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The New EconomyNovember 18, 2016

Hey Shamubeel #3: What happened to work?


We wanted to better understand the changing New Zealand economy, and who better to explain it than superstar economist Shamubeel Eaqub. Below, the third of six short videos featuring Shamubeel giving it to us straight while sitting comfortably in a classic Kiwi chair. This time he’s explaining the changing way New Zealanders work while perched on a lawn chair (and also on a cow).

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.

Starring: Shamubeel Eaqub

Directed by: José Barbosa

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?

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