Days to the General Election: 20
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Opinion

25th Sep 20, 9:09am
Geoff Simmons makes a case for why TOP's tax policy is better than the Greens' wealth tax
Geoff Simmons makes a case for why TOP's tax policy is better than the Greens' wealth tax
25th Sep 20, 9:09am
24th Sep 20, 11:03am
The decision of the Reserve Bank to give cheap funding directly to the banks possibly as soon as November means even lower mortgages may be fuelling the pre-Christmas housing market
The decision of the Reserve Bank to give cheap funding directly to the banks possibly as soon as November means even lower mortgages may be fuelling the pre-Christmas housing market
24th Sep 20, 11:03am
24th Sep 20, 9:26am
BusinessNZ's Kirk Hope says with a careful focus on risk mitigation, more regard for overseas skills and capital, and better use of the private sector, New Zealand can have the smartest border in the world
BusinessNZ's Kirk Hope says with a careful focus on risk mitigation, more regard for overseas skills and capital, and better use of the private sector, New Zealand can have the smartest border in the world
24th Sep 20, 9:26am
24th Sep 20, 8:36am
Peter Dunne says the main questions in this campaign surround the future of the Greens, while it's all plain sailing for ACT
Peter Dunne says the main questions in this campaign surround the future of the Greens, while it's all plain sailing for ACT
24th Sep 20, 8:36am
23rd Sep 20, 4:03pm
David Hargreaves is trying to keep tabs on Kiwis' spending and saving habits during the pandemic
David Hargreaves is trying to keep tabs on Kiwis' spending and saving habits during the pandemic
23rd Sep 20, 4:03pm
23rd Sep 20, 10:08am
Mariana Mazzucato sees no alternative to a radical overhaul of corporate governance, finance, policy and energy systems
Mariana Mazzucato sees no alternative to a radical overhaul of corporate governance, finance, policy and energy systems
23rd Sep 20, 10:08am
23rd Sep 20, 9:17am
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Edmund Phelps explains why the Democratic ticket is better not just for American democracy but also for the US economy
Edmund Phelps explains why the Democratic ticket is better not just for American democracy but also for the US economy
23rd Sep 20, 9:17am
23rd Sep 20, 9:09am
Economist Brian Easton says much of the commentariat’s reporting of the most recent GDP figure was misleading and unhelpful
Economist Brian Easton says much of the commentariat’s reporting of the most recent GDP figure was misleading and unhelpful
23rd Sep 20, 9:09am
21st Sep 20, 2:03pm
Henry Thomson says what we are witnessing in the United States today is a straining of the world’s longest-lived and most prosperous democracy towards its constitutional breaking point
Henry Thomson says what we are witnessing in the United States today is a straining of the world’s longest-lived and most prosperous democracy towards its constitutional breaking point
21st Sep 20, 2:03pm
21st Sep 20, 10:32am
Brian Fallow suggests cutting the GST rate would have a more stimulatory impact on the economy than the National Party's proposed tax cuts
Brian Fallow suggests cutting the GST rate would have a more stimulatory impact on the economy than the National Party's proposed tax cuts
21st Sep 20, 10:32am
21st Sep 20, 9:21am
Economist Brian Easton looks at half a dozen external economic issues that will greatly affect this country
Economist Brian Easton looks at half a dozen external economic issues that will greatly affect this country
21st Sep 20, 9:21am
21st Sep 20, 7:22am
With Auckland Central apparently set to tumble back into Labour’s arms, Chris Trotter asks whether the Greens can reach the 5% MMP threshold
With Auckland Central apparently set to tumble back into Labour’s arms, Chris Trotter asks whether the Greens can reach the 5% MMP threshold
21st Sep 20, 7:22am
20th Sep 20, 6:02am
Andrea Black probes ways of making tax settings fairer and more sustainable, so that wage and salary earners can feel confident they aren’t the only ones paying ‘their fair share’
Andrea Black probes ways of making tax settings fairer and more sustainable, so that wage and salary earners can feel confident they aren’t the only ones paying ‘their fair share’
20th Sep 20, 6:02am
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18th Sep 20, 3:59pm
National's 16-month income tax cut could do more to boost high income earners' bank balances than get people out spending, Jenée Tibshraeny suggests
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National's 16-month income tax cut could do more to boost high income earners' bank balances than get people out spending, Jenée Tibshraeny suggests
18th Sep 20, 3:59pm
18th Sep 20, 9:07am
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'
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
17th Sep 20, 10:05am
Labour Party candidate Vanushi Walters says it's crucial to protect peoples’ incomes and services as we recover and rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic
Labour Party candidate Vanushi Walters says it's crucial to protect peoples’ incomes and services as we recover and rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic
17th Sep 20, 10:05am
16th Sep 20, 9:42am
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Akira Kawamoto thinks the new Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga may pursue bolder structural reforms than his predecessor
Akira Kawamoto thinks the new Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga may pursue bolder structural reforms than his predecessor
16th Sep 20, 9:42am
16th Sep 20, 9:39am
Arthur Grimes wants to see clear accountabilities in place for achieving clearly defined wellbeing targets whoever leads the government after October's election
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
15th Sep 20, 2:35pm
ACT's Brooke van Velden argues a roadmap to economic recovery should see government spending cut, and feature a growth-led and business-led approach, that doesn’t punish people through tax
ACT's Brooke van Velden argues a roadmap to economic recovery should see government spending cut, and feature a growth-led and business-led approach, that doesn’t punish people through tax
15th Sep 20, 2:35pm
15th Sep 20, 11:42am
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of recent developments in our never-dull housing market
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of recent developments in our never-dull housing market
15th Sep 20, 11:42am
Days to the General Election: 20
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