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  • Creedy, John (2019)
    This paper examines the precise way in which the Atkinson inequality measures varies as inequality aversion increases. The aim is to investigate whether precise conditions can be obtained under which a tax reform might be ...
  • McGovern, Danica (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    This thesis examines the proposed “treatment track” for men who have sexually assaulted an adult. The treatment track would offer community-based rehabilitation as an alternative to imprisonment when a perpetrator pleads ...
  • Sayaseng, Vanhsana (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    Workplace bullying has gained more attention in many Western countries and in some Asian countries than in Laos. It is a serious workplace health and safety issue for both individuals and organisations. In order to understand ...
  • Johnston, Blake (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    This thesis presents a framework for the creation and analysis of metaperceptual sound artworks. Metaperceptual is a term coined herein to describe a range of works that use the perception of the audience as their artistic ...
  • Huseynov, Ilkin (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    This thesis consists of three empirical essays on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Small Medium Enterprise (SME) access to finance. The first essay examines determinants of Chinese Outward Direct Investment (ODI) in ...
  • Buckle, Robert A.; Creedy, John (2019)
    This paper examines how the research quality of academic disciplines within New Zealand universities has evolved since the first Performance-based Research Fund (PBRF) assessment in 2003. The analysis uses a database ...
  • Park, Seonyoung; Shin, Donggyun (2019)
    A recent literature uses accurate wage data from payroll records and provides compelling evidence against the conventional belief that nominal wages are downward sticky. This paper provides a unique contribution to this ...
  • Bell, Florencia (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    Young Adult (YA) literature has taken the publishing industry by storm since J.K. Rowling published the first novel of her Harry Potter saga (1997-2007). From then on, the genre has exponentially grown expanding to other ...
  • Crump, Wayne Philip (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    Superconductors are used in many applications where large electrical currents are needed. This is due to their ability to transport an electric current without resistance. There is however a limit to the magnitude of current ...
  • Alinaghi, Nazila; Creedy, John; Gemmell, Norman (2019)
    This paper examines the potential effects on inequality and poverty of a minimum wage increase, based on a microsimulation model which allows for labour supply responses. It then compares these outcomes with an alternative, ...
  • Sawczuk da Silva, Alexandre (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    Automated Web service composition is one of the holy grails of service-oriented computing, since it allows users to create an application simply by specifying the inputs the resulting application should require, the outputs ...
  • Boonaree, Chommanaad (Tara) (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-11-29)
    Studies have identified that reading for pleasure (RfP) has a positive influence on reading behaviour and is more important for academic success than family socioeconomic status (SES) (OECD, 2010). RfP can play a significant ...
  • Nicolls, Ceara (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-11-27)
    Forming rapid and reasonably accurate impressions of other people to determine the potential for threat is a crucial human skill that has evolved over millennia. That said, often these first impressions may be inaccurate ...
  • Brosnahan, Michael (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-11-20)
    This design research portfolio examines how interior architectural strategies might increase residential density through the adaptive reuse of historic buildings. The research aim is consistent with the Wellington City ...
  • Kumar, Shaneel (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-11-13)
    Many cities within developing countries are facing an increased demand for space to work and live as contemporary top-down urbanisation strains to facilitate the rising urban population. Future projections estimate that ...
  • Plimmer, G (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-09-25)
    Employee performance management (PM) has become increasingly popular in the last three decades. It supposedly improves individual attitudes, and then organizational performance. It does this through a continuous process ...
  • Plimmer, G (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-09-25)
    Unequal pay and sexual harassment are two examples of the persistence of gender inequalities, over 40 years since the emergence of second wave feminism and the passing of Equal Pay legislation. Although many formal and ...
  • Plimmer, G (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-09-25)
    Since enactment of the Employment Contracts Act (ECA) in 1991, for the duration of which the New Zealand Government ceased compiling such data, the Centre for Labour, Employment and Work (formerly Industrial Relations ...
  • Plimmer, G (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-09-25)
    New Zealand women are paid 12% less than men on an hourly basis and, far from improving, the gap is widening (Statistics New Zealand, 2016). Dr Jackie Blue, the Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) Commissioner at the Human ...
  • Dormer, Rodney; Ward, Sarah (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-04-23)
    This paper provides an insight into an already very substantial, but increasing, body of literature relating to accountability and public governance. Given the size and diversity of that literature what follows is a summary ...

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