David Pearce is Executive Director of the Centre for International Economics. He has 30 years’ experience in a variety of areas of economic analysis, including economywide modelling and other quantitative techniques. He has applied cost-benefit analysis to a wide variety of private and public decision making and policy issues including: the choice of new IT systems (private); development of new water infrastructure (private and public); evaluation of R&D outcomes (private and public); costs and benefits of a new telecommunications monopoly (NBN, private and public). David combines detailed knowledge of contemporary economic issues and techniques with a sound understanding of quantitative economics and an ability to clearly present complex ideas to a variety of audiences. With a long term commitment to commissioned research and consulting, David uses his detailed knowledge of economic analysis to clarify issues and to assist clients in tackling the diverse challenges they face in the modern economy.