FutureworkNZ blog

BlogA blog by Commission staff to generate ideas and promote debate for our Technological change and the future of work inquiry.

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Tiny home

Is NZ short of equity capital?

11 December 2019 | Dave Heatley

Low business investment is a problem for tech adoption.  Interest rates don’t provide a convincing e...

Tractor

Why aren’t NZ businesses investing?

9 December 2019 | Dave Heatley

Crazily low interest rates but NZ businesses are not investing. Why not?

It’s an important question...

Low-emissions economy

Climate change policy, technological change and the future o...

6 August 2019 | Judy Kavanagh

It’s always a big day for the Productivity Commission when the Government announces its response to ...

Pick a path

Pick a path

13 June 2019 | Dave Heatley

Technology is an irresistible force, emerging from inventors and relentlessly changing the nature of...

Dave Heatley

Is the price right?

11 June 2019 | Dave Heatley

Prices affect firm decisions. Government policy affects prices, and in doing so indirectly affects t...

Dave Heatley

The mothers of invention

10 June 2019 | Dave Heatley

Necessity is the mother of invention if camping without tent pegs, according to Kinley Salmon in his...

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