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Recent Economics Publications

Economics at Otago produces world-class research – and we have the publications to prove it!

Economics is relevant to everyone. Our research deals with a stimulating range of important issues – from economics education and health economics, to economic behaviour.

Take a look at our recent publications:

2019 Economics publications

Barker, T., & Üngör, M. (2019). Vietnam: The next Asian Tiger? North American Journal of Economics & Finance, 47, 96-118. doi: 10.1016/j.najef.2018.11.010

Bayer, P., Jean-Jacques Herings, P., Peeters, R., & Thuijsman, F. (2019). Adaptive learning in weighted network games. Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jedc.2019.06.004

Coleman, A. (2019). Tax, credit constraints, and the big costs of small inflation. Australian Economic Papers. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1467-8454.12145

Dinku, Y., Fielding, D., & Genç, M. (2019). Counting the uncounted: The consequences of children's domestic chores for health and education in Ethiopia. Review of Development Economics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/rode.12587

Feeny, S., Hansen, P., Knowles, S., McGillivray, M., & Ombler, F. (2019). Donor motives, public preferences and the allocation of UK foreign aid_ a discrete choice experiment approach. Review of World Economics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10290-019-00351-4

Grimes, A., & Wesselbaum, D. (2019). Moving towards happiness? International Migration, 57(3), 20-40. doi: 10.1111/imig.12546

Haug, A. A., & Abul Basher, S. (2019). Exchange rates of oil exporting countries and global oil price shocks: A nonlinear smooth-transition approach. Applied Economics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/00036846.2019.1612031

Haug, A. A., & Ucal, M. (2019). The role of trade and FDI for CO2 emissions in Turkey: Nonlinear relationships. Energy Economics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.eneco.2019.04.006

Howard, S., Kahui, V., & Rock, J. (2019). The opportunity cost of spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias) bycatch in a ling (Genypterus blacodes) longline fishery. Marine Policy, 105, 38-43. doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2019.04.005

Noviarini, J., Coleman, A., Roberts, H., & Whiting, R. H. (2019). Housing liquidation and financial adequacy of retirees in New Zealand. Housing Studies. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/02673037.2019.1585522

Rijnberg, V., Hansen, P., Ekeroma, A., & Stanton, J.-A. L. (2019). Is cervical cancer screening cost-effective for Samoa? A cost-utility analysis based on a cohort Markov model. Pacific Journal of Reproductive Health, 1(8), 423-439. doi: 10.18313/pjrh.2019.903

Teng, A. M., Jones, A. C., Mizdrak, A., Signal, L., Genç, M., & Wilson, N. (2019). Impact of sugar-sweetened beverage taxes on purchases and dietary intake: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/obr.12868

Wesselbaum, D. (2019). Expectation shocks and fiscal rules. International Economics & Economic Policy, 16(2), 357-377. doi: 10.1007/s10368-017-0389-z

Wesselbaum, D. (2019). Jobless recoveries: The interaction between financial and search frictions. Journal of Macroeconomics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jmacro.2019.103126

Wesselbaum, D., & Aburn, A. (2019). Gone with the wind: International migration. Global & Planetary Change, 178, 96-109. doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2019.04.008

2018 Economics publications

Abbott, J. H., Wilson, R., Pinto, D., Chapple, C. M., Wright, A. A., for the MOA Trial Team, including Robertson, M. C., Baxter, G. D., Theis, J.-C., Hansen, P., McKenzie, J. E., McNamara, D., Kidd, M., & Higgs, C. (2018). Incremental clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of providing supervised physiotherapy in addition to usual medical care in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: 2-year results of the MOA randomised controlled trial. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2018.12.004

Akhtaruzzaman, M., Hajzler, C., & Owen, P. D. (2018). Does institutional quality resolve the Lucas Paradox? Applied Economics, 50(5), 455-474. doi: 10.1080/00036846.2017.1321840

Basher, S. A., Haug, A. A., & Sadorsky, P. (2018). The impact of oil-market shocks on stock returns in major oil-exporting countries. Journal of International Money & Finance, 86, 264-280. doi: 10.1016/j.jimonfin.2018.05.003

Berg, N. (2018). Decentralization mislaid: On new paternalism and skepticism toward experts. Review of Behavioral Economics, 5(3-4), 361-387. doi: 10.1561/105.00000099

Berg, N., & Kim, J.-Y. (2018). Plea bargaining with multiple defendants and its deterrence effect. International Review of Law & Economics, 55, 58-70. doi: 10.1016/j.irle.2018.04.002

Berg, N., & Kim, J.-Y. (2018). Price discrimination in public healthcare. Australian Economic Papers. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1467-8454.12114

