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Government Spending Multipliers: Is there a Difference Between Government Consumption and Investment Purchases?Government Spending Multipliers: Is there a Difference Between Government Consumption and Investment Purchases?n be located under the following ISSN numbers:

ISSN 0111–1760 (print)
ISSN 1178–2293 (online)

2023 Economics Discussion Paper Series

2301: Anna Sznajderska, Alfred Haug
Bayesian VARs of the U.S. Economy Before and During the Pandemic

2302: Alfred Haug, Anna Sznajderska
Government Spending Multipliers: Is there a Difference Between Government Consumption and Investment Purchases?

2022 Economics Discussion Paper Series

2201: Alan King
Finite sample critical values for flexible Fourier form Lagrange-Multiplier and Dickey-Fuller unit root tests

2202: Alfred A. Haug, Anh T.N. Nguyen, P. Dorian Owen
Do the determinants of foreign direct investment have a reverse and symmetric impact on foreign direct divestment

2203: Trung V. Vu, P. Dorian Owen, Alfred A. Haug, Arlene Garces-Ozanne
The Deep Historical Roots of Comparative Cross-Country Health Status

2204: Alfred Haug, Tomasz Łyziak, Anna Sznajderska
The Role of the Monetary Policy Stance for the Government Spending Multiplier in Poland

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2021 Economics Discussion Paper Series

2101: Trung V. Vu
State history and political instability: The disadvantage of early state development

2102: Nathan W. Chan, Stephen Knowles, Ronald Peeters, Leonard Wolk
Cost-(in)effective public good provision: An experimental exploration

2103: Fraser C. Partridge
Polarisation and Poverty Reduction in Africa: The Devil is in the Choice of Equivalence Relation

2104: Viktoria Kahui, Claire W. Armstrong and Margrethe Aanesen
A firm grip on nature: The economic case for environmental personhood

2105: India Power, Alfred Haug
Government Spending Multipliers in Times of Tight and Loose Monetary Policy: Evidence for New Zealand

2106: Trung Vu
Long-term cultural barriers to sustaining collective effort in vaccination against COVID-19

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2020 Economics Discussion Paper Series

2001: Trung V. Vu
Climate, Diseases, and the Origins of Corruption

2002: Mark Millin, David Fielding, Dorian Owen
Education spending and Wagner’s law: New international evidence

2003: Saeideh Babashahi, Paul Hansen, Trudy Sullivan
Creating a priority list of non-communicable diseases to support health research funding decision-making

2004: David Fielding, Stephen Knowles, Ronald Peeters
In Search of Competitive Givers

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2019 Economics Discussion Paper Series

1901: Anh T.N. Nguyen, Murat Genç, Alfred Haug, P. Dorian Owen
The knowledge-capital model: The case of intra-Asian foreign direct investment

1902: Andrew Coleman
Taxing capital income in New Zealand: an international perspective

1903: Trudy Sullivan, Paul Hansen, Franz Ombler, Sarah Derrett, Nancy Devlin
A new tool for creating personal and social EQ-5D-5L value sets, including valuing ‘dead’

1904: Pike Brown and Stephen Knowles
Cash is Not King in Incentivising Online Surveys

1905: Murat Genç, Stephen Knowles and Trudy Sullivan
In Search of Effective Altruists

1906: Samuel Verevis, Murat Üngör
What Has New Zealand Gained From The FTA With China?: Two Counterfactual Analyses

1907: Tom Fraser, Murat Üngör
Migration Fears, Policy Uncertainty and Economic Activity

1908: Pike Brown, Duncan Grimson and Stephen Knowles
How Close to Home Does Charity Begin?

1909: Trung V. Vu
Does institutional quality foster economic complexity?

1910: Nadezhda V. Baryshnikova, Shannon F. Davidson, Dennis Wesselbaum
Does Pollution Affect Crime? Evidence from U.S. Cities

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2018 Economics Discussion Paper Series

1801: Ronald Peeters, Marc Vorsatz
Simple guilt and cooperation

1802: Ronald Peeters, Anastas P. Tenev
Number of bidders and the winner’s curse

1803: Tom Barker, Murat Üngör
Vietnam: The Next Asian Tiger?

