Unemployment

24th Nov 20, 11:50am
Credit bureau Centrix says nearly a fifth of Kiwi superannuitants still have a mortgage
Credit bureau Centrix says nearly a fifth of Kiwi superannuitants still have a mortgage
24th Nov 20, 11:50am
16th Nov 20, 10:39am
David Chaston says one thing 'missing' from this COVID recession is severe debt stress, as social and business support programmes keep bankruptcies unusually low despite the rise in unemployment
David Chaston says one thing 'missing' from this COVID recession is severe debt stress, as social and business support programmes keep bankruptcies unusually low despite the rise in unemployment
16th Nov 20, 10:39am
15th Nov 20, 6:02am
Gareth Vaughan delves into the Reserve Bank's mandate, economic policy settings, the housing market and the type of society New Zealanders want
Gareth Vaughan delves into the Reserve Bank's mandate, economic policy settings, the housing market and the type of society New Zealanders want
15th Nov 20, 6:02am
14th Nov 20, 9:30am
Paul Conway argues innovation and new policy thinking are required if New Zealand's to emerge from the COVID crisis with a more productive, sustainable and inclusive economy
Paul Conway argues innovation and new policy thinking are required if New Zealand's to emerge from the COVID crisis with a more productive, sustainable and inclusive economy
14th Nov 20, 9:30am
11th Nov 20, 5:00am
David Chaston explains how our long run improvements in employment under various Governments, has provided the resilience to weather the current pandemic stresses better than many other important economies
David Chaston explains how our long run improvements in employment under various Governments, has provided the resilience to weather the current pandemic stresses better than many other important economies
11th Nov 20, 5:00am
4th Nov 20, 10:57am
Statistics New Zealand says the 37,000 rise in the number of unemployed to 151,000 is the largest quarterly rise on record; highest number out of work in eight years
Statistics New Zealand says the 37,000 rise in the number of unemployed to 151,000 is the largest quarterly rise on record; highest number out of work in eight years
4th Nov 20, 10:57am
3rd Nov 20, 4:41pm
Reserve Bank of Australia 'committed to doing what it can to support the creation of jobs', cuts cash rate and takes a series of additional steps including plans to buy A$100 billion of government bonds
Reserve Bank of Australia 'committed to doing what it can to support the creation of jobs', cuts cash rate and takes a series of additional steps including plans to buy A$100 billion of government bonds
3rd Nov 20, 4:41pm
3rd Nov 20, 12:07pm
Just at the moment the bank is looking like an increasingly temporary place to park your money. David Hargreaves has a look at the latest deposit statistics
Just at the moment the bank is looking like an increasingly temporary place to park your money. David Hargreaves has a look at the latest deposit statistics
3rd Nov 20, 12:07pm
2nd Nov 20, 10:16am
Economists think the unemployment rate will show a discernible lift for the September quarter, but the figures are not likely to be as bad as was being forecast earlier in the year
Economists think the unemployment rate will show a discernible lift for the September quarter, but the figures are not likely to be as bad as was being forecast earlier in the year
2nd Nov 20, 10:16am
25th Oct 20, 6:00am
Gareth Vaughan taps into the thoughts of MMT economist Steven Hail, ex-RBNZ assistant governor John McDermott, and ANZ's head of research Richard Yetsenga on monetary policy and other COVID era economic issues
Gareth Vaughan taps into the thoughts of MMT economist Steven Hail, ex-RBNZ assistant governor John McDermott, and ANZ's head of research Richard Yetsenga on monetary policy and other COVID era economic issues
25th Oct 20, 6:00am
21st Oct 20, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan takes a look at how and why central banks, including the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, use the stars to help meet, and try to meet, their monetary policy remits
Gareth Vaughan takes a look at how and why central banks, including the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, use the stars to help meet, and try to meet, their monetary policy remits
21st Oct 20, 5:00am
15th Oct 20, 6:00pm
Economics forecaster Infometrics says renewed house price rises are a side-effect of the Reserve Bank's efforts to stimulate the economy
Economics forecaster Infometrics says renewed house price rises are a side-effect of the Reserve Bank's efforts to stimulate the economy
15th Oct 20, 6:00pm
9th Oct 20, 10:16am
ANZ economists say housing credit growth is being supported by falling mortgage rates, but any future downturn in the housing market would be expected to suppress spending and deepen the economic downturn
ANZ economists say housing credit growth is being supported by falling mortgage rates, but any future downturn in the housing market would be expected to suppress spending and deepen the economic downturn
9th Oct 20, 10:16am
5th Oct 20, 12:24pm
David Hargreaves says with the NZ borders closed, now is when we should be having a national discussion on migration and population - so why aren't we?