Berg, N., & Kim, J.-Y. (2018). Free expression and defamation. Law, Probability & Risk, 17(3), 201-223. doi: 10.1093/lpr/mgy003

Berg, N., & Kim, J.-Y. (2018). A good advisor. Bulletin of Economic Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/boer.12180

Clark, J., Garces-Ozanne, A., & Knowles, S. (2018). Emphasising the problem or the solution in charitable fundraising for international development. Journal of Development Studies, 54(6), 1082-1094. doi: 10.1080/00220388.2017.1308490

Damianov, D. S., & Peeters, R. (2018). Prize-based mechanisms for fund-raising: Theory and experiments. Economic Inquiry, 56(3), 1562-1584. doi: 10.1111/ecin.12570

Dinku, Y., Fielding, D., & Genç, M. (2018). Neighbourhood ethnic diversity, child health outcomes and women’s empowerment. Journal of Development Studies. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/00220388.2018.1502876

Embrey, M., Mengel, F., & Peeters, R. (2018). Strategy revision opportunities and collusion. Experimental Economics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10683-018-9580-5

Etwire, P. M., Fielding, D., & Kahui, V. (2018). Climate change, crop selection and agricultural revenue in Ghana: A structural Ricardian analysis. Journal of Agricultural Economics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1477-9552.12307

Falter, A., & Wesselbaum, D. (2018). Correlated shocks in estimated DSGE models. Economics Bulletin, 38(4), 2026-2036.

Fielding, D. (2018). Traditions of tolerance: The long-run persistence of regional variation in attitudes towards English immigrants. British Journal of Political Science, 48(1), 167-188. doi: 10.1017/S0007123415000575

Fielding, D. (2018). The co-evolution of education and tolerance: Evidence from England. Social Forces, 96(4), 1825-1850. doi: 10.1093/sf/soy008

Fielding, D. (2018). The geography of violence during a presidential election: Evidence from Zimbabwe. European Journal of Political Economy. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2018.05.004

Fielding, D., Knowles, S., & Robertson, K. (2018). Alcohol, generosity and empathy. Journal of Behavioral & Experimental Economics. Advance online publication.

Harchaoui, T. M., & Üngör, M. (2018). The lion on the move towards the world frontier: Catching up or remaining stuck? Journal of African Economies, 27(3), 251-273. doi: 10.1093/jafeco/ejx029

Haug, A. A., Jędrzejowicz, T., & Sznajderska, A. (2018). Monetary and fiscal policy transmission in Poland. Economic Modelling. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.econmod.2018.09.031

Herings, P. J.-J., Peeters, R., & Yang, M. S. (2018). Piracy on the Internet: Accommodate it or fight it? A dynamic approach. European Journal of Operations Research, 266(1), 328-339. doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2017.09.011

Jaforullah, M., & King, A. (2018). The demand for imported oil: New Zealand's post-deregulation experience. New Zealand Economic Papers, 52(1), 40-52. doi: 10.1080/00779954.2016.1207199

Kahui, V., Moyle, B., & Brunell, A. M. (2018). Alligator conservation and hunting efficiency. Natural Resource Modeling, 31(2), e12155. doi: 10.1111/nrm.12155

Lépine, A., Lagarde, M., & Le Nestour, A. (2018). How effective and fair is user fee removal? Evidence from Zambia using a pooled synthetic control. Health Economics, 27(3), 493-508. doi: 10.1002/hec.3589

Millin, T., & Millin, M. (2018). English academic writing convergence for academically weaker senior secondary school students: Possibility or pipe-dream? Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 31, 1-17. doi: 10.1016/j.jeap.2017.12.002

Musyawwiri, A., & Üngör, M. (2018). An overview of the proximate determinants of economic growth in Indonesia since 1960. Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/00074918.2018.1550251

Ombler, F., Albert, M., & Hansen, P. (2018). How significant are "high" correlations between EQ-5D value sets? Medical Decision Making. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0272989x18778295

Owen, P. D. (2018). Replication to assess statistical adequacy. Economics, 12, 60. doi: 10.5018/economics-ejournal.ja.2018-60

Peeters, R., & Tenev, A. P. (2018). Number of bidders and the winner's curse. B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 18(3). doi: 10.1515/bejeap-2018-0025

Peeters, R., & Wolk, L. (2018). Elicitation of expectations using Colonel Blotto. Experimental Economics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10683-018-9596-x

Pinto, D., Bockenholt, U., Lee, J., Chang, R. W., Sharma, L., Finn, D. J., … Hansen, P. (2018). Preferences for physical activity: A conjoint analysis involving people with chronic knee pain. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2018.10.002

Tacconelli, E., Carrara, E., Savoldi, A., Harbarth, S., Mendelsen, M., Monnet, D. L., … Hansen, P., … and the WHO Pathogens Priority List Working Group (2018). Discovery, research, and development of new antibiotics: The WHO priority list of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and tuberculosis. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 18(3), 318-327. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30753-3

Wesselbaum, D. (2018). Fiscal policy in a business cycle model with endogenous productivity. Annals of Economics & Finance, 19(1), 103-135.

