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    • New Zealand's Public Sector Financial Management System: Financial Resource Erosion in Government Departments 

      Newberry, Susan Margaret (University of Canterbury. Accountancy, Finance and Information Systems, 2002)
      New Zealand's public sector reforms have been hailed as a model of theoretical consistency and coherence. The associated financial management reforms, known internationally as new public financial management (NPFM), were ...
    • New Zealand’s look-through company regime: a tax practitioners’ perspective 

      Waddell, Harry (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      This research explores look-through companies (LTCs) from the perspective of tax practitioners. Specifically, LTCs are compared with their predecessor, loss-attributing qualifying companies (LAQCs), in order to evaluate ...
    • Noise Pollution Issues 

      Scott, K.N.; Dolman, S. (University of Canterbury. School of Law., 2006)
      The categorisation of undersea noise as a source of pollution and as a potential threat to marine biodiversity began in the early 1990s in response to a coincidence of three ‘focusing events’:2 the shock testing of vessels ...
    • Non Physical Damage: a Comparative Perspective. 

      Diaz, Julio Alberto (University of Canterbury. Law, 2010)
      The interest of jurists in legal systems other than their own has been a matter of long tradition. All legal systems have the same purpose of regulating and harmonizing the human activity within their respective societies, ...
    • Noninferior set scenario analysis 

      McCahon, Oliver Colin (University of Canterbury. Business Administration, 2000)
      Although many Mathematical Programming techniques have been developed for application to decision making under uncertainty, these techniques are based on three implicit assumptions. The first is that probabilities can be ...
    • Nonsense Upon Stilts 

      Crampton, E. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2009)
      While the social costs of drug use are real, they are not well-measured by instruments such as BERL's Drug Harm Index. The DHI conflates the real costs of drug use with a host of costs borne by drug users, like the cost ...
    • North American law in New Zealand 1875-1975 – Lessons from the Otago District Law Society Library 

      Finn, J.N. (University of Canterbury. School of Law., 2005)
    • 'Not having the fear of God before her eyes': Enforcement of the Criminal Law in the Supreme Court in Canterbury 1852-1872 

      Finn, J.; Wilson, C. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2005)
      This article attempts to describe some aspects of the process of criminal justice in the early Canterbury settlement through the lens of the cases heard in the Supreme Court between 1852 and 1872. It is acknowledged that ...
    • Not having the fear of God before her eyes: enforcement of the criminal law in the early Canterbury settlement 1853-1862 

      Finn, J.N. (University of Canterbury. School of Law., 2004)
      This paper looks at the criminal cases heard in the Supreme Court and the Resident Magistrate’s Courts in Lyttleton and Christchurch in the first decade of the Canterbury settlement. It reports the results, so far, of ...
    • A Note on Log Concave Survivor Functions in Auctions 

      Hogan, S.; Meriluoto, L. (College of Business and EconomicsUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2010)
      In a standard English auction in which bidders’ valuations are independently drawn from a common distribution, a standard regularity condition is that the survivor function of the distribution be log concave. In an auction ...
    • A Note on the Probability of Winning a Lottery when the Number of Competitors is a Binomial Random Variable 

      Hogan, S.; Meriluoto, L. (College of Business and EconomicsUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2010)
      Consider a model in which a consumer faces a lottery with j other people for a prize, so that the probability of winning the prize is 1/(j+1). Now let j be a random variable, determined by the binomial distribution. ...
    • A Note on the role of bank capital 

      Guender, A.V.; Peng, Y. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2014)
      This note explores how a bank’s balance sheet responds to a capital shock in a simple model of the banking firm where both loan demand and deposits are sensitive to a bank’s capital position relative to its competitors. ...
    • Notes for RNZ slot from Ursula Cheer (Associate Professor) Canterbury University, 12 October 2011 

      Cheer, U. (Nine to Noon, Radio New Zealand NationalUniversity of Canterbury. School of Law, 2011)
      Ursula Cheer, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Canterbury, discusses the recent Rio Ferdinand decision, a privacy case from the High Court in the UK.
    • Notes for RNZ slot from Ursula Cheer (Associate Professor) Canterbury University, 29 February 2011 

      Cheer, U. (Nine to Noon, Radio New Zealand NationalUniversity of Canterbury. School of Law, 2011)
      The recent Court of Appeal judgment in the Clayton Weatherston appeal, which raised issues of when a conviction can be overturned because of statements made in the media during trial.
    • Notes for RNZ slot from Ursula Cheer (Associate Professor) Canterbury University, 7 September 2011 

      Cheer, U. (Nine to Noon, Radio New Zealand NationalUniversity of Canterbury. School of Law, 2011)
      Discusses how UK newspapers the Sun and Daily Mirror were fined for contempt of court for articles published about a man arrested on suspicion of murdering Joanna Yeates.
    • Occupiers' liability 

      Tobin, C. J. O'H. (University of Canterbury. Law, 1961)
      This thesis is concerned with a consideration of the liability in tort of an occupier of premises in respect of injury caused to persons coming on those premised from defects in the physical state of the premises. The term ...
    • Official Information and MP Spending Details 

      Cheer, U. (Nine to Noon, Radio New Zealand NationalUniversity of Canterbury. School of Law, 2010)
      Today I thought I’d talk about aspects of the law relating to official information, in the light of the ongoing story about release of details of MP’s spending.
    • On Estimating Marginal Tax Rates and Tax Progressivities for U.S. States 

      Reed, W.R.; Rogers, C.L.; Skidmore, M. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2008)
      This research presents a simple procedure for improving state-specific estimates of marginal tax rates (MTR’s). Most research employing MTR’s follows a procedure developed by Koester and Kormendi (K&K, 1987). Unfortunately, ...
    • On the Invertibility of EGARCH 

      Martinet, G.G.; McAleer, M. (University of CanterburyUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2014)
      Of the two most widely estimated univariate asymmetric conditional volatility models, the exponential GARCH (or EGARCH) specification can capture asymmetry, which refers to the different effects on conditional volatility ...
    • On the Practice of Lagging VariablesTo Avoid Simultaneity 

      Reed, W. Robert (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2014)
      A common practice in applied economics research consists of replacing a suspected simultaneously-determined explanatory variable with its lagged value. This note demonstrates that this practice does not enable one to avoid ...