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THE CHART: Young people bearing brunt of unemployment burden

Andy Fyers
Fri, 20 Nov 2020

Andy Fyers
Fri, 20 Nov 2020
The New Zealand economy is performing far better than almost anyone anticipated mere months ago.Dire forecasts of double-digit unemployment numbers have failed to materialise and other indicators such as consumer confidence suggest the NZ economy is bouncing back with a spring in its step.The end of the wage subsidy scheme was seen as the point at which things would take a turn for the worse, but so far there has been no noticeable uptick in unemployment or company liquidations coinciding with the end of the scheme.There are though, still 211,...

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