Shamubeel Eaqub

Shamubeel Eaqub leaves NZIER to 'spend a bit of time being a dad'

Fri 17 Jul 5

Controversial economist is already thinking about future roles, however, which he outlines to NBR.

NZIER senior economist Christina Leung (Rob Hosking)

Calls for a tax cut to stimulate economy premature

Thu 9 Jul 1

Although dairy prices are falling and business and consumer confidence have slipped, now is not the time of tax cuts.

New Zealand Institute of Economic Research senior economist Christina Leung (Rob Hosking)

Firms still expanding - but further interest rate cuts could be needed

Tue 7 Jul 2

RBNZ 'walking a fine line' between minimal inflaton and property 'inferno'.


Rob Hosking talks about the latest business confidence survey on NBR Radio and on-demand on MyNBR Radio.

New Zealand Initiative head of research Dr Eric Crampton

IMF's controversial call leaves experts scratching their heads

Thu 18 Jun 1

An IMF report says NZ shouldn’t worry about paying down its public debt but economists have expressed some concerns.

Economy to grow at 3% through to 2017, driving jobs growth: NZIER

Wed 27 May 2

The economy is expected to grow at about 3% a year through to 2017, driving jobs growth and reducing the unemployment rate, according NZIER.

AUT senior economics lecturer Dr Saten Kumar

New Zealand’s low inflation rate a result of a ‘mismatch’ of beliefs

Thu 7 May

New Zealand firms and consumers not understanding monetary policy is one of the reasons inflation is ‘shockingly low’, an expert tells NBR Online. 


Jason Walls discusses what may be behind New Zealand's low inflation on NBR Radio and on-demand on MyNBR Radio.


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