We are delighted to have appointed two new Policy Advisors this week, Joanna Smith and Hamed Shafiee. They are both starting work on our new inquiry into Local government funding and financing.
Early evidence suggests that a team-based primary health care practice model can reduce emergency department admissions to hospitals.
The Commission has recommended that up to 2.8 million hectares of trees are planted to achieve New Zealand’s carbon neutrality by 2050.
The August 2018 edition of Policy Quarterly was a special issue on productivity. This was edited by and contained contributions from Productivity Commission staff.
The Productivity Commission today released its final report on how New Zealand can transition to a low-emissions economy.
The Commission's Chair, Murray Sherwin, presented at the NZIER Annual Meeting on 28 August 2018 on our low-emissions economy inquiry.
New Zealand's productivity story was explained last week by the Commission's Paul Conway at the INnvolve innovation series for Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development agency.
Murray Sherwin, Chair of the New Zealand Productivity Commission, welcomes a new project with the Australian Productivity Commission into Growing the digital economy and maximising opportunities for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).
The Government has asked the Productivity Commission to examine and report on local government funding and financing arrangements.