Dec 17, 2012

Quiggin: OECD right on education to productivity

The OECD wants Australia to improve productivity -- but sees the solution as education, not a return to WorkChoices. Economist John Quiggan on the regulation, tax and industrial relations hints.

Surveys by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development are, most of the time, a reflection of the views of the relevant national Treasury. So the recent OECD report on the Australian economy is of interest primarily as a guide to the thinking of the Australian Treasury.


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