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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
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
Pinelopi Goldberg points out that poor countries aren't becoming richer so much as rich countries are becoming poorer
30th Jan 21, 3:35pm
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Pinelopi Goldberg points out that poor countries aren't becoming richer so much as rich countries are becoming poorer
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
Arthur Grimes wants to see clear accountabilities in place for achieving clearly defined wellbeing targets whoever leads the government after October's election
16th Sep 20, 9:39am
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Arthur Grimes wants to see clear accountabilities in place for achieving clearly defined wellbeing targets whoever leads the government after October's election
Any debate on immigration has to consider the fixed natural resources that have to be spread across increasing numbers of citizens
16th Aug 20, 8:02am
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Any debate on immigration has to consider the fixed natural resources that have to be spread across increasing numbers of citizens
Raf Manji says we need to talk more about how our money system works because the outcomes of the decisions on its production, distribution, exchange and ownership are matters of interest to everyone
4th Jun 20, 9:43am
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Raf Manji says we need to talk more about how our money system works because the outcomes of the decisions on its production, distribution, exchange and ownership are matters of interest to everyone
Like an overprotective parent, China’s central government needs to learn to let go. While a more relaxed approach to economic management carries some short-term risks, it is essential to future growth and prosperity
31st Dec 19, 10:00am
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Like an overprotective parent, China’s central government needs to learn to let go. While a more relaxed approach to economic management carries some short-term risks, it is essential to future growth and prosperity
What America needs are policies to shape the direction of technological development and restore workers' living standards and bargaining power
23rd Dec 19, 11:07am
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What America needs are policies to shape the direction of technological development and restore workers' living standards and bargaining power
Zhang Jun argues that unleasing the private sector's full potential is the key to ensuring 30 more years of growth in China
15th Oct 19, 10:14am
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Zhang Jun argues that unleasing the private sector's full potential is the key to ensuring 30 more years of growth in China
The NZ Initative's Eric Crampton argues China's economic reforms of 1978 and 1979 should be celebrated instead of the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s takeover
5th Oct 19, 9:34am
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The NZ Initative's Eric Crampton argues China's economic reforms of 1978 and 1979 should be celebrated instead of the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s takeover
Technology has many effects on jobs and work with most positive, the Productivity Commission says in report on New Zealand, technology and productivity
12th Sep 19, 5:00am
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Technology has many effects on jobs and work with most positive, the Productivity Commission says in report on New Zealand, technology and productivity
Eric Crampton says Treasury has been haemorrhaging talented economists for years and the budget leaks were just the tip of the iceberg for a department in crisis
9th Jun 19, 6:31am
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Eric Crampton says Treasury has been haemorrhaging talented economists for years and the budget leaks were just the tip of the iceberg for a department in crisis
Many middle-class households feel left behind. The OECD offers policy initiatives to protect first-world living standards and financial security in the face of economic challenges
11th Apr 19, 10:05am
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Many middle-class households feel left behind. The OECD offers policy initiatives to protect first-world living standards and financial security in the face of economic challenges
Tran Le Thuy notes that while Vietnam's wealth is growing rapidy, so, too, is cronyism and corruption. Trump recommended Vietnam as a model for North Korea
2nd Mar 19, 9:00am
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Tran Le Thuy notes that while Vietnam's wealth is growing rapidy, so, too, is cronyism and corruption. Trump recommended Vietnam as a model for North Korea
Kerry McDonald details why he believes New Zealand must hold a Royal Commission into the policy failures of successive governments since the Millennium
14th Aug 18, 2:30pm
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Kerry McDonald details why he believes New Zealand must hold a Royal Commission into the policy failures of successive governments since the Millennium
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
24th Mar 17, 9:31am
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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
Keith Woodford sees Vietnam working diligently to get out of China's shadow, using an open internet to access markets which is helping boost living standards quickly
11th May 16, 2:20pm
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Keith Woodford sees Vietnam working diligently to get out of China's shadow, using an open internet to access markets which is helping boost living standards quickly
Bernard Hickey looks at how the generations before and after the Rogernomics and Ruthanasia revolutions of 1984-93 have fared in terms of poverty, home ownership and incomes
23rd Mar 14, 8:00am
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Bernard Hickey looks at how the generations before and after the Rogernomics and Ruthanasia revolutions of 1984-93 have fared in terms of poverty, home ownership and incomes
Treasury to advise on living standards when analysing policy decisions
25th May 11, 4:03pm
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Treasury to advise on living standards when analysing policy decisions
Opinion: How the stage is set for Kiwi living standards to be forced to change
25th Aug 09, 11:22am
Opinion: How the stage is set for Kiwi living standards to be forced to change