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Through our research, the Commission contributes to the public debate and encourages informed policy discussion.

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Working from Home

Released: 16 Sep 2021

The paper considers how decisions about location of work will be made as firms and workers continue to learn how to organise their work, and what an increase in working from home might mean for workplace regulation, urban centres and wellbeing more

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/working-from-home

BLADE for Productivity Research

Released: 5 May 2021

This staff working paper discusses the uses and limitations of the Business Longitudinal Analysis Data Environment (BLADE) for economic research. BLADE is a comprehensive administrative dataset covering almost all Australian businesses between 2001

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/blade

Prudential Regulation of Investment in Australia's Export Industries

Released: 29 Apr 2021

The Productivity Commission made a submission in April 2021 to the Joint Standing Committee on Trade and Investment Growth Inquiry into Prudential Regulation of Investment in Australia's Export Industries. This submission draws on a range of work

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/export-investment-regulation

Plan to Identify Planning and Zoning Reforms

Released: 9 Mar 2021

In July 2020, the Council on Federal Financial Relations asked the Commission to prepare a plan to identify planning and zoning reforms that jurisdictions could consider as part of their response to, and recovery from, the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/planning-zoning-reforms

Victoria's Commercial Land Use Zoning

Released: 14 Sep 2020

This case study explores the implementation and impacts of changes to Victoria’s commercial zones over the past decade.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/vic-commercial-zoning

Growing the Digital Economy in Australia and New Zealand: Maximising Opportunities for Small Medium...

Released: 14 Feb 2019

This joint Australian and New Zealand report looks at the broad challenges and opportunities created by the digital economy and at what institutional and regulatory settings by the Australian and New Zealand Governments would be most effective.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/growing-digital-economy

Interventions to Support Carers of People with Dementia - Report on Government Services

Released: 18 Oct 2018

This review considers support for carers of older people with dementia to assess whether these supports can prevent or delay entry into residential aged care.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/ongoing/report-on-government-services/what-works/dementia-support

Australia's International Tourism Industry

Released: 26 Feb 2015

The Commission examined trends, drivers and barriers to growth in the Australian international tourism industry. The paper was released on 26 February 2015.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/international-tourism

Design Principles for Small Business Programs and Regulations

Released: 21 Aug 1998

This paper focuses on small business issues and provides a guide for design, implementation and evaluation of small business programs and regulations.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/small-business-principles

Reducing the Regulatory Burden: Does Firm Size Matter?

Released: 1 Dec 1997

Reducing the Regulatory Burden: Does Firm Size Matter?

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/regulatory-burden-firm-size