Ex Ante Economic Evaluation Southern Beef Specification Compliance Research (2012)

Ex ante economic evaluation was completed to provide insight into the likely performance of proposed investments in the Southern Beef Compliance to Specification RD&E Plan. Ex ante economic evaluation was completed to prioritise investments and guide data collection to facilitate monitoring and ex post evaluation. Economic evaluation was completed in a standard benefit cost framework (CRRDC Guidelines 2009) and a real discount rate of 7% was applied. Sensitivity analysis was completed on major assumptions driving each case study / representative benefit cost analysis (BCA). The assessment was completed by Michael Clarke.