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

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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,

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/quality-initial-teacher-education

Why Did Young People’s Incomes Decline? - Commission Research Paper

Released: 30 Jul 2020

This research paper analyses trends in young people’s incomes from 2001 to 2018 and drivers behind the decline in their incomes after 2008.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/youth-income-decline

Climbing the jobs ladder slower: Young people in a weak labour market - Productivity Commission Staff...

Released: 27 Jul 2020

This staff working paper investigates labour market scarring that might have occurred over the period 2008 to 2018.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/jobs-ladder

Supporting Australia's Exports and Attracting Investment - Productivity Commission submission

Released: 7 Oct 2019

This submission responds to a request from the Joint Standing Committee on Trade and Investment Growth: Inquiry into supporting Australia's exports and attracting investment. The request was that the Commission provide material over the past five

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/supporting-exports

Jobs for the Future in Regional Areas - Productivity Commission submission

Released: 26 Sep 2019

This submission briefly addresses a number of the matters in the Committee’s terms of reference, drawing on existing work undertaken by the Commission. The submission is organised around the broad themes of the future of work, structural

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/future-regional-jobs

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.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/university-report-card

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.

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

A Rationale for Developing a Linked Employer-Employee Dataset for Policy Research - Staff Research Note

Released: 29 Jul 2016

This staff research note by Matthew Forbes and Patrick Jomini highlights the importance of Linked Employer-Employee Data (LEED) and provides a rationale for further developing the Foundation LEED for policy research.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/linked-employer-employee-data

CAPITA-B: A Behavioural Microsimulation Model - Staff Research Note

Released: 19 Feb 2016

CAPITA-B replicates the common elements inherent in behavioural microsimulation models while keeping to a minimum details that would be required to model a particular policy application. This makes it easier to extend CAPITA-B to answer future

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/capita-b

Tax and Transfer Incidence in Australia - Commission working paper

Released: 7 Oct 2015

This paper sheds light on how Australia's tax and transfer system functions to distribute income across the population and over lifetimes. It presents a descriptive analysis to inform public debate about the distributive impacts of the tax and

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/tax-and-transfer-incidence