News

14/08/2013

Video highlights on services sector report from Murray Sherwin (Chair) and Geoff Lewis (Inquiry Director).

26/07/2013

The Productivity Commission has released an interim report on the performance of New Zealand’s service industries. The report, now out for consultation, addresses the nature and role of services in the New Zealand economy.

25/07/2013

This 'Cut to the chase' report highlights findings from the inquiry that the Commission considers are of most likely relevance to Mäori.

16/07/2013

Housing affordability has been a topic of much interest in New Zealand over recent years with the median house price increasing by over 50% between 2004 and 2008.

12/07/2013

The Government has asked the Productivity Commission to review and make recommendations on how to improve the design and operation of regulatory regimes in New Zealand.

27/06/2013

A Symposium focused on New Zealand’s productivity paradox is being held in Wellington on 2 July.

25/06/2013

Paul Conway, Director Economics and Research, outlines the nature of two senior roles being advertised at the New Zealand Productivity Commission.

17/05/2013

Opinion piece on local regulatory challenges facing councils and Government.