Wesselbaum, D. (2018). The effects of unions on job flows. International Journal of Manpower, 39(1), 25-36. doi: 10.1108/IJM-01-2016-0012

Wesselbaum, D. (2018). Socioeconomic driving forces of international migration. Journal of Globalization & Development, 8(2), 20170017. doi: 10.1515/jgd-2017-0017

Wesselbaum, D. (2018). Happiness over the financial crisis. Oxford Development Studies. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13600818.2018.1524862

Wesselbaum, D. (2018). Time-varying volatility in the US labor market. Journal of Applied Economics, 21(1), 197-213. doi: 10.1080/15140326.2018.1526875

Yeo, B.-L., & Coleman, A. (2018). Taxes versus emissions trading system: Evaluating environmental policies that affect multiple types of pollution. Environmental Economics & Policy Studies. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10018-018-0225-x

Norman, R., Craig, B. M., Hansen, P., Jonker, M. F., Rose, J., Street, D. J., & Mulhern, B. (2018). Issues in the design of discrete choice experiments. Patient. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40271-018-0346-0 [Commentary].

2017 Economics publications

Peeters, R., Peters, H., Pot, E., & Vermeulen, D. (2017). Repeated games and price wars. In D.-F. Li, X.-G. Yang, M. Ueta & G.-J. Xu (Eds.), Game theory and applications. (pp. 3-17). Singapore: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-6753-2_1

Abbott, J. H., Usiskin, I. M., Wilson, R., Hansen, P., & Losina, E. (2017). The quality-of-life burden of knee osteoarthritis in New Zealand adults: A model-based evaluation. PLoS ONE, 12(10), e0185676. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185676

Akhtaruzzaman, M., Berg, N., & Hajzler, C. (2017). Expropriation risk and FDI in developing countries: Does return of capital dominate return on capital? European Journal of Political Economy, 49, 84-107. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2017.01.001

Akhtaruzzaman, M., Berg, N., & Lien, D. (2017). Confucius Institutes and FDI flows from China to Africa. China Economic Review, 44, 241-252. doi: 10.1016/j.chieco.2017.02.004

Armstrong, C. W., Vondolia, G. K., Aanesen, M., Kahui, V., & Czajkowski, M. (2017). Use and non-use values in an applied bioeconomic model of fisheries and habitat connections. Marine Resource Economics, 32(4), 351-369. doi: 10.1086/693477

Berg, N., & Gabel, T. (2017). Who was affected by new welfare reform strategies? Microdata estimates from Canada. Applied Economics, 49(14), 1395-1413. doi: 10.1080/00036846.2016.1218428

Berg, N., & Gabel, T. (2017). Did tax cuts on earned income reduce welfare participation in Canada? Australian Tax Forum, 32(1), 175-195.

Berg, N., Prakhya, S., & Ranganathan, K. (2017). A satisficing approach to eliciting risk preferences. Journal of Business Research, 82, 127-140. doi: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2017.08.029

Berg, N., & Preston, K. L. (2017). Willingness to pay for local food?: Consumer preferences and shopping behavior at Otago Farmers Market. Transportation Research Part A, 103, 343-361. doi: 10.1016/j.tra.2017.07.001

Bos, I., Peeters, R., & Pot, E. (2017). Competition versus collusion: The impact of consumer inertia. International Journal of Economic Theory, 13(4), 387-400. doi: 10.1111/ijet.12136

Cunningham, H., Knowles, S., & Hansen, P. (2017). Bilateral foreign aid: How important is aid effectiveness to people for choosing countries to support? Applied Economics Letters, 24(5), 306-310. doi: 10.1080/13504851.2016.1184372

Damianov, D. S., & Peeters, R. (2017). On the disclosure of ticket sales in charitable lotteries. Economics Letters, 150, 73-76. doi: 10.1016/j.econlet.2016.11.012

Fielding, D., & Lepine, A. (2017). Women’s empowerment and wellbeing: Evidence from Africa. Journal of Development Studies, 53(6), 826-840. doi: 10.1080/00220388.2016.1219345

Haug, A. A., & Blackburn, V. C. (2017). Government secondary school finances in New South Wales: Accounting for students’ prior achievements in a two-stage DEA at the school level. Journal of Productivity Analysis, 48(1), 69-83. doi: 10.1007/s11123-017-0502-x

