News

16/12/2013

The Productivity Commission welcomes Daiman Smith as the new General Manager.

06/12/2013

The Treasury are seeking suggestions for potential inquiry topics for the Productivity Commission in 2014.

01/12/2013

Paul Conway, Director, Economics and Research, gives an overview of why productivity is important for New Zealand and how New Zealand is performing compared to other countries.

24/10/2013

Congratulations to Athene Laws, a part-time research assistant in our Economics and Research team at the Productivity Commission, for being awarded the Sir Frank Holmes Prize for 2013.

22/10/2013

Our Annual Report for 2012/13 provides a report card on our performance during the year. The report includes a summary of our performance evaluation results and the Government's response on recent inquiries.

03/10/2013

Welcome to the Productivity Commission's October 2013 Update, including items on both our Regulatory and Services Sector inquiries, and a new Research Paper on NZ's productivity performance.

01/10/2013

This is a condensed version of an article that appears in the October 2013 Public Sector journal. For the full article please contact: comms@ipanz.org.nz

06/09/2013

The Commission has prepared two short videos to introduce the Issues Paper on our latest inquiry into the design and operation of government regulatory regimes in New Zealand.

31/08/2013

Submissions are invited for the next stage of the inquiry, which will focus on in-depth investigations of ICT use and stimulating competition in the services sector.

27/08/2013

The Productivity Commission has released an issues paper on its latest inquiry into the design and operation of government regulatory regimes in New Zealand. Submissions are invited by 25 October.