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New Zealand agriculture and oil price increases
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1979)
This paper is based on the assumptions that world oil resources are finite and that world oil production will peak sometime in the 1980s or 1990s (Hughes & Mesarovic 1978 : 139). Such a scenario is now widely accepted ...
Trends in the terms of exchange and productivity in the New Zealand dairy industry
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1970-06)
This paper sets out the available information on price trends facing the dairy industry since 1948/49, and some estimates of productivity increases over the same period. The general aim of the paper is to ascertain how the ...
Trends in rural land prices in New Zealand 1954-1969
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1971)
This paper examines post-war trends in rural land prices. New Zealand has a freehold system of land tenure and a land registration system based on the Torrens system first used in South Australia. As a result, reliable ...
An evaluation of the Southland flood relief temporary employment programme
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1979-11)
The 1979 Budget statement reasserted the Government’s commitment to full employment as a policy objective but considered that inflation and the balance of payments limited the scope of monetary and fiscal measures to ...
An economic analysis of soil conservation and land retirement on South Island high country
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1970)
In this paper, the soil conservation plan for Grasmere Station, Cass, is examined from the economic point of view. The conservation plan was drawn up in 1964 by the North Canterbury Catchment Board, and was to cover the 7 ...
Economic factors affecting wheat areas within New Zealand
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit, 1979-12)
A stated objective of the current Government's wheat policy is that New Zealand should be self sufficient in the production of wheat. A means by which this could be achieved is through changes in the announced price for ...