News

04/10/2018

Early evidence suggests that a team-based primary health care practice model can reduce emergency department admissions to hospitals.

10/09/2018

The Commission has recommended that up to 2.8 million hectares of trees are planted to achieve New Zealand’s carbon neutrality by 2050.

05/09/2018

The August 2018 edition of Policy Quarterly was a special issue on productivity. This was edited by and contained contributions from Productivity Commission staff.

04/09/2018

The Productivity Commission today released its final report on how New Zealand can transition to a low-emissions economy.

04/09/2018

The Commission's Chair, Murray Sherwin, presented at the NZIER Annual Meeting on 28 August 2018 on our low-emissions economy inquiry.

23/08/2018

New Zealand's productivity story was explained last week by the Commission's Paul Conway at the INnvolve innovation series for Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development agency.

06/08/2018

Murray Sherwin, Chair of the New Zealand Productivity Commission, welcomes a new project with the Australian Productivity Commission into Growing the digital economy and maximising opportunities for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs)

24/07/2018

The Government has asked the Productivity Commission to examine and report on local government funding and financing arrangements. 

16/07/2018

Paul Conway sheds light on the causes and solutions for New Zealand's poor long-run productivity.