Technological change and productivity
Thanks to everyone who attended the 2018 Productivity Hub Conference on Technological Change and Productivity at Te Papa in Wellington on 13 February 2018.
We heard from the Minister of Finance, Hon Grant Robertson MP, and five international speakers: Dr Dirk Pilat, Professor Filippo di Mauro, Dr Abrie Swanepoel, Professor Patrick Dunleavy, and Professor Geoffrey Heal as well as local experts: Donna Purdue, Liz MacPherson, Ross Young, Judy Kavanagh, Dr Suzi Kerr, Paul Conway and Murray Sherwin.
The presentations are available to download below.
Welcome and setting the scene: Donna Purdue, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment - read speech here
PART ONE: TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE AND FIRM PERFORMANCE
Keynote 1: Dr Dirk Pilat, OECD - view presentation here
Response: Paul Conway, New Zealand Productivity Commission - read speech here
PART TWO: THE GROWING POTENTIAL OF DATA
Panel Discussion: How can data help lift productivity performance?
Liz MacPherson, Statistics New Zealand, Professor Filippo di Mauro, National University of Singapore, Dr Abrie Swanepoel, Australian Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Ross Young, Google - view slides here
PART THREE: GROWING THE PRODUCTIVITY OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES
Keynote 2: Professor Patrick Dunleavy, London School of Economics - view presentation here
PART FOUR: FINANCIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL PREREQUISITES OF THE ENERGY TRANSITION
Keynote 3: Professor Geoffrey Heal, Columbia Business School - view presentation here
Response: Dr Suzi Kerr, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research - view presentation here
PART FIVE: THE FUTURE OF WORK: ADAPTABILITY, RESILIENCE, AND INCLUSION
Closing remarks: Murray Sherwin, New Zealand Productivity Commission