April Chiu

Managing Economist

P: + 64 4 915 7590

E: achiu@thinkSapere.com

April is a skilled analyst with expertise in the economics of healthcare and education, regulation of natural monopolies, and competition economics. She has first-hand experience of government processes from previous roles at the Ministry of Health and the Commerce Commission, along with experience in the banking and finance sector at ASB Bank.

April holds a MCom in Economics (Distinction) from Victoria University of Wellington, and a BA and BCom majoring in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Otago. She has also served as a board member of the Government Economics Network, helping to encourage the use of economics in public policy.

My publications

Report for the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment The cost benefit analysis (CBA) of proposed changes to the Building Act to support waste and emissions reduction has now been released and the Bill to enable the changes introduced. The CBA was prepared by a Sapere team led by David Moore. We are pleased the ...

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