Unemployment

9th Oct 19, 3:29pm
International independent research firm Capital Economics says the risks are 'skewed' to the RBNZ making more cuts, possibly into negative interest rates - 'if the Government doesn't step up it's game soon'
International independent research firm Capital Economics says the risks are 'skewed' to the RBNZ making more cuts, possibly into negative interest rates - 'if the Government doesn't step up it's game soon'
9th Oct 19, 3:29pm
4th Sep 19, 7:34am
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When is being unemployed not unemployed? A true measure would show more teens are without jobs than people who have supposedly ‘retired’, writes former Treasury senior staffer Tony Burton
When is being unemployed not unemployed? A true measure would show more teens are without jobs than people who have supposedly ‘retired’, writes former Treasury senior staffer Tony Burton
4th Sep 19, 7:34am
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6th Aug 19, 10:54am
Unemployment rate much lower than expected by the Reserve Bank and economists in June quarter; Falls to 11-year low of 3.9%; Wages increase 0.7% off back of minimum wage hikes; Outlook remains gloomy
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Unemployment rate much lower than expected by the Reserve Bank and economists in June quarter; Falls to 11-year low of 3.9%; Wages increase 0.7% off back of minimum wage hikes; Outlook remains gloomy
6th Aug 19, 10:54am
6th Aug 19, 9:50am
ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner now expects the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates three times before the end of 2019 to combat a global and domestic environment 'turning sour'
ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner now expects the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates three times before the end of 2019 to combat a global and domestic environment 'turning sour'
6th Aug 19, 9:50am
5th Aug 19, 11:17am
Kiwibank economists are now predicting a 'terminal' Official Cash Rate by next year of 0.75%, but also put some possibility on the rate going to 0.5%
Kiwibank economists are now predicting a 'terminal' Official Cash Rate by next year of 0.75%, but also put some possibility on the rate going to 0.5%
5th Aug 19, 11:17am
4th Aug 19, 6:31am
Pressure on the Government to do its bit to stimulate the economy likely to increase, with the Reserve Bank expected to cut interest rates even lower
Pressure on the Government to do its bit to stimulate the economy likely to increase, with the Reserve Bank expected to cut interest rates even lower
4th Aug 19, 6:31am
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1st May 19, 10:57am
RBNZ not expected to be surprised by soft March quarter labour data. Unemployment rate falls slightly to 4.2%; wage rate increases 2.0% in year
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RBNZ not expected to be surprised by soft March quarter labour data. Unemployment rate falls slightly to 4.2%; wage rate increases 2.0% in year
1st May 19, 10:57am
23rd Mar 19, 10:02am
Bank for International Settlements paper asks whether an ageing workforce explains low inflation
Bank for International Settlements paper asks whether an ageing workforce explains low inflation
23rd Mar 19, 10:02am
9th Mar 19, 10:02am
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The Productivity Commission's Tim Maddock and Terry Genet analyse NZ's labour market ahead of an inquiry into technological disruption and the future of work
The Productivity Commission's Tim Maddock and Terry Genet analyse NZ's labour market ahead of an inquiry into technological disruption and the future of work
9th Mar 19, 10:02am
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7th Feb 19, 11:01am
Large September quarter drop in unemployment rate unwinds in December quarter a tad more than expected; Wages rise 1.9% over the year 
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Large September quarter drop in unemployment rate unwinds in December quarter a tad more than expected; Wages rise 1.9% over the year 
7th Feb 19, 11:01am
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7th Nov 18, 11:12am
Stats NZ says unemployment rate now lowest since June 2008; Employment rate at 68.3% is highest since the series began 30 years ago; wage growth remains subdued
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Stats NZ says unemployment rate now lowest since June 2008; Employment rate at 68.3% is highest since the series began 30 years ago; wage growth remains subdued
7th Nov 18, 11:12am
3rd Oct 18, 9:24am
Brian Fallow delves into the multifaceted debate around the proposed overhaul of the Reserve Bank's monetary policy framework
Brian Fallow delves into the multifaceted debate around the proposed overhaul of the Reserve Bank's monetary policy framework
3rd Oct 18, 9:24am
30th Sep 18, 6:38am
Patrick Watson argues we must prepare now for the mass upheaval coming as machines take humans' jobs
Patrick Watson argues we must prepare now for the mass upheaval coming as machines take humans' jobs
30th Sep 18, 6:38am
14th Sep 18, 10:02am
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Kiwibank's Jeremy Couchman with a guide to emerging market meltdowns from tequila slammers to Moscow mules via a Venezuelan economic crisis
Kiwibank's Jeremy Couchman with a guide to emerging market meltdowns from tequila slammers to Moscow mules via a Venezuelan economic crisis
14th Sep 18, 10:02am
18th Aug 18, 10:02am
Matt Nolan on the top 10 freely available indicators to use to try and figure out what's going on with the New Zealand economic cycle
Matt Nolan on the top 10 freely available indicators to use to try and figure out what's going on with the New Zealand economic cycle
18th Aug 18, 10:02am
1st Aug 18, 3:52pm
The Finance Minister says it will take time for NZ to transition into a more sustainable economy, but National's Amy Adams says Grant Robertson is dismissing some concerning data
The Finance Minister says it will take time for NZ to transition into a more sustainable economy, but National's Amy Adams says Grant Robertson is dismissing some concerning data
1st Aug 18, 3:52pm
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1st Aug 18, 11:15am
Figures from Stats NZ show unemployment is up slightly, but overall wage inflation has seen a sizeable boost
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Figures from Stats NZ show unemployment is up slightly, but overall wage inflation has seen a sizeable boost
1st Aug 18, 11:15am
30th Jul 18, 12:01pm
Economists say it’s likely New Zealand’s unemployment rate won’t move when the data is released on Wednesday, but wage inflation is expected to jump
Economists say it’s likely New Zealand’s unemployment rate won’t move when the data is released on Wednesday, but wage inflation is expected to jump
30th Jul 18, 12:01pm
20th Jul 18, 10:00am
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Liz Kendall and Miles Workman look at the Top 10 things keeping ANZ economists up at night, which include expensive houses, underwhelming productivity, the cost of an ageing population, anxious businesses and more
Liz Kendall and Miles Workman look at the Top 10 things keeping ANZ economists up at night, which include expensive houses, underwhelming productivity, the cost of an ageing population, anxious businesses and more
20th Jul 18, 10:00am
5th Jul 18, 5:00am
Rodney Dickens checks how reliable economic forecasters' employment growth predictions are and how useful the leading indicators of employment are
Rodney Dickens checks how reliable economic forecasters' employment growth predictions are and how useful the leading indicators of employment are
5th Jul 18, 5:00am

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