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2017 Economics Discussion Paper Series

1715: P. Dorian Owen, Caitlin A. Owen
Simulation Evidence on Herfindahl-Hirschman Indices as Measures of Competitive Balance

1714: Leon Stirk-Wang, Paul Thorsnes
Geographic variation in intra-city house price appreciation over the boom-bust cycle: evidence from Auckland, NZ

1713: Paul Thorsnes, Rob Lawson, Janet Stephenson
Heterogeneity in household preferences for energy-efficient heating systems

1712: Avtar Singh, Arlene Garces-Ozanne
Revisiting The Decline In India’s Female Labour Force Participation: The Rise Of Machines And Security Risks

1711: David Fielding, Stephen Knowles, Kirsten Robertson
Alcohol Expenditure, Generosity and Empathy

1710: Syed Abul Basher, Alfred A. Haug, Perry Sadorsky
The impact of oil-market shocks on stock returns in major oil-exporting countries: A Markov-switching approach

1709: Andrew Coleman
Housing, the ‘Great Income Tax Experiment’, and the intergenerational consequences of the lease

1708: Amelia Aburn and Dennis Wesselbaum
Gone with the Wind: International Migration

1707: Dereje Regasa, David Fielding, Helen Roberts
Access to Financing and Firm Growth: Evidence from Ethiopia

1706: Prince M. Etwire, David Fielding, Viktoria Kahui
The impact of climate change on crop production in Ghana: A Structural Ricardian analysis

1705: Yonatan Dinku, David Fielding, and Murat Genç
Health Shocks and Child Time Allocation Decisions by Households: Evidence from Ethiopia

1704: Franz Ombler, Michael Albert, Paul Hansen
The true significance of ‘high’ correlations between EQ-5D value sets

1703: Andrew Coleman
A balancing approach: using the living standards framework to assess different retirement income policies

1702: Santanu Chatterjee, Olaf Posch, Dennis Wesselbaum
Delays in Public Goods

1701: David Fielding, Stephen Knowles, Kirsten Robertson
When does it matter how you ask? Cross-subject heterogeneity in framing effects in a charitable donation experiment

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2016 Economics Discussion Paper Series

1611: Muhammad Akhtaruzzaman, Christopher Hajzler and P. Dorian Owen
Does institutional quality resolve the Lucas Paradox?

1610: Trenton G Smith, Steven Stillman, Stuart Craig
The U.S. Obesity Epidemic: Evidence from the Economic Security Index

1609: Arlene Garces-Ozanne, Edna Ikechi Kalu and Richard Audas
How do empowerment and self-determination affect national health outcomes?

1608: Jeremy Clark, Arlene Garces-Ozanne and Stephen Knowles
Dire Straits v The Cure: Emphasising the Problem or the Solution in Charitable Fundraising for International Development

1607: Alfred Haug
A New Test of Ricardian Equivalence Using the Narrative Record on Tax Changes

1606: Ayşe İmrohoroğlu and Murat Üngör
Is Zimbabwe More Productive Than the United States? Some Observations From PWT 8.1

1605: Harry Cunningham, Stephen Knowles and Paul Hansen
Bilateral foreign aid: How important is aid effectiveness to people for choosing countries to support?

1604: Dennis Wesselbaum
Cheap Talk in a New Keynesian Model

1603: Dennis Wesselbaum
Jobless Recoveries: The Interaction between Financial and Search Frictions

1602: Marc-Andre Luik and Dennis Wesselbaum
Did the FED React to Asset Price Bubbles?

1601: Tarek M. Harchaoui and Murat Üngör
The Lion on the Move Towards the World Frontier: Catching Up or Remaining Stuck?

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2015 Economics Discussion Paper Series

1508: Dorian Owen
Evaluating ingenious instruments for fundamental determinants of long-run economic growth and development

1507: David Fielding and Johan Rewilak
Credit Booms, Financial Fragility and Banking Crises

1506: David Fielding and Shef Rogers
Copyright Payments in Eighteenth-Century Britain, 1701-1800

1505: David Fielding
Understanding the Etiology of Electoral Violence: The Case of Zimbabwe

1504: Stephen Knowles and Trudy Sullivan
Does Charity Begin at Home or Overseas?

1503: Mohammad Jaforullah and Alan King
Is New Zealand's economy vulnerable to world oil market shocks?

