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    • A Monte Carlo Evaluation of some common panel data estimators when serial correlation and cross-sectional dependence are both present 

      Reed, W.R.; Ye, H. (University of Canterbury. Economics, 2007)
      This study employs Monte Carlo experiments to evaluate the performances of a number of common panel data estimators when serial correlation and cross-sectional dependence are both present. It focuses on fixed effects models ...
    • A Monte Carlo Evaluation of the Efficiency of the PCSE Estimator 

      Reed, W.R.; Chen, X.; Lin, S. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2006)
      Panel data characterized by groupwise heteroscedasticity, cross-sectional correlation, and AR(1) serial correlation pose problems for econometric analyses. It is well known that the asymptotically efficient, FGLS estimator ...
    • More Evidence on the Use of Constructed-Response Questions in Principles of Economics Classes 

      Hickson, S.; Reed, R. (College of Business and EconomicsUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2011)
      This study provides evidence that constructed response (CR) questions contribute information about student knowledge and understanding that is not contained in multiple choice questions (MC). We use an extensive data set ...
    • The Mount Cook Group: A cash flow analysis and business history 

      Lewis, Karen T. (University of Canterbury. Accountancy, 2002)
      Business performance is frequently evaluated from reported data in published annual reports. This thesis uses a new cash flow-based analytical tool to derive an additional performance measure of a company, the Mount Cook ...
    • Movements in the Long White Cloud of Governance -Shifts in Attitudes to Governance in New Zealand 

      Mueller, Jens Helmut Friedrich (University of Canterbury. Management, 2014)
      This research interrogates a large population of shareholders, senior managers and company directors in New Zealand as to their reasons for considering board service, their competence in governance skills areas, their ...
    • Moving beyond sustainability: To what extent does the Cradle to Cradle framework play a role within New Zealand's fashion industry? 

      Dransfeld, Josephine Gisela (University of Canterbury. Department of Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship, 2015)
      Our planet is threatened by a rapidly changing climate, alarming resource depletion and a steadily rising population growth. This calls for intensified sustainable practices within businesses of all sizes and industries. ...
    • A multi-criteria approach to the evaluation of food safety interventions. 

      Dunn, Alexander Hiram (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship, 2015)
      New Zealand faces a range of food safety hazards. Microbial hazards alone were estimated to cause over 2,000 years of lost healthy life in 2011 (Cressey, 2012) and $62m in medical costs and lost productivity in 2009 (Gadiel ...
    • National Culture and Corporate Rating Migrations. 

      Dang HD (2018)
      The informal constraints that arise from the national culture in which a firm resides have a pervasive impact on managerial decision making and corporate credit risk, which in turn impacts on corporate ratings and rating ...
    • National Policies for the Internationalisation of Higher Education in New Zealand: A Comparative Analysis 

      Shannon, William (University of Canterbury. National Centre for Research on Europe, 2009)
      Research has observed an ever-increasing emphasis which is placed on the international dimension in higher education. This thesis is particularly interested in the question, why internationalisation? It constitutes a case ...
    • Natural Disasters and Tax: Issues from the Canterbury Earthquakes 

      Maples, A.J.; Sawyer, A.J. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2014)
      The Canterbury earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 have shone the spotlight on a number of tax issues. These issues, and in particular lessons learned from them, will be relevant for revenue authorities, policymakers and taxpayers ...
    • ¿Necesitan derechos los ríos? Comparando estructuras legales para la regulación de los ríos en Nueva Zelanda, Australia y Chile 

      Macpherson EJ; O'Donnell E (2018)
      Este artículo aborda lo que el otorgamiento de “personalidad jurídica” a los ríos puede ofrecer a las opciones institucionales para la regulación medio ambiental del agua. Se examina esta pregunta al estudiar la ...
    • Negligence, Economic Loss and the Ambit of the Duty of Care 

      Todd, S. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 1980)
      Difficulty in determining the true basis in law for allowing recovery of "pure" economic loss which is not consequential upon any physical damage suffered by a plaintiff has preoccupied the courts in a number of ...
    • Network exploration and exploitation in international entrepreneurship: an opportunity-based view 

      Faroque, Anisur Rahman (University of Canterbury. Department of Management, Marketing & Entrepreneurship, 2014)
      International entrepreneurship (IE) exists at the interface of two distinct research fields - entrepreneurship and international business (IB). However, IE studies typically fail to integrate research from both fields, ...
    • Neural networks applied to analytical procedures. 

      Li, Stewart (University of Canterbury, 2017/2018)
      Both U.S. and international standards require auditors to perform analytical procedures during the audit planning phase to assess the risk of material misstatements in the financial statements and, near the end of the ...
    • A New Adaptive Sequential Design for Sampling Rare and Clustered Populations 

      Salehi, M.; Moradi, M.; Bell, G.; Smith, D.; Brown, J.A. (University of Canterbury. Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of Canterbury. Management, 2008)
      Designing an efficient large-area survey is a challenge for ecologists. Adaptive sampling designs can be efficient because it ensures survey effort is targeted to subareas of high interest. In two-stage sampling, higher ...
    • A New Approach to Competence Analysis 

      Knott, P.; Pearson, A.; Taylor, R. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 1996)
      Competences and core competences of organisations have been widely discussed in the literature in recent years, particularly in relation to technology-based companies. However, in contrast, the processes and interactions ...
    • A New Existence and Uniqueness Theorem for Continuous Games 

      Hogan, S. (College of Business and EconomicsUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2010)
      This paper derives a general sufficient condition for existence and uniqueness in continuous games using a variant of the contraction mapping theorem applied to mapping from a subset of the real line on to itself. We first ...
    • A New Procedure to Test for H Self-Similarity 

      Rea, W.; Price, C.; Oxley, L.; Reale, M. (College of Business and Economics, University of CanterburyUniversity of Canterbury. Economics.University of Canterbury. Mathematics and Statistics., 2008)
      It is now recognized that long memory and structural change can be confused because the statistical properties of times series of lengths typical of many financial and economic series are similar for both models. We propose ...
    • New Product Development: a Study of the Adoption, Usage and Impact of Tools Among Small High Technology Firms. 

      de Waal, Gerrit Anton (University of Canterbury. Management, 2011)
      This thesis reports on the associations between a variety of factors related to the adoption and use of 76 well-known new product development (NPD) tools on NPD performance at the project level in small high technology ...
    • New Right Economics Colonising Education: A New Zealand Experiment 

      Leane, G.W.G. (University of Canterbury. School of Law., 2000)
      In 1989 the New Zealand government introduced a dramatic new policy initiative in to reconfigure the education system, particularly in its pre-tertiary institutional structures. Its themes centre around notions of economic ...