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Recognising ignorance

Recognising ignorance

In March this year, Treasurer Jim Chalmers asked the Productivity Commission (PC) to assess competition-enhancing reform options to reinvigorate the stalled process of productivity gains. He did so against a decade-long background of flagging productivity gains and actual falls since 2022. Illustrating his ignorance about why such alarming trends were

Recognising ignorance

Recognising ignorance
In March this year, Treasurer Jim Chalmers asked the Productivity Commission (PC) to assess competition-enhancing reform options to reinvigorate the stalled process of productivity gains. He did so against a decade-long background of flagging productivity gains and actual falls since 2022. Illustrating his ignorance about why such alarming trends were