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Current contribution of four biotechnologies to New Zealand's primary sector
Over the last several decades, changes to production technologies have significantly increased output from the primary sector. The contribution of improved genetics has been variously estimated, and the impacts of genetic ...
Modelling the effects of climate change policy on the NZ livestock sector
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2004-06)
The link between trade and the environment has aroused considerable interest both in terms of the impact of trade liberalisation on the environment, and also the impact of environmental policy on production and trade. Of ...
Economic development: a review of key themes in the international literature
This report has been commissioned by the Ministry of Transport to provide an overview of how economies can be supported to develop and grow. It focuses on how capabilities can be expanded through: investment in physical ...
Valuing conservation benefits of disease control in wildlife: A choice experiment approach to bovine tuberculosis management in New Zealand's native forests
We assess the non-monetary environmental benefits that accrue incidentally in New Zealand (NZ) from pest management conducted primarily to control an animal disease, bovine tuberculosis (TB). TB is an infectious disease ...
Integrating value chains to reward sustainable land use practices
(Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, 2017-02)
An unusual feature of the New Zealand economy compared to other developed countries is that it has a relatively low ratio of exports to gross domestic product, but the percentage of merchandise exports devoted to agri-food ...
Wellbeing Economics: The Capabilities Approach to Prosperity
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018-09-13)
Alternatives must be found. This open access book addresses that challenge. It sets out a wellbeing economics framework that directly addresses fundamental issues affecting wellbeing outcomes.
The organic market in New Zealand
(AERU, Lincoln University | Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki, 2017-07)
This report describes the organic market in New Zealand. There is no consistent data on the domestic organic market in New Zealand. Different sources were used to define the market and its players.
Rewarding responsible innovation when consumers are distant from producers: Evidence from New Zealand
(Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2018)
The concept of ‘responsible innovation’ is the subject of an expanding literature. As Vincent Blok and colleagues have recently analysed, practical issues undermine the adoption of responsible innovation in industry. These ...
Wellbeing and Economic Policy: Lessons from New Zealand
(Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit (AERU), Lincoln University, 2020-09)
In November 2018, New Zealand became a founding member of the Wellbeing Economy Governments partnership (WEGo), alongside Scotland and Iceland. Wales joined the partnership in May 2020. The governments of these four countries ...
Kiwifruit: the key elements of success and failure in the NZ kiwifruit industry
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2007-12)
The study explores the nature and performance of the New Zealand kiwifruit industry from 1980 to 2006. As almost 94 per cent of kiwifruit produced in New Zealand is exported, the focus of this study is on the export sector ...