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A review of research on economic impacts of climate change
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness & Economics Research Unit, 2009-04)
This report reviews prior research on several topics associated with anthropogenic climate change resulting from concentration of CO2 and other gases in the atmosphere. It represents the first step in a project whose aim ...
Economics objective synthesis report
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-11)
Economic strategy issues for the New Zealand region in the global economy
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2009-12)
This report is offered by the AERU at Lincoln University as an issues paper to identify key economic strategy issues for New Zealand, analysed in the context of New Zealand’s position in the global economy. A fundamental ...
Economic impacts on New Zealand of GM crops : result from partial equilibrium modelling
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2003-08)
This paper reports findings from economic modelling of the impacts on New Zealand agricultural producer returns from the commercial use of genetically modified (GM) food crops. Several possibilities are considered in the ...
Agricultural environmental indicators: using OECD agri-environmental indicators to assess New Zealand kiwifruit orchards
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2009-08)
Agri-environmental indicators (AEIs) developed by the OECD have been used to assess the environmental performance of the agricultural sector in developed countries. The Agricultural Research Group on Sustainability (ARGOS) ...
Potential impacts of biopharming on New Zealand: results from the Lincoln Trade and Environment Model
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2008-07)
Biopharming is an agricultural technology on the cusp of commercialisation. The technology uses genetically modified crop plants and animals to produce pharmaceuticals. Biopharm crops are now grown in the United States and ...
Analyzing drivers of world food prices: weather, growth, and biofuels
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2009)
The recent rise of food cost in world markets has accelerated the research examining the underlying factors for this rise. The present research investigated the separate and combined impacts of three factors thought to ...
Capital based sustainability indicators as a possible way for measuring agricultural sustainability
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2010-03)
The most frequently quoted and perhaps most widely accepted definition of sustainable development is the one articulated by the Bruntland Commission – development that ‘seeks to meet the needs and aspirations of the present ...
Modelling climate change impacts on agriculture and forestry with the extended LTEM (Lincoln Trade and Environment Model)
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2010-03-29)
In the land-based sectors, agricultural production generally is a source of carbon, while forestry may be thought to act as a sink. This paper focuses on new research examining the interaction of the two. The core of the ...
The economic contribution of four biotechnologies to New Zealand's primary sector
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2005-11)
Although the economic benefits to the primary sector of biotechnology are recognised, they have not to date been measured. This report begins to fill this gap in our understanding by estimating the economic contribution ...