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Opinion

13th Jun 21, 5:35pm
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Current and former interest.co.nz journalists sit down for a chat about the news of the week and some of the classics - housing and interest rates
Current and former interest.co.nz journalists sit down for a chat about the news of the week and some of the classics - housing and interest rates
13th Jun 21, 5:35pm
12th Jun 21, 10:11am
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Daron Acemoglu argues that giving executives even more power is the worst way to ensure corporate social responsibility
Daron Acemoglu argues that giving executives even more power is the worst way to ensure corporate social responsibility
12th Jun 21, 10:11am
12th Jun 21, 9:37am
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Adair Turner sees important economic and environmental benefits in developed countries' declining fertility rates
Adair Turner sees important economic and environmental benefits in developed countries' declining fertility rates
12th Jun 21, 9:37am
11th Jun 21, 9:07am
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Mohamed A. El-Erian argues by failing to do more to help the rest of the world get vaccinated as quickly as possible, Western countries are jeopardizing the international system upon which their prosperity is based
Mohamed A. El-Erian argues by failing to do more to help the rest of the world get vaccinated as quickly as possible, Western countries are jeopardizing the international system upon which their prosperity is based
11th Jun 21, 9:07am
10th Jun 21, 11:53am
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Helen Clark, et al. show why 2021 can be a turning point toward a healthier, greener, safer and fairer world
Helen Clark, et al. show why 2021 can be a turning point toward a healthier, greener, safer and fairer world
10th Jun 21, 11:53am
7th Jun 21, 9:59am
Economist Brian Easton wonders whether we have a boringly benign economy, or one going through a concerning climacteric?
Economist Brian Easton wonders whether we have a boringly benign economy, or one going through a concerning climacteric?
7th Jun 21, 9:59am
7th Jun 21, 9:14am
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Diane Coyle argues that only coordinated policies can redress Western economies' longstanding regional and geographic inequalities
Diane Coyle argues that only coordinated policies can redress Western economies' longstanding regional and geographic inequalities
7th Jun 21, 9:14am
7th Jun 21, 8:59am
Given the events of the week just past, National’s Paul Goldsmith’s unfortunate remarks concerning colonisation could be considered the least of its worries, say Chris Trotter
Given the events of the week just past, National’s Paul Goldsmith’s unfortunate remarks concerning colonisation could be considered the least of its worries, say Chris Trotter
7th Jun 21, 8:59am
6th Jun 21, 11:35am
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Nancy Qian argues that boosting China's worryingly low fertility rate requires many other, more difficult reforms
Nancy Qian argues that boosting China's worryingly low fertility rate requires many other, more difficult reforms
6th Jun 21, 11:35am
6th Jun 21, 6:01am
BNZ's Stephen Toplis says house price inflation must fall and house prices could too. Supply growth exceeds demand growth and property returns are under pressure. He says the construction boom will moderate
BNZ's Stephen Toplis says house price inflation must fall and house prices could too. Supply growth exceeds demand growth and property returns are under pressure. He says the construction boom will moderate
6th Jun 21, 6:01am
5th Jun 21, 3:13pm
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Melvyn Krauss explains the strategic thinking behind the US' recent foreign policy "concessions" to Germany and Russia
Melvyn Krauss explains the strategic thinking behind the US' recent foreign policy "concessions" to Germany and Russia
5th Jun 21, 3:13pm
5th Jun 21, 9:46am
Alison Brook finds that rising anger at the shortage of houses and soaring housing wealth inequality will mean that public officials will have no choice but to address the housing affordability crisis that almost no homeowner wants to solve
Alison Brook finds that rising anger at the shortage of houses and soaring housing wealth inequality will mean that public officials will have no choice but to address the housing affordability crisis that almost no homeowner wants to solve
5th Jun 21, 9:46am
