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Report highlights major changes in where Kiwis live & work

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 9:12 am | Productivity Commission

Research released today by the Productivity Commission shows how New Zealanders have experienced big changes in the jobs they do and the places they live and work. These changes reflect shifts in the industries in which people work. Between 1976 and 2013 ... More >>

Time to prepare for the future of work, but no time to waste

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 8:27 am | Productivity Commission

“Technology adoption supports higher productivity growth, higher income growth and increased resources to pay for the things New Zealanders’ value. But the main problem facing New Zealand today isn’t too much technology, it’s not enough,” ... More >>

Local Government funding: Not broken but will need help

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 8:09 am | Productivity Commission

The New Zealand Productivity Commission today released its draft report on local government funding and financing arrangements. It is the most substantial look at these issues since the 2007 Shand report. In releasing the draft report, Commission ... More >>

Technology’s impact on the future of work to be examined

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 5:53 pm | Productivity Commission

The Government has asked the Productivity Commission to examine and report on Technological change, disruption and the future of work . Minister Robertson announced the Commission’s new topic at the Work in Progress Conference today. More >>

Local government funding and financing: public views sought

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 9:59 am | Productivity Commission

The Productivity Commission today published an issues paper for its inquiry into local government funding and financing. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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