Cost benefit analysis
We work with our clients to assess whether the benefits of policies and investments outweigh their costs.
Our rigorous and best-practice analysis often includes putting dollar values on 'harder-to-value' biosecurity, safety, and health outcomes.
Senior Economistchris.nixon[at]nzier [dot] org [dot] nz
Senior Economistpeter.clough[at]nzier [dot] org [dot] nz
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The host with the most? Rethinking the costs and benefits of hosting major events - NZIER Insight 40
30 October 2012
By Chris Schilling
Hosting large events like the Rugby World Cup are expensive undertakings. That makes value-for-money evaluation critical. But most impact event analysis doesn’t stack up, missing displacement effects. It means benefits are often far smaller than people think.
29 June 2012
Paper presented by Bill Kaye-Blake at the 2012 Conference of the New Zealand Association of Economists Palmerston North, 27 June 2012.