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    • Business use of the internet in New Zealand : an exploratory study 

      Abell, Walter L.; Lim, L. (Lincoln University. Centre for Computing and BiometricsLincoln, Canterbury, 1996-09)
      Information technology industry and media commentators claim that businesses stand to gain many benefits from use of the Internet. While successful examples of companies using the net have been widely reported, few studies ...
    • Comparing online quizzes and take-home assignments as formative assessments in a 100-level economics course 

      Maclean, Gillis A. C.; McKeown, Paul C. M. (RoutledgeOxon, UK, 2013)
      Conventional take-home assignments and online quizzes are compared as formative assessments intended to engage students in learning. Using data from six semesters for each, we consider five characteristics: participation, ...
    • The diffusion of energy efficiency innovations among residential consumers 

      Ball Richard, J. (Lincoln University, 1996)
      The deregulation of New Zealand's retail energy markets was expected to provide energy efficiency gains through increased competition between demand-side and supply-side options. This has lead to energy efficiency gains ...
    • Economies of scale - a second look at the data 

      Sedcole, John R. (Lincoln University. Centre for Computing and BiometricsLincoln, Canterbury, 1996-09)
      The University of Otago Consulting Group were engaged by the Fine Tuning Task Force of the Ministry of Education "" ... to assist in determining whether the assumed economies of scale in the present school funding formulae ...
    • Existence advertising, price competition and asymmetric market structure 

      Eaton, B.; MacDonald, Ian A.; Meriluoto, L. (The Berkeley Electronic Press.California, USA, 2010)
      We examine a two-stage duopoly game in which firms advertise their existence to consumers in stage 1 and compete in prices in stage 2. Whenever the advertising technology generates positive overlap in customer bases, the ...
    • Kaikoura : historical background 

      McAloon, James P.; Simmons, David G.; Fairweather, John R. (Lincoln University. Tourism Research and Education Centre.Lincoln University, 1998-09)
      This report provides a brief historical introduction to human settlement and endeavour at Kaikoura. It reviews the myriad factors, both Māori and Pakeha, which establish the context for contemporary patterns of tourism ...
    • Marketing of unleaded fuel in New Zealand : an application of marketing methods to public policy implementation 

      Gooch, L. M. (Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1990)
      Public policy objectives concerning environmental health often require changes in peoples' behaviour as resource consumers. There are a range of mechanisms for achieving these changes, the most frequently used being ...
    • The mercantile form of value and Its place in Marx’s theory of the commodity 

      Ahumada, Pablo E. (Oxford University Press, 2007)
      This paper re-interprets Marx’s theory of the form of value in the context of his theory of the commodity. Building on the unresolved tension between Marx’s concept of value and the specific character of the labour ...
    • Option value: improving resource allocation efficiency 

      Cullen, Ross; Sharp, B. M. H. (Lincoln University. Centre for Resource Management, 1991-10)
      Measuring consumer benefits associated with a policy or a project in a world where prices and outcomes are known with certainty is, at least in theory, straightforward. Changes in consumer surplus provide an appropriate ...
    • The potential of developing the fishing industry in Tonga 

      Fakahau, Tony (Lincoln University, 1995)
      The development of the fishing industry in the Kingdom of Tonga has been a very slow process. At present, only a limited amount of effort is given to Tonga's fishery with major development policies targeting other agricultural ...
    • Real world agents, REH agents and the econometrician 

      Sanyal, Amal (Lincoln University. Commerce Division., 1995-05)
      This paper aims to explain from within mainstream theory why incorporating the rational expectations hypothesis in new classical macroeconomics leads to stable market equilibria, while other branches within the mainstream ...
    • The theoretical relevance of an updated Marxian theory of commodity in economics 

      Ahumada, Pablo E.
      How does material production become socially recognised in Capitalist production? Capitalism breaks down the immediate unity of the material and social moments of production, characteristic of previous modes, into two ...
    • Will unit-pricing reduce domestic waste? Lessons from a contingent valuation study 

      Tait, Peter R.; Friesen, Lana M.; Cullen, Ross (Routledge, 2005)
      This paper estimates the effect of introducing unit-pricing for municipal domestic waste collection and disposal in Christchurch. The price effect is shown in a demand model estimation using data collected in a contingent ...