Shamubeel Eaqub

Economically speaking: The plight of those left behind

Fri 22 Apr

Throughout history, the solution to the loss of jobs in a region has been migration 


Growth needs more than low interest rates

Fri 4 Dec

The prospect of the low interest environment continuing into next year and beyond may rule out any return of high growth rates.

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NZ should be gearing up to invest massively in infrastructure: economist

Tue 15 Sep 7

New Zealand should be gearing up to make a massive investment in its infrastructure to take advantage of low interest rates.

Fonterra director John Monaghan

Fonterra and dairy commentators appear to live on different planets

Mon 14 Sep 8

Fonterra says it’s “very comfortable” with its current debt levels.

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Earthquake strengthening legislation is "really bad policy" - economist

Thu 10 Sep 10

Impacts of legislation could lead to "zombie" towns.

HSBC economist Daniel Smith

OCR cuts: good for KiwiSaver, bad for Kiwi savers

Thu 23 Jul 2

New Zealanders should get used to low interest rates and inflation as this will be the case for some time.


Jason Walls talks about KiwiSaver on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.


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