Chris Nixon

Principal Economist


Chris Nixon has worked in many industries examining their economic issues and developed practical solutions for the problems they face. He firmly believes that it is the fine details of specific industries that help understand how durable solutions can be found. They also drive strategic approaches. He has worked mainly in land-based industries, regional development, environment, trade, development, R&D, and trade policy issues.

Chris’ most recent experience has been in strategy development, CBA, regional development, and analysis of the potential impact of regulatory decisions. He has also worked on regulatory costs of compliance in fields as varied as the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act, CAA rules on single-engine planes, and food labelling standards.

Performance and evaluation issues have also been an important part of Chris’ work for a number of government and private clients.

Chris specialises in institutional economics. He has particular interests in industry structure and behaviour, developing performance criteria, CBA, trade, development, and trade policy issues.


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BBS | MBS (Hons)

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