Articles tagged Economics

For the convenience of subscribers, here's my weekend column in which I look at how a global savings glut and investment drought linked to ageing populations, inequality and fear about the GFC is affecting New Zealand.

The Productivity Commission has published a thought-provoking paper showing how both real wages and the purchasing power of those wages has lagged economic growth over the last 35 years, reducing the fruits of the economy going to workers and increasing the share going to the owners of capital.