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Draft report

14 Dec 2017

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.

Report

11 Dec 2017

This report tracks Tasmania’s progress towards the attainment of improved results in jobs, construction, exports, new businesses, housing, health status and educational achievement.

Strategy

27 Nov 2017

This white paper sets out a long-term plan to boost the productivity and earning power of people throughout the United Kingdom.

Report

18 Nov 2017

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.

Report

7 Nov 2017

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.

Commentary

30 Oct 2017

The Productivity Commission’s healthcare recommendations might not go far enough, but they could still be too bold for the government, writes Lesley Russell.

Report

24 Oct 2017

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...

Working paper

29 Aug 2017

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.

Report

28 Aug 2017

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.

Report

16 Aug 2017

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.

Journal article

14 Aug 2017

This short article discusses in broad terms what new technologies could mean for New Zealand in terms of productivity and economic development.

Research report

10 Aug 2017

Provides advice to financial investors on the New Zealand economy and it's labour market productivity in particular.

Report

8 Aug 2017

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.

Statistics

31 Jul 2017

The Winter 2017 edition of the NSW Economic Update presents a current snapshot of the NSW economy and provides relevant points of comparison with other Australian States and Territories.

Report

29 Jul 2017

The review contains the Productivity Commission's latest quantitative estimates of Australian Government assistance to industry.

Other text

20 Jul 2017

Productivity Commission Chairman, Peter Harris, presented this speech to the Economic and Social Outlook Conference on 20 July 2017 in Melbourne.

Research report

11 Jul 2017

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).

Statistics

7 Jul 2017

Provides tables and charts for a broad range of social, demographic and economic indicators across all Australian states and territories, and compares these to Australian averages.

Commentary

26 Jun 2017

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.

Article

23 Jun 2017

Does the Australian government have the policy, organisational and conceptual capacity to handle the country’s A$6 trillion housing stock?