Economic research

Applied econometrics and hypotheses testing

We offer independent review of highly sensitive and technically complex issues.

The team at Principal Economics have been involved in a wide range of critical policy and analytical analyses, including development of cost benefit analysis framework development, distributional effect analysis, literature review and policy assessment.

We prioritise studies with the highest quality well implemented research designs in our assessments and collaborate with international policy centres, academics, and local experts to provide the best quality research for your needs.

Relevant Experience

  • Incorporating distributional impacts into transport cost-benefit appraisal framework (Work in progress).

  • Review of Councils' Housing and Business Development Assessments

  • Reforms to the Resource Management System: an analysis of expected impacts on Māori, the housing market and the natural environment (Work in progress).

  • Drivers of house price growth in New Zealand. Working paper for The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment.

  • Fair fare for public transport, demand elasticities for Auckland City suburbs.

  • Social Cost Benefit Analysis Framework, with a focus on employment assistance programmes.

For more information contact Eilya Torshizian.

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