Category: Economics

Does the ‘normal’ flu kill more people than Covid-19?

Ashley Church- May 18, 2020

If more people die from the seasonal flu - why are we tanking the world economy to fight Covid 19? Read More

Has Australia handled the Covid-19 crisis better than New Zealand?

Ashley Church- April 11, 2020

Australia has managed to get on top of Covid 19 without completely tanking the economy Read More

Are the poor getting poorer?

Ashley Church- March 7, 2020

Economic conditions are much better than they were just a few decades ago Read More

Have we seen our last property boom?

Ashley Church- January 27, 2020

Those looking for a common set of factors underlying each boom won’t find them Read More

We’re measuring poverty the wrong way

Ashley Church- January 18, 2020

There isn't universal agreement on what 'poverty' actually is Read More

Did NZ once lead the world in home ownership?

Ashley Church- January 17, 2020

The extent to which home ownership underpins the NZ economy cannot be underestimated Read More