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The New EconomyDecember 16, 2016

Hey Shamubeel #5: Did tax just get cool?


We wanted to better understand the changing New Zealand economy, and who better to explain it than superstar economist Shamubeel Eaqub. This is the fifth of six short videos featuring Shamubeel giving it to us straight while sitting comfortably in a classic Kiwi chair.

In this video Shamubeel explains how tax has changed and why it looks like the days of huge companies avoiding tax might be over.

This video is part of The New Economy, a pop-up section which takes a critical look at the issues and challenges facing the New Zealand economy.

Directed by José Barbosa
Titles by Frances Hanzard and Louis Olsen.

More on The New Economy:

Editor Duncan Greive on why The Spinoff teamed up with Kiwibank to ask some tough questions

The New Economy: Kiwibank’s Paul Brock on the power of local

Hey Shamubeel #1: New Zealand versus The World

Hey Shamubeel #2: How did we get here?

Hey Shamubeel #3: What happened to work?

Hey Shamubeel #4: Will tech kill us all?

Keep going!