UABS KNOWLEDGE

In the media

This section contains an overview of the research and commentary emerging from the University of Auckland Business School, with new content added weekly.

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Economic spin-off from events is wildly miscalculated

The crass use of multiplier analysis to boost forecast benefits of public and private sector projects needs to be sharply reined in, argues Tim Hazledine.

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Why coalition friction could be a good thing

Differences between Labour, the Greens, and New Zealand First could spur innovation, suggests Fiona Kennedy.

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Reform of pre-internet Privacy Act vital

The Government must act to reclaim our lead in technology-friendly privacy law, argues Gehan Gunasekara.

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International students deserve better than exploitation

International students make an important contribution to the education sector in New Zealand, so we can - and should - do better on their behalf, says Christina Stringer.

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Your clothes still come from sweatshops

After an horrific sweatshop collapse in Bangladesh in 2013, Western fashion buyers could take heart from news that changes were under way. They weren't, says Maureen Benson-Rea.

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Why we need a Modern Slavery Act

Christine Stringer argues for tough laws on slavery in New Zealand businesses and supply chains.

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Our environment's crucial economic role

‘Personhood’ presents us with a unique opportunity to recognise how ecosystems contribute to our way of life, argues Dr Greenaway-McGrevy.

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Is New Zealand being managed, rather than led?

New Zealand doesn’t need maverick leaders but we do need leadership, argues Fiona Kennedy.

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NZ-Oz situation dumps on Kiwis

Under current policy settings Kiwis lose out if retiring in Oz argues Susan St John.

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Let's explode some myths about immigration

Those who suggest immigrants are a net drain on the economy are trying to sell "alternative facts", argues Ananish Chaudhuri.

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