1502: Mohammad Jaforullah
International tourism and economic growth in New Zealand

1501: Stephen Knowles, Maroš Servátka, and Trudy Sullivan
Deadlines, Procrastination, and Inattention in Charitable Giving: A Field Experiment

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2014 Economics Discussion Paper Series

1410: David Fielding and Shef Rogers
Monopoly Power in the Eighteenth Century British Book Trade

1409: David Fielding
Mapping Medieval and Modern Chauvinism in England

1408: Svetlana Adrianova, Badi H. Baltagi, Panicos Demetriades, David Fielding
Ethnic Fractionalization, Governance, and Loan Defaults in Africa

1407: Meltem Ucal, Mehmet Hüseyin Bilgin, Alfred A. Haug
Income Inequality and FDI: Evidence with Turkish Data (PDF, 355KB).

1406: Jeong-Yoo and Nathan Berg
Quantity restrictions with imperfect enforcement in an over-used commons: Permissive regulation to reduce over-use? (PDF, 375KB).

1405: Dan Farhat
Information Processing, Pattern Transmission and Aggregate Consumption Patterns in New Zealand (PDF, 679KB).

1404: Dan Farhat
Artificial Neural Networks and Aggregate Consumption Patterns in New Zealand (PDF, 1,045KB).

1403: deleted due to request from journal editor

1402: Nathan Berg and Todd Gabel
New Reform Strategies and Welfare Participation in Canada (PDF, 256KB).

1401: Stephen Knowles and Maroš Servátka
Transaction Costs, the Opportunity Cost of Time and Inertia in Charitable Giving (PDF, 316KB).

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2013 Economics Discussion Paper Series

1318: David Fielding and Stephen Knowles
Can you spare some change for charity? Experimental evidence on verbal cues and loose change effects in a dictator game

1317: Kim Economides, Alfred A. Haug, Joe McIntyre
Are Courts Slow? Exposing and Measuring the Invisible Determinants of Case Disposition Time

1316: Alfred A. Haug and Vincent C. Blackburn
Efficiency Aspects of Government Secondary School Finances in New South Wales: Results from a Two-Stage Double-Bootstrap DEA at the School Level

1315: Trenton G. Smith and Attila Tasnádi
The Economics of Information, Deep Capture, and the Obesity Debate

1314: Nathan Berg and Jeong-Yoo Kim
Prohibition of Riba and Gharar: A signaling and screening explanation?

1313: Alfred A. Haug, Tomasz Jedrzejowicz and Anna Sznajderska
Combining Monetary and Fiscal Policy in an SVAR for a Small Open Economy

1312: Paul Hansen, Nicole Kergozou, Stephen Knowles and Paul Thorsnes
Developing countries in need: Which characteristics appeal most to people when donating money? (PDF, 209KB).

1311: P. Dorian Owen
Measurement of Competitive Balance and Uncertainty of Outcome (PDF, 165KB).

1310: Sarah Baird, Erick Gong, Craig McIntosh, Berk Özler
The Heterogeneous Effects of HIV Testing (PDF, 710KB).

1309: P. Dorian Owen and Nicholas King
Competitive Balance Measures in Sports Leagues: The Effects of Variation in Season Length (PDF, 484KB).

Supporting Information (PDF, 421KB).

1308: Nathan Berg, G. Biele and G. Gigerenzer
Does Consistency Predict Accuracy of Beliefs?: Economists Surveyed About PSA (PDF, 331KB).

1307: David Fielding
How Much Does Women’s Empowerment Influence their Wellbeing? Evidence from Africa (PDF, 324KB).

1306: Dan Farhat
Awareness of Sexually Transmitted Disease and Economic Malady: A First Look Using Search Engine Query Data (PDF, 216KB).

1305: David Fielding & Chris Hajzler
Comment on Relative Price Variability and Inflation in Reinganum's Consumer Search Model (PDF, 293KB).

1304: Nathan Berg & Todd Gabel
Effects of New Welfare Reform Strategies on Welfare Participation: Microdata Estimates from Canada (PDF, 345KB).

1303: Alfred Haug
On Real Interest Rate Persistence: The Role of Breaks (PDF, 268KB).

1302: Dan Farhat
An Agent-based Model of interdisciplinary Science and the Evolution of Scientific Research Networks (PDF, 285KB).

1301: Dan Farhat
The Economics of Vampires: An Agent-based Perspective (PDF, 621KB).

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2012 Economics Discussion Paper Series

1205: Dan Farhat
Artificial Neural Networks and Aggregate Consumption Patterns in New Zealand (PDF, 315KB).

