A replacement for the efficient markets hypothesis?
Tim Brown reviews a new book that tries to use behavioural economics to replace the efficient markets hypothesis that has dominated investing for decades.
Measuring poverty: don’t miss the point
Jess Berentson-Shaw urges the new government to not just measure poverty, but measure improved lives.
Judge gets Facebook 101 at StuffMe hearing
Justice Robert Dobson and his self-confessed “Luddite ways” was shown how news can be shared via social media during day one of Stuff and NZME’s appeal against the Commerce Commission’s rejection of their planned merger. The...
Lack of IT skills adds to dismal productivity
As productivity flatlines, we need to help Kiwi businesses stay competitive in a global world, writes management consultant Rohan MacMahon.
A taste of Newsroom Pro
Newsroom Pro is our twin - a subscription news service reporting from around the Beehive. Get a sampler of the 8 things at 8am email.
Lord Deben: Climate battle takes perseverance
Departing environment commissioner Jan Wright’s final speech referred to Lord Deben, who is interviewed here by Rod Oram.
Why deposit insurance makes sense for NZ
Deposit insurance may not be a first-best solution, but it is a practical and prudent response to the real-world position governments are in, writes Michael Reddell.
Anna Connell: Only 170 years to go, sisters
Based on how long it’ll take to close the gender pay gap, we can expect a true house of representatives in 2187.