Productivity Commission

4th Apr 17, 1:31pm
Construction firms in position to raise prices as they hit capacity buffers with skilled labour shortages showing no signs of letting up, NZIER survey shows
Construction firms in position to raise prices as they hit capacity buffers with skilled labour shortages showing no signs of letting up, NZIER survey shows
4th Apr 17, 1:31pm
29th Mar 17, 2:10pm
Labour responds to challenge from Joyce that political parties should seriously consider ProdComm urban planning proposals in Election 2017 campaign; Notes similarities to current policies
Labour responds to challenge from Joyce that political parties should seriously consider ProdComm urban planning proposals in Election 2017 campaign; Notes similarities to current policies
29th Mar 17, 2:10pm
29th Mar 17, 9:02am
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says a govt committed to housing affordability would implement the Productivity Commission’s better urban planning agenda
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says a govt committed to housing affordability would implement the Productivity Commission’s better urban planning agenda
29th Mar 17, 9:02am
29th Mar 17, 8:02am
Auckland’s housing and infrastructure issues illustrate central failures of NZ’s urban planning system, Productivity Commission says
Auckland’s housing and infrastructure issues illustrate central failures of NZ’s urban planning system, Productivity Commission says
29th Mar 17, 8:02am
29th Mar 17, 5:02am
NZ's urban planning framework requires substantial overhaul to avoid further harmful effects from spiraling house prices, infrastructure shortfalls and environmental costs, Productivity Commission says; 'Scrap the RMA'
NZ's urban planning framework requires substantial overhaul to avoid further harmful effects from spiraling house prices, infrastructure shortfalls and environmental costs, Productivity Commission says; 'Scrap the RMA'
29th Mar 17, 5:02am
11th Dec 16, 5:02am
Bill English should refocus economic policy on increasing GDP per hour worked, rather than just total GDP
Bill English should refocus economic policy on increasing GDP per hour worked, rather than just total GDP
11th Dec 16, 5:02am
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28th Nov 16, 11:31am
PM says Treasury's forecasts of blow-out in debt by 2060 without NZ Superannuation changes "a load of nonsense"; says Treasury couldn't get forecasts right 44 days before Budget 'let alone 44 years out'; also downplays weak productivity
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PM says Treasury's forecasts of blow-out in debt by 2060 without NZ Superannuation changes "a load of nonsense"; says Treasury couldn't get forecasts right 44 days before Budget 'let alone 44 years out'; also downplays weak productivity
28th Nov 16, 11:31am
28th Aug 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey argues a land tax and/or targeted rates would change the expectations of unending tax-free capital gains with low holding costs that is driving a frenzy of land-banking in Auckland
Bernard Hickey argues a land tax and/or targeted rates would change the expectations of unending tax-free capital gains with low holding costs that is driving a frenzy of land-banking in Auckland
28th Aug 16, 5:02am
19th Aug 16, 10:57am
Productivity Commission report recommends major changes to planning regime aimed at freeing up development in urban areas
Productivity Commission report recommends major changes to planning regime aimed at freeing up development in urban areas
19th Aug 16, 10:57am
30th May 16, 10:28am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says the TPPA should make it easier for foreign manufacturers to understand and comply with our domestic building codes
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says the TPPA should make it easier for foreign manufacturers to understand and comply with our domestic building codes
30th May 16, 10:28am
13th May 16, 10:24am
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Xero's Lena Hesselgrave on the future of Bitcoin post Panama Papers, concerns around housing consents issued in Auckland, the spectrum of crazy in the US election, how to hike productivity, why smartphone growth is dwindling & more
Xero's Lena Hesselgrave on the future of Bitcoin post Panama Papers, concerns around housing consents issued in Auckland, the spectrum of crazy in the US election, how to hike productivity, why smartphone growth is dwindling & more
13th May 16, 10:24am
28th Feb 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey describes how a few hundred Auckland home-owners were able to knee-cap the aspirations of generations of renters and strangle New Zealand's economic growth potential in a couple of meetings
Bernard Hickey describes how a few hundred Auckland home-owners were able to knee-cap the aspirations of generations of renters and strangle New Zealand's economic growth potential in a couple of meetings
28th Feb 16, 5:02am
9th Dec 15, 5:02am
Productivity Commission seeks feedback on its 'plan-of-action' to investigate the best way to allocate land use in NZ
Productivity Commission seeks feedback on its 'plan-of-action' to investigate the best way to allocate land use in NZ
9th Dec 15, 5:02am
16th Nov 15, 10:11am
The NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya says there is scant attention paid to evaluating, refining and improving the quality of problematic regulations
The NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya says there is scant attention paid to evaluating, refining and improving the quality of problematic regulations
16th Nov 15, 10:11am
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2nd Nov 15, 3:51pm
English launches 'blue skies' Productivity Commission review into Resource Management, Local Government and Land Transport Management Acts to transform urban planning and tackle housing affordability
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English launches 'blue skies' Productivity Commission review into Resource Management, Local Government and Land Transport Management Acts to transform urban planning and tackle housing affordability
2nd Nov 15, 3:51pm
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1st Nov 15, 5:26pm
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The Productivity Commission has been asked to find a better system for allocating land use in cities "to achieve positive social, economic, environmental and cultural outcomes"
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The Productivity Commission has been asked to find a better system for allocating land use in cities "to achieve positive social, economic, environmental and cultural outcomes"
1st Nov 15, 5:26pm
25th Oct 15, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey challenges ministers and councillors to adopt the Productivity Commission's recipe for closing the credibility gap between Auckland's future land supply for housing and demand for housing
Bernard Hickey challenges ministers and councillors to adopt the Productivity Commission's recipe for closing the credibility gap between Auckland's future land supply for housing and demand for housing
25th Oct 15, 5:02am
23rd Oct 15, 5:02am
Gareth Vaughan says NZ should follow Aussie lead & get the Productivity Commission to probe banking competition
Gareth Vaughan says NZ should follow Aussie lead & get the Productivity Commission to probe banking competition
23rd Oct 15, 5:02am
21st Oct 15, 12:01pm
Productivity Commission recommends changing everything from the way rates are calculated to which buildings are protected to increase housing supply
Productivity Commission recommends changing everything from the way rates are calculated to which buildings are protected to increase housing supply
21st Oct 15, 12:01pm
1st Oct 15, 12:18pm
Indigestion is likely to be the order of the day in Government and Reserve Bank circles in the face of further strong house market figures
Indigestion is likely to be the order of the day in Government and Reserve Bank circles in the face of further strong house market figures
1st Oct 15, 12:18pm

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