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Productivity in Financial and Insurance Services - Staff Research Note

Released: 18 Feb 2016

As the first service sector to be examined, there are new questions as to what is actually being measured and how well it reflects the underlying concept of productivity.

Housing Decisions of Older Australians - Commission research paper

Released: 1 Dec 2015

The report is the third flagship research paper and it continues the investigation of issues relating to the ageing of Australia's population, this time focusing on the housing choices made by older Australians.

Superannuation Policy for Post-Retirement - Commission research paper

Released: 7 Jul 2015

This report is a detailed analysis of two aspects of superannuation policy affecting the post-retirement phase: What might happen if the age that individuals can access their superannuation (the 'preservation age') were raised? Is the way people

Rethinking Regulation - Taskforce on Reducing Regulatory Burdens on Business Report

Released: 7 Apr 2006

This report for the Taskforce on Reducing Regulatory Burdens on Business was released on 7 April 2006.

Policy Implications of the Ageing of Australia's Population Conference - Productivity Commission Conference ...

Released: 18 Mar 1999

Proceedings of a conference convened by the Productivity Commission and the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research on the policy implications of the ageing of Australia's population, held 18-19 March 1999.

Australia's Restrictions on Trade in Financial Services - Productivity Commission Staff Research Paper

Released: 19 Nov 1998

This paper Identifies and classifies potential restrictions on trade in financial services in Australia.

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