David Hargreaves says with the NZ borders closed, now is when we should be having a national discussion on migration and population - so why aren't we?
5th Oct 20, 12:24pm
3rd Oct 20, 9:52am
Alison Brook finds that there are now more underemployed people in our workforce than those jobless, and that underemployment will continue to climb and may never return to pre-pandemic levels. The implications are large and negative
Alison Brook finds that there are now more underemployed people in our workforce than those jobless, and that underemployment will continue to climb and may never return to pre-pandemic levels. The implications are large and negative
3rd Oct 20, 9:52am
1st Oct 20, 3:06pm
David Hargreaves has another wrestle with the latest savings and borrowing statistics
David Hargreaves has another wrestle with the latest savings and borrowing statistics
1st Oct 20, 3:06pm
25th Sep 20, 1:13pm
Robertson talks up, but doesn't officially campaign on, social insurance; Says it's unlikely to be 'fully implemented' in next term of government should Labour be re-elected
Robertson talks up, but doesn't officially campaign on, social insurance; Says it's unlikely to be 'fully implemented' in next term of government should Labour be re-elected
25th Sep 20, 1:13pm
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
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17th Sep 20, 10:58am
Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
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Statistics New Zealand says the 12.2% shrinkage of the economy in the June quarter is 'by far the largest on record in New Zealand'; the fall is in line with what major bank economists forecast
17th Sep 20, 10:58am
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14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
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The country is set to see its largest ever contraction in the economy reported this week - but the final figure's actually expected to be much smaller than first feared and the focus is already on how much the economy will grow by in the September quarter
14th Sep 20, 1:37pm
4th Sep 20, 3:00pm
There are 77k more people receiving jobless benefits now than in March, with a minority of Covid Income Relief Payment recipients finding a job before the 12-week payment runs out
There are 77k more people receiving jobless benefits now than in March, with a minority of Covid Income Relief Payment recipients finding a job before the 12-week payment runs out
4th Sep 20, 3:00pm
4th Sep 20, 12:33pm
Gareth Vaughan on natural rate of unemployment dogma, justifying equity bull markets, Melbourne battles on, from tourism to nappies, and the US electoral tinderbox
Gareth Vaughan on natural rate of unemployment dogma, justifying equity bull markets, Melbourne battles on, from tourism to nappies, and the US electoral tinderbox
4th Sep 20, 12:33pm
2nd Sep 20, 7:49am
Shamubeel Eaqub assesses the economic picture in the context of Covid-19 and the looming election and encourages voters to engage with their local candidates
Shamubeel Eaqub assesses the economic picture in the context of Covid-19 and the looming election and encourages voters to engage with their local candidates
2nd Sep 20, 7:49am
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21st Aug 20, 11:17am
Brian Fallow takes a look at the idea of a central government funded universal jobs guarantee, saying the idea should receive serious consideration
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Brian Fallow takes a look at the idea of a central government funded universal jobs guarantee, saying the idea should receive serious consideration
21st Aug 20, 11:17am
20th Aug 20, 9:58am
The country's largest airport is taking a gloomier view than international observers of how long it will take global travel to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic
The country's largest airport is taking a gloomier view than international observers of how long it will take global travel to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic
20th Aug 20, 9:58am

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