Business and economy
Data governance symposium launches vital new programme
2 July 2021
Experts will gather at the University of Auckland to discuss data protection issues, namely privacy, security and sovereignty, and to launch new programmes of study in Information Governance at the Business School.
It will be a long, long wait for Covid herd immunity
28 June 2021
Opinion: The ongoing crisis over the Covid-positive person who visited Wellington from Sydney raises questions about the Government’s zero Covid stance, writes Professor Ananish Chaudhuri.
Running a gender lens over our sacred social policies
27 June 2021
Opinion: Many of us were brought up on the myth of egalitarianism and the superiority of New Zealand’s treatment of women, but there are many policy issues, writes Associate Professor Susan St John.
Champion of women in business funds University Chair for Women in Entrepreneurship
24 June 2021
Leading New Zealand businessperson, Theresa Gattung, funds new University of Auckland Chair of Women in Entrepreneurship.
Climate crisis policies are all about power
24 June 2021
Opinion: Professor Robert MacCulloch writes about the issues with the Climate Change Commission chairman's recommendations for a government action plan to fight climate change.
NZ’s clean car discount is a turn in the right direction, but how much will it drive consumer demand?
17 June 2021
Opinion: New Zealand faces challenges if it is to meet its international climate change commitments under the Paris Agreement, says Professor Basil Sharp.
The day is coming when you won't need a bank account
14 June 2021
Opinion: Alex Sims writes about Bitcoin 2021 and how growth of crypto is confounding critics and even NZ’s Reserve Bank is investigating its own digital currency.
BNZ Financial Trading Room investment in a brighter future
11 June 2021
A state-of-the-art financial trading room was officially opened at the Business School by the Honourable David Parker.
NFTs: At last, a technology that can turn struggling artists into multi-millionaires…
3 June 2021
NFTs have exploded in the last few months into popular media, as well as creative production and consumption, but their use and abuse raise many questions.
Open NZ to innovators and attract the next Sergey Brin
2 June 2021
Opinion: Budget shows the Government doesn't understand NZ must attract innovative talent to drive the economy out of an OECD backwater, writes Ananish Chaudhuri.
Ananish Chaudhuri says thought is needed even when just ticking a box
1 June 2021
Opinion: Issues of choice face us every day and sometimes important ones are made by ticking a box. Professor Ananish Chaudhuri says we all need to consider how information is framed.
CMC Markets Trading Challenge brings together young investors
27 May 2021
Commerce and science student Karl Peng has won the eleventh annual CMC Markets University of Auckland Trading Challenge.