Opinion

24th May 19, 10:01am
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Motu researchers on the politics of pandanomics, the perils of fruit juice, the perks of deactivating Facebook, the best time to score, and whether weeds can save the world...
Motu researchers on the politics of pandanomics, the perils of fruit juice, the perks of deactivating Facebook, the best time to score, and whether weeds can save the world...
24th May 19, 10:01am
21st May 19, 9:37am
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Labour without energy is a corpse; capital without energy is a sculpture. Steve Keen applies this 'simple insight' to how he thinks the global economy actually works
Labour without energy is a corpse; capital without energy is a sculpture. Steve Keen applies this 'simple insight' to how he thinks the global economy actually works
21st May 19, 9:37am
20th May 19, 10:56am
Terry Baucher backgrounds the ramifications from the removal of tax depreciation on all buildings
Terry Baucher backgrounds the ramifications from the removal of tax depreciation on all buildings
20th May 19, 10:56am
20th May 19, 7:34am
Chris Trotter says Bill Shorten will go down in Australian political history as the Labor leader who lost the unlosable election by underestimating the extraordinary defensive power of the big end of town
Chris Trotter says Bill Shorten will go down in Australian political history as the Labor leader who lost the unlosable election by underestimating the extraordinary defensive power of the big end of town
20th May 19, 7:34am
19th May 19, 6:02am
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The experience of Latin America should serve as a clear warning for today’s Modern Monetary Theory enthusiasts. There, fiscal expansions that were financed by printing money spun catastrophically out of control
The experience of Latin America should serve as a clear warning for today’s Modern Monetary Theory enthusiasts. There, fiscal expansions that were financed by printing money spun catastrophically out of control
19th May 19, 6:02am
17th May 19, 10:05am
Martien Lubberink says the RBNZ's bank capital proposals offer more of the same and the regulator ought to look to Europe for an alternative approach
Martien Lubberink says the RBNZ's bank capital proposals offer more of the same and the regulator ought to look to Europe for an alternative approach
17th May 19, 10:05am
17th May 19, 10:00am
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Katharine Moody on the MAD doctrine, plaudits to Winston Peters, how science makes environmental controversies worse, fighting climate change by not focusing on climate change and more
Katharine Moody on the MAD doctrine, plaudits to Winston Peters, how science makes environmental controversies worse, fighting climate change by not focusing on climate change and more
17th May 19, 10:00am
16th May 19, 10:00am
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Chapman Tripp's Mark Reese​​​​​​​ and Ross Pennington suggest the RBNZ's proposals to increase the big four banks' capital requirements would benefit from an arbiter
Chapman Tripp's Mark Reese​​​​​​​ and Ross Pennington suggest the RBNZ's proposals to increase the big four banks' capital requirements would benefit from an arbiter
16th May 19, 10:00am
15th May 19, 9:11am
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of what the Government may be planning as the so-called 'recalibration' of the flagship KiwiBuild policy continues
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of what the Government may be planning as the so-called 'recalibration' of the flagship KiwiBuild policy continues
15th May 19, 9:11am
10th May 19, 10:00am
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Long-time interest.co.nz commenter Murray Grimwood (aka Power Down Kiwi) on the energy returns on energy invested, why we don't want to believe in Peak Oil and climate change, and more
Long-time interest.co.nz commenter Murray Grimwood (aka Power Down Kiwi) on the energy returns on energy invested, why we don't want to believe in Peak Oil and climate change, and more
10th May 19, 10:00am
10th May 19, 9:22am
The RBNZ is forecasting that house price growth will pick up again - and this week's Official Cash Rate cut would seem likely to provide a further boost
The RBNZ is forecasting that house price growth will pick up again - and this week's Official Cash Rate cut would seem likely to provide a further boost
10th May 19, 9:22am
9th May 19, 9:29am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics suggests alongside the yield curve, rising corporate hubris is another sign recession is coming
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics suggests alongside the yield curve, rising corporate hubris is another sign recession is coming
9th May 19, 9:29am
7th May 19, 7:20am
Trade Minister David Parker pays lip service to China's 'broader, cleaner, greener' Belt and Road Initiative
Trade Minister David Parker pays lip service to China's 'broader, cleaner, greener' Belt and Road Initiative
7th May 19, 7:20am
6th May 19, 11:09am
David Hargreaves says the Government should take advantage of the quieter house market to put in place more exact measures of who owns houses and where they come from
David Hargreaves says the Government should take advantage of the quieter house market to put in place more exact measures of who owns houses and where they come from
6th May 19, 11:09am
5th May 19, 6:31am
Chris Trotter looks at how Sepuloni's welfare reform agenda bumps up against Robertson's spending control framework, and assesses how this will be resolved
Chris Trotter looks at how Sepuloni's welfare reform agenda bumps up against Robertson's spending control framework, and assesses how this will be resolved
5th May 19, 6:31am
3rd May 19, 10:00am
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ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley on the RBNZ bank capital proposals, productivity, the OCR arguments and the opportunity cost of traffic delays
ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley on the RBNZ bank capital proposals, productivity, the OCR arguments and the opportunity cost of traffic delays
3rd May 19, 10:00am
2nd May 19, 12:59pm
Geof Mortlock argues that New Zealand should follow Australia’s example and have periodic independent capability reviews of our financial regulators
Geof Mortlock argues that New Zealand should follow Australia’s example and have periodic independent capability reviews of our financial regulators
2nd May 19, 12:59pm
1st May 19, 3:04pm
David Hargreaves argues that the Government must take a more realistic approach than currently intended in its initiatives on financial conduct
David Hargreaves argues that the Government must take a more realistic approach than currently intended in its initiatives on financial conduct
1st May 19, 3:04pm
1st May 19, 9:28am
Despite the bitter disappointment of those who backed capital gains tax for a win, it’s not the only horse in the wealth tax race, Max Rashbrooke studies the form guide
Despite the bitter disappointment of those who backed capital gains tax for a win, it’s not the only horse in the wealth tax race, Max Rashbrooke studies the form guide
1st May 19, 9:28am
30th Apr 19, 5:05pm
Gareth Vaughan questions whether banks' floating mortgage interest rates can be justified in a low interest rate world
Gareth Vaughan questions whether banks' floating mortgage interest rates can be justified in a low interest rate world
30th Apr 19, 5:05pm

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