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Research Report 448 Wider economic impacts of transport investments in New Zealand

Published: | Category: Activity management , Research programme , Research & reports | Audience: General

This paper develops a methodology and evidence to enable the assessment of wider economic impacts of transport. Quantifying these wider economic impacts is important as they are likely to be non-trivial in magnitude and they are currently excluded from the current appraisal methods. The paper derives New Zealand-based values of key parameters on imperfect competition benefits, increased competition benefits, labour supply benefits and job relocation benefits. The methodology and the key parameters are then applied to a transport project to demonstrate how the wider economic impacts can be quantified.

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  • Published: September 2011
  • Reference: 448
  • ISBN/ISSN: ISBN 978-0-478-38007-1 (electronic)
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