Days to the General Election: 36
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27th Jun 20, 10:56am
Henry Thomson reports on how Arizona tried to have both work and social interactions during its official pandemic response only to find the virus took advantage of them quickly. The State is now the "hardest-hit" in the world
Henry Thomson reports on how Arizona tried to have both work and social interactions during its official pandemic response only to find the virus took advantage of them quickly. The State is now the "hardest-hit" in the world
27th Jun 20, 10:56am
18th Jun 20, 10:57am
Statistics New Zealand says there was a 'widespread drop in economic activity' in the March quarter; the fall was bigger than economists' estimates; worse is to come in the June quarter
Statistics New Zealand says there was a 'widespread drop in economic activity' in the March quarter; the fall was bigger than economists' estimates; worse is to come in the June quarter
18th Jun 20, 10:57am
16th Jun 20, 2:50pm
David Hargreaves says relying on the old standbys of running a tight fiscal ship while pumping migrants into the country is no way forward - we need governments with ideas and a real plan
David Hargreaves says relying on the old standbys of running a tight fiscal ship while pumping migrants into the country is no way forward - we need governments with ideas and a real plan
16th Jun 20, 2:50pm
16th Jun 20, 10:27am
ANZ economists see the burden for our economic recovery being put on domestic stimulus and productivity
ANZ economists see the burden for our economic recovery being put on domestic stimulus and productivity
16th Jun 20, 10:27am
16th Jun 20, 9:52am
Brian Fallow casts an eye over policies targeting SMEs that are emerging as a key electoral battle ground
Brian Fallow casts an eye over policies targeting SMEs that are emerging as a key electoral battle ground
16th Jun 20, 9:52am
15th Jun 20, 11:11am
GDP figures out this week for the March quarter will show a fall in economic activity - but this will just be a taste of what is to come in the June quarter
GDP figures out this week for the March quarter will show a fall in economic activity - but this will just be a taste of what is to come in the June quarter
15th Jun 20, 11:11am
15th Jun 20, 10:02am
Chris Trotter assesses National leader Todd Muller's weekend speech suggesting he has told Jacinda Ardern: 'I’ll see your kindness and raise you unconditional Christian love'
Chris Trotter assesses National leader Todd Muller's weekend speech suggesting he has told Jacinda Ardern: 'I’ll see your kindness and raise you unconditional Christian love'
15th Jun 20, 10:02am
13th Jun 20, 10:51am
Henry Thomson assesses the upheavals of the past two weeks from inside the United States, pointing out that sharply rising joblessness may be easing and may help quell some of the frustration. But COVID-19 isn't going away
Henry Thomson assesses the upheavals of the past two weeks from inside the United States, pointing out that sharply rising joblessness may be easing and may help quell some of the frustration. But COVID-19 isn't going away
13th Jun 20, 10:51am
12th Jun 20, 10:32am
Kiwibank senior economist Jeremy Couchman examines five key industry developments and opportunities that are coming out of the Covid-19 crisis
Kiwibank senior economist Jeremy Couchman examines five key industry developments and opportunities that are coming out of the Covid-19 crisis
12th Jun 20, 10:32am
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11th Jun 20, 10:02am
PwC argues rebuilding the economy post COVID-19 should include tax reforms and addressing the 'elephant in the room' of capital gains tax
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PwC argues rebuilding the economy post COVID-19 should include tax reforms and addressing the 'elephant in the room' of capital gains tax
11th Jun 20, 10:02am
8th Jun 20, 10:00am
Economist Brian Easton says we have to design a system which provides income support for the unemployed while encouraging employment transition
Economist Brian Easton says we have to design a system which provides income support for the unemployed while encouraging employment transition
8th Jun 20, 10:00am
4th Jun 20, 9:08am
Peter Dunne says the Government and health authorities know that the public acquiescence achieved during lockdown was a moment in time unlikely to be achievable to the same extent again if future circumstances warrant it
Peter Dunne says the Government and health authorities know that the public acquiescence achieved during lockdown was a moment in time unlikely to be achievable to the same extent again if future circumstances warrant it
4th Jun 20, 9:08am
3rd Jun 20, 10:15am
Banks' 'social licence' to operate is likely to curtail the mass cull of branches for now, but lessons learnt during the COVID-19 crisis means this can't be ruled out longer term
Banks' 'social licence' to operate is likely to curtail the mass cull of branches for now, but lessons learnt during the COVID-19 crisis means this can't be ruled out longer term
3rd Jun 20, 10:15am
1st Jun 20, 9:58am
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Paola Subacchi cautions against relying on central banks to lead the economic rescue and recovery effort
Paola Subacchi cautions against relying on central banks to lead the economic rescue and recovery effort
1st Jun 20, 9:58am
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28th May 20, 11:50am
Statistics New Zealand says job numbers fell by 37,500 in April, the biggest volume and percentage fall since its 'filled jobs series' began in 1999
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Statistics New Zealand says job numbers fell by 37,500 in April, the biggest volume and percentage fall since its 'filled jobs series' began in 1999
28th May 20, 11:50am
28th May 20, 8:33am
Peter Dunne says the Government will be worried that soon public concern about the social and economic impact of Covid19 - already sharply on the rise - will overtake support for the approach the Government has taken so far
Peter Dunne says the Government will be worried that soon public concern about the social and economic impact of Covid19 - already sharply on the rise - will overtake support for the approach the Government has taken so far
28th May 20, 8:33am
27th May 20, 10:51am
The Reserve Bank says in the lead-up to the level 4 lockdown some $800 mln of extra cash was pumped into circulation
The Reserve Bank says in the lead-up to the level 4 lockdown some $800 mln of extra cash was pumped into circulation
27th May 20, 10:51am
26th May 20, 9:23am
BNZ's auditor warns of the uncertainties of COVID-19's impact, while Westpac NZ flags highly impacted customers as those in industries exposed to social distancing, travel, and supply chain disruption
BNZ's auditor warns of the uncertainties of COVID-19's impact, while Westpac NZ flags highly impacted customers as those in industries exposed to social distancing, travel, and supply chain disruption
26th May 20, 9:23am
25th May 20, 12:20pm
Economist Brian Easton says the media treat budgets as bit of a circus: lots of theatre and soon forgotten. For a serious economist they show how the official team of economists is thinking about the wider economy
Economist Brian Easton says the media treat budgets as bit of a circus: lots of theatre and soon forgotten. For a serious economist they show how the official team of economists is thinking about the wider economy
25th May 20, 12:20pm
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25th May 20, 10:35am
People who lose their jobs could be eligible for a $250-$490 a week payment for 12 weeks under a new COVID-19 relief scheme
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People who lose their jobs could be eligible for a $250-$490 a week payment for 12 weeks under a new COVID-19 relief scheme
25th May 20, 10:35am

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Days to the General Election: 36
See Party Policies here. Party Lists here.