jobs

1 Nov 17, 10:55am
Unemployment rate falls to 4.6%, lowest since late-2008, Stats NZ says; Construction jobs up 10% from a year ago; Wages boosted by govt pay equity deal
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12 Jul 17, 11:44am
Rodney Dickens questions the threat technology poses to employment, noting that the new jobs that inevitably come are harder to see now than the ones that will be lost
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13 Jun 17, 9:24am
BusinessNZ afraid reducing net migration by 20k-30k will see employers struggle to find staff and affect the $4b export education sector, yet it sees Labour's proposal to regionalise skills shortage lists as a positive
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15 May 17, 10:44am
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says it is a massive mistake to point to unemployment figures and blame immigrants for what unemployment is still out there
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25 Apr 17, 9:04am
Joseph Davis points out that shrinking manufacturing job levels are more about technology than unbalanced trade deals. So protectionism is unlikely to bring a meaningful jobs boost
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6 Apr 17, 2:21pm
John Mauldin takes a look at some data on retirement savings – or lack thereof
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1 Apr 17, 6:02am
John Mauldin writes about the invisible crisis and a book he says everyone holding public office above the level of dogcatcher should read
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2 Feb 17, 3:05pm
Bill English's year-opening salvo suggests the Government's looking to keep its powder dry on the long run to the election
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2 Dec 16, 10:00am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy on the top 10 things to know about Donald Trump's impending Presidency
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10 Nov 16, 10:05am
Philippe Legrain says Donald Trump’s election as US president endangers the liberal international order of his wiser, broader-minded predecessors
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10 Nov 16, 8:20am
Minghao Zhao says President-elect Donald Trump must now choose between cooperation and containment as the framework for US policy toward China. "His choice should be obvious"
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8 Nov 16, 6:15pm
Bernard Hickey reviews the day's business news with Duncan Garner at RadioLive, Tuesday, November 8, 2016
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7 Nov 16, 7:05pm
Bernard Hickey reviews the day's business news with Duncan Garner at RadioLive, Monday, November 7, 2016
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6 Nov 16, 5:02am
This week's jobs figures look fantastic, but they disguise flat real GDP per hour worked and an essentially stagnant economy where renters, the young and the unemployed have missed out
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2 Nov 16, 5:56pm
Bernard Hickey reviews the day's business news with Duncan Garner at RadioLive, Wednesday, November 2, 2016
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2 Nov 16, 10:55am
Jobs grew 35,000 or 1.4% in Sept quarter, but unemployment fell just 3,000 and jobless rate falls to 4.9% from 5.0% after participation rate jumps 0.4% to record-high 70.1%; wage growth still subdued
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31 Oct 16, 11:14am
Finance Minister says Treasury looking at whether annual net migration may have lifted from long-run average of 12,000 to around 30,000; says will have implications for infrastructure, Govt spending outlooks
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30 Oct 16, 2:11pm
Zhang Jun shows that rising debt, falling investment and poor productivity are not only hampering the Middle Kingdom, but policy responses to them are not helping
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20 Oct 16, 3:19pm
Beyond the short-term political posturing, the idea of deciding a 'right size' for this country's population is a sound and overdue strategy
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16 Oct 16, 5:02am
Just as our society has created an obesity-generating environment, it has also created a debt generating environment. Somehow, we have to change those social cues, writes Bernard Hickey
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