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The Government is likely to take a more hands-on approach to immigration when border restrictions are eased, says Greg Ninness
9th Jul 21, 11:27am
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The Government is likely to take a more hands-on approach to immigration when border restrictions are eased, says Greg Ninness
ANZ economists say that 'in the short run' the main impact of net immigration on the NZ economy is through the housing market
29th Jun 21, 3:51pm
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ANZ economists say that 'in the short run' the main impact of net immigration on the NZ economy is through the housing market
Productivity Commission outlines the issues it'll be tackling in its inquiry into how New Zealand's immigration settings should be designed over the next few decades
21st Jun 21, 5:47am
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Productivity Commission outlines the issues it'll be tackling in its inquiry into how New Zealand's immigration settings should be designed over the next few decades
Guy Trafford says unless the Government intends all of us to become beneficiaries its needs to do more than pay scant lip service to New Zealand’s future and focus on improving productivity
27th May 21, 11:54am
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Guy Trafford says unless the Government intends all of us to become beneficiaries its needs to do more than pay scant lip service to New Zealand’s future and focus on improving productivity
New Productivity Commission report shows New Zealanders work harder yet produce far less than workers in other OECD countries
27th May 21, 6:27am
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New Productivity Commission report shows New Zealanders work harder yet produce far less than workers in other OECD countries
David Hargreaves doubts any NZ Government will resolve the vexed migration issue till it first forms a proper population policy
25th May 21, 2:44pm
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David Hargreaves doubts any NZ Government will resolve the vexed migration issue till it first forms a proper population policy
The Government has asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a wide-ranging review of current immigration settings
3rd May 21, 10:58am
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The Government has asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a wide-ranging review of current immigration settings
Guy Trafford notes that while farmers have achieved substantial productivity gains, the country as a whole hasn't as some Government policies and core SOEs undermine private sector improvements
16th Apr 21, 9:31am
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Guy Trafford notes that while farmers have achieved substantial productivity gains, the country as a whole hasn't as some Government policies and core SOEs undermine private sector improvements
The Productivity Commission details ways to improve the performance of New Zealand’s so-called frontier firms, saying doing so would be a key plank in boosting productivity
4th Dec 20, 10:42am
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The Productivity Commission details ways to improve the performance of New Zealand’s so-called frontier firms, saying doing so would be a key plank in boosting productivity
Robertson talks up, but doesn't officially campaign on, social insurance; Says it's unlikely to be 'fully implemented' in next term of government should Labour be re-elected
25th Sep 20, 1:13pm
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Robertson talks up, but doesn't officially campaign on, social insurance; Says it's unlikely to be 'fully implemented' in next term of government should Labour be re-elected
The Productivity Commission's Jo Smith says directors have emphasised the importance of having the right diversity of thinking, skills and experience at the board table
4th Sep 20, 6:33am
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The Productivity Commission's Jo Smith says directors have emphasised the importance of having the right diversity of thinking, skills and experience at the board table
Could Labour's first major policy announcement be a permanent unemployment insurance scheme similar to that advocated for by ACT?
4th Aug 20, 3:50pm
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Could Labour's first major policy announcement be a permanent unemployment insurance scheme similar to that advocated for by ACT?
The Productivity Commission's Patrick Nolan says getting a clearer picture of what success looks like can help illustrate the challenges facing New Zealand firms striving to be world class
21st Jul 20, 8:56am
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The Productivity Commission's Patrick Nolan says getting a clearer picture of what success looks like can help illustrate the challenges facing New Zealand firms striving to be world class
The Productivity Commission's Hamed Shafiee says the goal should not be simply to rebuild the economy we had, but to shift gear and find new ways for the economy to reach its full potential
28th May 20, 5:02am
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The Productivity Commission's Hamed Shafiee says the goal should not be simply to rebuild the economy we had, but to shift gear and find new ways for the economy to reach its full potential
The Productivity Commission's Jo Smith says increasing the productivity of Māori firms presents an opportunity for supporting the wellbeing of Māori, and all New Zealanders
13th May 20, 11:50am
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The Productivity Commission's Jo Smith says increasing the productivity of Māori firms presents an opportunity for supporting the wellbeing of Māori, and all New Zealanders
The Productivity Commission's Sally Garden says the input of all Kiwis is needed to help push out the productivity frontier for Kiwi businesses, and to create a more productive New Zealand
29th Apr 20, 1:52pm
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The Productivity Commission's Sally Garden says the input of all Kiwis is needed to help push out the productivity frontier for Kiwi businesses, and to create a more productive New Zealand
In the fourth part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at EFTPOS and COVID-19, and finds banks in charge of implementing some of the key technologies that could crimp their revenues
8th Apr 20, 10:00am
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In the fourth part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at EFTPOS and COVID-19, and finds banks in charge of implementing some of the key technologies that could crimp their revenues
In the second part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at how New Zealand's regulatory oversight of retail payments is behind where Australia was at in 2001
22nd Mar 20, 8:40am
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In the second part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at how New Zealand's regulatory oversight of retail payments is behind where Australia was at in 2001
Massey's Alison Brook finds we have been good at creating jobs but not the right sort of jobs. Companies need to invest in technologies for innovation. And we need to lift skills and competencies of both managers and workers
20th Feb 20, 9:51am
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Massey's Alison Brook finds we have been good at creating jobs but not the right sort of jobs. Companies need to invest in technologies for innovation. And we need to lift skills and competencies of both managers and workers
Tax Working Group proposal for vacant land tax that was referred for further investigation by Finance Minister Grant Robertson has been given a firm thumbs-down
12th Dec 19, 2:00pm
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Tax Working Group proposal for vacant land tax that was referred for further investigation by Finance Minister Grant Robertson has been given a firm thumbs-down
Productivity Commission suggests improved income security to help those affected by labour-market change
21st Nov 19, 5:02am
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Productivity Commission suggests improved income security to help those affected by labour-market change
Technology has many effects on jobs and work with most positive, the Productivity Commission says in report on New Zealand, technology and productivity
12th Sep 19, 5:00am
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Technology has many effects on jobs and work with most positive, the Productivity Commission says in report on New Zealand, technology and productivity
Auckland Council says there would be economic and administrative issues with introducing a vacant land tax and questions whether it could be justified
19th Aug 19, 3:28pm
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Auckland Council says there would be economic and administrative issues with introducing a vacant land tax and questions whether it could be justified
Government maintains introducing a vacant land tax in the short term is unfeasible; says it's open to reviewing the scope of the bright-line test and the ring-fencing of rental losses
11th Aug 19, 6:42am
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Government maintains introducing a vacant land tax in the short term is unfeasible; says it's open to reviewing the scope of the bright-line test and the ring-fencing of rental losses
Steve Forbes looks at why strange bedfellows the New Zealand Initiative and Local Government New Zealand have teamed up in a push for greater devolution of power to local government and what they hope to achieve
8th Aug 19, 10:34am
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Steve Forbes looks at why strange bedfellows the New Zealand Initiative and Local Government New Zealand have teamed up in a push for greater devolution of power to local government and what they hope to achieve