This draft report aims to assist individuals and organisations to participate in the inquiry. It outlines the background to the inquiry, the Commission’s intended approach, and the matters about which the Commission is seeking comment and information.
This white paper sets out a long-term plan to boost the productivity and earning power of people throughout the United Kingdom.
This independent report on the economic situation on Norfolk Island, following the Australian Government takeover of governance of the island last year, warns the island’s economy is heading for disaster as a result of spiralling costs and inappropriate regulation.
This paper sets out the size and nature of Australia’s red tape problem and describes the opportunities available to policymakers to boost economic growth without further calls on the Australian taxpayer.
This is the first document of its kind for the Productivity Commission — a look out across the landscape of factors and influences that may affect Australia's economic performance over the medium term, in order to offer advice on where our priorities should lie if...
The study by researchers at Motu Economic and Public Policy found that men and women were statistically indistinguishable in how much value they add to their firms, but the average woman was paid only 84 cents for every $1 for the average man.
This paper analyses trends in Australia’s productivity performance and disaggregates productivity growth into industry contributions to evaluate how structural change is affecting productivity growth.
The Hearing Care Industry Association (HCIA) commissioned Deloitte Access Economics to prepare this report, with the intention of raising awareness of the economic cost of hearing impairment in Australia and to inform policy making.
The report investigated the economic consequences of inadequate sleep, finding that inadequate sleep is highly prevalent in Australia, with an estimated 39.8% of Australian adults experiencing some form of inadequate sleep.
Productivity Commission Chairman, Peter Harris, presented this speech to the Economic and Social Outlook Conference on 20 July 2017 in Melbourne.
Includes the latest data on New Zealand’s economic growth, unemployment, inflation, merchandise trade and balance of payments figures, along with certain financial data (such as the Reserve Bank’s official cash rate).
Contrary to popular opinion, new research shows regional cities generate national economic growth and jobs at the same rate as big metropolitan cities. They are worthy of economic investment in their own right – not just on social and equity grounds.
Does the Australian government have the policy, organisational and conceptual capacity to handle the country’s A$6 trillion housing stock?