4th Jun 21, 2:37pm
Allan Barber reports that the large-employer group of meat processing companies are fearful of what the Fair Pay Agreements will bring for productivity and flexibility. They remember the grim relationships before 1991
Allan Barber reports that the large-employer group of meat processing companies are fearful of what the Fair Pay Agreements will bring for productivity and flexibility. They remember the grim relationships before 1991
4th Jun 21, 2:37pm
3rd Jun 21, 4:26pm
Jenée Tibshraeny joins Sharesies co-founders Leighton Roberts and Sonya Williams for a Budget and Monetary Policy Statement debrief
Jenée Tibshraeny joins Sharesies co-founders Leighton Roberts and Sonya Williams for a Budget and Monetary Policy Statement debrief
3rd Jun 21, 4:26pm
3rd Jun 21, 8:00am
A crunch of bank lending figures over the past 20 years shows an ever increasing share of bank-borrowed money is going into houses rather than businesses or agriculture
A crunch of bank lending figures over the past 20 years shows an ever increasing share of bank-borrowed money is going into houses rather than businesses or agriculture
3rd Jun 21, 8:00am
31st May 21, 10:33am
The Commerce Commission's Anna Rawlings explains some of the latest changes to our credit law, and what it means to be a Fit and Proper director or senior manager
The Commerce Commission's Anna Rawlings explains some of the latest changes to our credit law, and what it means to be a Fit and Proper director or senior manager
31st May 21, 10:33am
31st May 21, 10:03am
Is New Zealand at risk of becoming a nation of 'Stepford Citizens': people who smile politely, nod encouragingly, and recite word-perfectly the bi-cultural and multi-cultural slogans of their masters?
Is New Zealand at risk of becoming a nation of 'Stepford Citizens': people who smile politely, nod encouragingly, and recite word-perfectly the bi-cultural and multi-cultural slogans of their masters?
31st May 21, 10:03am
31st May 21, 8:39am
Economist Brian Easton says if you know the answer to how much public debt New Zealand should bear, you do not understand the issue
Economist Brian Easton says if you know the answer to how much public debt New Zealand should bear, you do not understand the issue
31st May 21, 8:39am
31st May 21, 8:28am
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank has made 'heroic' assumptions about the strength of NZ GDP growth and has failed to address potential risks
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank has made 'heroic' assumptions about the strength of NZ GDP growth and has failed to address potential risks
31st May 21, 8:28am
28th May 21, 10:49am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics suggests if your investment thesis assumes a sustained global boom as the virus fades, you might want to think again
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics suggests if your investment thesis assumes a sustained global boom as the virus fades, you might want to think again
28th May 21, 10:49am
27th May 21, 2:47pm
The Reserve Bank has provided the 'Go' signal for financial markets to start pushing up interest rates and the Kiwi dollar
The Reserve Bank has provided the 'Go' signal for financial markets to start pushing up interest rates and the Kiwi dollar
27th May 21, 2:47pm
27th May 21, 11:54am
Guy Trafford says unless the Government intends all of us to become beneficiaries its needs to do more than pay scant lip service to New Zealand’s future and focus on improving productivity
Guy Trafford says unless the Government intends all of us to become beneficiaries its needs to do more than pay scant lip service to New Zealand’s future and focus on improving productivity
27th May 21, 11:54am
26th May 21, 9:49am
Stephen Roach is getting that 1970s feeling from the Federal Reserve's sanguine view of recent price data
Stephen Roach is getting that 1970s feeling from the Federal Reserve's sanguine view of recent price data
26th May 21, 9:49am
25th May 21, 2:44pm
David Hargreaves doubts any NZ Government will resolve the vexed migration issue till it first forms a proper population policy
David Hargreaves doubts any NZ Government will resolve the vexed migration issue till it first forms a proper population policy
25th May 21, 2:44pm
24th May 21, 9:58am
Economist Brian Easton asks: Do some offshore trends presage the future of New Zealand politics?
Economist Brian Easton asks: Do some offshore trends presage the future of New Zealand politics?
24th May 21, 9:58am

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