Productivity Commission on NZ's productivity dilemma

Productivity Commission on NZ's productivity dilemma
New Zealand’s current record of working longer hours leaves a lot to be desired, Ganesh Nana says. (Image: 123rf)
Ganesh Nana
Critics of the Productivity Commission have lamented the experience that New Zealand’s productivity position has not materially improved during the commission’s existence since April 2011.As the chair of the commission, I, too, have been vocal in my critique of NZ’s productivity performance, noting in the commission’s 2023 publication, Productivity by the Numbers, that this country's record of working longer hours and depleting our natural resources leaves a lot to be desired. It is certainly not a recipe for th...

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