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Opinion

19th Jun 21, 9:13am
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Eric Posner explains why the "New Brandeisians", with their focus on political influence, are winning today's debate
Eric Posner explains why the "New Brandeisians", with their focus on political influence, are winning today's debate
19th Jun 21, 9:13am
18th Jun 21, 10:40am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics probes the rise of US inflation and says it's primarily a temporary consequence of the pandemic 
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics probes the rise of US inflation and says it's primarily a temporary consequence of the pandemic 
18th Jun 21, 10:40am
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17th Jun 21, 3:45pm
Interest deductibility centre court, as the back and forth between the Government and Reserve Bank over mortgage lending restrictions plays out in the background
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Interest deductibility centre court, as the back and forth between the Government and Reserve Bank over mortgage lending restrictions plays out in the background
17th Jun 21, 3:45pm
17th Jun 21, 9:39am
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Yu Yongding urges China's leaders to pursue more expansionary monetary and fiscal policies
Yu Yongding urges China's leaders to pursue more expansionary monetary and fiscal policies
17th Jun 21, 9:39am
17th Jun 21, 9:39am
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Dalia Marin explains why the "China shock" has undermined innovation in some economies and bolstered it in others
Dalia Marin explains why the "China shock" has undermined innovation in some economies and bolstered it in others
17th Jun 21, 9:39am
16th Jun 21, 12:34pm
The Reserve Bank does seem set to get a debt-to-income ratio measure in its macro-prudential toolkit - but at a much higher level than it earlier contemplated
The Reserve Bank does seem set to get a debt-to-income ratio measure in its macro-prudential toolkit - but at a much higher level than it earlier contemplated
16th Jun 21, 12:34pm
15th Jun 21, 2:40pm
David Hargreaves looks to the second half of the year and beyond with a mixture of hope and trepidation
David Hargreaves looks to the second half of the year and beyond with a mixture of hope and trepidation
15th Jun 21, 2:40pm
14th Jun 21, 9:57am
Economists have been upwardly adjusting their economic forecasts in recent days in the face of stronger-than-expected data and the major bank economists now see first quarter GDP producing a positive figure - IE economic growth
Economists have been upwardly adjusting their economic forecasts in recent days in the face of stronger-than-expected data and the major bank economists now see first quarter GDP producing a positive figure - IE economic growth
14th Jun 21, 9:57am
14th Jun 21, 8:40am
Economist Brian Easton says the 2021 budget was work-in-progress in the war on poverty. Much more is required
Economist Brian Easton says the 2021 budget was work-in-progress in the war on poverty. Much more is required
14th Jun 21, 8:40am
14th Jun 21, 7:21am
It is, quite simply, wrong to insist that the tragic events of 15 March 2019 belong to anything, or anyone, but History itself, Chris Trotter argues
It is, quite simply, wrong to insist that the tragic events of 15 March 2019 belong to anything, or anyone, but History itself, Chris Trotter argues
14th Jun 21, 7:21am
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

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