Jaforullah, M., & King, A. (2017). The econometric consequences of an energy consumption variable in a model of CO2 emissions. Energy Economics, 63, 84-91. doi: 10.1016/j.eneco.2017.01.025

Khan, A., & Peeters, R. (2017). Imitation and price competition in a differentiated market. Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, 82, 177-194. doi: 10.1016/j.jedc.2017.06.005

Knowles, S., & Sullivan, T. (2017). Does charity begin at home or overseas? Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 46(5), 944-962. doi: 10.1177/0899764017703710

Li, X., & Peeters, R. (2017). Rivalry information acquisition and disclosure. Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 26(3), 610-623. doi: 10.1111/jems.12198

Méder, Z. Z., Flesch, J., & Peeters, R. (2017). Naiveté and sophistication in dynamic inconsistency. Mathematical Social Sciences, 87, 40-54. doi: 10.1016/j.mathsocsci.2017.02.002

Owen, P. D. (2017). Evaluating ingenious instruments for fundamental determinants of long-run economic growth and development. Econometrics, 5(3), 38. doi: 10.3390/econometrics5030038

Peeters, R., & Wolk, L. (2017). Eliciting interval beliefs: An experimental study. PLoS ONE, 12(4), e0175163. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175163

Pinto, D., Danilovich, M. K., Hansen, P., Finn, D. J., Chang, R. W., Holl, J. L., … Bockenholt, U. (2017). Qualitative development of a discrete choice experiment for physical activity interventions to improve knee osteoarthritis. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 98(6), 1210-1216. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.11.024

Rider, L. G., Ruperto, N., Pistorio, A., Erman, B., Bayat, N., Lachenbruch, P. A., … Hansen, P., … and the Paediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organisation. (2017). 2016 ACR-EULAR adult dermatomyositis and polymyositis and juvenile dermatomyositis response criteria: Methodological aspects. Rheumatology, 56(11), 1884-1893. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kex226

Sullivan, T., & Hansen, P. (2017). Determining criteria and weights for prioritizing health technologies based on the preferences of the general population: A New Zealand pilot study. Value in Health, 20(4), 679-686. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2016.12.008

Üngör, M. (2017). Productivity growth and labor reallocation: Latin America versus East Asia. Review of Economic Dynamics, 24, 25-42. doi: 10.1016/j.red.2016.12.004

Wesselbaum, D. (2017). Catastrophe theory and the financial crisis. Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 64(4), 376-391. doi: 10.1111/sjpe.12133

Whiting, R. H., Hansen, P., & Sen, A. (2017). A tool for measuring SMEs' reputation, engagement and goodwill: A New Zealand exploratory study. Journal of Intellectual Capital, 18(1), 170-188. doi: 10.1108/JIC-02-2016-0028

Smith, T. G. (2017). Household-level financial uncertainty could be the primary driver of the global obesity epidemic. Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 40, e128, 34. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X16001539 [Commentary].

Babashahi, S., & Baghbanian, A. (2017). Letter to the editor. Archives of Iranian Medicine, 20(1), 71-72. [Letter].

Derrett, S., Harcombe, H., Wyeth, E., Davie, G., Samaranayaka, A., Hansen, P., … Sullivan, T., Wilson, S., & Barson, D. (2017). Subsequent Injury Study (SInS): Improving outcomes for injured New Zealanders. Injury Prevention, 23(6), 429. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2016-042193 [Protocol/Methodology].

2016 Economics publications

Armstrong, C. W., Foley, N. S., & Kahui, V. (2016). A production function analysis of fisheries and habitat: Open access versus optimal management. Land Economics, 92(4), 760-771. doi: 10.3368/le.92.4.760

Basher, S. A., Haug, A. A., & Sadorsky, P. (2016). The impact of oil shocks on exchange rates: A Markov-switching approach. Energy Economics, 54, 11-23. doi: 10.1016/j.eneco.2015.12.004

Berg, N., Biele, G., & Gigerenzer, G. (2016). Consistent Bayesians are no more accurate than non-Bayesians: Economists surveyed about PSA. Review of Behavioral Economics, 3(2), 189-219. doi: 10.1561/105.00000034

Berg, N., El-Komi, M., & Kim, J.-Y. (2016). Market segmentation and non-uniform Shariah standards in Islamic finance. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 132(Suppl.), 39-49. doi: 10.1016/j.jebo.2016.03.019

Berg, N., & Kim, J.-Y. (2016). Harsh norms and screening for loyalty. Bulletin of Economic Research, 68(3), 205-217. doi: 10.1111/boer.12045

Berg, N., & Kim, J.-Y. (2016). Equilibrium national border and its stability. Prague Economic Papers, 25(6), 637-654. doi: 10.18267/j.pep.582

