2014 NZEP Issue 1 includes papers on recent NZ performance

The contents of New Zealand Economic Papers, Volume 48, Issue 1, 2014 (available online or by subscription):

  • Foreign acquisition and the performance of New Zealand firms by Richard Fabling & Lynda Sanderson
  • New Zealand households and the 2008/09 recession by Christopher Ball & Michael Ryan
  • The S-curve dynamics of trade between the US and Korea: Evidence from commodity trade by Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee & Jia Xu
  • The composition of government expenditure with alternative choice mechanisms by John Creedy & Solmaz Moslehi
  • Comparing merger enforcement across jurisdictions – New Zealand versus the European Union and the United States by Michael Pickford & Qing Gong Yang
  • Should bonus points be included in the Six Nations Championship? by Niven Winchester

2013 NZEP Issue 3 is a Special Issue on Innovation in Teaching Undergraduate Economics

The contents of New Zealand Economic Papers, Volume 47, Issue 3, 2013 (available online or by subscription):

  • Returns to different ‘learning styles’: Evidence from a course in microeconomics by Taggert J. Brooks & A. Wahhab Khandker
  • Comparing online quizzes and take-home assignments as formative assessments in a 100-level economics course by Gillis Maclean & Paul McKeown
  • Challenge quizzes: A unique tool for motivation and assessment by KimMarie McGoldrick & Peter W. Schuhmann
  • Is activity in online quizzes correlated with higher exam marks? by Paul McKeown & Gillis Maclean
  • Assigning grades during an earthquake – shaken or stirred? by Stephen Hickson & Stephen Agnew
  • Optimal dynamic regulation of the environmental impact of mining across diverse land types by Graeme J. Doole & Ben White
  • An evaluation of New Zealand macroeconomic survey forecasts by Hamid Baghestani & Ilker Kaya

August 2013 NZEP features Stephen Turnovsky on growth and inequality

The contents of New Zealand Economic Papers, Volume 47, Issue 2, August 2013 (available online or by subscription):

  • The relationship between economic growth and inequality
  • Evaluating research – peer review team assessment and journal based bibliographic measures: New Zealand PBRF research output scores in 2006
  • A microstructural analysis of housing renovation decisions in Brisbane, Australia
  • Does higher social diversity affect people’s contributions to local schools? Evidence from New Zealand

March 2013 NZEP considers NZ’s international imbalances

The contents of New Zealand Economic Papers, Volume 47, Issue 1, March 2013 (available online or by subscription):

  • New Zealand’s macroeconomic imbalances – causes and remedies: Guest editors’ introduction
  • New Zealand’s international competitiveness challenges and the Woody Allen syndrome
  • New Zealand’s risk premium
  • Making fiscal policy more stabilising in the next upturn: Challenges and policy options
  • Systemic risk measurement and macroprudential policy: Implications for New Zealand and beyond
  • The A R Bergstrom Prize in Econometrics: 2012

December 2012 NZEP Special Issue focuses on Quality of Life Research in Economics

The contents of New Zealand Economic Papers, Volume 46, Issue 3, December 2012 (available online or by subscription):

  • Quality of Life Research in Economics
  • Valuing Australia’s protected areas: A life satisfaction approach
  • A living standards approach to public policy making
  • An empirical investigation into the determinants of life satisfaction in New Zealand
  • Fractionalization and well-being: Evidence from a new South African data set
  • Well-being of women in New Zealand: The changing landscape
  • Microfinance in developed economies: A case study of the NILS programme in Australia and New Zealand
  • Telecommunications investment and economic growth in ASEAN5: An assessment from UECM
  • Citation for the award of Distinguished Fellow of the New Zealand Association of Economists: Stephen Turnovsky
  • Citation for the award of Distinguished Fellow of the New Zealand Association of Economists: Leslie Young
  • NZEP Editorial Board 2012

