Labour force productivity

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Labor productivity
Worker productivity
Workforce productivity
NARROWER TERMS


Report

5-year Productivity Inquiry: a competitive, dynamic and sustainable future - interim report

The Productivity Inquiry focuses on the enablers of productivity growth in a modern, market-based, service-oriented world. This fourth interim report investigates how policy can address key challenges and opportunities facing the business environment.
Report

5-year Productivity Inquiry: innovation for the 98% - interim report

The Productivity Inquiry focuses on the enablers of productivity growth in a modern, market-based and service-oriented world. This third interim report explores how encouraging innovation across the vast majority of Australian businesses and in the government sector can improve Australia's productivity.
Draft report

Lifting productivity at Australia’s container ports: between water, wharf and warehouse - draft report

This draft report examines the performance of Australia's maritime logistics system. Long-term trends in system performance are analysed, and competition, industrial relations, infrastructure constraints and technology uptake are also examined.
Policy report

Policies for resilient local economies

The COVID-19 pandemic has critically tested OECD economies, with major differences in economic repercussions at the subnational level. This paper reviews the empirical evidence for effective policies from across the OECD to strengthen local economic resilience through support for people, firms and places.
Briefing paper

Jobs and Skills Summit: outcomes

The Jobs and Skills Summit brought Australians together to work constructively on the challenges and opportunities facing the Australian labour market and economy. A major objective emerging from the summit was the promotion of full employment and growing productivity for the benefit of all Australians.
Transcript

Think big: a new mission statement for Australia

In this keynote address to the 2022 Skills and Jobs Summit, Grattan Institute CEO, Danielle Wood, urges Australia’s leaders to forge a plan for full employment and higher productivity.
Policy report

Maximising opportunities in the industries of the future

In this paper, the Business Council of Australia identifies the critical resets needed to diversify Australia's economy and maximise opportunities in the industries of the future.
Briefing paper

Better harnessing Australia’s talent: five facts for the summit

The e61 Institute has published this research to help guide policy-makers and stakeholders at the upcoming Jobs and Skills Summit being held in Canberra on 1-2 September 2022. The research identifies five key facts using detailed analysis of firm-level and worker-level data.
Discussion paper

Jobs and Skills Summit - maintaining full employment and growing productivity

The Business Council of Australia has prepared this discussion paper ahead of the upcoming Jobs and Skills Summit.
Report

5-year Productivity Inquiry: Australia’s data and digital dividend - interim report

The Productivity Inquiry focuses on the enablers of productivity growth in a modern, market-based, service-oriented world. The second interim report explores how digital technology and data can be used to improve Australia’s productivity.
Discussion paper

Jobs and Skills Summit: issues paper

The Jobs and Skills Summit will bring together unions, employers, civil society and government, to discuss Australia's shared economic challenges and propose both immediate and long-term solutions. This issues paper outlines Australia's current labour market challenges.
Working paper

Pro-Productivity institutions at work: country practices and new insights on their set-up and functioning

In the face of slowing productivity growth, a number of OECD countries have set up pro-productivity institutions to produce objective evidence and data on productivity trends and growth drivers and help inform pro-productivity policies and interventions. This paper presents a new analytical framework to analyse...
Discussion paper

An economy that works for people

Full and secure employment should be the top macroeconomic goal of the Albanese Government, according to the ACTU in this paper released ahead of the Jobs Summit in early September.
Report

5-year Productivity Inquiry: the key to prosperity - interim report

Improving Australia’s productivity performance requires overcoming specific challenges. This document sets out areas of policy focus which, in the Commission's judgment, best reflect the balance of challenges and opportunities that Australia faces.
Policy report

Understanding structural effects of COVID-19 on the global economy: first steps

The COVID-19 pandemic and associated policy responses are likely to alter the global economy in a way that affects its ability to adjust to future shocks and changes. This paper develops a point of reference for thinking about developments which could be deemed long-term.
Literature review

How did working from home during COVID-19 impact productivity? A literature review

This paper aims to analyse different approaches used to capture the impact of COVID-19 on labour productivity. To this end, it presents a brief framework for understanding the concept of productivity and the measures most commonly used to determine it. Then, it reviews different empirical...
Report

Immigration – fit for the future

This inquiry considers what working-age immigration policy settings would best facilitate New Zealand’s long-term economic growth and promote the wellbeing of New Zealanders.
Working paper

Boosting productivity in New Zealand by unleashing digitalisation

This paper overviews structural reforms that promote the diffusion of digital technologies and investment in intangible capital that maximises the potential of these technologies in New Zealand.
Submission

Primary school efficacy: the best lever we have to improve the nation's productivity

In this submission, Primary Focus argues that primary school efficacy is the best policy lever that Australian state and federal governments have to improve Australia’s productivity performance.
Discussion paper

Budget blueprint 2022: from recovery to resilience

The Australian Federal Budget is a major annual event. It’s an opportunity for the government of the day to set out its vision for Australia’s future. This paper outlines the Blueprint Institute's assessment of the fiscal position Australia finds itself in.