Sally Wyatt

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P: +64 4 915 7590

E: swyatt@srgexpert.com

Sally brings her knowledge of economics, policy and law together to advise on evaluation, regulatory design, economic impact analysis and economic valuation techniques. Sally’s particular interest is in the relationship between laws and regulations, property rights and economic outcomes.

Sally holds a European Masters of Law and Economics from the Universitá di Bologna and Université de Paul Cézanne, and a LLB and BCA from Victoria University. She is a member of the Law and Economics Association of New Zealand, the Resource Management Law Association and Water New Zealand.

My publications

The Government has approved the Indicative Business Case for the rebuild of Dunedin Hospital. The business case, prepared by Sapere Research Group for the Ministry of Health, narrows down the options to two preferred ones; a new Dunedin Hospital to be built or on a new city site yet to be selected or on Southern ...

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In this report prepared for the Iwi Advisors Group in December 2014, we examine the direct and indirect benefits involved in furnishing to iwi a share of the allocable quantum of fresh water, and in doing so, shifting the allocation system from the current resource consent regime to a rights-based regime. ...

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Kieran Murray and Sally Wyatt from Sapere Research Group, with Robin Oliver from OliverShaw, were asked to evaluate donor-funded tax reform projects conducted in the Pacific between 2002 and 2012. Sapere studied tax reforms in sixteen Pacific Island countries, with detailed case studies of reforms in Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Tonga. The evaluation provides ...

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Sally Wyatt, Senior Managing Economist, investigates the economic impacts of a wharf and harbour development on the Opotiki and Whakatane districts and more broadly, on New Zealand. The wharf and harbour are being developed to allow for a large scale aquaculture farm. The global aquaculture industry is estimated as one of the world’s fastest growing ...

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The report finds that aquaculture contributes $31M in GDP to the Waikato regional economy and employs about 430 full time staff across the region. The Coromandel is currently producing 31,000 tonnes of mussels and 400 tonnes of oysters annually and with the recent announcement by the Government of a new 300 hectare aquaculture zone in ...

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A new field of research called ‘behavioural economics’ has emerged, which studies the way in which people deviate from rationality and simple self-interest. This paper investigates the implications of behavioural economics for public policy in New Zealand. This research paper was prepared by Timothy Irwin, with assistance from Richard Tooth, Sally Wyatt, Glenn Boyle, Simon ...

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