News

15/09/2015

The Productivity Commission has now completed its report into More effective social services.

15/09/2015

The Productivity Commission has now completed its report into More effective social services.

07/08/2015

Contents

  • Inquiry update: Using land for housing
  • Successful innovation needs more than just R&D
  • Inquiry update: More effective social services
  • Government responds to regulatory recommendations
  • Innovation and productivity symposium
  • Westpac Grow NZ survey finds businesses are happier but not necessarily more productive
  • Statement of Performance Expectations
  • Upcoming events
29/06/2015

Kiwi firms need the tools to make the most of any increase in business research and development (R&D), according to new research by the Productivity Commission. Under the Business Growth Agenda the Government has committed to a target of increasing business expenditure on R&D to 1% of GDP by 2018. While valuable, this is just part of the puzzle of creating more innovative Kiwi firms.

17/06/2015

Draft Productivity Commission report on using land for housing now available.

28/04/2015

The Productivity Commission has released its draft findings and recommendations on improving outcomes for New Zealanders from social services. Submissions are invited by 24 June.

28/04/2015

The Productivity Commission has released its draft findings and recommendations on improving outcomes for New Zealanders from social services. Submissions are invited by 24 June.

31/03/2015

Contents

  • Inquiry update: More effective social services
  • New research on labour income share
  • Inquiry update: Using land for housing
  • International Year of Evaluation
  • Productivity Hub news
  • What does cricket have to do with productivity?
  • A summer of productivity: internships
  • Upcoming events
05/02/2015

A new working paper released today by the Productivity Commission shows that when productivity goes up, wages follow. 

02/02/2015

The Treasury is seeking suggestions for two new inquiry topics that could be undertaken by the New Zealand Productivity Commission in 2015.