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Economy Matters
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From Aristotle to austerity

ANALYSIS: Exploring New Zealand’s debt levels and the lessons from the Greek economic crisis.

NBR columnist Christoph Schumacher speaks with Jonathan Mitchell.

As I contemplate the recent official economic announcement of rising New Zealand debt levels, I am in the air on my way to Tokyo and I can't help but think that being above the clouds could put things into perspective.

It is not particularly encouraging to hear that, as a nation, we are spending

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Christoph Schumacher Mon, 07 Aug 2023
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From Aristotle to austerity
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