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  • Juchau, R. H. (Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit., 1986-03)
    The need for farmers to undertake effective management and accounting practices for their businesses is always present and is especially important in times of financial constraint. In general, farm accounting appears ...
  • Lewis, A. C. (Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1969-02)
    This paper discusses the concept of a production function, its relation to the theory of supply and its use as a tool for economic analysis. In the second section there is a review of some of the measurement problems, ...
  • Guthrie, S. E.; Lattimore, Ralph G. (Agricultural Economics Research Unit, Lincoln College., 1984-10)
    Two issues which have attracted the attention of economists and policymakers in New Zealand in recent years are a decline in the size of the farming sub sector relative to the New Zealand economy, and slow rates of ...
  • Seed, Peter (Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1992-11)
    For the past three decades analysts have relied primarily on discounted cash flow (DCF) techniques to evaluate projects and policies where cash flows were spread over time. However, recent developments point to DCF being ...
  • St. Hill, R. L. (Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1987-12)
    This paper is a response to the Tariff Working Party Report to the Minister of Trade and Industry, 1987. Objectives of the paper are to: expand the case for removing import protection; provide some insight into the future ...
  • Nuthall, Peter L. (Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1988-05)
    Almost since computers first became generally available for research purposes, farm management professionals have been using their power to help farmers make improved decisions. In 1966 university computers were used for ...
  • Wood, J. W. (Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1975-09)
    This discussion is about the goals and aspirations that the citizenry of Christchurch should adopt in planning the future development of their city. It leaves aside any consideration of the likely success or failure in ...
  • Thomson Glen, F.; Lattimore Ralph, G. (Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, Lincoln, Canterbury, 1994-03)
    Over the past twenty years the structure of New Zealand's export trade has changed dramatically. Traditional markets, especially the UK, have declined in importance while other markets in Asia and the Middle East have ...
  • Kitson, G. W. (Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit, 1978-02)
    The primary objective of this paper is to assess the validity of New Zealand's negotiating strategies with Japan over the question of improved access for New Zealand's agricultural, forestry and fish products in the ...
  • Nayga, Rodolfo M. Jnr; Waggoner, Daniel B. (Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1994-01)
    The food industry of today is in a constant state of change -- becoming increasingly globalised and consumer driven. Moreover, food consumption patterns in industrialized and many developing nations are changing dramatically, ...
  • Moffitt, R. G. (Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1984-01)
    The first paper reviews the trade and economic relations between New Zealand and Japan. R.M. Miller gives a detailed description of the importance of Japan to New Zealand both as an export market and as a supplier of ...
  • Brown, W. A. N.; Dent, J. B. (Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit, 1980-08)
    This report outlines the alternative corporate structures which could be applicable to a beet ethanol industry in New Zealand. It is apparent that both the Rural Banking and Finance Corporation and the Development Finance ...
  • Chudleigh, P. D. (Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit, 1980-10)
    The overseas freight bill for New Zealand is estimated for the year ending 30 June 1980 to be $1.2 billion. The burden of this freight charge predominantly falls on New Zealand exporters and importers. Since a high ...
  • Attwood, E. A. (Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit., 1985-03)
    Although in the past pig production has been an important export industry, today it is only concerned with the domestic market. It is an industry which has not benefitted from direct government subvention, as has been ...
  • Attwood, E. A. (Lincoln College (University of Canterbury). Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1984-12)
    In New Zealand's agricultural sector, the dominant position of pastoral enterprises has resulted in relatively little importance being attached to the production of arable crops. At times of strong demand and remunerative ...
  • Moffitt, R. G. (Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1987-04)
    This discussion paper describes the dairy farming situation, the changing domestic demand and the changes in imports of dairy products that Japan is experiencing. Some of the problems the dairy farming industry is facing ...
  • Philpott, B. P. (Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1970)
    In this paper the overall world demand projections for 1975 for beef, prepared by the OECD, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, are presented and discussed. Recent beef production and consumption ...
  • Sheppard, R. L.; Fowler, D. E. (Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit., 1984-02)
    It is now ten years since the report of the first Commission of inquiry into the Meat Industry, led by the Honourable A.H. Nordmeyer, was tabled before Parliament. Many of the recommendations of the Nordmeyer Commission ...
  • Nuthall, Peter L. (Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit., 1982-12)
    Recent years have seen a major revolution in the world of electronics. Computers have increased in size and capability and at the same time decreased in cost. Equally as important, communication systems have improved, ...
  • Nuthall, Peter L.; Oliver, P. R. (Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1988-04)
    Most producers face a wide range of financial decision making problems and consequently can potentially make effective use of the many different computer based financial analysis packages available. Examples include ...

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