Unemployment

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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
[Updated]
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
14th Aug 20, 10:00am
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr on economic forecasts in this Covid year, transaction data, the housing market's resilience, concerns over another extended lockdown & lower for longer interest rates
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr on economic forecasts in this Covid year, transaction data, the housing market's resilience, concerns over another extended lockdown & lower for longer interest rates
14th Aug 20, 10:00am
13th Aug 20, 12:33pm
Alison Brook argues the COVID-19 crisis offers the opportunity for New Zealand to reorientate to a 'new normal' that will enable it to shrug off the decades of poor productivity and create sustainable growth
Alison Brook argues the COVID-19 crisis offers the opportunity for New Zealand to reorientate to a 'new normal' that will enable it to shrug off the decades of poor productivity and create sustainable growth
13th Aug 20, 12:33pm
13th Aug 20, 9:32am
ASB economists have crunched the numbers on what the current alert level settings may mean for the economy - and what impact a broader lockdown would have
ASB economists have crunched the numbers on what the current alert level settings may mean for the economy - and what impact a broader lockdown would have
13th Aug 20, 9:32am
8th Aug 20, 9:31am
Labour Party election candidate Vanushi Walters argues the most important way to protect our economy remains protecting the health of our people from the threat of COVID-19
Labour Party election candidate Vanushi Walters argues the most important way to protect our economy remains protecting the health of our people from the threat of COVID-19
8th Aug 20, 9:31am
6th Aug 20, 3:51pm
Influential RBNZ survey sees house price falls over the next 12 months of a little over 1%; expectations of inflation have recovered from the record lows seen the in last survey
Influential RBNZ survey sees house price falls over the next 12 months of a little over 1%; expectations of inflation have recovered from the record lows seen the in last survey
6th Aug 20, 3:51pm
6th Aug 20, 11:40am
David Hargreaves says the next Government needs to give a much bigger priority to ensuring we have the best statistical information possible
David Hargreaves says the next Government needs to give a much bigger priority to ensuring we have the best statistical information possible
6th Aug 20, 11:40am
5th Aug 20, 2:46pm
Kiwibank economist Mary Jo Vergara says women have traditionally done well in the workforce in times of war and crises - but 90% of the drop in employment according to latest figures was women
Kiwibank economist Mary Jo Vergara says women have traditionally done well in the workforce in times of war and crises - but 90% of the drop in employment according to latest figures was women
5th Aug 20, 2:46pm
5th Aug 20, 11:13am
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment rate actually FELL to 4%, but the 'underutilisation' rate had a record climb, up to 12%, employment fell by 11,000 jobs and 37,000 people left the workforce
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment rate actually FELL to 4%, but the 'underutilisation' rate had a record climb, up to 12%, employment fell by 11,000 jobs and 37,000 people left the workforce
5th Aug 20, 11:13am
5th Aug 20, 9:40am
As we look towards, hopefully, a recovery for the economy, David Hargreaves is seeing a 'W'
As we look towards, hopefully, a recovery for the economy, David Hargreaves is seeing a 'W'
5th Aug 20, 9:40am
4th Aug 20, 3:50pm
Could Labour's first major policy announcement be a permanent unemployment insurance scheme similar to that advocated for by ACT?
Could Labour's first major policy announcement be a permanent unemployment insurance scheme similar to that advocated for by ACT?
4th Aug 20, 3:50pm
4th Aug 20, 11:53am
Economists at the country's largest bank see a chance that the country will fall back into recession again from the end of this year
Economists at the country's largest bank see a chance that the country will fall back into recession again from the end of this year
4th Aug 20, 11:53am
3rd Aug 20, 12:10pm
Economists on average are picking unemployment to surge up from 4.2% to 5.7% for the June quarter - but they stress that the impact of the lockdown is going to make it difficult to get a clear picture
Economists on average are picking unemployment to surge up from 4.2% to 5.7% for the June quarter - but they stress that the impact of the lockdown is going to make it difficult to get a clear picture
3rd Aug 20, 12:10pm
24th Jul 20, 10:00am
Policy Director and Economist for the Council of Trade Unions Andrea Black on five things that would make a difference in the lives of our essential workers
Policy Director and Economist for the Council of Trade Unions Andrea Black on five things that would make a difference in the lives of our essential workers
24th Jul 20, 10:00am
22nd Jul 20, 3:39pm
Bernstein analysts suggest the scale and social impact of the public policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic will ultimately prove inflationary
Bernstein analysts suggest the scale and social impact of the public policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic will ultimately prove inflationary
22nd Jul 20, 3:39pm
22nd Jul 20, 3:03pm
Tens of thousands of people are forgoing decent amounts of money by being on Jobseeker Support when they could get the Covid-19 Income Relief Payment
Tens of thousands of people are forgoing decent amounts of money by being on Jobseeker Support when they could get the Covid-19 Income Relief Payment
22nd Jul 20, 3:03pm
21st Jul 20, 9:39am
Gareth Vaughan on US anti-mask madness, a government job guarantee, the leveraging of American corporates, why COVID-19 might not change our cities as much as we expect & COVID-19 trumps Olympics in Japan
Gareth Vaughan on US anti-mask madness, a government job guarantee, the leveraging of American corporates, why COVID-19 might not change our cities as much as we expect & COVID-19 trumps Olympics in Japan
21st Jul 20, 9:39am
12th Jul 20, 7:42am
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Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr sees record low interest rates supported by copious amounts of quantitative easing with negative interest rates a risk
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr sees record low interest rates supported by copious amounts of quantitative easing with negative interest rates a risk
12th Jul 20, 7:42am
11th Jul 20, 9:31am
Henry Thomson says it is clear that restrictions to US mobility point to how hard the economic impacts will be, and real time tracking signals where and when the impending pain will start. It will have global consequences
Henry Thomson says it is clear that restrictions to US mobility point to how hard the economic impacts will be, and real time tracking signals where and when the impending pain will start. It will have global consequences
11th Jul 20, 9:31am
1st Jul 20, 10:47am
The country's largest airport says it will be making a further unspecified number of redundancies, while announcing estimated abnormal losses of potentially in excess of $225 million
The country's largest airport says it will be making a further unspecified number of redundancies, while announcing estimated abnormal losses of potentially in excess of $225 million
1st Jul 20, 10:47am

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