Berg, N., & Nelson, T. D. (2016). Pregnancy and dropout: Effects of family, neighborhood, and high school characteristics on girls' fertility and dropout status. Population Research & Policy Review, 35(6), 757-789. doi: 10.1007/s11113-016-9410-4

Coleman, A. (2016). Pension payments and receipts by New Zealand birth cohorts, 1916–1986. New Zealand Economic Papers, 50(1), 51-70. doi: 10.1080/00779954.2015.1095787

Etang, A., Fielding, D., & Knowles, S. (2016). Who votes expressively, and why? Experimental evidence. Bulletin of Economic Research, 68(2), 105-116. doi: 10.1111/boer.12033

Garces-Ozanne, A., Kalu, E. I., & Audas, R. (2016). The effect of empowerment and self-determination on health outcomes. Health Education & Behavior, 43(6), 623-631. doi: 10.1177/1090198116667665

Ikeda, M., & Garces-Ozanne, A. (2016). Human security, social competence and natural disasters in Japan and New Zealand: A case study of Filipino migrants. Japan Social Innovation Journal, 6(1), 42-60. doi: 10.12668/jsij.6.42

Kahui, V., Armstrong, C., & Foley, N. (2016). An international view on “correcting the whimsies of U.S. fisheries policy”. Choices, 31(3). Retrieved from http://www.choicesmagazine.org/choices-magazine/submitted-articles/an-international-view-on-correcting-the-whimsies-of-us-fisheries-policy.

Kahui, V., Armstrong, C. W., & Vondolia, G. K. (2016). Bioeconomic analysis of habitat-fishery connections: Fishing on cold water coral reefs. Land Economics, 92(2), 328-343. doi: 10.3368/le.92.2.328

Karki Nepal, A. (2016). The impact of international remittances on child outcomes and household expenditures in Nepal. Journal of Development Studies, 52(6), 838-853. doi: 10.1080/00220388.2015.1107045

Kim, J.-Y., Lee, M. H., & Berg, N. (2016). Peak-load pricing in duopoly. Economic Modelling, 57, 47-54. doi: 10.1016/j.econmod.2016.04.012

King, A., & Ramlogan-Dobson, C. (2016). Is there club convergence in Latin America? Empirical Economics, 51(3), 1011-1031. doi: 10.1007/s00181-015-1040-x

Lyver, P. O., Akins, A., Phipps, H., Kahui, V., Towns, D. R., & Moller, H. (2016). Key biocultural values to guide restoration action and planning in New Zealand. Restoration Ecology, 24(3), 314-323. doi: 10.1111/rec.12318

Martelli, N., Hansen, P., van den Brink, H., Boudard, A., Cordonnier, A.-L., Devaux, C., … Borget, I. (2016). Combining multi-criteria decision analysis and mini-health technology assessment: A funding decision-support tool for medical devices in a university hospital setting. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 59, 201-208. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2015.12.002

Pascoe, S., Kahui, V., Hutton, T., & Dichmont, C. (2016). Experiences with the use of bioeconomic models in the management of Australian and New Zealand fisheries. Fisheries Research, 183, 539-548. doi: 10.1016/j.fishres.2016.01.008

Ucal, M., Haug, A. A., & Bilgin, M. H. (2016). Income inequality and FDI: Evidence with Turkish data. Applied Economics, 48(11), 1030-1045. doi: 10.1080/00036846.2015.1093081

Wesselbaum, D. (2016). The intensive margin puzzle and labor market adjustment costs. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 20(6), 1458-1476. doi: 10.1017/S1365100514000984

Wijland, R., Hansen, P., & Gardezi, F. (2016). Mobile nudging: Youth engagement with banking apps. Journal of Financial Services Marketing, 21(1), 51-63. doi: 10.1057/fsm.2016.1

Smith, T. G. (2016). [Review of the book Is behavioural economics ready to save the world?]. Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 4(12), 982. doi: 10.1016/ S2213-8587(16)30060-2 [Book Review].

Bento, P., Nikolaeva, R., Simaens, A., Berg, N., & Lengler, J. (2016). Time for a pause. Global Economics & Management Review, 21(1-2), 1. doi: 10.1016/j.gemrev.2015.03.001 [Editorial].

Waterlander, W. E., Blakely, T., Nghiem, N., Cleghorn, C. L., Eyles, H., Genc, M., Wilson, N., … Ni Mhurchu, C. (2016). Study protocol: Combining experimental methods, econometrics and simulation modelling to determine price elasticities for studying food taxes and subsidies (The Price ExaM Study). BMC Public Health, 16, 601. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3277-5 [Protocol/Methodology].

