BUDGET 2018: ProdCom tasked to investigate impacts of disruptive technology

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 17 May 2018

By Pattrick Smellie May 17 (BusinessDesk) - The Productivity Commission will conduct an investigation into the impacts of technological change and disruption, and the future of work. The Budget announced the inquiry along with the inquiry into local government funding and financing, which Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta announced earlier this week. Billed as part of the government’s desire to “invest in the productive economy”, the technological disruption inquiry will “address a range of issues to better prepare policymakers a...

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