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‘More is better’: Should NZ move to monthly inflation reporting?

This month’s Dollars & Sense panel – John McDermott, Paul Bloxham and Michael Gordon – debate the pros and cons of more regular inflation data.

NBR’s Jonathan Mitchell hosts a Dollar & Sense panel on inflation reporting.

New Zealand lags behind other developed economies in producing vital, up-to-date inflation data, which has been labelled puzzling.

Australia recently caught up with a monthly indicator, but without political support, this country remains on the back foot by only producing quarterly numbers.

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