Business and economy
Who's afraid of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks?
15 April 2019
Opinion: Disapprove of Julian Assange if you will but remember that his fundamental rights and freedoms must be protected. Professor Marianne Franklin, Visiting Fellow at the Department of Commercial Law, University of Auckland Business School examines the issues.
Resilience leads to Microsoft role
12 April 2019
The offer of an internship at one of the world’s largest technology companies is proof that commitment and determination do pay off for one University of Auckland student.
Industry insights add value for students
31 March 2019
Postgraduate business students have put their skills and knowledge to the test by valuing companies, as part of a partnership with Shareclarity, an innovative subscription-based equity research firm.
Tech giants could risk all on exposed Achilles heel
29 March 2019
Opinion: Big Tech corporations’ ubiquity and wealth can make them seem untouchable, but they have a weakness. Professor Susan Watson examines their Achilles heel.
How to protect yourself as a consumer
14 March 2019
Opinion: NZ has strong consumer laws which are fine in theory – but what can you do if a supplier refuses to comply with the law? Associate Professor Alex Sims explains the options.
Wellbeing budget should ensure benefits exceed costs
10 March 2019
Opinion: Robert MacCulloch responds to criticism of the Government's use of the cost-benefit analysis.
Better female world requires more than balance
8 March 2019
Opinion: 'Balance' is one strategy, but a bigger task is addressing gender bias in the way jobs and activities are evaluated and rewarded, writes Dr Janine Swail.
University honours Distinguished Alumni
28 February 2019
A surgeon, a singer and a stalwart of Fisher & Paykel are among the distinguished alumni to be honoured by the University of Auckland at a gala dinner.
A legal way out of the Huawei debacle
25 February 2019
Opinion: New Zealand cannot bow to Chinese pressure over the Huawei debacle. Approaches that protect our interests must be considered, writes Gehan Gunasekara.
The Tax Working Group should not venture into retirement policy
25 February 2019
The Retirement Policy and Research Centre cautions against tinkering with retirement savings policies to solve problems of introducing a comprehensive capital gains tax.
Call for nominations for the 2019 Māori Business Leaders Awards
22 February 2019
Nominations are invited for the Aotearoa New Zealand Māori Business Leaders Awards, which recognise and celebrate outstanding Māori excellence and success in business.
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’”?