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Peter Harris

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Economic and political overview 2020

This report provides an insight into the domestic and international economic, political and policy environment, giving policymakers and organisations an insight into the operating environment in the year to come.
Audio podcast

The Productivity Commission: a key voice on policy reform

As Australia’s public sector outsources more and more of its thinking on public service reform, the Productivity Commission has become an increasingly important, independent voice.
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Challenges, threats and opportunities for Australian international trade

This speech by Productivity Commission Chairman Peter Harris to the European Australian Business Council discusses the importance of Europe to Australia's international trade.
Audio interview

'Four pillars' banking policy is 'ad hoc, redundant' Productivity Commission warns

The Productivity Commission has questioned the effectiveness of the decades-old 'four pillars' banking policy, describing it as 'ad hoc' and 'redundant'. A draft report into competition in the financial system also says the banking regulator APRA's recent 'blunt intervention' in reining in the hot investor...
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Productivity and policy challenges in an environment of pervasive uncertainty

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