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Economic policy and cultural well-being: the New Zealand experience
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2008)
In 2002, the New Zealand government identified three sectors that would be the focus of public policy under its Growth and Innovation Framework. One of these three sectors was the creative industries, selected on the basis ...
Testing the effectiveness of in-semester assessment in Econ 101
(Lincoln University., 2009-07)
We compare the performance of course-work (take-home assignments, on-line quizzes and invigilated tests) against the final examination in Econ 101 over 16 semesters (2001-8). When course-work is less comprehensive and less ...
Comparing online quizzes and take-home assignments as formative assessments in a 100-level economics course
Conventional take-home assignments and online quizzes are compared as formative assessments intended to engage students in learning. Using data from six semesters for each, we consider five characteristics: participation, ...