1204: Mathias Sinning & Steven Stillman
Where Should I Live? The Locational Choices of Australians and New Zealanders (PDF, 785KB).

1203: Simona Fabrizi, Steffen Lippert, Clemens Puppe & Stephanie Rosenkranz
Suggested retail prices with downstream competition (PDF, 261KB).

1202: Simona Fabrizi & Steffen Lippert
Corruption and the Public Display of Wealth (PDF, 339KB).

1201: Viktoria Kahui & Claire W. Armstrong
Search and destroy: a bioeconomic analysis of orange roughy fisheries on seamounts in New Zealand (PDF, 455KB).

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2011 Economics Discussion Paper Series

1117: P. Dorian Owen & Niven Winchester
The impact of US fresh milk production standards on dairy trade 

1116: Rob Lawson, Paul Thorsnes & John Williams
Consumer Response to Time Varying Prices for Electricity (PDF, 318KB).

1115: Paul Thorsnes, Robert Alexander & David Kidson
Low-income housing in high-amenity areas: Long-run impacts on residential development (PDF, 563KB).

1114: Mark McGillivray, David Fielding, Sebastian Torres & Stephen Knowles
Does Aid Work for the Poor? (PDF, 247KB).

1113: Simona Fabrizi and Steffen Lippert
Due diligence, research joint ventures, and incentives to innovate (PDF, 2.3MB).

1112: Francis Bloch, Simona Fabrizi and Steffen Lippert
Learning and Collusion in New Markets with Uncertain Entry Costs (PDF, 501KB).

1111: Willie Lahari
Exchange Rate Volatility and Choice of Anchor currency - Prospects for a Melanesian currency Union (PDF, 513KB).

1110: Willie Lahari
Assessing Business Cycle Synchronisation - Prospects for a Pacific Islands Currency Union (PDF, 313KB).

1109: Alfred A. Haug and Ian P. King
Empirical Evidence on Inflation and Unemployment in the Long Run (PDF, 472KB).

1108: David Fielding and Fred Gibson
Aid and Dutch Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa (PDF, 164KB).

1107: David Fielding, Chris Hajzler and Jim MacGee
Determinants of Relative Price Variability during a Recession: Evidence from Canada at the time of the Great Depression (PDF, 358KB).

1106: Subhasish M. Chowdhury & Stephen Martin
Innovation Races with the Possibility of Failure (PDF, 312KB).

1105: David Fielding
New Zealand: The Last Bastion of Textbook Open-economy Macroeconomics (PDF, 191KB).

1104: Alison Barber, Paul Hansen, Ray Naden, Franz Ombler and Ralph Stewart
Who’s next? A new process for creating points systems for prioritising patients for elective health services (PDF, 152KB).

1103: Dan Farhat
Bookworms versus Party Animals: An Artificial Labor Market with Human and Social Capital Accumulation (PDF, 1.4MB).

1102: David Fielding
The Dynamics of Aid and Political Rights (PDF, 180KB).

1101: Alvin Etang, David Fielding and Stephen Knowles
What Sort of People Vote Expressively? (PDF, 196KB).

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2010 Economics Discussion Paper Series

1016: Alvin Etang, David Fielding and Stephen Knowles
Are Survey measures of Trust Correlated with Experimental Trust? Empirical Evidence from Cameroon (PDF, 75KB).

1015: Daniel Farhat
Virtually Science: An Agent-based Model of the Rise and Fall of Scientific Research Programs (PDF, 2060KB).

1014: Syed Abul Basher, Alfred A. Haug and Perry Sadorsky
Oil Prices, Exchange Rates and Emerging Stock Markets (PDF, 540KB).

1013: Alfred A. Haug and William G. Dewald
Money, Output and Inflation in the Longer Term: Major Industrial Countries, 1880-2001 (PDF, 243KB).

1012: Chris Hajzler
Resource-based FDI and Expropriation in Developing Economies (PDF, 484KB)

1011: Chris Hajzler
Expropriation of Foreign Direct Investments: Sectoral Patterns from 1993 to 2006 (PDF 499KB).

1010: Viktoria Kahui
Economic incentives for Hooker's sea lion bycatch in New Zealand (PDF unavailable).

1009: David Fielding
Inertia and Herding in Humanitarian Aid Decisions (PDF, 199KB).

1008:Alvin Etang, David Fielding and Stephen Knowles
Giving to Africa and Perceptions of Poverty (PDF, 178KB).

