Infrastructure and transport
Our advanced economic analysis enables our clients to assess cost-benefit ratios and the wider economic impacts of major investments.
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A client was interested in how proposed changes to the transport services they provided would impact on the national and regional economies.
24 May 2016
By Peter Wilson
The announcement that central government is prepared to fund the construction of Auckland’s City Rail Link (CRL) has, once again, placed the issue of how to pay for infrastructure onto the public policy agenda. In this Insight we consider different funding arrangements.
Assessing the stock of regulation - A tool for regulatory stewards, NZIER public discussion paper 2016/1
20 May 2016
By Derek Gill, Mike Hensen and Killian Destremau
This paper presents a new approach for systematically scanning the existing stock of a regulatory regime and identifying regulations that have a high likelihood of creating, rather than mitigating, market inefficiencies.