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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15 Nov 2013
In this blog, Murray Sherwin – Productivity Commission Chair – reports on some challenges faced by...
13 Nov 2013
This is the final blog in a three-part series, in which Murray Sherwin – Productivity Commission...
12 Nov 2013
This is our 2nd blog in a three-part series, in which Murray Sherwin – Productivity Commission...
12 Nov 2013
In this three-part blog series, Murray Sherwin – Productivity Commission Chair – reports on some...
07 Oct 2013
We’re really pleased with the amount of interest our recently released Commission Research Paper,...
27 Sep 2013
There are many great insights for New Zealand to take from the Cup. Let’s have a quick look at it...
25 Sep 2013
A tongue-in-cheek illustration of how regulation impacts our lives is a surprise hit in our recent...
24 Sep 2013
In a new Productivity Commission Research Paper, we highlight that New Zealanders work about 15%...
12 Jul 2013
I heard a real kiwi glass-half-full story the other day. Around 14% of New Zealand 15 year-olds...
31 May 2013
The recent news story ‘Tide turns on Aussie exodus’ reports that New Zealand has seen an overall...