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Seasonal fruit-pickers from Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu to be let into NZ without quarantining from September
2nd Aug 21, 5:10pm
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Seasonal fruit-pickers from Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu to be let into NZ without quarantining from September
New Productivity Commission report shows New Zealanders work harder yet produce far less than workers in other OECD countries
27th May 21, 6:27am
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New Productivity Commission report shows New Zealanders work harder yet produce far less than workers in other OECD countries
Mercer's David Scobie examines the 'confounding' strong investment returns made in the past year
11th Feb 21, 1:47pm
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Mercer's David Scobie examines the 'confounding' strong investment returns made in the past year
Author and Macquarie strategist Viktor Shvets on the impact of the Information Age and financialization, and how they are creating a different, new world
3rd Sep 20, 11:19am
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Author and Macquarie strategist Viktor Shvets on the impact of the Information Age and financialization, and how they are creating a different, new world
NZIER economists say we need to build a home-grown workforce that is fit for purpose rather than focusing on short-term objectives that might lead to pressure to bring in migrants quickly
8th Jul 20, 2:14pm
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NZIER economists say we need to build a home-grown workforce that is fit for purpose rather than focusing on short-term objectives that might lead to pressure to bring in migrants quickly
Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says a planned 1600 rise in numbers of migrant seasonal workers next year won't now go ahead as 'more New Zealanders will be available to do this work'
8th Jul 20, 12:09pm
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Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says a planned 1600 rise in numbers of migrant seasonal workers next year won't now go ahead as 'more New Zealanders will be available to do this work'
Government extends for six months temporary work visas for 16,500 workers due to expire at the end of this year; stand-down period shifted by six months for 600 workers
7th Jul 20, 3:15pm
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Government extends for six months temporary work visas for 16,500 workers due to expire at the end of this year; stand-down period shifted by six months for 600 workers
Mercer's David Scobie says alongside being a human tragedy, March 2020 was one of the worst months for asset prices in modern history
2nd Apr 20, 1:57pm
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Mercer's David Scobie says alongside being a human tragedy, March 2020 was one of the worst months for asset prices in modern history
Mercer's David Scobie says share markets across the world were buoyant in the past year and New Zealand equities topped the table with an exceptional 32% return
18th Feb 20, 9:52am
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Mercer's David Scobie says share markets across the world were buoyant in the past year and New Zealand equities topped the table with an exceptional 32% return
The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons on Aussie banks, changes in land uses, the NZ Productivity Commission's latest report, Unconditional Basic Income and urban design
29th Nov 19, 10:00am
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The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons on Aussie banks, changes in land uses, the NZ Productivity Commission's latest report, Unconditional Basic Income and urban design
Productivity Commission suggests improved income security to help those affected by labour-market change
21st Nov 19, 5:02am
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Productivity Commission suggests improved income security to help those affected by labour-market change
Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker unveils government plan to boost productivity including ideas borrowed from Singapore. National offers alternative plan
3rd Jul 19, 7:33am
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Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker unveils government plan to boost productivity including ideas borrowed from Singapore. National offers alternative plan
The National Party is proposing a new Primary Sector Visa for migrant labour, as well as an expansion of the existing seasonal work scheme and expansion of working holiday visas
13th Jun 19, 1:29pm
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The National Party is proposing a new Primary Sector Visa for migrant labour, as well as an expansion of the existing seasonal work scheme and expansion of working holiday visas
Labour without energy is a corpse; capital without energy is a sculpture. Steve Keen applies this 'simple insight' to how he thinks the global economy actually works
21st May 19, 9:37am
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Labour without energy is a corpse; capital without energy is a sculpture. Steve Keen applies this 'simple insight' to how he thinks the global economy actually works
Mercer's David Scobie says financial markets have delivered investors a reality check
4th Feb 19, 8:25am
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Mercer's David Scobie says financial markets have delivered investors a reality check
Kiwibank economists estimate a national shortfall of over 100,000 homes so see no chance of 'oversupply' fuelling a correction; don't believe the RBNZ will be easing LVRs any time soon
6th Aug 18, 2:56pm
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Kiwibank economists estimate a national shortfall of over 100,000 homes so see no chance of 'oversupply' fuelling a correction; don't believe the RBNZ will be easing LVRs any time soon
'Poorly performing' Auckland projects blamed for tipping construction company over the edge
1st Aug 18, 10:45am
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'Poorly performing' Auckland projects blamed for tipping construction company over the edge
ANZ economists suggest that our expensive housing is affecting the economy's productive potential
18th Jul 18, 12:26pm
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ANZ economists suggest that our expensive housing is affecting the economy's productive potential
Mercer's David Scobie says inflation may be lying low at the moment - but it is lurking
8th May 18, 7:25am
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Mercer's David Scobie says inflation may be lying low at the moment - but it is lurking
Peter Dunne picks his politician of the year. It's not the person you would expect
14th Dec 17, 9:56am
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Peter Dunne picks his politician of the year. It's not the person you would expect
A property market slowdown mixed with rising interest rates is a cocktail that'll become lethal if the next government clamps down on migration, says Infometrics
14th Jul 17, 8:19am
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A property market slowdown mixed with rising interest rates is a cocktail that'll become lethal if the next government clamps down on migration, says Infometrics
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
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
President Donald Trump could destabilise China's economy, unleash a new European financial crisis and push up global interest rates in a way that slows New Zealand's economy and makes mortgages more expensive
13th Nov 16, 5:02am
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President Donald Trump could destabilise China's economy, unleash a new European financial crisis and push up global interest rates in a way that slows New Zealand's economy and makes mortgages more expensive
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
6th Nov 16, 5:02am
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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