Productivity

15th Oct 20, 10:54am
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Diane Coyle urges researchers to investigate how policy coodination can boost growth and living standards
Diane Coyle urges researchers to investigate how policy coodination can boost growth and living standards
15th Oct 20, 10:54am
21st Sep 20, 9:21am
Economist Brian Easton looks at half a dozen external economic issues that will greatly affect this country
Economist Brian Easton looks at half a dozen external economic issues that will greatly affect this country
21st Sep 20, 9:21am
18th Sep 20, 9:07am
BNZ economist Paul Conway says the challenge for New Zealand's political parties is to reframe their thinking and create an economic plan that breaks the shackles of our 'economic geography'
BNZ economist Paul Conway says the challenge for New Zealand's political parties is to reframe their thinking and create an economic plan that breaks the shackles of our 'economic geography'
18th Sep 20, 9:07am
10th Sep 20, 10:22am
Brian Fallow argues nothing about Labour's tax policy indicates a willingness to deliver a tax system to tackle the triple challenge of the debt legacy of the pandemic, stunted productivity and shameful levels of child poverty
Brian Fallow argues nothing about Labour's tax policy indicates a willingness to deliver a tax system to tackle the triple challenge of the debt legacy of the pandemic, stunted productivity and shameful levels of child poverty
10th Sep 20, 10:22am
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
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
13th Aug 20, 12:33pm
Alison Brook argues the COVID-19 crisis offers the opportunity for New Zealand to reorientate to a 'new normal' that will enable it to shrug off the decades of poor productivity and create sustainable growth
Alison Brook argues the COVID-19 crisis offers the opportunity for New Zealand to reorientate to a 'new normal' that will enable it to shrug off the decades of poor productivity and create sustainable growth
13th Aug 20, 12:33pm
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 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
10th Jul 20, 10:11am
Guy Trafford sees new food and land-use virtue rules accelerating the rise in the cost of local food, or a faster rise in imported food, or both
Guy Trafford sees new food and land-use virtue rules accelerating the rise in the cost of local food, or a faster rise in imported food, or both
10th Jul 20, 10:11am
8th Jul 20, 10:09am
Guy Trafford is disappointed that the latest MPI aspirational document highlights yet more confusing signals for the rural sector, devoid of detail of what will be supported
Guy Trafford is disappointed that the latest MPI aspirational document highlights yet more confusing signals for the rural sector, devoid of detail of what will be supported
8th Jul 20, 10:09am
29th Jun 20, 11:18am
Economist Brian Easton asks: Will the Covid Crisis lead to a dramatic redirection for New Zealand and the World?
Economist Brian Easton asks: Will the Covid Crisis lead to a dramatic redirection for New Zealand and the World?
29th Jun 20, 11:18am
20th Jun 20, 9:54am
Paul Conway argues New Zealand must leverage our ‘can-do’ attitude and strong international integrity to build a better economy that delivers for all New Zealanders
Paul Conway argues New Zealand must leverage our ‘can-do’ attitude and strong international integrity to build a better economy that delivers for all New Zealanders
20th Jun 20, 9:54am
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11th Jun 20, 10:02am
PwC argues rebuilding the economy post COVID-19 should include tax reforms and addressing the 'elephant in the room' of capital gains tax
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PwC argues rebuilding the economy post COVID-19 should include tax reforms and addressing the 'elephant in the room' of capital gains tax
11th Jun 20, 10:02am
8th Jun 20, 10:00am
Economist Brian Easton says we have to design a system which provides income support for the unemployed while encouraging employment transition
Economist Brian Easton says we have to design a system which provides income support for the unemployed while encouraging employment transition
8th Jun 20, 10:00am
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
25th May 20, 12:20pm
Economist Brian Easton says the media treat budgets as bit of a circus: lots of theatre and soon forgotten. For a serious economist they show how the official team of economists is thinking about the wider economy
Economist Brian Easton says the media treat budgets as bit of a circus: lots of theatre and soon forgotten. For a serious economist they show how the official team of economists is thinking about the wider economy
25th May 20, 12:20pm
24th May 20, 6:02am
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BNZ economist Paul Conway says the overarching objective of rebuilding the economy in the wake of COVID-19 must be to improve productivity and ensure the benefits are widely spread
BNZ economist Paul Conway says the overarching objective of rebuilding the economy in the wake of COVID-19 must be to improve productivity and ensure the benefits are widely spread
24th May 20, 6:02am
15th May 20, 10:00am
Massey University's Alison Brook on whether we are ready to leave lockdown, the chances of an Aussie summer holiday, wage subsidies and zombie companies, exports will be the key and celebrity backlash in the Age of Covid
Massey University's Alison Brook on whether we are ready to leave lockdown, the chances of an Aussie summer holiday, wage subsidies and zombie companies, exports will be the key and celebrity backlash in the Age of Covid
15th May 20, 10:00am
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
13th May 20, 10:48am
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A blueprint to reverse a long-running decline that has consigned generations to unwelcome, and unnecessary, economic and social hardship
A blueprint to reverse a long-running decline that has consigned generations to unwelcome, and unnecessary, economic and social hardship
13th May 20, 10:48am
30th Apr 20, 9:36am
Massey's Alison Brook finds there are clear lockdown winners and lockdown losers. She looks ahead to see which industries will emerge stronger or weaker after lockdown
Massey's Alison Brook finds there are clear lockdown winners and lockdown losers. She looks ahead to see which industries will emerge stronger or weaker after lockdown
30th Apr 20, 9:36am
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
17th Apr 20, 2:20pm
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Massey's Christoph Schumacher assesses the economic costs of the lockdown on New Zealand and how they would grow under the various levels
Massey's Christoph Schumacher assesses the economic costs of the lockdown on New Zealand and how they would grow under the various levels
17th Apr 20, 2:20pm
15th Apr 20, 1:56pm
Grant Robertson says we 'must not allow inequality to take hold in our recovery' as he outlines his vision for a 'reset' economy; Meanwhile the PM announces pay cuts for government ministers and public sector CEOs
Grant Robertson says we 'must not allow inequality to take hold in our recovery' as he outlines his vision for a 'reset' economy; Meanwhile the PM announces pay cuts for government ministers and public sector CEOs
15th Apr 20, 1:56pm
2nd Apr 20, 12:38pm
Massey's Alison Brook finds that although there will be obvious major challenges in this crisis - and for some sectors existential - many of the changes that will emerge will not be negative
Massey's Alison Brook finds that although there will be obvious major challenges in this crisis - and for some sectors existential - many of the changes that will emerge will not be negative
2nd Apr 20, 12:38pm
18th Mar 20, 1:55pm
If employees like the remote work option forced on them, how will they tolerate the daily commute when the crisis passes? And how will companies react, Massey's Alison Brook wonders
If employees like the remote work option forced on them, how will they tolerate the daily commute when the crisis passes? And how will companies react, Massey's Alison Brook wonders
18th Mar 20, 1:55pm

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