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This research paper outlines a three pronged strategy that would help achieve better outcomes for all Australians and foster public confidence in open markets.
In 2009, the Productivity Commission conducted a ‘roots and branch’ inquiry into Australia’s anti–dumping system—the first such inquiry in more than two decades. Though recommending that a system be retained, the Commission proposed various changes to make the system less protectionist and thereby reduce its...
This draft report was released to assist participants in preparing a submission to the commissioned study into Regulator Engagement with Small Business.
Members of the public are invited to examine this draft and provide written comment. The deadline for all written responses is Wednesday...
This paper sets out the main issues being considered by the Commission in this new inquiry.
The federal government has directed the Commission to give consideration to and advise on:
• demand for the workforce’s services, with particular regard to the skill sets...
Research and development and ‘extension’ programs play a key role in enhancing the competitiveness and productivity of Australia’s agricultural, fishing and forestry industries.This paper details the main issues to be examined in the commission's current inquiry.
• the rationale for Australian...
The Productivity Commission's 2009 roundtable was organised around the topic Strengthening Evidence-Based Policy in the Australian Federation, and held at Old Parliament House in Canberra on 17-18 August 2009.
There is a need for wide-ranging reforms and a reduction in compliance costs faced by the not-for-profit sector, according to this draft research report.
The Commission's proposed reforms would bring together the multiplicity of governance, taxation, and fundraising regulatory requirements to create a...
This roundtable examined the policy implications of behavioural economics – a relatively new field that applies insights from psychology to economic issues and analysis. Participants discussed the contribution that behavioural economics can make to a broader understanding of people’s motivation and behaviour in markets and...
In 1993, the (then) Industry Commission reported on impediments to regional adjustment of industry, and on ways of facilitating the efficient movement of people and businesses within and between regions.