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Industry productivity and the Australia-New Zealand income gap

Differences in productivity explain much of the growing income gap between Australia and New Zealand. Good policy responses rely on understanding the sources of these differences. Read more

Competition can raise value for public money - NZIER Insight 8

The public purse is used to purchase approximately $30 billion dollars of goods and services per year. Now more than ever, the fiscal situation demands central and local government departments spend wisely. One very effective way to ensure value for money in procurement processes is f … Read more

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