Economy

Why we're wrong to blame immigrants for our sputtering economies

Tue 23 Aug 10

Immigrants have become a major scapegoat in recent years for sputtering Western economies.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Photo: Rob Hosking)

Reserve Bank poses serious questions – but what are the answers?

Tue 23 Aug 5

Northern hemisphere central banks have been kicking this can down the road for a long time. With special feature audio.

Grant Robertson (TV3)

Jobless number changes 'international best practice' - statistician

Thu 18 Aug 8

Labour MPs' attack on independent Statistics NZ backfires. With special feature adio.

Chief statistician Liz MacPherson

Job market shows jump

Wed 17 Aug 1

The Household Labour Force Survey shows unemployment dropping to 5.1% of the population and a 69.7% labour force participation rate.

Reserve Bank assistant governor and head of economics John McDermott

Dead Parrot monetary policy and the real significance of the Reserve Bank's decision

Fri 12 Aug 4

Dead Parrot monetary policy: If the Mr Wheeler hadn't nailed inflation targeting to the perch, it would be pushing up daisies. With special feature audio.

Julie Fry

Scant economic benefits from immigration could be improved: economist

Fri 5 Aug 2

Economist Julie Fry says the government could make policy changes to increase the currently slight economic benefits of immigration. With special feature audio.

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