Papers presented at the New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (Inc.) eighth Annual Conference : "New Zealand, the international citizen?" : incorporating the 26th Annual Conference of the New Zealand Branch of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (Inc.) : Blenheim Country Lodge, July 2002.
The main themes for this Conference are: Trade, Green House Gases and Kyoto Protocol, Clean and Green, Industry, Dairy Sector, Developing Quality Rural Information Systems, Water, Environmental Taxes, and Biosecurity and Food Safety. This discussion paper includes the full text of the following papers: Sandrey, R, The Uruguay Round: Its Significance for New Zealand's Merchandise Exports; Bishop, P.M. and Nicholson, C.F., Trade and Technological Change: The Case of Milk Protein Concentrates; Fraser, N., OECD Agriculture and New Zealand; Mrs Chitrani Wijegunawardane Agbenyegah and Caroline Saunders, The Impacts of Trade Liberalisation on the World Rice Market; Shakur,S., New Zealand's Changing Trade Pattern and Policies;Fatai, K. Scrimgeour, F. and Oxley, L, Climate Change Policies, Green House Gas Emission Reductions and the New Zealand Economy; Khatep, M. and Scrimgeour, F., The Economic Effects of Climate Change Policies on New Zealand Agricultural, Forestry and Energy Sectors; Sinner, J., Border Tax Adjustment to Address Competitiveness Effects of the Kyoto Protocol Saunders, C., Wreford, A. and Cagatay, S., Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Livestock -Testing the Importance of Emission Factors. Hughey, K.F.D., Kerr, G.N., Cullen, R., and MacLean G., Public Perceptions of New Zealand's State of The Environment - How 'Clean' and How 'Green'? ; Small, B. H., Wilson, J. A. and Parminter, T. G, Clean, Green and Healthy? Genetically Engineered Food: A Perceived Threat to New Zealand's Image; Gallen, J., Kava and Forests: The Challenge of Sustainable Upland Forest Management in Pohnpei, Federated States Of Micronesia; Cullen, R., Moran, E., and Hughey, K.F.D., Productivity Measurement from Multi Species Projects; Ballingall, J., and Briggs, P., Economic transformation and agriculture: has New Zealand's comparative advantage shifted?; Fatai, K., Scrimgeour, G. and Oxley, L., Economies of Scale and Imperfect Competition: An Application to the Energy Sector of the New Zealand economy; Gill, A., The Cooperative versus the Investor-owned firm in agriculture: The Wesfarmers case study; Cao, K., Scrimgeour, F., Dake, C. and Maurer, O., The Cost of Food Safety Regulation: An Analysis of the Effects on Variable Cost of Production of the New Zealand Red Meat Industry; Anderson, A. and Johnson, R., Recent Trends in Dairy Farm Productivity; Simons, P., Is the New Zealand Dairy Industry Walking a Treadmill?; Massey, C., Morriss, S., Alpass, F., and Flett, R., Enabling Technological Learning in the New Zealand Dairy Industry; Journeaux, P., Dairy Farming - Trends Over Time; Scrimgeour, F., Hui-Chin Chen, and Hughes, W., An Economic Analysis of the South Waikato; Forbes, R., Agriculture and Forestry Forecasting Activities Within MAF Policy; Wensvoort, M., Not Just Counting Sheep; Parminter, T., A Framework for Policy Agencies to Design and Evaluate Communication Strategies to Achieve Behavioural Change; Marsh, D., Estimating the Price of Water in Pondicherry, India: A Framework for Policy Analysis; Suttiwongse, A., Agriculture, Irrigation and the Environment: Challenges in Mae Nam Kok Basin, Thailand; Laskowska, A. and Scrimgeour, F., Environmental Taxation: The European Experience; Barnes, S., Fuel Price and Fuel Consumption In New Zealand: Would a Fuel Tax Reduce Consumption?; Crump, D., Behavior Change: The Impact Of Instant Fines at the Border; Cao, K., Scrimgeour, F., Dake, C. and Maurer, O., The Economics of HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points): A Survey.... [Show full abstract]