Projects tagged with Productivity
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Topics: Evaluation, Research, Philanthropy, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Productivity, Education & Training, Policy, Innovation, Media & Communications, Science & Technology
Which business practices set successful firms apart from others? We address this question using data from an official survey of almost 3,000 New Zealand firms. Questions cover: leadership, planning practices, customer and supplier focus, employee practices, quality and process monitoring, benchmarking, community and social...
The Effects of Agglomeration on Economic Activity: The Empirical Evidence on Mechanisms and Magnitudes
Topics: Literature review, Research, Community Development, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Productivity, Transport, Urban
There is a rapidly developing empirical literature on the effects of agglomeration on economic activity. This paper surveys recent studies that provide econometric estimates of effects. Doubling economic density increases labour productivity by three or more per cent. Beneath this general picture, however, effects vary widely in...
Hei Whakamārama i ngā Āhuatanga o te Tūrua Pō - Investigating Key Māori Business Characteristics for Future Measures: Thinking Paper
with: Te Puni Kōkiri: TPK
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Productivity, Policy, Kaupapa, Tikanga, Māori, Innovation
This research paper provides a wider understanding of the characteristics of successful Māori businesses. The brief was to analyse thirty case studies and identify framework characteristics for future policy measures.
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Productivity, Policy, Health & Safety at Work, Quality of Life
This paper reviews the literature on what people value in employment and on methods of measuring the quality of employment, with a view to measuring it in New Zealand. In New Zealand’s current labour market context of skill and labour shortages, historically low unemployment, people working long hours, an ageing population,...
with: Statistics New Zealand
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Productivity, Hazards, Health & Safety at Work
New Zealand has a comprehensive accident insurance system that pays much of the direct cost of accidental injuries, and compensates workers 80 percent of their earnings for any time post-injury that they are unable to work. Statistics New Zealand’s Linked Employer-Employee Database (LEED) contains monthly information on benefit...
There is a wide consensus that New Zealand’s productivity has been poor despite the comprehensive market-oriented reforms of the 1980’s. This consensus is based on estimates of New Zealand’s productivity growth measured either in terms of GDP per capita or total factor productivity (TFP). TFP is typically computed using growth...
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