wages

2 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
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7 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
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5 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
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21 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
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3 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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29 Jul 16, 2:00pm
Statistics NZ has taken the most unusual step of delaying release of the Household Labour Force Survey for two weeks
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29 Jul 16, 10:02am
Matt Nolan on the Top 10 misleading economic facts
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15 Jun 16, 10:40am
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
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18 May 16, 2:18pm
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
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13 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
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8 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
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4 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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7 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
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3 Apr 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey says New Zealand may be increasing the size of its economy by adding people and resources, but is not improving the productivity that will make everyone truly richer in the long run
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27 Mar 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey thinks New Zealand should have a considered debate over a Guaranteed Minimum Income rather than just throw slogans around
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25 Mar 16, 3:51pm
Labour looking at whether NZ should trial a Universal Basic Income as part of Future of Work Commission
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8 Mar 16, 5:02am
Elizabeth Kerr asks whether women have less in their retirement funds because they own more cats than men. The numbers might surprise you
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4 Mar 16, 10:02am
Motu research analysts on Auckland NIMBYs, the uneven US recovery, driverless cars, the Robin Hood of science, the cheating economy & more
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24 Feb 16, 9:45am
Elizabeth Kerr says ‘playing house’ can be a trap for hopeful homeowners
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5 Feb 16, 11:20am
David Chaston on market movements and their drivers, assets & debt, unemployment & wages, solar wars, falling interest rates & inequality, negative interest rates & banks, Dilbert & more
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