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Quality Initial Teacher Education Review - Productivity Commission submission

Released: 25 Feb 2022

The Productivity Commission made a submission to the Quality Initial Teacher Education Review. The submission explores issues with attracting high-quality ITE candidates to teaching, including related issues with teacher shortages in specific areas,

Australian Manufacturing Industry - Productivity Commission submission

Released: 17 Sep 2021

The Productivity Commission made a submission to the Senate Economics References Committee Inquiry into the Australian Manufacturing Industry. The submission addresses the role that the Australian manufacturing industry has played, is playing and

The Demand Driven University System: A mixed report card - Commission Research Paper

Released: 17 Jun 2019

This research paper documents what happened during the demand driven university system before it ceased in 2017.

Growing the Digital Economy and Maximising Opportunities for Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) - Commission...

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.

Developments in Anti-dumping Arrangements - Commission Research Paper

Released: 29 Feb 2016

This research paper provides an economic stocktake of recent anti-dumping activity and the changes to Australia's anti-dumping system since the Commission's last report.

International Education Services - Commission Research Paper

Released: 30 Apr 2015

This paper focuses on the two key policy levers the Government has at its disposal to influence International Education Services (IES): the visa system and regulation aimed at providing quality assurance in the delivery of education to international

Literacy and Numeracy Skills and Labour Market Outcomes in Australia - Productivity Commission Staff...

Released: 29 May 2014

This paper by Anthony Shomos and Matt Forbes was released on 29 May 2014. It profiles the literacy and numeracy skills of Australia's adult population and assesses how important they are for two labour market outcomes - employment and wages.

National Partnership Agreement on Youth Attainment and Transitions

Released: 5 Jul 2012

Paragraph 61 of the of the National Partnership Agreement on Youth Attainment and Transitions specifies that the COAG Reform Council is required to prepare assessment reports for the following performance benchmarks specified in the agreement:

Links Between Literacy and Numeracy Skills and Labour Market Outcomes - Productivity Commission Staff...

Released: 20 Oct 2010

This paper analyses data from a 2006 survey on the literacy and numeracy skills of the Australian adult population.

The Effects of Education and Health on Wages and Productivity - Productivity Commission Staff Working Paper

Released: 18 Mar 2010

In this Staff Working Paper, a human capital earnings function and data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey are used to estimate the effects of education and health status on wages, which can be used as an