Watch our economists Jarrod Kerr and Mary Jo Vergara talk about the latest economic impacts of COVID-19 on the economy.

Latest update: 8 October

Kiwibank Economist, Mary Jo Vergara, talks through recent labour market developments, and what a rise in unemployment means for consumer spending.

Previous updates

Follow @kiwieconomics for regular updates from Jarrod and the Kiwibank economics team. If you're looking for further information, see our COVID-19 page. We will get through this together.

BDO RETHINK webinar: 26 August

Taruanesh Singh, Head of Risk Advisory Services, from BDO and Jarrod Kerr talk about the current and future risks as businesses start to recover from the effects of the global pandemic.

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