Department of Economics Discussion Papers ISSN numbers
Department of Economics Discussion Papers can be located under the following ISSN numbers:
- ISSN 0111-1760 (Print)
- ISSN 1178-2293 (Online)
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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?
2015 Economics Discussion Paper Series
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
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).