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The Reserve Bank could have a fairly lengthy selling job to build public understanding of and trust in its proposed central bank digital currency
30th May 24, 5:00am
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The Reserve Bank could have a fairly lengthy selling job to build public understanding of and trust in its proposed central bank digital currency
In a new episode of our Of Interest podcast, Jennifer Wilkins explains what the degrowth movement is about, and how degrowthers see the world
25th Apr 24, 7:30am
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In a new episode of our Of Interest podcast, Jennifer Wilkins explains what the degrowth movement is about, and how degrowthers see the world
'Digital cash' could shore up monetary sovereignty, plus boost competition and innovation, the RBNZ says
17th Apr 24, 6:01am
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'Digital cash' could shore up monetary sovereignty, plus boost competition and innovation, the RBNZ says
No evidence bank capital issued as equity and subordinated debt is contributing to higher interest rates in the NZ economy, RBNZ says
19th Mar 24, 9:24am
No evidence bank capital issued as equity and subordinated debt is contributing to higher interest rates in the NZ economy, RBNZ says
Pushing through the 'cheer squad' to have a proper conversation on housing with Aussie economist Cameron Murray
14th Mar 24, 10:32am
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Pushing through the 'cheer squad' to have a proper conversation on housing with Aussie economist Cameron Murray
Girol Karacaoglu suggests we need to move away from a price (interest-rate) centred monetary policy implementation regime and we need to control the growth of the aggregate balance sheet of the banking system
27th Feb 24, 8:35am
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Girol Karacaoglu suggests we need to move away from a price (interest-rate) centred monetary policy implementation regime and we need to control the growth of the aggregate balance sheet of the banking system
Independent economist Brian Easton says Christopher Luxon has to address the need to maintain and enhance New Zealand’s social cohesion
22nd Jan 24, 8:45am
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Independent economist Brian Easton says Christopher Luxon has to address the need to maintain and enhance New Zealand’s social cohesion
Independent economist Brian Easton says the New Zealand economy is struggling and he believes the new government will struggle to implement its economic promises
15th Jan 24, 8:25am
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Independent economist Brian Easton says the New Zealand economy is struggling and he believes the new government will struggle to implement its economic promises
Independent economist Brian Easton finds the incoming Minister of Finance politically cavalier and misleading with her early judgments, not the sort of qualities a senior minister with financial responsibilities should be displaying
22nd Dec 23, 9:00am
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Independent economist Brian Easton finds the incoming Minister of Finance politically cavalier and misleading with her early judgments, not the sort of qualities a senior minister with financial responsibilities should be displaying
In his Economists in the Cold War book, Alan Bollard contrasts Saburo Okita of Japan with Zhou En Lai of China to highlight a critical issue, writes economist Brian Easton
18th Dec 23, 9:01am
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In his Economists in the Cold War book, Alan Bollard contrasts Saburo Okita of Japan with Zhou En Lai of China to highlight a critical issue, writes economist Brian Easton
Economist Brian Easton says Alan Bollard, formerly Treasury Secretary, Reserve Bank Governor and Chairman of APEC, has written an insightful book exploring command vs demand approaches to the economy
11th Dec 23, 8:49am
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Economist Brian Easton says Alan Bollard, formerly Treasury Secretary, Reserve Bank Governor and Chairman of APEC, has written an insightful book exploring command vs demand approaches to the economy
In its rush to bin the Productivity Commission, the new government should pause and consider its advice on immigration, Gareth Vaughan says
6th Dec 23, 11:42am
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In its rush to bin the Productivity Commission, the new government should pause and consider its advice on immigration, Gareth Vaughan says
Economist Brian Easton says the coalition party agreements are mainly about returning to 2017 when National lost power. They show commonalities but also some serious divergencies
4th Dec 23, 8:22am
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Economist Brian Easton says the coalition party agreements are mainly about returning to 2017 when National lost power. They show commonalities but also some serious divergencies
Economist Brian Easton assesses Winston Peters' past performance as a cabinet minister and finds that Peters has been 'a reasonable but not outstanding minister' showing very good political skills - but mediocre policy ones
27th Nov 23, 9:14am
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Economist Brian Easton assesses Winston Peters' past performance as a cabinet minister and finds that Peters has been 'a reasonable but not outstanding minister' showing very good political skills - but mediocre policy ones
The picture the commentariat presents of Winston Peters is a misleading caricature. If we don’t try to understand the complexity of the man, we cannot understand what is going on in New Zealand politics, writes economist Brian Easton
20th Nov 23, 8:12am
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The picture the commentariat presents of Winston Peters is a misleading caricature. If we don’t try to understand the complexity of the man, we cannot understand what is going on in New Zealand politics, writes economist Brian Easton
Economist Brian Easton draws attention to the complexities of implementing a politician’s promises or popular demands and says we are going to be disappointed because once again many manifesto promises got fudged in the heat of the campaign
13th Nov 23, 9:28am
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Economist Brian Easton draws attention to the complexities of implementing a politician’s promises or popular demands and says we are going to be disappointed because once again many manifesto promises got fudged in the heat of the campaign
Economist Brian Easton says it is too easy to react to a problem rather than to tackle it thoughtfully
8th Aug 23, 9:12am
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Economist Brian Easton says it is too easy to react to a problem rather than to tackle it thoughtfully
The Reserve Bank's four steps towards the potential introduction of a central bank digital currency
24th Jul 23, 11:07am
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The Reserve Bank's four steps towards the potential introduction of a central bank digital currency
Agustín Carstens argues policymakers must be realistic about what they can achieve against a backdrop of high inflation and financial instability
26th Jun 23, 10:06am
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Agustín Carstens argues policymakers must be realistic about what they can achieve against a backdrop of high inflation and financial instability
Making NZ’s tax system fairer is a good idea, but this proposed new law isn’t the answer, Jonathan Barrett says
1st Jun 23, 11:01am
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Making NZ’s tax system fairer is a good idea, but this proposed new law isn’t the answer, Jonathan Barrett says
Economist Brian Easton tackles Matthew Hooton's ideological alarmism, saying the cliché, ‘never waste a good crisis’, is not an excuse for trying to manufacture one
24th Oct 22, 9:00am
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Economist Brian Easton tackles Matthew Hooton's ideological alarmism, saying the cliché, ‘never waste a good crisis’, is not an excuse for trying to manufacture one
Select committee cryptocurrency inquiry adviser Jeremy Muir on what may come out of the inquiry, what the local industry is up to & the battle over the future of money
20th Oct 22, 2:02pm
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Select committee cryptocurrency inquiry adviser Jeremy Muir on what may come out of the inquiry, what the local industry is up to & the battle over the future of money
New economic index reveals the toll policy uncertainty can have on your investments
8th Oct 22, 9:53am
by Guest
New economic index reveals the toll policy uncertainty can have on your investments
Auckland University's Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy on where Auckland's housing densification push is at
7th Oct 22, 9:27am
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Auckland University's Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy on where Auckland's housing densification push is at
interest.co.nz needs an experienced business or economics journalist to work from the Parliamentary Press Gallery
7th Aug 22, 10:22am
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interest.co.nz needs an experienced business or economics journalist to work from the Parliamentary Press Gallery