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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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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Superannuation: New Zealanders deserve better

Prime Minister Bill English announced on Monday that the age of eligibility for the New Zealand Super will rise to 67.

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The dark side of the shareholder capitalism

Richard Brookes looks at Cadbury's Dunedin closure in a merger & acquisition context, and asks if this is the new unacceptable face of shareholder capitalism

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Contagion in the New Zealand housing market

Auckland region's housing bubble is still growing, and has spread to Hamilton and Tauranga, but not to the other metropolitan centres.

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Here is a hot solution to Auckland's traffic congestion

Auckland doesn't need to wait for better public transport - the right toll system could ease gridlock now, says Tava Olsen.

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