Will the economy double-dip?

Will the economy double-dip?
Jenny Ruth
Infometrics chief forecaster Gareth Kiernan is the latest economist to add his weight to the case for expecting a second recession next year, but other economists suggest the spate of stronger-than-expected data is no flash in the pan.Whichever party leads the next government would prefer to believe the optimists, but they should probably be planning for the possibility they're wrong.Kiernan's view is New Zealand's economy remains vulnerable and job losses are ahead, which will punch a hole in consumer spending and drag down economi...

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