Daily Archives July 7, 2015

Releasing the brake on the emerging Maori economy

Contributed by Reece Stanley Oti Moors (Ngati Mahuta – Tainui & Ngati Pikiao, Ngati Whakaue – Te Arawa) Historians far wiser than I can tell us of the the last 1000 year history of trade and commerce in Aoteraoa-New Zealand. Maori were our first international exporters and were the back bone...

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Digital disruption and the nature of the firm

Contributed by Mark Smith Why do firms exist in the first place and how might digital disruption change the economics and structure of the firm? The Nobel-prize winning economist, Ronald Coase, analysed why an entrepreneur would hire employees in the first place rather than contract with the open ma...

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