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Economic Assessment of the Gunns Pulp Mill 2004-2008 (Discussion Paper 2010-01)

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Wells, G (2010) Economic Assessment of the Gunns Pulp Mill 2004-2008 (Discussion Paper 2010-01). Discussion Paper. School of Economics and Finance, University of Tasmania. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This paper outlines the process for evaluating the economic effects of Gunns proposed pulp mill in northern Tasmania. Removal of the project from the Resource planning and Development Commission had two important effects. First, assumptions underlying the proponent’s impact statement could not be tested in public hearings. Second, important parts of the RPDC economic assessment criteria were never addressed. In the end, the review process was structured so that only one outcome, favourable to the proponents, was ever possible.

Item Type: Report (Discussion Paper)
Keywords: RePEc
Publisher: School of Economics and Finance, University of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2010 05:29
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:14
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/10445
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