Economic Analysis and Policy

The economic analysis and policy team helps clients to influence the economic policy debate, participate in regulatory, taxation and policy developments, and plan for the future. Our advice is designed to influence key decision makers at Government and regulatory levels, to assist with corporate strategic planning and to contribute to improved business bottom-line performance.

Our team comprises a specialised Local Government practice with expertise in providing economic, financial and policy advice to Local government such as local councils and state government departments.

Our economic analysis and policy team provide consulting services including:
• Public finance
• Policy and program reviews
• Cost recovery and funding reviews
• Competition and regulation
• Regulatory Impact Statements
• Expert witness work
• Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) modelling and scenario analysis
• Econometric modelling
• Specialist modelling (tourism, aviation, electricity)
• Geospatial data analysis
• Economic contribution studies
• Economic impact studies and project evaluation
• Cost benefit analysis
• Strategic and organisational reviews
• Socioeconomic research
• Community and stakeholder engagement
• Presentations, speeches and facilitation.

Industry sectors that we specialise in:
• Aviation
• Climate change and energy
• Education
• Entertainment, sport, culture and events
• Environment and natural resource management
• Financial markets, banking and insurance
• Foreign investment and trade
• Infrastructure
• Innovation and industry development
• Local government and planning
• Mining
• Not-for-profit
• Regional development
• Tax policy
• Telecommunications
• Tourism
• Water

Local government services

For more visit the Deloitte website


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