Business and economy
One thing we can’t afford to lose
1 April 2020
Opinion: As Covid-19 threatens livelihoods and recession seems inevitable, charities and voluntary organisations face an uncertain future, writes John Mohan.
Does Covid-19 justify the suspension of privacy?
26 March 2020
Opinion: Surveillance on an unprecedented scale may be justified but must end when no longer needed says Associate Professor Gehan Gunasekara.
What type of business will survive Covid-19?
21 March 2020
Opinion: Mike Lee analyses the impact of Covid-19 on different types of business, and how they will fare in future pandemic-related crises.
The politics of the COVID-19 relief package
18 March 2020
Opinion: Jennifer Curtin analyses the government's recently announced $12.1 billion COVID-19 relief package in the light of an election year.
Accounting’s future looks bright
17 March 2020
You may have heard a rumour that accountants are being replaced by robots, but a recent event at the University of Auckland business school shows that the present and future of accounting is very bright.
New Zealand’s decision to close its borders will hurt tourism but it’s the right thing to do
16 March 2020
Opinion: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has done exactly what is needed to limit the spread of COVID-19 in New Zealand and the Pacific, writes Associate Professor Siouxsie Wiles.
Student creates start-up while recovering from car crash
16 March 2020
Annabelle Collins reckons a car accident on Auckland’s northern motorway was one of the best things that ever happened to her.
Tax research recognised as world’s best
12 March 2020
A research paper by Professor Craig Elliffe from the Auckland Law School has been shortlisted for the 2020 Frans Vanistendael Award for International Tax Law.
KiwiSaver fossil fuel divestment small step in the right direction
6 March 2020
Opinion: From mid-2021, KiwiSaver 'default' schemes must not invest in fossil fuels, which is a step in the right direction, writes Matheson Russell.
Beware: Unelected bureaucrats are stealing our democracy
6 March 2020
Opinion: Professor Robert MacCulloch discusses the issues with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's assertion that it needs to bolster its social license to operate.
Research focus on interventions in the workplace
5 March 2020
Funding for research on interventions to improve employee wellbeing in small and medium-sized organisations has been awarded to the University of Auckland’s Dr Lixin Jiang.
Sir Peter Gluckman leads think tank focused on critical global issues
4 March 2020
Countering the global rise of misinformation and declining public trust with robust research and evidence-based advice is the fundamental goal of a new think tank at the University of Auckland.