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Wealth inequality

In the new "all out war for young talent", New Zealand is starting late, with some self-imposed disadvantages. Alison Brook suggests we will be net losers if we continue to shut off our advantages
26th Mar 22, 9:30am
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In the new "all out war for young talent", New Zealand is starting late, with some self-imposed disadvantages. Alison Brook suggests we will be net losers if we continue to shut off our advantages
“Riots, protests, and mass movements are rarely the result of a single event. Instead, a long series of microaggressions and daily aggravations slowly multiply until one event tips the scale and outrage spreads like wildfire”
5th Mar 22, 10:09am
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“Riots, protests, and mass movements are rarely the result of a single event. Instead, a long series of microaggressions and daily aggravations slowly multiply until one event tips the scale and outrage spreads like wildfire”
Edward Wolff presents new research showing how higher prices help to mitigate wealth inequality
26th Feb 22, 9:42am
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Edward Wolff presents new research showing how higher prices help to mitigate wealth inequality
Jenée Tibshraeny, a Central Wellingtonian, calls for empathy, pragmatism and a focus on longstanding inequities by politicians
23rd Feb 22, 1:49pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Jenée Tibshraeny, a Central Wellingtonian, calls for empathy, pragmatism and a focus on longstanding inequities by politicians
Alison Brook warns that slamming on the brakes with interest rate hikes to quell inflation may not work as advertised because we have supply-side inflation, not demand inflation
12th Feb 22, 9:30am
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Alison Brook warns that slamming on the brakes with interest rate hikes to quell inflation may not work as advertised because we have supply-side inflation, not demand inflation
TOP's Raf Manji on UBI, land value tax, monetary financing and more
8th Feb 22, 10:03am
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TOP's Raf Manji on UBI, land value tax, monetary financing and more
Ignoring intangible assets in company capital bases creates the very real possibility that suboptimal decisions are being made by investors, companies - and countries
12th Dec 21, 8:54am
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Ignoring intangible assets in company capital bases creates the very real possibility that suboptimal decisions are being made by investors, companies - and countries
RIP capitalism & the free market as we knew them, Macquarie Capital analysts Viktor Shvets & Terrence Leung argue, with the private sector now artificially propped up by the public sector
5th Dec 21, 6:00am
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RIP capitalism & the free market as we knew them, Macquarie Capital analysts Viktor Shvets & Terrence Leung argue, with the private sector now artificially propped up by the public sector
COVID has made income inequality worse, and has probably made wealth inequality very much worse, maybe wealth concentration is as high now as in 1905
18th Nov 21, 2:20pm
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COVID has made income inequality worse, and has probably made wealth inequality very much worse, maybe wealth concentration is as high now as in 1905
Treasury's 'surprising' finding: While house price growth widens the gap between owners and nonowners, it decreases inequality overall
17th Nov 21, 3:09pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Treasury's 'surprising' finding: While house price growth widens the gap between owners and nonowners, it decreases inequality overall
Adrian Orr is right to call on banks to use their balance sheets to support the vulnerable, but let's not forget what made some people vulnerable to begin with
30th Oct 21, 6:41am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Adrian Orr is right to call on banks to use their balance sheets to support the vulnerable, but let's not forget what made some people vulnerable to begin with
Dipping our toes into the podcasting world, interest.co.nz probes whether it would be possible and desirable for the government and Reserve Bank to deliberately reduce house prices
10th Oct 21, 6:00am
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Dipping our toes into the podcasting world, interest.co.nz probes whether it would be possible and desirable for the government and Reserve Bank to deliberately reduce house prices
RBNZ concludes - based on 'inconclusive' international research - that it doesn't know what impact low interest rates have had on inequality
12th May 21, 5:00pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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RBNZ concludes - based on 'inconclusive' international research - that it doesn't know what impact low interest rates have had on inequality
Inland Revenue estimates the average 'high wealth individual' in New Zealand pays 12% tax on all their income, including non-taxable capital gains
25th Feb 21, 6:54am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Inland Revenue estimates the average 'high wealth individual' in New Zealand pays 12% tax on all their income, including non-taxable capital gains
Jenée Tibshraeny's take on the revelation Treasury and the RBNZ a year ago warned Robertson he may need to act to prevent money printing increasing inequality
5th Feb 21, 10:04pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Jenée Tibshraeny's take on the revelation Treasury and the RBNZ a year ago warned Robertson he may need to act to prevent money printing increasing inequality
UK think-tank delves into whether quantitative easing, such as the RBNZ's COVID-era large scale asset purchase programme, worsens wealth and income inequality
22nd Jan 21, 5:00am
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UK think-tank delves into whether quantitative easing, such as the RBNZ's COVID-era large scale asset purchase programme, worsens wealth and income inequality
British evaluation of central bank quantitative easing says it's now a core part of monetary policy, meaning public trust in and understanding of QE is important
21st Jan 21, 5:00am
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British evaluation of central bank quantitative easing says it's now a core part of monetary policy, meaning public trust in and understanding of QE is important
John Mauldin argues ill-considered central bank actions, such as artificially low interest rates, cause and/or aggravate problems such as income and wealth inequality
8th Dec 20, 7:30am
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John Mauldin argues ill-considered central bank actions, such as artificially low interest rates, cause and/or aggravate problems such as income and wealth inequality
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says the impact of monetary policy decisions on wealth & income equality is an important topic for considering economic wellbeing, but it's not clear if lower interest rates increase or decrease income & wealth inequality
3rd Dec 20, 6:34am
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says the impact of monetary policy decisions on wealth & income equality is an important topic for considering economic wellbeing, but it's not clear if lower interest rates increase or decrease income & wealth inequality
Terry Baucher outlines a potential menu to rein in soaring house prices featuring the application of the thin capitalisation regime to investment property, and reintroduced and stricter LVR restrictions for all buyers except first home buyers
7th Oct 20, 10:29am
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Terry Baucher outlines a potential menu to rein in soaring house prices featuring the application of the thin capitalisation regime to investment property, and reintroduced and stricter LVR restrictions for all buyers except first home buyers
John Mauldin sees an ugly conflict coming soon to the US as their official debt levels become unsustainable and they face a "Great Reset". Will a better wealth and policy balance rise from the impending shambles?
23rd Nov 19, 9:03am
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John Mauldin sees an ugly conflict coming soon to the US as their official debt levels become unsustainable and they face a "Great Reset". Will a better wealth and policy balance rise from the impending shambles?
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
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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
University of Otago public health professor Philippa Howden-Chapman says we need an informed consensus about what good quality housing looks like in New Zealand and how we can be sure it is well built and maintained
22nd Aug 17, 9:28am
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University of Otago public health professor Philippa Howden-Chapman says we need an informed consensus about what good quality housing looks like in New Zealand and how we can be sure it is well built and maintained
The PSA argues it's time for a bold reimagining of how we organise, plan and deliver housing in New Zealand
21st Aug 17, 12:08pm
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The PSA argues it's time for a bold reimagining of how we organise, plan and deliver housing in New Zealand
NZIER's Derek Gill argues poverty is the problem in New Zealand, not income inequality, and this limits social mobility
23rd Jun 17, 12:06pm
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NZIER's Derek Gill argues poverty is the problem in New Zealand, not income inequality, and this limits social mobility