Kōrero: Spending in the economy

Private and public investment

Private and public investment

Fixed capital formation is spending on assets such as buildings, roads or machinery. Such spending can fluctuate markedly over time. During the Second World War, for example, construction slowed. After the war it surged, as deferred work was carried out, and a booming economy encouraged new spending.

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Paul Dalziel, 'Spending in the economy - Spending and investing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21627/private-and-public-investment (accessed 24 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Paul Dalziel, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 16 Sep 2016