Business and economy
Students experience volatile market in annual trading challenge
22 September 2020
The CMC Markets University of Auckland Trading Challenge has concluded, with second-year duo Connie Zhang and David Jiang winning the top spot from among a field of more than 140 teams.
Do not let this Covid crisis go to waste
19 September 2020
Opinion: For New Zealand to emerge from the present crisis in a similar way to how we entered it, with stalled earnings and falling levels of well-being, would be a spectacular missed opportunity, writes Robert MacCulloch.
Business School joins global research network
19 September 2020
The Business School has subscribed to the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN), a global open access and searchable repository of new research, which recently surpassed 150 million downloads.
Study casts doubt on building industry’s ‘green certified’ ratings
9 September 2020
Researchers are questioning the accuracy of some ‘green certified’ rating tools used by the building industry to measure the warmth and efficiency of houses, after independent research failed to verify their claims.
NZ as the beacon of light in a Covid-19 world: Lesson in solidarity, kindness, forgiveness and love
4 September 2020
Rather than battling the so-called ‘lockdown fatigue’, New Zealanders might look to reframe our current predicament as one of opportunity and resilience testing, writes Regan Duff.
Can artificial intelligence be a justice superhero?
28 August 2020
Opinion: One way to help self-represented litigants is to use chatbots and other AI applications to offer basic legal assistance, writes Benjamin Liu and Bakz Awan.
Lockdown uncertainty could undo ‘go hard go early’
14 August 2020
Opinion: 'Go hard, go early' brought global praise to NZ. But on-again off-again lockdowns cause uncertainty which can crush business, writes Robert MacCulloch.
What universities bring to the Covid recovery
5 August 2020
Opinion: The Government cannot address alone issues of the magnitude of Covid-19. Dawn Freshwater looks at where universities fit into our country's recovery.
What women bring to the company board
23 July 2020
Opinion: Want to improve your company's corporate social responsibility? Charl de Villiers shares ways to shape boards to improve social and environmental outcomes.
The pitfalls of night trading
20 July 2020
New research shows that night traders are more likely to engage in risky behaviour such as buying shares at inflated prices and holding on to them for longer, than day traders.
Australia should beware of space industry subsidies
16 July 2020
Opinion: Australia should be careful to avoid the negative consequences of subsidising its space sector as it channels millions of dollars to spur development in space-related industries, writes Nicholas Borroz.
Do we really want to catch the Aussies?
16 July 2020
Opinion: GDP doesn’t make people happy, and perhaps Kiwi's are smart enough to realise that, writes Tim Hazledine.