2015 Economics publications

Adrianova, S., Baltagi, B., Demetriades, P. and Fielding, D. (2015) “Why Do African Banks Lend So Little?,” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics (forthcoming: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/obes.12067/abstract).

Berg, N., Biele, G. and Gigerenzer, G. (2015) “Does Consistency Predict Accuracy of Beliefs?: Economists Surveyed About PSA,” Review of Behavioral Economics (ROBE) (forthcoming).

Berg, N. and Gabel, T. (2015) “Did Canadian welfare reform work?: The effects of new reform strategies on Social Assistance participation,” Canadian Journal of Economics (forthcoming).

Berg, N. and Kim, J. Y. (2015) “Harsh norms and screening for loyalty,” Bulletin of Economic Research (forthcoming).

Berg, N. and Kim, J. Y. (2015) “Quantity restrictions with imperfect enforcement in an over-used commons: Permissive regulation to reduce over-use?,” Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (forthcoming).

Chhun, S., Kahui, V., Moller, H. and Thorsnes, P. (2105) “Advancing marine policy towards ecosystem based management by eliciting public preferences,” Marine Resource Economics (forthcoming).

Economides, K., Haug, A. A. and McIntyre, J. (2015) “Towards Timeliness in Civil Justice,” Monash University Law Review 41 (2) (forthcoming).

Fielding, D. (2015) “Cancer and the Plow,” Social Forces 93: 863-880.

Fielding, D., Hajzler, C. and MacGee, J. (2015) “Distance, Language, Religion, and the Law of One Price: Evidence from Canada and Nigeria,” Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (forthcoming).

Fielding, D. and Knowles, S. (2015) “Can You Spare Some Change for Charity? Experimental Evidence on Verbal Cues and loose Change Effects in a Dictator Game,” Experimental Economics (forthcoming: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10683-014-9424-x).

Jaforullah, M. and King, A. (2015) “Does the use of renewable energy sources mitigate CO2 emissions? A reassessment of the US evidence,” Energy Economics (Forthcoming).

Jaforullah, M. (2015) “International tourism and economic growth in New Zealand,” Tourism Analysis: An Interdisciplinary Journal (forthcoming).

King, A. and Ramlogan-Dobson, C. (2015) “Is Africa actually developing?,” World Development 66: 598-613.

Knowles, S. and Servátka, M. (2015) “Transaction costs, the opportunity cost of time and procrastination in charitable giving,” Journal of Public Economics (forthcoming).

Owen, P. D. and King, N. (2015) “Competitive balance measures in sports leagues: The effects of variation in season length,” Economic Inquiry 53 (1): 731-744.

Paradkar, A., Knight, J. and Hansen, P. (2015) “Innovation in start-ups: Ideas filling the void or ideas devoid of resources and capabilities?,” Technovation (forthcoming).

Stillman, S., Gibson, J., McKenzie, D. And Rohorua, H. (2015) “Miserable Migrants? Natural Experiment Evidence on International Migration and Objective and Subjective Well-Being,” World Development 65: 79-93.

2014 Economics publications

Armstrong, C. W., Foley, N. S., Kahui, V. and Grehan, A. (2014) “Cold water coral reef management from an ecosystem service perspective,” Marine Policy 150: 126-134.

Berg, N. (2014) “Success from satisficing and imitation: Entrepreneurs’ location choice and implications of heuristics for local economic development,” Journal of Business Research 67 (8): 1700-1709.

Berg, N. (2014) “The consistency and ecological rationality schools of normative economics: Singular versus plural metrics for assessing bounded rationality,” Journal of Economic Methodology 21 (4): 375-395.

Berg, N. and Kim, J. Y. (2014) “Prohibition of Riba and Gharar: A signaling and screening explanation?,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 103: 146-159.

Bergstrom, K., Grimes, A. and Stillman, S. (2014) “Does Selling State Silver Generate Private Gold? Determinants and Impacts of State House Sales and Acquisitions in New Zealand,” Urban Studies 51 (6): 1257-1273.

Fielding, D. (2014) “Fiscal Shocks and the Real Exchange Rate: Evidence from an Outpost of Textbook Open-Economy Macroeconomics,” Oxford Economic Papers 66: 465-490.

Fielding, D. (2014) “The Dynamics of Humanitarian Aid Decisions,” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 76: 536-564.

Fielding D. (2014) “The Dynamics of Aid and Political Rights,” World Economy 37: 1197-1218.

Garces-Ozanne, A. and Sullivan, T. (2014) “Expectations versus reality: What you want is not always what you get,” Australian Journal of Adult Learning 54 (2): 78-100.

Hajzler, C. and Fielding, D. (2014) “Relative Price and Inflation Variability in a Simple Consumer Search Model,” Economics Letters 123: 17-22.

