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13th Nov 16, 5:02am
President Donald Trump could destabilise China's economy, unleash a new European financial crisis and push up global interest rates in a way that slows New Zealand's economy and makes mortgages more expensive
President Donald Trump could destabilise China's economy, unleash a new European financial crisis and push up global interest rates in a way that slows New Zealand's economy and makes mortgages more expensive
13th Nov 16, 5:02am
6th Nov 16, 5:02am
This week's jobs figures look fantastic, but they disguise flat real GDP per hour worked and an essentially stagnant economy where renters, the young and the unemployed have missed out
This week's jobs figures look fantastic, but they disguise flat real GDP per hour worked and an essentially stagnant economy where renters, the young and the unemployed have missed out
6th Nov 16, 5:02am
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2nd Nov 16, 10:55am
Jobs grew 35,000 or 1.4% in Sept quarter, but unemployment fell just 3,000 and jobless rate falls to 4.9% from 5.0% after participation rate jumps 0.4% to record-high 70.1%; wage growth still subdued
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Jobs grew 35,000 or 1.4% in Sept quarter, but unemployment fell just 3,000 and jobless rate falls to 4.9% from 5.0% after participation rate jumps 0.4% to record-high 70.1%; wage growth still subdued
2nd Nov 16, 10:55am
20th Oct 16, 3:19pm
Beyond the short-term political posturing, the idea of deciding a 'right size' for this country's population is a sound and overdue strategy
Beyond the short-term political posturing, the idea of deciding a 'right size' for this country's population is a sound and overdue strategy
20th Oct 16, 3:19pm
18th Oct 16, 10:41am
NZ Initiative argues the housing crisis is behind inequality in NZ and 'a modern society and affordable housing do not have to be mutually exclusive'
NZ Initiative argues the housing crisis is behind inequality in NZ and 'a modern society and affordable housing do not have to be mutually exclusive'
18th Oct 16, 10:41am
16th Oct 16, 5:02am
Just as our society has created an obesity-generating environment, it has also created a debt generating environment. Somehow, we have to change those social cues, writes Bernard Hickey
Just as our society has created an obesity-generating environment, it has also created a debt generating environment. Somehow, we have to change those social cues, writes Bernard Hickey
16th Oct 16, 5:02am
9th Oct 16, 5:02am
New Zealand should encourage and welcome high-skilled migrants, and not treat students and temporary workers as commodities to be exploited, Bernard Hickey says
New Zealand should encourage and welcome high-skilled migrants, and not treat students and temporary workers as commodities to be exploited, Bernard Hickey says
9th Oct 16, 5:02am
2nd Oct 16, 8:05am
David Chaston reviews the actual pay experience of an employee on a median income, tracking the cycles of change as they age through their key income-earning years
David Chaston reviews the actual pay experience of an employee on a median income, tracking the cycles of change as they age through their key income-earning years
2nd Oct 16, 8:05am
7th Sep 16, 10:24am
We fact-check the claim that high migration levels are depressing average wage growth and find that is not really the case on an after-inflation basis
We fact-check the claim that high migration levels are depressing average wage growth and find that is not really the case on an after-inflation basis
7th Sep 16, 10:24am
5th Sep 16, 1:16pm
PM says migrants needed for low-wage jobs such as fruit picking, cafe work because NZers can't or won't do the work, or live elsewhere; says employers cite drug and health problems for locals; migration 'adds value' to country
PM says migrants needed for low-wage jobs such as fruit picking, cafe work because NZers can't or won't do the work, or live elsewhere; says employers cite drug and health problems for locals; migration 'adds value' to country
5th Sep 16, 1:16pm
21st Aug 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey says a surge of low-skilled migration is frustrating the natural forces of supply and demand that would generate the wage inflation that both the Reserve Bank and the Government need in the long run
Bernard Hickey says a surge of low-skilled migration is frustrating the natural forces of supply and demand that would generate the wage inflation that both the Reserve Bank and the Government need in the long run
21st Aug 16, 5:02am
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3rd Aug 16, 12:33pm
Partial jobs and wages data weaker than expected in June quarter; private sector wage inflation soft at 0.4% for qtr and 1.6% for year; economists see plenty of room for RBNZ to cut OCR next Thursday
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Partial jobs and wages data weaker than expected in June quarter; private sector wage inflation soft at 0.4% for qtr and 1.6% for year; economists see plenty of room for RBNZ to cut OCR next Thursday
3rd Aug 16, 12:33pm
29th Jul 16, 2:00pm
Statistics NZ has taken the most unusual step of delaying release of the Household Labour Force Survey for two weeks
Statistics NZ has taken the most unusual step of delaying release of the Household Labour Force Survey for two weeks
29th Jul 16, 2:00pm
29th Jul 16, 10:02am
Matt Nolan on the Top 10 misleading economic facts
Matt Nolan on the Top 10 misleading economic facts
29th Jul 16, 10:02am
15th Jun 16, 10:40am
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Kerry McDonald analyses the many challenges the country faces and concludes we need effective leadership and recognition that good policy, in a sound strategic framework, is critical
Kerry McDonald analyses the many challenges the country faces and concludes we need effective leadership and recognition that good policy, in a sound strategic framework, is critical
15th Jun 16, 10:40am
18th May 16, 2:18pm
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Simon Bennett of blue-collar recruiter AWF says NZ almost entirely lacks consistent and efficient pathways for school-leavers, the unemployed and the low-skilled to train on-the-job and gain the necessary basic skills to be able to adapt to survive
Simon Bennett of blue-collar recruiter AWF says NZ almost entirely lacks consistent and efficient pathways for school-leavers, the unemployed and the low-skilled to train on-the-job and gain the necessary basic skills to be able to adapt to survive
18th May 16, 2:18pm
13th May 16, 2:07pm
HSBC economists say an upswing in the Australian economy may dampen NZ's migration growth, tightening the labour market, generating wage growth and lifting inflation
HSBC economists say an upswing in the Australian economy may dampen NZ's migration growth, tightening the labour market, generating wage growth and lifting inflation
13th May 16, 2:07pm
8th May 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey asks why over a third of a million unemployed and underemployed New Zealanders can't find jobs at the same time that employers want migration rules to be relaxed so they can import more workers
Bernard Hickey asks why over a third of a million unemployed and underemployed New Zealanders can't find jobs at the same time that employers want migration rules to be relaxed so they can import more workers
8th May 16, 5:02am
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4th May 16, 10:53am
Statistics NZ reports 1.2% jobs growth in March quarter; private sector LCI wage growth 1.8% for year; both jobs and wages growth above most forecasts; Jobless rate up to 5.7% as participation rate rises
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Statistics NZ reports 1.2% jobs growth in March quarter; private sector LCI wage growth 1.8% for year; both jobs and wages growth above most forecasts; Jobless rate up to 5.7% as participation rate rises
4th May 16, 10:53am
7th Apr 16, 12:23pm
Deputy Governor explains how net migration has helped boost labour supply and contain wage pressures; says it's one factor allowing 'accommodative' interest rate settings; notes more young workers arriving in this migration cycle
Deputy Governor explains how net migration has helped boost labour supply and contain wage pressures; says it's one factor allowing 'accommodative' interest rate settings; notes more young workers arriving in this migration cycle
7th Apr 16, 12:23pm

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