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Success factors in new land-based industries
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000-08)
Part of the changing structure of New Zealand agriculture and horticulture includes a move from traditional land uses to new land uses. Not all new land uses, however, become established industries. The research objective ...
The specification of property rights and compensation payments for conservation : an application of Bromley’s model of property rights
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division., 1997-11)
Bromley developed a model of property rights which used agricultural land to illustrate how those with existing property rights had the advantage over those with emerging and competing demands, Bromley (1991) and Bromley ...
Health economics: economic history, modelling, and public policy, in the New Zealand health care system
(Lincoln University, 1994)
The focus of this thesis is health economics and the interface between the public and private hospital sectors within the New Zealand health care system. It summarises the distinctive elements which characterise consumer ...
Methven and Mt. Somers : report on socio-economic history and current social structure
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1991-01)
This is one of a number of publications arising from a Lincoln University study conducted in Methven and Mt. Somers during 1989 and 1990. The main report examines both public drinking and social organisation. The purpose ...
Survey of New Zealand farmer intentions and opinions, July-September 1979
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1980-04)
This survey is the third in a series of New Zealand Farmer Intentions and Opinions. All have been aimed at providing policy makers and those in the agri-business sector in New Zealand with data on which they can formulate ...
Government’s role in adverse events assistance
(Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit., 1986-07)
Despite the many factors that contribute to the annual variations in agricultural production, climatic fluctuations explain much of the variability. Although these fluctuations include flood, snow, hail and wind damages, ...
Issues related to the funding of primary processing research through Research Associations
(Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit., 1983-10)
There has recently been some discussion on New Zealand Government involvement in funding of agricultural research (see, for example, National Business Review, 17/1/83). The arguments become more heated as economic ...
The economic potential of growth-promoting agents in beef
(Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit., 1984-06)
Profitability in beef farming, as in most other sectors of agriculture in New Zealand, is under pressure. Without having recourse to price fixing on world markets, farmers can only relieve the pressure by cost reducing ...
Contingent valuation of improved water quality in the lower Waimakariri River
(Lincoln University (Canterbury, N.Z.). Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1993-12)
The decision making of organic and conventional agricultural producers
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1996-06)
The main objective of this research was to describe and understand the decision making of organic and conventional farmers so that we could understand why, or why not, they grew organic products. Organic production was ...