What's wrong with our productivity?


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

Interview Paul Conway

Jason Walls from interest.co.nz interviews Paul Conway, the Commission's Director of Economics & Research on why New Zealand has such a poor long-run productivity performance. How did we get to this position? What are the causes and how can we lift our game? What are the key opportunities and risks? 

Watch the interview here - New Zealand's economic Achilles heel - what's wrong with our productivity? 

Or read the article How too many SMEs, cooperatives and immigrants are contributing to NZ's productivity woes on interest.co.nz here.

This interview follows the publication of Paul Conway's recent paper for the International Productivity Monitor Can the kiwi fly? Achieving productivity lift-off in New Zealand.