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Health care homes early evidence in Wellington

Friday, 5 October 2018, 8:59 am | Productivity Commission

Early evidence suggests a team-based primary health care practice model can reduce emergency department admissions to hospitals. More >>

Act now to achieve a low-emissions future

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 9:07 am | Productivity Commission

The Productivity Commission today released its final report on how New Zealand can transition to a low-emissions economy. More >>

State Sector Productivity: the missing keys

Friday, 17 August 2018, 11:39 am | Productivity Commission

Higher state sector productivity is critical to delivering more and better public services now and into the future, yet many government agencies lack the cultures, capability and encouragement to make these gains, says the Productivity Commission ... More >>

New joint research project welcomed

Monday, 6 August 2018, 1:57 pm | Productivity Commission

Murray Sherwin, Chair of the New Zealand Productivity Commission, welcomes a new project with the Australian Productivity Commission into Growing the digital economy and maximising opportunities for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) . More >>

Local government inquiry terms of reference confirmed

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 9:17 am | Productivity Commission

The Government has asked the Productivity Commission to examine and report on local government funding and financing arrangements. The Commission is delighted to receive the terms of reference from the Minister of Finance and Minister for Local Government ... More >>

Getting to Zero: challenging but achievable

Friday, 27 April 2018, 9:37 am | Productivity Commission

Today we released our draft report on how New Zealand should transition to a low-emissions economy. More >>

Productivity Improvements Needed for Higher Wages

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 8:54 am | Productivity Commission

A report released today by the Productivity Commission shows that when productivity goes up wages tend to follow. The growth of labour productivity and wages has slowed. Between 1996 and 2000 the average amount produced from one hour of work in the private ... More >>

The Productivity Commission - inquiries, research and a BIM

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 3:52 pm | Productivity Commission

The Commission has had another busy year. We’ve completed two inquiries - New models of tertiary education and Better urban planning , published several research papers on productivity-related matters, and continued to work with our partners to ... More >>

Public sector productivity: a $40 billion mystery

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 11:24 am | Productivity Commission

The New Zealand Productivity Commission today released its draft report Measuring and improving state sector productivity . More >>

How can New Zealand transition to a low emissions economy?

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 10:23 am | Productivity Commission

The Productivity Commission today published an issues paper for its inquiry into New Zealand’s transition to a low emissions economy. More >>

Submissions sought on state sector productivity

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 10:33 am | Productivity Commission

The Productivity Commission is seeking submissions on its inquiry into measuring and improving state sector productivity. More >>

What's happening at the Productivity Commission?

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 2:30 pm | Productivity Commission

The Productivity Commission has two new inquiry topics A low emissions economy The Government has asked the Commission to identify how New Zealand can maximise the opportunities and minimise the costs and risks of transitioning to a lower net-emissions ... More >>

Urban planning - moving beyond the wheel spin

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 10:08 am | Productivity Commission

 The Commission released its final Better urban planning report  today. The inquiry examined the current urban planning system in New Zealand and points the way to a future, better-performing system. More >>

New models of tertiary education are coming, ready or not

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 9:03 am | Productivity Commission

The Productivity Commission released its final report New models of tertiary education today. More >>

Clear ethnic differences at bachelor-level study in NZ

Monday, 20 February 2017, 11:47 am | Productivity Commission

The Productivity Commission and Auckland University of Technology (AUT) have published joint research that looks at the factors associated with undertaking bachelor’s degree study in New Zealand. More >>

Productivity Commission targets weak labour productivity

Monday, 28 November 2016, 10:06 am | Productivity Commission

New Zealand has enjoyed good growth in average income since the global financial crisis. Labour participation is strong and our public finances are in relatively good shape. But one area holding the economy back is our persistently weak labour ... More >>

New models of tertiary education

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 10:07 am | Productivity Commission

The Productivity Commission has published its draft report on new models of tertiary education and is seeking submissions on the report by 21 November 2016. The Government asked the Productivity Commission to investigate how trends in technology, internationalisation, ... More >>

Tertiary education - a system tied up in knots

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 9:22 am | Productivity Commission

The report is a detailed inquiry into how well New Zealand’s tertiary education system is set up to respond to, and take advantage of,trends in technology, internationalisation, population, tuition costs and demand for skills. As part of the inquiry, the Commission ... More >>

Urban planning: What’s broken and how to fix it

Friday, 19 August 2016, 9:40 am | Productivity Commission

The Productivity Commission is seeking feedback on its proposal for a future urban planning system in New Zealand. More >>

Productivity Commission studies future of tertiary education

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 9:16 am | Productivity Commission

The Productivity Commission has released an issues paper calling for input on the future of tertiary education. “The pursuit of knowledge and learning is of critical importance to any society,” said Murray Sherwin, Chair of the Productivity Commission. ... More >>

 

 

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