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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.

Recent Submissions

  • Yao, Yao (2016)
    This paper studies the impact of higher education expansion, along with economic reform of the state sector, in the late 1990’s in China on its labor productivity. I argue that in an economy such as China, where allocation ...
  • Yao, Yao (2016)
    This paper examines the role of social and cultural norms regarding fertility in women’s HIV risk in Sub-Saharan Africa. Fertility, or the ability to bear children, is highly valued in most African societies, and premarital ...
  • Taupo, Tauisi; Cuffe, Harold; Noy, Ilan (2016)
    This paper investigates the vulnerability of households to climatic disasters in the low-lying atoll nation of Tuvalu. Small Island Developing States, particularly the atoll islands, are considered to be the most vulnerable ...
  • De Alwis, Diana; Noy, Ilan (2016)
    We estimate the causal effect of the Indian Ocean tsunami in Sri Lanka on household income and consumption eight years after the event, using a quasi-experimental method. A strong association between area-wide tsunami ...
  • Welsh, Melissa; Marshall, Sarah; Noy, Ilan (2016)
    Dairy products have long been an important dietary component, particularly for young children. Because of this the dairy industry is especially sensitive to contamination scares, and dairy is of particular importance to ...

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