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    • Saliency of Outside Options in the Lost Wallet Game 

      Cox, J.C.; Servatka, M.; Vadovic, R. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2009)
      This paper reports an experiment designed to shed light on an empirical puzzle observed by Dufwenberg and Gneezy (2000) that the size of the foregone outside option by the first mover does not affect the behavior of the ...
    • Sampling properties of some econometric tests in the presense of model mis-specification 

      Small, John P. (University of Canterbury. Economics, 1993)
      The objective of this thesis is to discover the consequences of applying certain diagnostic tests relating to the errors of a regression model which is mis-specified in one of several different ways. All of the tests ...
    • Sarbanes-Oxley and its aftermath: a review of the evidence 

      Boyle, G.; Grace-Webb, E. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2007)
      Introduced in response to several high profile US corporate collapses, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002 has proven to be a gold mine for academic researchers: after only five years, no less than 528 studies of SOX ...
    • The schoolgirl and the horse-whipped parson: an account of an early New Zealand cause celebre 

      Finn, J.N. (University of Canterbury. School of Law., 2002)
      This paper examines the curious litigation surrounding the Reverend Arthur Baker; litigation which included the criminal prosecution of Baker for allegedly indecently assaulting Mary Schroder, a schoolgirl; the appellate ...
    • Seales v Attorney-General (2015) - Vulnerability 

      Powell, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2016)
    • Searching for profit-shifting in China 

      Reed WR; Qian X; Tian B; Chen Z (2018)
      This paper investigates profit-shifting behavior among multinational corporations (MNCs) in China. The authors exploit the flat-rate structure of China’s corporate income tax, along with its system of targeted, preferential ...
    • The Security Council and the ICC: Delineating the Scope of Security Council Referrals and Deferrals 

      Gallavin, C. (University of Canterbury. School of Law., 2005)
      Examines the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) referrals and deferrals under the Rome Statute to the International Criminal Court (ICC) regarding the situation in Darfur, Sudan. Reason behind the alleged commitment ...
    • The Seesaw of Organisational Social Capital Flows: Inside the "Black Box" of Social Exchange 

      Dalley, Jeffrey Brian (University of Canterbury. Management, 2011)
      The purpose of this study is to develop deeper understanding of the informal contributions of employees to organisational success; more specifically, the exchange ‘mechanism’ by which resources accrue to organisations ...
    • Self-governing schools and legal implications: theory and practice 

      Leane, G.W.G. (University of Canterbury. School of Law., 2000)
      The New Zealand economy has been through a radical restructuring, commencing in 1984 and following a so-called ‘neoliberal’ philosophy of economic rationalism. A market-based model has been imposed on most public sector ...
    • Separating Reputation, Social Influence, and Identification Effects in a Dictator Game 

      Servatka, M. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2007)
      This study explores the ways in which information about other individual's action affects one's own behavior in a dictator game. The experimental design discriminates behaviorally between three possible effects of recipient's ...
    • Sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeepers: towards a hybrid solution 

      Mudgway, Cassandra (University of Canterbury, 2016)
      Allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse against UN peacekeepers over the past decade prompted a “zero-tolerance” policy response from high-level UN officials. To facilitate this policy, the UN has initiated and ...
    • The shock of coming home : repatriation, re-entry and re-adjustment to New Zealand after sojourning 

      Penke, Lara Davina (University of Canterbury, 2016)
      The aim of this thesis is to provide an in-depth understanding of the repatriation process in the New Zealand context, analysing various internal and external factors that have the potential to influence the re-adjustment ...
    • Shocks and Relationships 

      Du, N.; Servátka, M. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2009)
      In this paper we experimentally study effects of exogenous revenue shocks on long-term relationships between firms and workers. While we find that shocks have no significant effect on wages and a little effect on the ...
    • Should milk be a factor in a New Zealand asset pricing model? 

      Jelani, Mohd Jamil Bin (University of Canterbury, 2016)
      In New Zealand, Milk plays a significant role in determining the economic progress of the country. Since its incorporation in 2001 Fonterra has been the leading dairy company. It currently accounts for 95% exports of milk ...
    • Showing judges how to walk the walk: the Feminist Judgments Project Aotearoa 

      Powell, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2016)
    • Shut Happens: A resilience guide for small business 

      Hatton, T.; Vargo, J.; Seville, E. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2012)
      This short guide will take you through steps that help you with both. Each area will have a what, a how, and a why, as well as links to further resources or help at the end of the guide. It’s not hard. There are ...
    • The significance of cash flows in corporate distress. 

      Sharma, Divesh Shankar (University of Canterbury. Accounting and Information Systems, 1991)
      Despite increasing research into the development of failure prediction models, corporate bankruptcies continue. The objectives of this study are thus twofold; (1) to expound the limitations of existing failure prediction ...
    • Simplification lessons from New Zealand: Can they be relevant to South Africa? 

      Sawyer AJ; Bornman M; Smith G (2018)
      This paper describes the concept of tax simplification and outlines the need for tax simplification in South Africa (SA). In order to provide potential guidance, the paper provides an overview of what New Zealand (NZ) ...
    • Singh Case and the Campaign to Reform UK Defamation Law 

      Cheer, U. (Nine to Noon, Radio New Zealand NationalUniversity of Canterbury. School of Law, 2010)
      Recently, the Simon Singh defamation case became a cause celebre in the UK for a push for big changes in defamation law, which might have relevance to our law. However, some aspects of the campaign for change have been ...
    • Sir Kenneth Gresson: a study in judicial decision making 

      Finn, J.N. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 1997)
      Despite a recent upwelling of interest in New Zealand's legal history, [1] writing in the field remains scanty. Much of what has been written over the years is invaluable in that it creates an accessible public record ...