Papers presented at the New Zealand Agricultural Economics Society (Inc.) First Annual Conference : incorporating the 19th Annual Conference of the NZ Branch of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society : Blenheim Country Lodge, July 1994
The theme of the conference this year is 1984-1994: Ten Years of Progress? The last decade has seen considerable change to the New Zealand economy and the agricultural sector. We have seen significant changes in fiscal policy, monetary policy and the role of the state - changes to MAF, to universities to agricultural policy, to industrial policy and much more. This discussion paper includes full text of the papers listed below: Arthur Grimes, Monetary Policy in New Zealand: 10 Years of Progress; M H Sharp, Resource Management 1984-1994 Basil, Department of Economics; Ron Sheppard, Agricultural Restructuring Effects: an Industry Perspective; P J Lloyd, 1984-94: Ten Years of Progress? - An International Perspective; Graham Robertson, The Way Ahead; Caroline Saunders, Changing Emphasis of Agricultural Support and the Provision of Public Goods in the Countryside: UK Perspective Caroline Saunders; Paul O'Neil, Has the Resource Management Act Killed Zoning?; Robert R Alexander and Burton C English, Multi-Level Modelling of Natural Resource Policy: An Application in Soil Erosion Control; Ram SriRamaratnam and Jagdish Prasad, Beef Production from Dairy vs Beef Animals: Responses to Manufacturing and Prime Beef Price Relationships; Frank Scrimgeour, The Economics of Farm Forestry: Some Preliminary Empirical Estimates; Greg J Brush and Michael D Clemes, Your Money or Your Life; R W M Johnson, Interest Groups, Pressure and Policy Determination; H Talgaswatta and B D Ward, Measuring Efficiency with Stochastic Frontier Production Function Approach: An Application to Rubber Estates in Sri Lanka; Petrus Simons, Patenting Genetically Modified Organisms: The Case Against; Glen Greer, Evaluation of Changes in Water Availability for Canterbury Irrigators; Ram SriRamaratnam and Margaret Wheatstone, Electricity Industry Reforms: Impacts on the Agricultural Sector and the Rural Communities.... [Show full abstract]
Keywordsmonetary policy; Resource Management Act; agricultural policy; agricultural sector; natural resource management; economic aspects; economic reforms; economic policy; fiscal policy; New Zealand
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