Productivity Commission

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 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
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 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
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
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
8th Apr 20, 10:00am
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 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
22nd Mar 20, 8:40am
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
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
20th Feb 20, 9:51am
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
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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12th Dec 19, 2:00pm
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
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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
12th Dec 19, 2:00pm
21st Nov 19, 5:02am
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Productivity Commission suggests improved income security to help those affected by labour-market change
Productivity Commission suggests improved income security to help those affected by labour-market change
21st Nov 19, 5:02am
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
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
19th Aug 19, 3:28pm
Auckland Council says there would be economic and administrative issues with introducing a vacant land tax and questions whether it could be justified
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
11th Aug 19, 6:42am
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
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
8th Aug 19, 10:34am
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
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
16th Jul 19, 3:03pm
ICCC report calls for accelerated electrification to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, saying a shift to achieve 100% renewable electricity by 2035 is too costly
ICCC report calls for accelerated electrification to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, saying a shift to achieve 100% renewable electricity by 2035 is too costly
16th Jul 19, 3:03pm
15th Jul 19, 2:29pm
The growing cost pressures councils face due to climate change are real, but adaption costs won't be addressed by the Government's Zero Carbon Bill
The growing cost pressures councils face due to climate change are real, but adaption costs won't be addressed by the Government's Zero Carbon Bill
15th Jul 19, 2:29pm
4th Jul 19, 12:56pm
Productivity Commission’s proposal for a windfall gains tax on property owners who benefit from public infrastructure gets tick of approval from Auckland & Wellington mayors
Productivity Commission’s proposal for a windfall gains tax on property owners who benefit from public infrastructure gets tick of approval from Auckland & Wellington mayors
4th Jul 19, 12:56pm
4th Jul 19, 5:00am
Productivity Commission details a series of potential funding options for local government, citing growing pressures from infrastructure, climate change and tourism
Productivity Commission details a series of potential funding options for local government, citing growing pressures from infrastructure, climate change and tourism
4th Jul 19, 5:00am
3rd Jul 19, 7:33am
Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker unveils government plan to boost productivity including ideas borrowed from Singapore. National offers alternative plan
Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker unveils government plan to boost productivity including ideas borrowed from Singapore. National offers alternative plan
3rd Jul 19, 7:33am
1st Jul 19, 2:10pm
Local Government New Zealand pushing case for central government to devolve more power to local government as Productivity Commission report on local government funding nears
Local Government New Zealand pushing case for central government to devolve more power to local government as Productivity Commission report on local government funding nears
1st Jul 19, 2:10pm
21st Jun 19, 10:00am
Terry Baucher on the five most important tax-reforming finance ministers, Arthur Laffer, digital services tax, taxing marijuana and more
Terry Baucher on the five most important tax-reforming finance ministers, Arthur Laffer, digital services tax, taxing marijuana and more
21st Jun 19, 10:00am
12th Jun 19, 9:21am
Robertson pushes ahead with TWG recommendation to investigate a vacant land tax, despite Treasury and the IRD saying there's no evidence to suggest it'll stop land bankers and improve housing affordability
Robertson pushes ahead with TWG recommendation to investigate a vacant land tax, despite Treasury and the IRD saying there's no evidence to suggest it'll stop land bankers and improve housing affordability
12th Jun 19, 9:21am

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