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Economic evaluation manual

Published: | Category: Manuals , Economic evaluation | Audience: Local & regional government

The NZ Transport Agency's Economic evaluation manual (EEM) is the industry's standard for the economic evaluation of land transport activities for New Zealand. The EEM sets out economic evaluation procedures and values used in calculating benefits and costs, necessary for applications seeking investment where a benefit cost appraisal from the Transport Agency is mandatory.

The 2017 update of the EEM replaces all previous versions and updates.

For guidance on how to apply the updated EEM and changes applicable to this update, refer to the link to the frequently asked questions below or you can contact eem@nzta.govt.nz for further questions or register for updates related to the EEM.

Publication details

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  • Published: August 2017
  • ISBN/ISSN: 978-0-478-40782-2 (online)
  • Amendments: Second amendment effective 1 August 2017

Current release

Effective dateTitle
1 Jan 2016 Economic evaluation manual, first edition, amendment 1 [PDF, 6.5 MB]
1 Jan 2016 Crash risk factors guidelines (compendium) [PDF, 7.1 MB]
1 Dec 2016 Update factors for 2016 [PDF, 239 KB]
1 Jan 2016 General circular 15/06 – EEM technical update release [PDF, 379 KB]
  Frequently asked questions [PDF, 91 KB]

Evaluation procedures

Date issuedTitle
1 Aug 2017 SP1 Road Renewals [XLS, 187 KB]
1 Aug 2017 SP2 Bridge Renewals [XLS, 254 KB]
1 Aug 2017 SP3 Road Improvements [XLS, 329 KB]
1 Aug 2017 SP4 Seal Extensions [XLS, 282 KB]
1 Aug 2017 SP5 Intersections [XLS, 335 KB]
1 Aug 2017 SP6 HPMV [XLS, 211 KB]
1 Aug 2017 SP8 Freight Services [XLS, 298 KB]
1 Aug 2017 SP9 PT New Services [XLS, 225 KB]
1 Aug 2017 SP10 PT Existing Services [XLS, 201 KB]
1 Aug 2017 SP11 Walking and Cycling [XLS, 330 KB]
1 Aug 2017 SP12 Travel Behaviour [XLS, 160 KB]
1 Aug 2017 SP13 Safety Promotion [XLS, 158 KB]
1 Jan 2016 LED conversion PV analysis [XLSX, 596 KB]
31 Oct 2013 TIO Full Procedures Spreadsheet Summary [XLS, 40 KB]
31 Oct 2013 EEM blank worksheets (full procedures) [DOC, 1.6 MB]

Previous releases

Date issuedTitle
31 Oct 2013 Economic evaluation manual, first edition [PDF, 8.3 MB]
1 Dec 2015 Update factors for 2015 [PDF, 63 KB]
1 Dec 2014 Update factors for 2014 [PDF, 234 KB]
1 Jan 2013 Update factors for 2013 [PDF, 68 KB]
31 Oct 2013 General circular 13/07 – Release of updated EEM [PDF, 124 KB]
1 Jul 2013 General circular 13/06 – Economic evaluation policy changes [PDF, 107 KB]
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