1007: Nicholas King, P. Dorian Owen and Rick Audas
Playoff Uncertainty, Match Uncertainty and Attendance at Australian National Rugby League Matches (PDF, 366KB).

1006: Ofra Golan, Paul Hansen, Giora Kaplan and Orna Tal
Health Technology Prioritisation: Which criteria for prioritising new technologies, and what are their relative weights? (PDF, 226KB).

1005: P. Dorian Owen
Measuring Parity in Sports Leagues with Draws: Further Comments (PDF, 138KB).

1004: Svetlana Andrianova, Badi H. Baltagi, Panicos O. Demetriades and David Fielding
The African Credit Trap (PDF, 350KB).

1003: David Fielding and Anja Shortland
What Explains Changes in the Level of Abuse Against Civilians during the Peruvian Civil War? (PDF, 282KB).

1002: Daniel Farhat
Capital Accumulation, Non-traded Goods and International Macroeconomic Dynamics with Heterogeneous Firms (PDF, 514KB).

1001: Willie Lahari
Permanent and Transitory Shocks among Pacific Island Economies - Prospects for a Pacific Islands Currency Union (PDF, 1.2MB).

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2009 Economics Discussion Paper Series

0911: Onur Koska
A Model of Competition Between Multinational Firms (PDF, 358KB).

0910: Onur Koska
Foreign Direct Investment For Sale (PDF, 350KB).

0909: Daniel Farhat
Endogenous Labor Supply, Heterogeneous Firms and International Business Cycles (PDF, 608KB).

0908: P. Dorian Owen
Limitations of the relative standard deviation of win percentages for measuring competitive balance in sports leagues (PDF, 125KB).

0907: Alvin Etang, David Fielding and Stephen Knowles
Does trust extend beyond the village? Experimental trust and social distance in Cameroon (PDF, 281KB).

0906: Jan-Jan Soon
When do students intend to return? Determinants of students' return intentions using a multinomial logit model (PDF, 199KB).

0905: Niven Winchester and Raymond T. Stefani
An innovative approach to National Football League standings using optimal bonus points (PDF, 254KB).

0904: V. Kahui and C. W. Armstrong
Comment: The Economics of Interdependent Renewable and Non-renewable Resources revisited (PDF available on request from the authors).

0903:Liam J. A. Lenten and Niven Winchester
Optimal Bonus Points in the Australian Football League (PDF, 248KB).

0902: Panicos Demetriades and David Fielding
Information, Institutions and Banking Sector Development in West Africa (PDF, 224KB).

0901: Libertad González and Tarja Viitanen
The Long Term Effects of Legalizing Divorce on Children (PDF, 211KB).

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2008 Economics Discussion Paper Series

0812: John Ballingall and Niven Winchester
Food miles: Starving the poor? (PDF, 197KB).

0811: Stephen Knowles and P. Dorian Owen
Which Institutions are Good for Your Health? The Deep Determinants of Comparative Cross-country Health Status (PDF, 375KB).

0810: Angus Charteris and Niven Winchester
Dairy disaggregation and joint production in an economy-wide model (PDF, 264KB).

0809: David Fielding
Health Aid and Governance in Developing Countries (PDF, 177KB).

0808: Alvin Etang
Modelling the Effects of Socio-Economic Characteristics on Survey Trust: Empirical Evidence from Cameroon (PDF, 192KB).

0807: David Fielding
Inflation Volatility and Economic Development: Evidence from Nigeria (PDF, 184KB).

0806: Jan-Jan Soon
The determinants of international students' return intention (PDF, 171KB).

0805: Willie Lahari, Alfred A. Haug and Arlene Garces-Ozanne
Estimating quarterly GDP Data for the South Pacific Island Nations (PDF, 316KB).

0804: Kevin Duncan, Peter Philips and Mark Prus
The Union Threat Effect in Construction: An Illustration with Data from Plumber and Pipefitter Union Locals (PDF not available).

0803: Ngo Van Long and Frank Stähler
A Contest Model of Liberalizing Government Procurements (PDF, 166KB).

0802: Arlene Ozanne and Phyll Esplin
To work or not to work ... that is the question: A classroom experiment on how the labour market operates (PDF unavailable).

0801: Niven Winchester
Is there a dirty little secret? Non-tariff barriers and the gains from trade (PDF, 226KB).