Policy and economics

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GHD’s Policy and economics practice is a national advisory business that spans the transport, water and social infrastructure sectors.

Our objective is to help our clients improve utilisation, efficiency and effectiveness of services and infrastructure.

Our services include:

  • Assessing the economic robustness and feasibility of infrastructure projects through project profiling, economic appraisal and deliverability assessment (risk, governance and timing)
  • Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) - economic analysis
  • Strategic Merit Tests (SMT)
  • Benefits Realisation Analysis
  • Investment Logic Mapping (ILM)
  • Economic impact analysis, including employment and related impacts
  • Wider Economic Benefit (WEB) analysis
  • Multi Criteria Analysis, including non-financial/intangible benefits extending beyond project life
  • Demand forecasting, elasticity analysis, demographics, trade and market analysis
  • Cost analysis and pricing models for state authorities, regulators, service providers and users, international aid agencies and institutional investors
  • Financial analysis and modelling
  • Funding options advice, submission preparation and assessment
  • Strategic planning, including options strategy analysis and value chain assessments
  • Strategic transport planning
  • Regulatory economics, governance and interface management advice
  • Corporate governance and compliance
  • Corporatisation and privatisation advice
  • Organisational development and business improvement
  • Operations modelling, efficiency performance measurement and productivity analysis at the national, industry and individual enterprise
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