Sapere experts published in BMC Oral Health journal
Sapere Research Group Managing Director David Moore and Managing Economist Matt Poynton have recently been published in the BMC Oral Health Journal. The article, “The costs and benefits of water fluoridation in NZ”, is based on research prepared for the Ministry of Health in 2015, which found that fluoridation of the water supply was highly
Risk management tool developed for electricity retailers
The Singapore Electricity Market Authority has released a risk management tool. This tool was developed by Sapere Research Group, working in collaboration with the EMA and electricity retailers. The tool and an accompanying primer provide retailers with an understanding of their financial resilience in adverse market conditions. It measures different financial ratios in each of
Toby Stevenson and Dr Stephen Batstone appointed to World Energy Council working groups
Sapere Research Group congratulates Directors Toby Stevenson and Dr Stephen Batstone on their appointments to World Energy Council working groups. Both appointments were nominated by the BusinessNZ Energy Council. Toby Stevenson is an economist with 30 years’ experience in strategic risk management mainly in the electricity industry. His work includes providing strategic advice to boards.
Sapere expands valuation services
Sapere Research Group is delighted to announce the appointment of John Farrant as a Director and leader of its Valuation practice. John’s practice focuses on the valuation of businesses, shares, intangible assets, debt and other securities across a range of industries. He is recognised as a Business Valuation Specialist by CA ANZ and specialises in
Strategic Services Plan for Dunedin Hospital redevelopment
The Southern Partnership Group has released the Strategic Services Plan, which is the first formal document completed as part of the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital. “The Strategic Services Plan looks at Southern DHB’s future population and demographic forecasts, and considers challenges and potential solutions at a high level,” Southern Partnership Group Chair Andrew Blair says.
Economic Impact Analysis of the development of a rocket industry in New Zealand This report looks at the nature and size of the economic opportunity for New Zealand presented by the development of a rocket launch industry in New Zealand. We were commissioned by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment to undertake this analysis
Water Fluoridation CBA and Cabinet paper on changes to fluoridation decision-making
We estimated the benefits and costs of water fluoridation, in the New Zealand setting, for the Ministry of Health. This analysis was a large, complex assignment taking into account and integrating a large body of epidemiological evidence confirming the significant benefits of water fluoridation. We estimate the net savings from water fluoridation to be $1,401
Sapere – major contributor to the BusinessNZ Energy Council’s 2050 scenarios study
Sapere has been a major contributor to the BusinessNZ Energy Council’s just-published 2050 scenarios study. The report posits two alternative future energy paths for New Zealand which represent the outer bounds of a range of potential outcomes. The report is designed as an aid for long term government and business decision making The BEC is the first