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    • Accounting developments and implications for farm business 

      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 ...
    • Agricultural production functions 

      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, ...
    • The agricultural sector in New Zealand : a joint farm-industrial perspective 

      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 ...
    • Capital budgeting and policy evaluation using option pricing theory 

      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 ...
    • A case for removal of tariff protection 

      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 ...
    • Challenges in computer systems for farmers 

      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 ...
    • Christchurch tomorrow : a discussion of the future development of Christchurch as a regional centre 

      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 ...
    • Classifying New Zealand’s export markets : a behavioural approach 

      Thomson Glen, F.; Lattimore Ralph, G. (Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research UnitLincoln, 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 ...
    • A comment on fisheries and agricultural trade relationships between New Zealand and Japan 

      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 ...
    • Competing in the global marketplace : issues, trends and challenges facing New Zealand’s sheepmeat industry 

      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, ...
    • Consider Japan : papers from a seminar conducted by the Japan Centre of Christchurch held at the Chamber of Commerce conference room, 11 May 1983 

      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 ...
    • Corporate structure of a beet-ethanol industry 

      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 ...
    • The cost of overseas shipping : who pays? 

      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 ...
    • The current situation and future development of the New Zealand pig industry 

      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 ...
    • The current situation and policies of the New Zealand cereals sector 

      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 ...
    • Dairying in Japan and the benefits of adopting New Zealand pasture grazing techniques 

      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 ...
    • Demand prospects for beef 

      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 ...
    • Deregulation : impact on the Christchurch meat industry 

      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 ...
    • Design considerations for computer based marketing and information systems 

      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, ...
    • Desirable attributes of computerised financial systems for property managers 

      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 ...