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Statistics, Productivity and Reform

Chairman's speech

On 24 March, Gary Banks gave a keynote presentation to the The Official Statistics 'Forum 2010' in Wellington, New Zealand.

Contents

Introduction

The why's and wherefores of 'productivity'

Some trans-Tasman comparisons (and conundrums)

The 'Australian Story'

Statistical foundations of Australia's major reform breakthroughs

Illuminating the 'Not-for-profit' sector

Improving hospital performance through (data intensive) funding

Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage (and poor data)

Achieving better environmental outcomes through better data

Some implications