Hale, T., Kahui, V. and Farhat, D. (2014) “A modified possibility frontier for efficient forestry management under the New Zealand emissions trading scheme,” The Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 58: 1-17.

Hansen, P., Kergozou, N., Knowles, S. and Thorsnes, P. (2014) “Developing countries in need: Which characteristics appeal most to people when donating money?,” Journal of Development Studies 50: 1494-1509.

Haug, A. A. (2014) “On Real Interest Rate Persistence: The Role of Breaks,” Applied Economics 46 (10): 1058-1066.

Haug, A. A. and King, I. P. (2014) “In the Long Run, US Unemployment Follows Inflation Like a Faithful Dog,” Journal of Macroeconomics 41: 42-52.

Kahui, V. and Richards, A. C. (2014) “Lessons from resource management by indigenous Maori in New Zealand: Governing the ecosystems as a commons,” Ecological Economics 102: 1-7.

King, A. and Ramlogan-Dobson, C. (2014) “Are income differences within the OECD diminishing? Evidence from Fourier unit root tests,” Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics 18: 185-199.

Maré, D. C., Fabling, R. and Stillman, S. (2014) “Innovation and the Local Workforce,” Papers in Regional Science 93 (1): 183-201.

Monti M., Pelligra V., Martignon L. and Berg, N. (2014) “Retail investors and financial advisors: New evidence on trust and advice taking heuristics,” Journal of Business Research 67 (8): 1749-1757.

Owen, P. D. and Winchester, N. (2014) “The impact of US fresh milk production standards on dairy trade,” Journal of Policy Modeling 36 (6): 1008-1021.

Smith, T. and Tasnádi, A. (2014) “The Economics of Information, Deep Capture, and the Obesity Debate,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96 (2): 533–541.

Viitanen, T. (2014) “The divorce revolution and generalized trust: Evidence from the United States 1973-2010,” International Review of Law and Economics 38: 25-32.

Viitanen, T. (2014) “Parental divorce and other determinants of interpersonal trust: Evidence from Hilda panel data,” Australian Journal of Labour Economics 17 (1): 35-53.

Viitanen, T. (2014) “The motherhood wage gap in the U.K. over the life cycle," Review of Economics of the Household 12 (2): 259-276.

Wilson, R., Hansen, P., Derrett, S. and Langley, J. (2014) “A comparison of injured patient and general population valuations of EQ-5D health states for New Zealand,” Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 12: 21.

2013 Economics publications

Barnes, M., Smith, T. and Yoder, J. (2013) “Effects of Household Composition and Income Security on Body Weight in Working-Age Men,” Obesity 21 (9): E483–E489.

Boes, S., Nüesch, S. and Stillman, S. (2013) “Aircraft Noise, Health, and Residential Sorting: Evidence from Two Quasi-Experiments,” Health Economics 22 (9): 1037–1051.

Dobson, F., Hinman, R. S., Roos, E., Abbott, J., Stratford, P., Davis, A., Buchbinder, R., Snyder-Mackler, L., Henrotin, Y., Thumboo, J., Hansen, P. and Bennell, K. “OARSI recommended performance-based tests to assess physical function in people diagnosed with hip or knee osteoarthritis,” Osteoarthritis & Cartilage 21: 1042-1052.

Eggert, H. and Kahui, V. (2013) “Reference-dependent behavior of paua (abalone) divers in New Zealand,” Applied Economics 45 (12): 1571-1582.

Gibson, J., Kim, B., Stillman, S. and Boe-Gibson, G. (2013) “Time to Vote?,” Public Choice 156 (3): 517-536.

Gibson, J., McKenzie, D. and Stillman, S. (2013) “Accounting for Selectivity and Duration-Dependent Heterogeneity When Estimating the Impact of Emigration on Incomes and Poverty in Sending Areas,” Economic Development and Cultural Change 61 (2): 247-80.

Gibson, J., Stillman, S., McKenzie, D. and Rohorua, R. (2013) “Natural Experiment Evidence on the Effect of Migration on Blood Pressure and Hypertension,” Health Economics 22 (6): 655–672.

Langley, J., Lilley, R., Wilson, R., Derrett, S., Samaranayaka, A., Davie, G., Ameratunga, A., Wyeth,E., Hansen, P. and Hokowhitu, B. (2013) “Factors associated with non-participation in one or two follow-up phases in a cohort study of injured adults,” Injury Prevention 19: 428-433.

Law, D., Genç, M. and Bryant, J. (2013) “Trade, diaspora and migration to New Zealand,” The World Economy 36 (5): 582-606.

