Opinion

29 Oct 18, 11:02am
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John Mauldin says recent events make him concerned the debt reckoning he foresees could be closer than he previously thought
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28 Oct 18, 7:02am
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Jen​ée Tibshraeny crunches the numbers to figure out whether criticisms that the Labour Party is the 'tax party' are well-founded
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27 Oct 18, 11:52am
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Fathom Consulting's Brian Davidson sees firsthand how Indonesia is dealing with the problem of over-fishing, where self-interest can mean no-one eats
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27 Oct 18, 11:13am
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Havard Halland and Justin Yifu Lin argue that multilateral finance institutions need to operate more like private investment organisations if they are to be effective in raising the long-term capital needed
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26 Oct 18, 10:00am
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The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton on all things freshwater; the state of play, irrigation, quality, cap & trade, water management, prices & more
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25 Oct 18, 10:42am
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Michael Littlewood argues Tax Working Group members must ask themselves whether KiwiSaver has lifted NZ's overall savings & if its tax subsidies are worth it
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25 Oct 18, 9:59am
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Peter Dunne suggests recent moves by NZ First and the Greens to promote their brands more vigorously are more significant than this week's opinion poll
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24 Oct 18, 2:38pm
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Ron Pol reflects on effectiveness issues revealed by the UK’s leaked AML/CFT evaluation & shares new visualisations of the ratings methodology that will be used to assess NZ’s regime
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23 Oct 18, 9:50am
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Stephen Roach points to global and domestic factors aligning to push up US prices faster than the Fed may expect, vexing everyone in an interconnected world
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22 Oct 18, 10:58am
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Fathom Consulting's Andrew Harris channels Beatles songs to explain why understanding the Beveridge Curve is key what labour economics is all about
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22 Oct 18, 9:16am
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Nikko's Peter Monson takes a look at China's milk powder scandal through an ESG lens to see what it takes to find investment opportuniity in these types of scandals
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21 Oct 18, 7:41am
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Unlike the worsening average OECD situation, New Zealand is making small progress with child poverty. But it's not enough by miles. We need to rid ourselves of vanity projects and focus on this core, urgent problem
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21 Oct 18, 6:02am
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With the concept of an Auckland waterfront stadium back in the news, Gareth Vaughan argues the debate should be broadened out to include building a university
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20 Oct 18, 7:11am
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Jami-Lee Ross staying in Parliament is a nightmare for National but a lifeline for Simon Bridges - at this stage, says Jenée Tibshraeny
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19 Oct 18, 10:00am
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Former Green MP and responsible investment advocate Barry Coates on the top 10 ways climate change and sustainability are changing our economic outlook
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18 Oct 18, 10:59am
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David Hargreaves suggests that if we want to get something positive out of this week's National Party meltdown, we should urgently consider changes to the way our political parties are funded
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17 Oct 18, 3:00pm
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EY's Matthew Hanley argues the Government should consider the design of a potential digital equalisation tax
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17 Oct 18, 11:08am
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David Hargreaves says the NZ Super Fund's warning that we must not 'lose our nerve' in the face of short-term investment losses needs to be taken to heart by a nation still struggling to understand risk, reward and diversification
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17 Oct 18, 10:25am
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Rodney Dickens says warning bells are starting to ring over the level of new tourism and hotel building. The risk is for a substantial overshoot
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15 Oct 18, 11:44am
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We face the apparently contradictory situation in which inflation is strongly rising and yet the Reserve Bank will keep the possibility of interest rate cuts on the table
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11 Oct 18, 1:47pm
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There's some expectation the Reserve Bank might loosen mortgage lending restrictions next month - but the 'evidence' either supportive or against such a move is is not definitive
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11 Oct 18, 8:48am
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Peter Dunne says when the Govt Budget is in surplus, the focus comes much more onto the quality and overall value of the new spending being proposed, and that requires Ministers to make some very strong judgements
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9 Oct 18, 11:16am
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David Hargreaves ponders where the turbulent forces of a falling dollar, rising fuel prices and falling business confidence may take us
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9 Oct 18, 10:39am
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Murray Grimwood, aka interest.co.nz commentator Power Down Kiwi, says NZ needs a strategic plan with all-party political support to achieve energy resilience
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8 Oct 18, 4:20pm
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Max Rashbrooke for The Spinoff attempts, as the Labour-led government approaches its first birthday, to divine whether there is a coherent ideological direction
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