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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

  • Karim, Azreen; Noy, Ilan (2014)
    We conduct a meta-regression analysis of the existing literature on the impacts of disasters on households, focusing on the poor and on poverty measures. We find much heterogeneity in these impacts, but several general ...
  • Chu, Yu-Wei Luke (2014)
    Eighteen states and the District of Columbia have passed laws that allow individuals to use marijuana for medical purposes. There is an ongoing heated policy debate over whether these laws have increased marijuana use among ...
  • Chu, Yu-Wei Luke (2014)
    Medical marijuana laws generate significant policy debates regarding drug policy. In particular, if marijuana is a complement or a gateway drug to hard drugs, these laws would increase not only the usage of marijuana but ...
  • Roberts, Leigh (2014)
    Simple and intuitive non-parametric methods are provided for estimating variance change points for time series data. Only slight alterations to existing open-source computer code applying CUSUM methods for estimating ...
  • Vu, Tam Bang; Noy, Ilan (2013)
    This paper investigates the consequences of natural disasters on firms in Vietnam over the period 2000 to 2008. We examine the impacts of natural disasters on firm investment and retail sales. We find evidence of adverse ...

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