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Wadestown, Wellington
New Zealand

Michael Dunn is the Managing Principal of Economic and Fiscal Consulting Limited (ECOFISC) which he founded in 2008. Michael has more than 20 years of experience in economic analysis and modelling, in revenue and fiscal forecasting, and in advising Governments in New Zealand and globally. 


Who we are

Michael Dunn - Principal

Michael has technical expertise in economic, fiscal and financial analysis, forecasting, modelling, statistical analysis, strategic planning, and organizational design and development.

Michael is also a capable and experienced team leader and project manager, continually striving to deliver results beyond expectations.

Michael has applied his skills and knowledge to help increase the efficiency and effectiveness of businesses enterprises and public institutions in New Zealand and abroad, working as an advisor, manager and independent consultant.

His mission is to improve the economic and social well-being of people both nationally and globally, through engaging with business, government and community leaders.



Michael received the following degrees from the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ:

  • Bachelor of Science with Honours
  • Doctor of Philosophy (in Physical Chemistry)

He subsequently received the following diplomas and degrees from Victoria University of Wellington, NZ:

  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Master of Public Policy (with Merit) 

Michael specialized in Public Economics, and included Tax and Social Policy and Management of Change electives within his Public Policy degree.

Michael has taught Business Finance and Investment Management courses at tertiary level.

He has designed and presented training programs in econometrics, forecasting and public finance.


Michael Dunn is a member of the following professional associations:

  • The Econometric Society (since 1993)
  • The New Zealand Association of Economists, Inc. (since 1995)
  • The International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (since 1994)