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244279237 The A.R. Bergstrom Prize in Econometrics: 2010.  
244279236 Revisiting the informal sector: A general equilibrium approach.  
244279235 The spirit level: Why more equal societies almost always do better.  
244279234 The impact of question format in principles of economics classes: evidence from New Zealand.  
This study investigates whether question format disadvantages certain types of students. I use assessment data compiled from principles of economics classes at the University of Canterbury...
244279233 Choice experiment assessment of public expenditure preferences.  
Preferences for changes to public expenditures were evaluated using a choice experiment. Results indicate potential efficiency gains from reallocation of expenditures to items with higher marginal...
244279232 The economic impact of the New Zealand fiscal stimulus package.  
Unlike many countries affected by the global financial crisis, New Zealand did not announce a formal fiscal stimulus package. However, via a series of policy announcements beginning in October...
244279231 Earnings inequality and gender in New Zealand, 1998-2008.  
This paper applies a simple method for decomposing changes in inequality to earnings data from the New Zealand Income Survey and extends it to analyse changes in inequality between men and...
244279230 Reflections of a journal editor.  
235193837 Taxation of land: a comment on Coleman and Grimes.  
Coleman and Grimes (2010) discusses the likely effects of both land and property taxes. Their paper provides a partial equilibrium analysis, which ignores personal taxes, and it reports results...
235193836 Fiscal, distributional and efficiency impacts of land and property taxes.  
Land taxes are known to be amongst the most efficient forms of taxation, as land is an immobile factor; property (capital value) taxes are less efficient owing to the tax on improvements. However...
235193835 The long-term effects of capital gains taxes in New Zealand.  
This paper develops a model of the housing market to examine the long-term consequences of different types of capital gains taxes. The model, which uses an overlapping generations framework to...
235193834 Population ageing and taxation in New Zealand.  
This paper considers the implications for personal income tax and Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenues of population ageing in New Zealand. It considers 'pure' ageing effects; that is, population...
235193833 Introduction: tax policy reform New Zealand style.  
235193832 Sir Clive William John Granger, 1934-2009.  
226361910 International trade: Free, fair and open?  
226361909 Information economics.  
226361908 Pre-funding a government's future financial obligations--the New Zealand superannuation case study.  
In 2001, the government established the New Zealand Superannuation Fund. This is intended to partially pre-fund the future costs of New Zealand Superannuation, the universal Tier 1 pension payable...
226361907 The long term development of New Zealand's electricity supply industry.  
During the 1980s and 1990s the New Zealand economy went through a process of considerable economic reform. One of the most important reforms was the restructuring of the electricity industry. This...
226361906 Lack of diversification and the value of Maori fisheries assets.  
A company called Aotearoa Fisheries Limited (AFL) was established under the Maori Fisheries Act 2004 to own shares in various fisheries assets that were transferred to Maori tribes as part of the...
226361905 Does higher social diversity lower people's contributions to public goods? The case of volunteering in New Zealand.  
New Zealand society is becoming more heterogeneous. A growing body of international literature suggests that heterogeneity lowers people's contributions towards public goods and social capital....
226361904 Two New Zealand pioneer econometricians.  
Two distinguished New Zealanders pioneered some of the foundations of modern econometrics. Alec Aitken, one of the most famous and well-documented mental arithmeticians of all time, contributed...
218314472 Results from the NZAE 2008 web survey.  
The New Zealand Association of Economists conducted a web-based survey in 2008. Respondents were recruited via email using the NZAE database of New Zealand economists. The responses (N = 180)...
218314471 Economic geography, globalisation and New Zealand's productivity paradox.  
This paper examines New Zealand's poor productivity performance from the reform period onwards, from the perspective of economic geography. Rather than employing institutional or...
218314470 The contribution of foreign borrowing to the New Zealand economy.  
New Zealand's persistent current account deficits and high external debt level remain central to ongoing economic policy debate. However, what is often overlooked is the potentially...
218314469 The rising public sector pay premium in the New Zealand labour market.  
This note reports propensity score matching estimates of the public sector pay premium in New Zealand for each year from 2003 until 2007. Comparing with observably similar private sector workers...
