Opinion

19 Nov 18, 10:28am
Chris Trotter says National's apparent decline in the polls may be bad news for those relying on tax-free capital gains to maintain their social status
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19 Nov 18, 7:56am
John Mauldin takes a look at debt cycles and what can be done about them off the back of a new book by Ray Dalio
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17 Nov 18, 2:43pm
Rodney Dickens says the real problem inhibiting affordable housing is the cost of sections, and that is the one key thing the Government can do to solve the affordability problem
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17 Nov 18, 9:32am
Fathom Consulting's Andrew Harris has some economist fun delving into how flatmates share the cleaning duties, and learns a little about himself along the way
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16 Nov 18, 10:18am
Motu researchers on the history of wellbeing, robot ethics, whether the left or right hand should pay tax, the 1918 flu epidemic, prestige and value for money, the effect of cash transfers, protecting large carnivores, and the expansion of the culture war
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14 Nov 18, 2:45pm
Klaus Schwab says the forces of the new economy have brought a new form of globalisation, needing new forms of governance to safeguard the public good
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14 Nov 18, 11:06am
Patrick Watson suggests future historians will say the 2008–2009 crisis marked 'peak globalization' and we're now heading down the other side of the mountain
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13 Nov 18, 7:50am
David Hargreaves says the new wave of competition between banks for mortgage business may prove to be short lived but it should certainly provide some life for the housing market leading up to Christmas
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10 Nov 18, 10:02am
Gareth Vaughan argues credit cards should be the first target for our regulators if they're serious about making banks protect or enhance customer interests & outcomes
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10 Nov 18, 9:58am
Quian Liu says the response to the 2008 economic crisis relied far too much on monetary stimulus, and far too little structural reform. The next crisis could come soon – and include large-scale military conflict
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9 Nov 18, 10:00am
Gareth Vaughan on Francis Fukuyama & identity politics, Silicon Valley & the radicalisation of the world, Corbyn the Trotskyite, Goldman Sachs cops a kicking, Bolsonaro & the Amazon & more
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9 Nov 18, 9:39am
Terry Baucher wades through a series recent IRD reports and concludes the taxman has room to improve
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6 Nov 18, 5:12pm
In the wake of the bank conduct & culture review, Gareth Vaughan argues more sunlight is needed on the RBNZ's DIY regulatory regime
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6 Nov 18, 11:58am
Jenée Tibshraeny questions whether the 'power to make changes' rests with the banks, as the RBNZ and FMA say, or the lawmakers
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4 Nov 18, 6:02am
Chris Trotter says the only people who aren’t happy are those who believe that publicly funded social interventions on the scale of KiwiBuild should be directed first to those most in need
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3 Nov 18, 9:42am
Murray Grimwood marshalls his best insults against economics, accusing it of being nothing more than a religious cult. He prefers alternate apostles for his reality. Your view?
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2 Nov 18, 10:00am
The top 10 trends TOP's Geoff Simmons sees driving change in the public sphere
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1 Nov 18, 8:37am
Peter Dunne says the Government's flagship housing programme is beginning to look like no more than one of Edmund Blackadder's cunning plans
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30 Oct 18, 4:46pm
Could it be that NZ's big 4 banks have all posted annual profit of at least $1 billion just as the FMA & RBNZ's report on their conduct & culture is released?
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30 Oct 18, 9:23am
DCReport's Terry Schwadron says by choosing to lead his faction rather than the US as a whole, Donald Trump should not be surprised this results in deep division
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