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School of Economics and Finance · Te Kura Ohaoha Pūtea: Working Paper Series


The School of Economics and Finance has an active research environment with very strong links to business, government and financial institutions in Wellington and wider New Zealand.

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  • Hall, Viv; McDermott, John (2019)
    We examine the question of whether the rate of business insolvencies in New Zealand is related to overall macroeconomic conditions. In particular, our interest is in whether the rate of business insolvencies changed in the ...
  • Feld, Jan; Noy, Shakked (2019)
    Save More Tomorrow is a retirement savings plan developed by Richard Thaler and Shlomo Benartzi that incorporates insights from Behavioural Economics. In this paper, we describe how the plan works and discuss how it can ...
  • Feld, Jan; Salamanca, Nicolas; Zolitz, Ulf (2019)
    In a previous paper, we have shown that academic rank is largely unrelated to tutorial teaching effectiveness. In this paper, we further explore the effectiveness of the lowest-ranked instructors: students. We confirm that ...
  • Pourzand, Farnaz; Noy, Ilan; Sağlam, Yiğit (2019)
    We quantify the impacts of droughts in New Zealand on the profitability of dairy, and sheep and beef farms. Using a comprehensive administrative database of all businesses in New Zealand, we investigate the impact of ...
  • Filippova, Olga; Nguyen, Cuong; Noy, Ilan; Rehm, Michael (2019)
    Globally, the single-most observable, predictable, and certain impact of climate change is sea level rise. Using a case study from the Kapiti Coast District in New Zealand, we pose a simple question: Do people factor in ...

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