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Inquires: Boosting services sector productivity

The Productivity Commission was asked by the Government to build a better understanding of the services sector and find ways to lift its productivity. The final…

Measuring the innovative activity of New Zealand firms

International comparisons suggest that, although the New Zealand public sector invests considerable resources into scientific research, New Zealand firms are not particularly effective at generating applied…

Evaluation of the NZTE Incubator Support Program

The incubator support programme seeks to enhance the survival and growth of early-stage, high-growth businesses via the development of high-quality incubators. It currently contributes to eight…

Business participation in government assistance programmes

Business participation in government assistance programmes presents descriptive statistics on the businesses that participate in different types of government assistance programmes (GAP), including their size, industry, and…

Structural change and New Zealand’s productivity performance

Shift-share analysis decomposes aggregate labour productivity growth into a contribution from within-industry productivity growth and a contribution from employment movements across industries with differing labour productivity…