5 Aug 2020

Unemployment rate 'unbelievable' - Jarrod Kerr

From Checkpoint, 5:16 pm on 5 August 2020

One of a chorus of economists to warn the latest official numbers do not mean New Zealand dodged a bullet is Kiwibank's Chief Economist, Jarrod Kerr.

His Kiwi Economics report was headlined Simply Unbelievable. Don't judge a labour market by its unemployment rate.

He talks to Lisa Owen.