Unemployment

7th 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
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
7th Feb 18, 3:34pm
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7th 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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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
7th Feb 18, 11:06am
29th Dec 17, 10:12am
by Guest
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?
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?
29th Dec 17, 10:12am
22nd Nov 17, 8:42am
by Guest
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
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
22nd Nov 17, 8:42am
10th 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'
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'
10th Nov 17, 7:39am
1st 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
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
1st Nov 17, 10:55am
28th 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
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
28th Oct 17, 8:17am
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2nd 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
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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
2nd Aug 17, 10:59am
7th 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
Finance Minister Joyce renews existing RBNZ Policy Targets Agreement for when incoming acting Governor Spencer takes over from Wheeler in September
7th Jun 17, 9:10am
26th May 17, 10:02am
by Guest
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
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
26th May 17, 10:02am
15th 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
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
15th May 17, 10:44am
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13th 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
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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
13th May 17, 1:39pm
13th 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
John Mauldin concludes his Angst in America series with a look at challenges Millennials face including debt, high house prices & wholesale workplace changes
13th May 17, 10:34am
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3rd 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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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
3rd May 17, 10:55am
11th Apr 17, 7:38am
Labour's monetary policy employment target met by questions on how to measure success (NAIRU?) and whether people will continue to trust the Reserve Bank. Time Inconsistency anyone?
Labour's monetary policy employment target met by questions on how to measure success (NAIRU?) and whether people will continue to trust the Reserve Bank. Time Inconsistency anyone?
11th Apr 17, 7:38am
6th Apr 17, 2:21pm
John Mauldin takes a look at some data on retirement savings – or lack thereof
John Mauldin takes a look at some data on retirement savings – or lack thereof
6th Apr 17, 2:21pm
1st Apr 17, 6:02am
John Mauldin writes about the invisible crisis and a book he says everyone holding public office above the level of dogcatcher should read
John Mauldin writes about the invisible crisis and a book he says everyone holding public office above the level of dogcatcher should read
1st Apr 17, 6:02am
24th Mar 17, 11:30am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy argues the changing basis of economic prosperity demands a fundamental rethink of the way society is organised
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy argues the changing basis of economic prosperity demands a fundamental rethink of the way society is organised
24th Mar 17, 11:30am
23rd Mar 17, 11:55am
John Mauldin looks at angst in the US and other western societies, the changes wrought over the past few decades, and why many working age men aren't working
John Mauldin looks at angst in the US and other western societies, the changes wrought over the past few decades, and why many working age men aren't working
23rd Mar 17, 11:55am
8th Mar 17, 6:41am
In his first article in an election year issues-based analytical series on economic policies, Brian Fallow looks at Labour's plans for monetary policy
In his first article in an election year issues-based analytical series on economic policies, Brian Fallow looks at Labour's plans for monetary policy
8th Mar 17, 6:41am

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