normal. The sector's customers and end users are moving on quickly
With our working age population past its peak, immigration stunted, and scepticism towards adopting technology for productivity, Alison Brook suggests New Zealand will struggle to expand its economic base and living standards
7th Aug 21, 9:17am
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With our working age population past its peak, immigration stunted, and scepticism towards adopting technology for productivity, Alison Brook suggests New Zealand will struggle to expand its economic base and living standards
ANZ's Richard Yetsenga says that China appears to move into a slower lane after making a dramatic change of tack in their technology sector to prevent their tech giants amassing too much power
29th Jul 21, 6:00am
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ANZ's Richard Yetsenga says that China appears to move into a slower lane after making a dramatic change of tack in their technology sector to prevent their tech giants amassing too much power
Stephen Roach worries that the recent official crackdown on tech companies will strangle the Chinese economiy's most dynamic sector
28th Jul 21, 10:09am
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Stephen Roach worries that the recent official crackdown on tech companies will strangle the Chinese economiy's most dynamic sector
Dalia Marin considers whether rich-country governments should intervene to strengthen firms' production networks
28th Jul 21, 10:08am
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Dalia Marin considers whether rich-country governments should intervene to strengthen firms' production networks
Dalia Marin explains why the "China shock" has undermined innovation in some economies and bolstered it in others
17th Jun 21, 9:39am
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Dalia Marin explains why the "China shock" has undermined innovation in some economies and bolstered it in others
Deirdre McCloskey and Alberto Mingardi argue that private-sector trial and error, not the State, is the driving force behind innovation
13th May 21, 11:16am
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Deirdre McCloskey and Alberto Mingardi argue that private-sector trial and error, not the State, is the driving force behind innovation
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr lays out the five things we need to ace to get our economy match-fit for the post-pandemic era. None will be easy but all are achievable
1st May 21, 9:46am
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Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr lays out the five things we need to ace to get our economy match-fit for the post-pandemic era. None will be easy but all are achievable
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics shares his experiences of the big Texas winter storm and reflects on what it means for the economy when people have to go without the likes of electricity and indoor plumbing
26th Feb 21, 10:21am
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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics shares his experiences of the big Texas winter storm and reflects on what it means for the economy when people have to go without the likes of electricity and indoor plumbing
Sallies call for RBNZ to provide banks with guidance to help curb risk-aversion when it comes to lending against housing with alternative tenures such as progressive & co-ownership
10th Dec 20, 4:45pm
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Sallies call for RBNZ to provide banks with guidance to help curb risk-aversion when it comes to lending against housing with alternative tenures such as progressive & co-ownership
The Productivity Commission details ways to improve the performance of New Zealand’s so-called frontier firms, saying doing so would be a key plank in boosting productivity
4th Dec 20, 10:42am
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The Productivity Commission details ways to improve the performance of New Zealand’s so-called frontier firms, saying doing so would be a key plank in boosting productivity
BNZ economist Paul Conway says the challenge for New Zealand's political parties is to reframe their thinking and create an economic plan that breaks the shackles of our 'economic geography'
18th Sep 20, 9:07am
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BNZ economist Paul Conway says the challenge for New Zealand's political parties is to reframe their thinking and create an economic plan that breaks the shackles of our 'economic geography'
Govt allocates hundreds of millions towards finding a Covid-19 vaccine; Details of exactly where funding is going kept under wraps for commercial reasons
27th Aug 20, 10:03am
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Govt allocates hundreds of millions towards finding a Covid-19 vaccine; Details of exactly where funding is going kept under wraps for commercial reasons
The Productivity Commission's Patrick Nolan says getting a clearer picture of what success looks like can help illustrate the challenges facing New Zealand firms striving to be world class
21st Jul 20, 8:56am
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The Productivity Commission's Patrick Nolan says getting a clearer picture of what success looks like can help illustrate the challenges facing New Zealand firms striving to be world class
Allan Barber looks at the issues farmers face when confronted by bureaucratic environmental regulations that work against the public goals set by politicians. Local solutions seem to work best
2nd Jul 20, 9:09am
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Allan Barber looks at the issues farmers face when confronted by bureaucratic environmental regulations that work against the public goals set by politicians. Local solutions seem to work best
BNZ economist Paul Conway says the overarching objective of rebuilding the economy in the wake of COVID-19 must be to improve productivity and ensure the benefits are widely spread
24th May 20, 6:02am
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BNZ economist Paul Conway says the overarching objective of rebuilding the economy in the wake of COVID-19 must be to improve productivity and ensure the benefits are widely spread
Climate Change Commissioner Rod Carr wants climate change investment added as a chapter heading in next year's Budget
20th May 20, 2:52pm
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Climate Change Commissioner Rod Carr wants climate change investment added as a chapter heading in next year's Budget