Unemployment

3 Oct 18, 9:24am
Brian Fallow delves into the multifaceted debate around the proposed overhaul of the Reserve Bank's monetary policy framework
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30 Sep 18, 6:38am
Patrick Watson argues we must prepare now for the mass upheaval coming as machines take humans' jobs
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14 Sep 18, 10:02am
Kiwibank's Jeremy Couchman with a guide to emerging market meltdowns from tequila slammers to Moscow mules via a Venezuelan economic crisis
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18 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
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1 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
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1 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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30 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
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20 Jul 18, 10:00am
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
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5 Jul 18, 5:00am
Rodney Dickens checks how reliable economic forecasters' employment growth predictions are and how useful the leading indicators of employment are
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21 May 18, 11:27am
Rising numbers of non-New Zealanders are continuing to leave, pushing net migration down from high levels to an annual gain of 67,000 in April, down nearly 5000 from a year earlier
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3 May 18, 12:26pm
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern introduces the ‘tripartite Future Work Forum’ with a goal to prepare NZ for the ‘rapidly changing nature of work’
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2 May 18, 10:57am
New Zealand’s unemployment rate drops to 4.4%, in line with the Reserve Bank’s forecast
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24 Apr 18, 11:05am
Immigration is continuing to drop from very high levels spurred by rising numbers of departing non-New Zealanders; over 3000 non-Kiwis left in March - a record for a March month
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9 Apr 18, 6:24am
OECD working paper on automation of jobs highlights 'the interesting case' of NZ where growth of cognitive jobs, professionals & managerial roles has workers among the best placed in the OECD
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12 Feb 18, 2:53pm
John Mauldin ponders last week's sharemarket ructions & US government debt and suggests what has happened so far may be just a hint of what is coming
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7 Feb 18, 3:34pm
Unemployment is at a near decade low, but wage growth continues to remain subdued. Economists have divided opinions about what’s keeping wage inflation so sluggish
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7 Feb 18, 11:06am
At 4.5%, New Zealand’s unemployment rate is at its lowest since December 2008 and there are some promising signs wage inflation is beginning to pick up some steam
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29 Dec 17, 10:12am
Inflation targeting is a means to an end – full employment and higher GDP growth. Koichi Hamada asks if higher prices, like higher unemployment, implies economic and social costs, why should the monetary authorities be wanting that?
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22 Nov 17, 8:42am
Jacob Shapiro warns that when the next US recession comes, it will strike with inequality at new heights, which is likely to translate into massive political change
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10 Nov 17, 7:39am
Acting RBNZ Governor Grant Spencer concerned about plans to include 'externals' on the proposed new RBNZ monetary policy committee; says the committee needs 'collective responsibility' rather than being 'individualistic'
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