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Some recent changes in rural society in New Zealand
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1989-07)
This report reviews recent changes in rural society by describing adjustments on the farm and in the rural community. The financial position of farmers is described and shows that restructuring has had differential impacts ...
Employment and unemployment in rural Southland
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1988-11)
The results from an interview survey of rural working age people in Southland are presented in this report, along with an overview of relevant domestic and international literature.
Land policy and land settlement in New Zealand : an analysis of land policy goals and an evaluation of their effect
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1985-05)
The main stated objective of government land policy has been to support closer settlement of farmland. Closer settlement has been justified in terms of economic and social benefits, and in general, has had a considerable ...
An economic evaluation of coppice fuelwood production for Canterbury
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1989-04)
This report describes the process of growing trees on a short rotation and intensive cultivation (SRIC) basis for the production of briquettes as a domestic fuel. The objective is to assess coppice fuel wood as a potential ...
Proceedings of the New Zealand Rural Economy and Society Study Group Seminar
(Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit., 1986-10)
This Discussion Paper includes the contents of a one day seminar held at Lincoln College on 3 July 1986 for the first meeting of the New Zealand Rural Economy and Society Study Group. Included are two papers read by two ...
Farm structure change in New Zealand and implications for policy
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1986-03)
Two broad arguments are employed to justify proposals for a government sponsored closer settlement policy. The first argument involves testing three different theories of social policy against the pattern of New Zealand ...
The economic impact of tourism on Kaikoura
(Lincoln University. Tourism Research and Education Centre, 1998-09)
The objective of this research was to measure the level of economic activity (employment, output and value added) in Kaikoura arising both directly and indirectly from tourism, to assess the ratio of total to direct effects, ...
Agrarian restructuring in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness & Economics Research Unit., 1992-04)
In this research report the farm and structural changes in New Zealand between 1984 and 1990 are described by way of analysis of official statistics. A brief review of theory on family farms under capitalism precedes data ...
The development of organic horticultural exports in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1998-09)
This report presents a summary of findings from a series of publications arising from the FRST Public Good Science Fund programme 'Optimum Development of Certified Organic Horticulture in New Zealand'. This research programme ...
An assessment of the economic costs of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis in the Canterbury / Westland Region of New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2001-09)
This research report is of a cost of illness study of multiple sclerosis in the Canterbury / Westland region. It outlines the economic costs of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis to the people with the condition, those ...