Opinion

4th Apr 20, 10:06am
There is a need for COVID-19 serology testing to complement the current PCR testing with swabs. The current deficiency threatens good decision-making around the lockdown
There is a need for COVID-19 serology testing to complement the current PCR testing with swabs. The current deficiency threatens good decision-making around the lockdown
4th Apr 20, 10:06am
4th Apr 20, 9:52am
Gareth Vaughan on the COVID-Anosmia Initiative, the non-politicians leading NZ's fight against COVID-19, Abenomasks, a new use for Indian railway carriages & a potential vaccine
Gareth Vaughan on the COVID-Anosmia Initiative, the non-politicians leading NZ's fight against COVID-19, Abenomasks, a new use for Indian railway carriages & a potential vaccine
4th Apr 20, 9:52am
3rd Apr 20, 4:20pm
by Guest
Kiwi in China Joseph Judd says there’s enough evidence available to warrant an urgent review and change in New Zealand’s current stance on the use of face masks
Kiwi in China Joseph Judd says there’s enough evidence available to warrant an urgent review and change in New Zealand’s current stance on the use of face masks
3rd Apr 20, 4:20pm
3rd Apr 20, 10:00am
Terry Baucher on rising tax rates, the taxation of capital, environmental taxes, a rising corporate tax take & increasing power and reach of tax authorities
Terry Baucher on rising tax rates, the taxation of capital, environmental taxes, a rising corporate tax take & increasing power and reach of tax authorities
3rd Apr 20, 10:00am
2nd Apr 20, 1:57pm
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 alongside being a human tragedy, March 2020 was one of the worst months for asset prices in modern history
2nd Apr 20, 1:57pm
2nd Apr 20, 9:30am
Andrew Coleman explains why good businesses may fail in this crisis and why the Government should have prepared differently
Andrew Coleman explains why good businesses may fail in this crisis and why the Government should have prepared differently
2nd Apr 20, 9:30am
1st Apr 20, 1:22pm
We needed a reasonable period of time to allow the recent surging wave of highly geared first home buyers to get financially comfortable. We didn't get it
We needed a reasonable period of time to allow the recent surging wave of highly geared first home buyers to get financially comfortable. We didn't get it
1st Apr 20, 1:22pm
1st Apr 20, 11:54am
Gareth Vaughan on Dr Doom's coronavirus conference calls, bailing out the bailout, the Epidemic Response Committee gets down to business, Andorra's police go above and beyond, plus Africa & COVID-19
Gareth Vaughan on Dr Doom's coronavirus conference calls, bailing out the bailout, the Epidemic Response Committee gets down to business, Andorra's police go above and beyond, plus Africa & COVID-19
1st Apr 20, 11:54am
31st Mar 20, 11:41am
Gareth Vaughan on the long-run economic consequences of pandemics, how the South Koreans & Germans are dealing with COVID-19, picking the bottom & don't try this at home
Gareth Vaughan on the long-run economic consequences of pandemics, how the South Koreans & Germans are dealing with COVID-19, picking the bottom & don't try this at home
31st Mar 20, 11:41am
30th Mar 20, 10:33am
Success against COVID-19 depends on driving down the transmission rate such that on average, each infected person infects less than one other person. Lots of testing, social distancing and avoiding super-spreading events lie at the heart of it
Success against COVID-19 depends on driving down the transmission rate such that on average, each infected person infects less than one other person. Lots of testing, social distancing and avoiding super-spreading events lie at the heart of it
30th Mar 20, 10:33am
30th Mar 20, 8:52am
Prompted by Don Brash, Chris Trotter mulls the question of when the Government’s meritorious quest to save as many New Zealanders from Covid-19 as possible runs up against the buffers of economic rationality
Prompted by Don Brash, Chris Trotter mulls the question of when the Government’s meritorious quest to save as many New Zealanders from Covid-19 as possible runs up against the buffers of economic rationality
30th Mar 20, 8:52am
29th Mar 20, 1:18pm
Take time to have a laugh regularly, even when the going gets tough. And if you know a good one, share it with our readers
Take time to have a laugh regularly, even when the going gets tough. And if you know a good one, share it with our readers
29th Mar 20, 1:18pm
28th Mar 20, 12:32pm
Gareth Vaughan on stress testing COVID-19, panic buying, Trump's Vietnam, the Fed's balance sheet topping US$5 trillion and the Coronavirus Rhapsody
Gareth Vaughan on stress testing COVID-19, panic buying, Trump's Vietnam, the Fed's balance sheet topping US$5 trillion and the Coronavirus Rhapsody
28th Mar 20, 12:32pm
28th Mar 20, 10:05am
Despite any attempts to diversify away from China, exports to China will be increasingly important in coming months as much of the world descends into turmoil, says Keith Woodford
Despite any attempts to diversify away from China, exports to China will be increasingly important in coming months as much of the world descends into turmoil, says Keith Woodford
28th Mar 20, 10:05am
28th Mar 20, 10:04am
by Guest
Willem Buiter compares the plans for monetary-financed deficit spending in the United States, Britain and Europe
Willem Buiter compares the plans for monetary-financed deficit spending in the United States, Britain and Europe
28th Mar 20, 10:04am
28th Mar 20, 9:50am
Infometric's Gareth Kiernan sees a massive hit to growth, then some sort of recovery and reasons for cautious optimism
Infometric's Gareth Kiernan sees a massive hit to growth, then some sort of recovery and reasons for cautious optimism
28th Mar 20, 9:50am
27th Mar 20, 10:00am
by Guest
Motu researchers on bookshops keeping close from a distance, cows and their unique moos, the best pandemic books, the gift of Fitbit data and how civic technology can help stop the pandemic
Motu researchers on bookshops keeping close from a distance, cows and their unique moos, the best pandemic books, the gift of Fitbit data and how civic technology can help stop the pandemic
27th Mar 20, 10:00am
26th Mar 20, 9:37am
Peter Dunne says unless the relevant government officials move quickly to tidy up anomalies around the lockdown as and when they occur, the 'whole effort risks falling apart'
Peter Dunne says unless the relevant government officials move quickly to tidy up anomalies around the lockdown as and when they occur, the 'whole effort risks falling apart'
26th Mar 20, 9:37am
25th Mar 20, 3:04pm
Gareth Vaughan on Spain 10 days into lock-down, Sydneysiders' cocktails, shopaholics, Steve Keen's coronabonds and China's COVID-19 battle
Gareth Vaughan on Spain 10 days into lock-down, Sydneysiders' cocktails, shopaholics, Steve Keen's coronabonds and China's COVID-19 battle
25th Mar 20, 3:04pm
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25th Mar 20, 10:38am
Gareth Vaughan looks at the strenuous efforts authorities are making to keep the debt/credit taps on, concluding the banking industry 'normal' may not be the same the other side of COVID-19
[Updated]
Gareth Vaughan looks at the strenuous efforts authorities are making to keep the debt/credit taps on, concluding the banking industry 'normal' may not be the same the other side of COVID-19
25th Mar 20, 10:38am

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