Productivity blog

Blog on New Zealand’s productivity and related issues. Blog posts are written by staff members and do not represent the official views of the Productivity Commission.

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19 Apr 2017
Terry Genet, Senior Advisor, Productivity CommissionDuring our recent inquiry into new models of...
03 Jun 2016
Zoe Pushon, Advisor, Productivity CommissionLast week I had the privilege of attending the Make A...
18 Apr 2016
Paul Conway, Director, Economics and ResearchEvery day newspapers bring us stories of exciting new...
05 Jul 2015
We like to think of ourselves as an innovative bunch with a history of solving difficult problems...
28 May 2015
Disability is not something individuals have.  What individuals have are impairments. ...
27 May 2015
The media often reports stories about firms going out of business and the job losses involved. Of...
21 May 2015
Last week I attended the conference “Empowering communities in the information age”, which...
14 May 2015
Recently the Productivity Commission had an opportunity to comment on the launch of the Westpac...
01 Apr 2015
There’s a saying that a classic is a book that many praise but few read. Something similar could be...
25 Mar 2015
Watching the Black Caps play last night, and indeed the whole World Cup so far has been a...