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Chair in Public Finance: Working Paper Series

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Chair in Public Finance: Working Paper Series


The Chair in Public Finance is located in the school of School of Accounting and Commercial Law.

The aims of the Chair in Public Finance are to build up expertise in the area of public finance (broadly defined) and to promote research, debate, policy analysis and advice on public finance matters.

For further information about the chair please refer to the Chair in Public Finance website.

Recent Submissions

  • Creedy, John; Gemmell, Norman (2021)
    This paper is aimed at graduate and undergraduate economics students interested in income inequality and mobility. It summarises several diagrams introduced in recent literature to illustrate income mobility. The ...
  • Gemmell, Norman (2021)
    This paper reviews two recent changes to tax policy settings in New Zealand: an increase in the top income tax rate and a ‘housing package’. It argues that both represent ad hoc responses without a coherent strategy. ...
  • Gemmell, Norman (2021)
    This paper aims to provide tax policy advisers with some lessons from the general economics and public economics literatures relevant for the design of ‘good tax policy’ in relatively developed OECD economies such as New ...
  • Nolan, Gulnara; Nolan, Matt (2021)
    This paper investigates the relationship between the user cost of capital (UCC) and the investment behaviour of New Zealand firms both in the short and long run. The key goal is to understand how policy changes that influence ...
  • Buckle, Robert A.; Creedy, John; Ball, Ashley (2021)
    This paper examines the transformation of New Zealand universities following the introduction in 2003 of the Performance-Based Research Fund System (PBRFS), which assesses performance quality using a peer-review process, ...

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