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28/11/2016

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 productivity, with the OECD estimating that New Zealand had the fourth lowest labour productivity growth of OECD countries between 1995 and 2014.

29/09/2016

Draft report on new models of tertiary education now available.

19/08/2016

Draft Productivity Commission report on better urban planning now available.

11/05/2016

Contents

  • The Productivity Commission – Five years on
  • What can the Productivity Commission add to a 1000-year old institution? 
  • What can complexity theory tell us about urban planning?
  • Productivity symposium on innovation: Read all about it
  • Making social services work for everyone
  • What’s new in productivity
  • Upcoming events
  • About us
27/04/2016

The Productivity Commission has published a research note as a background paper for the Better Urban Planning inquiry: What can complexity theory tell us about urban planning?

06/04/2016

What can a five-year old Productivity Commission add to a thousand-year old institution?

Murray Sherwin, UC Connect lecture

26/02/2016

A version of this article was originally published in the National Business Review.

24/02/2016

The Productivity Commission has released an issues paper calling for input on the future of tertiary education.