Economic Insights provides advice to regulators, regulated businesses and government agencies on all aspects of the economic regulation of infrastructure. We advise clients on:
Economic Insights specialises in the analysis and implementation of productivity-based regulation. Our team has extensive experience in the application of total factor productivity, cost functions and data envelopment analysis in price cap regulation.
We have extensive experience in advising clients on economic regulation of the energy, transport, telecommunications, postal and water industries. We have undertaken projects in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East.
Our team has expert witness experience and has been prominent in the design, implementation and analysis of regulatory arrangements. We also provide workshops to enhance the technical skills of utility and regulatory staff.
Economic Insights provides advice to firms, industry associations and government agencies on all aspects of performance measurement at the firm, sectoral and national levels. We advise clients on:
Economic Insights has extensive experience in advising private and public sector clients on a range of competition issues. We provide advice on:
Our expertise has been applied to the analysis of competition issues in a wide range of industries, including agribusiness, airlines and airports, forestry, construction, electricity and gas, health, insurance, mining, seaports, telecommunications, petroleum, water, and wholesale and retail trade.
Economic Insights provides advice to firms, industry associations and government agencies on all economic aspects of infrastructure policy, planning, investment, operation and regulation. We provide advice on:
Economic Insights is highly qualified in cost benefit analysis and economic modelling. Our quantitative and modelling services include:
Our consultants have assessed the economic impact and viability of public infrastructure projects, private projects and a wide range of government policies affecting various industries, including insurance, pharmaceuticals, health, agriculture, mining, water, energy, transport and telecommunications.
We have experience in the design and implementation of strategies, processes and tools for reducing the burden of regulation. This includes:
Economic Insights has expertise and extensive experience in international economics and economic development. In the developing world, we have advised the Asian Development Bank, Australian Agency for International Development, the World Bank and private clients on:
We have undertaken economic development policy assignments in Papua New Guinea, Africa and most Pacific Island countries.
Economic Insights has a strong background in the formulation and implementation of a wide range of public policies. Our team is able to undertake detailed and comprehensive benefit-cost assessments of most public policies. Key areas of expertise include: