Business and economy
Drastic change in our food systems needed
3 July 2019
Opinion: We need to transform how we grow, market, consume and dispose of our food, and fast.
No price stigma for ‘tactically’ remediated leaky homes
27 June 2019
Leaky homes that have been fixed, made weathertight and reclad in non-monolithic cladding have the same market value as unaffected dwellings, according to research just published.
Vinyl, virtual lungs and 3D printing feature in Winter Week public lectures
24 June 2019
From virtual lungs to a surge in the popularity of vinyl, Winter Week on Campus once again opens a fascinating window into the world-class research taking place at the University of Auckland.
Crime pays for senior male executives
24 June 2019
Senior male executives who commit corporate economic crimes are less likely to be dismissed or legally punished than middle management and junior staff according to new research.
AI for good
18 June 2019
The Government is investing millions of dollars in the University of Auckland to help understand and unlock the power of artificial intelligence (AI).
A Wellbeing Budget in name only
17 June 2019
Opinion: Robert MacCulloch, Matthew S. Abel Chair of Macroeconomics, argues the recent Wellbeing Budget was disappointing.
Unfair superannuation partner rule finally dropped
4 June 2019
The government intends to amend the Social Security Act to make entitlement to New Zealand Super and Veteran’s Pensions simpler and more modern by basing people’s entitlement on their own circumstances, rather than on the circumstances of their partner.
Visit by renowned expert on privacy and freedom of expression
30 May 2019
How do we ensure the data privacy protection of our digital selves? Or strike a balance between reputation and freedom of expression? Professor Anne S.Y. Cheung addresses these questions and others in her lectures this month.
Outstanding Māori business leaders honoured
12 May 2019
A renowned astrologer and leading authority on the Māori lunar calendar, experts in Māori tourism, and funeral directors who are also Netflix stars, are some of the winners of this year’s University of Auckland Aotearoa Māori Business Leaders Awards.
Sugar in drinks more dangerous – study
5 May 2019
Sugar in drinks is more dangerous than sugar in foods, according to a major new review of international evidence.
The existential threat of social media
3 May 2019
Opinion: Entities such as Google and Facebook represent an existential challenge to nation states as well as an opportunity, writes Gehan Gunasekara.
Building a pipeline of business talent
3 May 2019
Grow NZ Business has been employing interns from the Auckland Business School, an initiative which graduating students Rachel Yeu and Anna Sviridora say provides them with invaluable industry experience.