ANALYSIS: Geographical isolation, climate change vulnerability, and limited resources have pushed the Pacific Islands to often rely on exporting labour rather than goods and services.
ANALYSIS: The incompatible demands of OCR, GDP growth rate, employment figures, and inflation value.
ANALYSIS: Overlapping crises of the past few years have ended trajectory of creating and consuming more stuff every year.
ANALYSIS: What’s more pressing – the NZ banking sector and the ripples of a potential banking crisis reaching our shores or a negative quarterly GDP growth rate and the impact on unemployment?
OPINION: Key to future prosperity is to future-proof businesses now as we navigate that recession.
ANALYSIS: If New Zealand switches to a future-proof ‘build-better’ approach we will seize rather than lose opportunities.
ANALYSIS: An outright statement that increasing the floor of what workers can earn will create pressure on prices and lead to further inflation is short-sighted.
ANALYSIS: A closer look at how inflation is measured.
ANALYSIS: Value cannot entirely be captured by revenue, profits, and employment.
ANALYSIS: 2022 was tumultuous. Will 2023 follow suit, or is there a little more certainty in the path ahead?