August 2012 NZEP includes paper on wealth and savings in NZ

The contents of New Zealand Economic Papers, Volume 46, Issue 2, August 2012 (available online or by subscription):

  • Wealth and saving in New Zealand: evidence from the longitudinal survey of family, income and employment by Trinh Le, John Gibson & Steven Stillman
  • Is there an unobserved components common cycle for Australasia? Implications for a common currency by Viv B. Hall & C. John McDermott
  • Does tenure review in New Zealand’s South Island give rise to rents? by Ann Brower, Philip Meguire & Alba DeParte
  • The elasticity of taxable income in New Zealand: Evidence from the 1986 tax reform by Alastair Thomas
  • Loss aversion and mental accounting: the favorite-longshot bias in parimutuel betting by Jianying Qiu
  • The Darwin economy by Ananish Chaudhuri

March 2012 NZEP includes critiques of Wolak paper on NZ electricity market

The contents of New Zealand Economic Papers, Volume 46, Issue 1, March 2012 (available online or by subscription):

  • A critique of Wolak’s evaluation of the NZ electricity market: Introduction and overview
  • A critique of Wolak’s evaluation of the NZ electricity market: The incentive to exercise market power with elastic demand and transmission loss
  • An examination of Frank Wolak’s model of market power and its application to the New Zealand electricity market
  • Simulating market power in the New Zealand electricity market
  • A critique of Wolak’s evaluation of the NZ electricity market: Afterword
  • A critique of Wolak’s evaluation of the NZ electricity market afterword: A rejoinder
  • Prescriptivism to positivism? The development of the CPI in New Zealand
  • Why the shadow of the law is important for economists
  • The A.R. Bergstrom Prize in Econometrics, 2012

December 2011 NZEP available now

The contents of New Zealand Economic Papers, Volume 45, Issue 3, December 2011 (available online or by subscription):

  • Monetary policy implementation and uncovered interest parity: Empirical evidence from Oceania
  • The effects of weather on crime
  • The fixed price offer mechanism in Trade Me online auctions
  • A quarterly post-Second World War real GDP series for New Zealand
  • Changes in the tax mix from income taxation to GST: Revenue and redistribution
  • Price discrimination in Australasian air travel markets

April 2011 NZEP a special issue on Economic Psychology and Experimental Economics

The contents of New Zealand Economic Papers, Volume 45, Issue 1-2, 2011 (available online or by subscription):

  • Psychology and economics: An introduction to the special issue by Simon Kemp & Gabrielle Wall
  • From anecdotes to novels: Reflective inputs for behavioural economics by Peter E. Earl
  • Aspiration formation and satisficing in search with(out) competition by Werner Güth & Torsten Weiland
  • Are conditional cooperators willing to forgo efficiency gains? Evidence from a public goods experiment by M. Vittoria Levati, Matteo Ploner & Stefan Traub
  • Who makes the pie bigger? An experimental study on co-opetition by Juan A. Lacomba, Francisco Lagos & Tibor Neugebauer
  • An experimental examination of the effect of potential revelation of identity on satisfying obligations by Lucy F. Ackert, Bryan K. Church & Shawn Davis
  • Gender differences in trust and reciprocity in repeated gift exchange games by Ananish Chaudhuri & Erwann Sbai
  • Do separation rules matter? An experimental study of commitment by Filip Vesely, Vivian Lei & Scott Drewianka
  • Overcapitalization and cost escalation in housing renovation by Ti-Ching Peng
  • Over-indebtedness and the interplay of factual and mental money management: An interview study by Bernadette Kamleitner, Bianca Hornung & Erich Kirchler
  • Coherence and bidirectional reasoning in complex and risky decision-making tasks by C. Gustav Lundberg
  • Outwit, outplay, outcast? Sex discrimination in voting behaviour in the reality television show Survivor by Gabrielle Wall
  • Ambiguity, the certainty illusion, and the natural frequency approach to reasoning with inverse probabilities by John Fountain & Philip Gunby