The Economic Justification of Infrastructure Projects as an aid to prioritising them in the National interest”

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Peter Fraser will discuss "The Economic Justification of Infrastructure Projects as an aid to prioritising them in the National interest” – with some emphasis on the experience with some irrigation and roading projects, and business cases’

Peter Fraser "Guerrilla Economist” is currently Senior Associate at Institute for Governance and Policy Studies.  His iwi affiliation is to Ngāti Hauiti ki Rangitikei.Over the past 10 yrs his work has focussed on agricultural economics, particularly regarding the dairy industry. He recently completed an independent economic analysis of the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme (proposed for the Central Hawkes' Bay) and other potential water storage projects in the Wairarapa. He also did an analysis the Waimea Community Irrigation Scheme. He is a Principal Advisor at the Earthquake Commission (EQC). He also worked in the Dept. of Labour, the Dept. of Building and Housing, MAF Policy (2007-2010 – dairy industry issues & Fonterra capital structure), Treasury (1997-2000, 2002-2007 – health policy, natural resources). Peter is Chair of Whakauae Research Services (NZ's only iwi owned and mandated public health research provider) and Deputy Chair of the Pacific People's Wellbeing Trust.

When
March 5th, 2020 5:30 PM   through   7:30 PM
Location
Connolly Hall
crnr Guildford Tce and Hill Street
Wellington,

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