Business and economy
Susan St John: State failure to right clear wrongs
19 February 2019
Opinion: Hon Associate Professor Susan St John asks "Why am I so uneasy at the beginning of 2019? Isn’t it supposed to be Labour’s ‘year of delivery’”?
Video revisits kiwi ‘recipe for success’
19 February 2019
An instructional video produced as a companion to the 1986 influencial book Theory K, has had a retrospective screening at the Business School.
Obesity and empowered choices
13 February 2019
Opinion: Obesity is complex issue, but we are in it together and must work collectively to find a solution that will end this epidemic, writes Dr Milind Mandlik.
Planning a way out of housing unaffordability
7 February 2019
Opinion: Urban planning must return to its historical roots which balanced economic growth with national and regional interests, argues Dr Elham Bahmanteymouri.
Time to address our rapidly ageing population
4 February 2019
Opinion: It's time the Government listened to advice and introduced pension policies appropriate for our rapidly ageing population, writes Dr Claire Dale.
Educator and philanthropist awarded Honorary Doctorate
23 January 2019
German-born scientist and education philanthropist Dr Beate Schuler will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science from the University of Auckland.
Ten questions on capital gains tax
4 January 2019
Opinion: Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy gives his Top Ten resolved and unresolved issues on the Tax Working Group’s proposed capital gains tax.
Tax Working Group unlikely to sort housing inequality
14 December 2018
Opinion: The Tax Working Group is unlikely to address housing inequality given exclusions in its terms of reference, writes Hon Associate Professor Susan St John (Economics).
Taxing tourists makes perfect economic sense now
10 December 2018
Opinion: a levy on incoming tourists should be seen not as a revenue-grabbing tax, but as user pays congestion charge, writes Tim Hazledine.
The little startup that could: 15 years of Velocity
6 December 2018
Velocity - the University’s student-led entrepreneurial development programme – is celebrating its 15th birthday and the successes it has enjoyed since its inception.
Tax expert awarded premier Law Foundation scholarship
29 November 2018
Professor Craig Elliffe, from the Auckland Law School has been awarded the country’s premier legal research grant, the New Zealand International Research Fellowship - Te Karahipi Rangahau ā Taiao.
Jokes: a new guide to workplace humour
26 November 2018
A new book by University of Auckland academics Barbara Plester and Kerr Inkson draws on the latest research to give practical tips on how to navigate workplace humour.