McKenzie, D., Gibson, J. and Stillman, S. (2013) “A Land of Milk and Honey with Streets Paved with Gold: Do Emigrants Have Over-Optimistic Expectations about Incomes Abroad?,” Journal of Development Economics 102: 116-127.

Nghiem N., Wilson N., Genç M. and Blakely T. (2013) “Understanding Price Elasticities to Inform Public Health Research and Intervention Studies: Key Issues,” American Journal of Public Health 103 (11): 1954-1961.

Ni Mhurchu C., Eyles H., Schilling C., Yang Q., Kaye-Blake W., Genç M. and Blakely T. (2013) “Food Prices and Consumer Demand: Differences across Income Levels and Ethnic Groups,” PLoS One 8 (10).

Pinto, D., Robertson, C., Abbott, J., Hansen, P. and Campbell, A. (2103) “MOA Trial Team. Manual therapy, exercise therapy, or both, in addition to usual care, for osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: 2. Economic evaluation alongside a randomized controlled trial,” Osteoarthritis & Cartilage 21: 1504-1513.

Wilson, R., Derrett, S., Hansen, P. and Langley, J. (2013) “Costs of injury in New Zealand: Accident Compensation Corporation spending, personal spending and quality-adjusted life years lost,” Injury Prevention 19: 124-129.

2012 Economics publications

Basher, S., Haug, A. A. and Sadorsky, P. (2012) “Oil Prices, Exchange Rates and Emerging Stock Markets,” Energy Economics 34: 227-240.

Byrne, T., Amer, P., Fennessy, P., Hansen, P. and Wickham, B. (2012) “A preference-based approach to deriving breeding objectives: applied to sheep breeding,” Animal 6: 778-788.

Cobb-Clark, D. A., Sinning, M. and Stillman, S. (2012) “Migrant youths’ educational achievement: The role of institutions,” Annals of the American Academy of Political & Social Science 643 (1): 18–45.

Etang, A., Fielding, D. and Knowles, S. (2012) “Giving to Africa and perceptions of poverty,” Journal of Economic Psychology 33 (4): 819–832.

Fabrizi, S. and Lippert, S. (2012) “Due diligence, research joint ventures, and incentives to innovate,” Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 168 (4): 588–611.

Golan, O. and Hansen, P. (2012) “Which health technologies should be funded? A prioritization framework based explicitly on value for money,” Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 1: 44.

Hansen, P., Hendry, A., Naden, R., Ombler, F. and Stewart, R. (2012) “A new process for creating points systems for prioritising patients for elective health services,” Clinical Governance: An International Journal 17: 200-209.

Haug, A. A. and Dewald, W. G. (2012) “Money, Output and Inflation in the Longer Term: Major Industrial Countries, 1880 – 2001,” Economic Inquiry 50: 773-787.

Haug, A. A. and Smith, C. (2012) “Local Linear Impulse Responses for a Small Open Economy,” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 74: 470-492.

King, N., Owen, P. D. and Audas, R. (2012) “Playoff uncertainty, match uncertainty and attendance at Australian National Rugby League matches,” Economic Record 88 (281): 262-277.

Monti, M., Martingon, L., Gigerenzer, G. and Berg, N (2012) “How do common investors behave? Information search and portfolio choice among bank customers and university students,” Mind and Society 11 (2): 203-233.

Owen, P. D. (2012) “Measuring parity in sports leagues with draws: Further comments,” Journal of Sports Economics 13 (1): 83-93.

Pinto, D., Robertson, C., Hansen, P. and Abbott, J. (2012) ”Cost-effectiveness of nonpharmacologic, nonsurgical interventions for hip and/or knee osteoarthritis: Systematic review,” Value in Health 15: 1-12.

Smith, T. (2012) Review of the book Obesity and the economics of prevention: Fit not fat, American Journal of Agricultural Economics 94 (3): 815–817.

Smith, T. (2012) "Behavioural Biology and Obesity," Ch. 4 in Offer, A., Pechey, R. and Ulijaszek, S. (editors), Insecurity, Inequality, and Obesity in Affluent Societies, Oxford University Press/British Academy (Proceedings of the British Academy 174) 69-81.

Stillman, S., Gibson, J. and McKenzie, D. (2012) “The Impact of Immigration on Child Health: Experimental Evidence From a Migration Lottery Program,” Economic Inquiry 50 (1): 62-81.

Tasnádi, A., Smith, T. and Hanks, A. (2012) “Quality Uncertainty as Resolution of the Bertrand Paradox,” Pacific Economic Review 17 (5): 687–692.

Wilson, R., Derrett, S., Hansen, P. and Langley, J. D. (2012) “Costs of injury in New Zealand: Accident compensation corporation spending, personal spending and quality-adjusted life years lost,” Injury Prevention 19 (2): 124-129.