218314468 Estimating open economy Phillips curves for the euro area with directly measured expectations.  
This paper examines euro-area inflation dynamics by estimating open economy New Keynesian Phillips curves based on the assumption that all imports are intermediate goods. Instead of imposing...
218314467 Reflections on an econometrics Nobel laureate, personal friend, and a good friend of New Zealand and its econometrics community.  
218314466 Editor's introduction.  
207112221 Potential competition in the presence of sunk entry costs: an experiment.  
This paper studies the effect of sunk entry-costs on potential competition in a multi-market framework, where potential entrants have different home market profits. Although sunk-entry-costs are...
207112220 Experimental evidence on advertising and price competition.  
Theory (Du, 2008) predicts that equilibrium prices will be lower when firms' advertising conveys the price than when it does not convey the price. In the laboratory sessions, sellers make...
207112219 The disciplining role of repeated elections: some experimental evidence.  
This paper reports on an experiment that studies the functioning of a political market. The formal model, on which the experiment is based, considers a situation wherein two candidates participate...
207112218 Prices in experimental asset markets under uncertainty.  
This paper presents an experiment which investigates whether asset prices are affected in markets where state probabilities are not exactly known and traders have to form subjective probabilities...
207112217 Anonymity deters collusion in hard-close auctions: experimental evidence.  
This paper studies whether collusion occurs in three-bidder three-object second-price hard-close auctions. The experimental results of two laboratory treatments are reported. The first one, the...
207112216 Bargaining under large risk--an experimental analysis.  
We experimentally study behavior in bargaining situations under large risks. To implement realistic risks involved in the field, we calibrate the experimental parameters from an environment...
207112215 Trust and reciprocity: implications of game triads and social contexts.  
Trust and reciprocity have been observed in experiments with simple stylized games. Such characteristics of social preferences have been observed to vary with procedures that alter the social...
207112214 Laboratory experiments in economics, finance and political science.  
This special issue highlights the use of experiments in economics. It contains seven distinct laboratory experimental studies that explore various topics, including the importance of social...
200979302 The Logic of Life.  
200979301 Economic Gangsters.  
200979300 New Zealand's emissions trading scheme.  
In 2008, New Zealand became the first country to introduce a comprehensive Emissions Trading Scheme that includes all sectors and all gases. While NZ can claim the high ground in the international...
200979299 Public perception of actual changes in New Zealand government spending.  
New Zealand student and general public samples reported their perception of changes in spending and quality in eight areas of government spending between 2002 and 2007. The actual considerable...
200979298 Youth employment and education in New Zealand from 1985 to 2004.  
Data from the Household Economic Survey (HES) are used to examine the activities undertaken by New Zealand youth from 1985 to 2004. Evidence is presented on both labour market and education...
200979297 Capital intensity and welfare: traded and non-trade sector determinants.  
Why do some countries and regions have higher capital intensity than others? This question is at the heart of economic development analyses since capital intensity, per capita incomes and welfare...
200979296 Are Kiwis saving enough for retirement? Evidence from SOFIE.  
The extent to which people are saving for retirement is a key element in formulating public policy toward saving and retirement incomes. This paper adopts a life cycle model of wealth accumulation...
192897927 A report on the 2008 Annual Conference of the New Zealand Association of Economists, Wellington, July 9-11, 2008.  
192897926 Governments at the bidding table.  
The New Zealand government has recently indicated it will scale back its subsidy program for foreign firms investing in the country, except for screen productions, and divert the budgeted funds to...
192897925 Agricultural research: implications for productivity in New Zealand and Australia.  
R&D is as an important source of productivity growth in New Zealand and Australian agriculture. In this paper trends in public investment in R&D and in productivity growth are reviewed. Investment...
192897924 Research output in New Zealand economics departments 2000-2006: a stock approach.  
This paper considers the research productivity of New Zealand based economics departments from 2000 to 2006. It examines journal based research output across departments and individuals using six...
192897923 Editor's introduction.  
190150230 New Zealand's 'love affair' with houses and cars.  
Rapidly rising house prices over the last few years has drawn the attention of researchers to the drivers lying behind both supply and demand side influences in the housing market. This study...
190150229 The New Zealand implied volatility index.  
This paper constructs an implied volatility index, the NZVIX, for the New Zealand stock market. Because there are no equity index options in New Zealand, we propose a new approach that uses stock...

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