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
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’
2 May 18, 10:57am
New Zealand’s unemployment rate drops to 4.4%, in line with the Reserve Bank’s forecast
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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'
1 Nov 17, 10:55am
Unemployment rate falls to 4.6%, lowest since late-2008, Stats NZ says; Construction jobs up 10% from a year ago; Wages boosted by govt pay equity deal
28 Oct 17, 8:17am
Oliver Hartwich argues the best way for a central bank to achieve both low inflation and low unemployment is to make it pursue price stability alone
2 Aug 17, 10:59am
Unemployment rate falls to 4.8%; Lowest since start of GFC as potential workers drop out of the labour force; Employment also down during June quarter; NEET rate falls
7 Jun 17, 9:10am
Finance Minister Joyce renews existing RBNZ Policy Targets Agreement for when incoming acting Governor Spencer takes over from Wheeler in September
26 May 17, 10:02am
Tom Coupe on the economics of big data; What it is, benefits, its economic impact, its failures, its use for scary policy, data art and more
15 May 17, 10:44am
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says it is a massive mistake to point to unemployment figures and blame immigrants for what unemployment is still out there
13 May 17, 1:39pm
Labour promises to reduce unemployment to 4% within first term of leading government; Robertson takes swipe at those discussing race in immigration debate, says inflows need managing
13 May 17, 10:34am
John Mauldin concludes his Angst in America series with a look at challenges Millennials face including debt, high house prices & wholesale workplace changes
3 May 17, 10:55am
NZ unemployment rate falls to 4.9% in March; Jobs growth exceeds boost in working age population; economists don't see any immediate interest rate reaction from the RBNZ


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