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    • Halal, New Zealand! An Exploratory Study into the Halal-Friendliness of Accommodation Providers in New Zealand 

      Abdul-Razzaq, Serrin (University of Canterbury, 2016)
      The world is experiencing a rise in the number of international halal tourists, travellers who choose to abide by the guidelines of the Islamic religion with respect to appropriate behaviours whilst travelling. This study ...
    • Harassment, Privacy and Alison Mau 

      Cheer, U. (Nine to Noon, Radio New Zealand NationalUniversity of Canterbury. School of Law, 2010)
      Privacy has been in the news again. Alison Mau made complaints on the tele that she was being stalked by media. (this was denied). This story involves aspects of spying, or surveillance, and so it is timely to discuss some ...
    • Has the Basel Accord Improved Risk Management During the Global Financial Crisis? 

      McAleer, M.; Jimenez-Martin, J-A.; Perez-Amaral, T. (University of CanterburyUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2013)
      The Basel II Accord requires that banks and other Authorized Deposit-taking Institutions (ADIs) communicate their daily risk forecasts to the appropriate monetary authorities at the beginning of each trading day, using one ...
    • Health and income: replication, theoretical model, simulation, and empirical analyses 

      Atanda, Akinwande Abdulmaliq (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      Health plays an important role in the economic growth process and increasing productivity concurrently creates better health outcomes. The stock of an individual’s health increases as income rises as well as investment in ...
    • The health economics of macrosomia 

      Webb, Rachel Susan (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2014)
      High birth weight (also known as macrosomia) is a problem that has as of yet received little attention by health researchers, in particular, health economists. High birth weight is a concern mostly due to the increased ...
    • Health Sector Labour Market Dynamics and Multi-Employer Collective Agreements 

      Hogan, James Lawrence (University of Canterbury. School of Business and Economics, 2014)
      How New Zealand’s health-sector labour markets interact with District Health Board (DHB) Provider Arms is my thesis’ focus. Using health-service delivery data, workforce data, and DHB monthly financial information, I ...
    • Hedging the Value of Waiting 

      Boyle, G.; Guthrie, G. (University of Canterbury. Economics., 2006)
      We analyze the optimal hedging policy of a firm that has flexibility in the timing of investment. Conventional wisdom suggests that hedging adds value by alleviating the underinvestment problem associated with capital ...
    • Herding, Information Cascades and Volatility Spillovers in Futures Markets 

      McAleer, M.; Radalj, K. (University of CanterburyUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2013)
      Economists and financial analysts have begun to recognise the importance of the actions of other agents in the decision-making process. Herding is the deliberate mimicking of the decisions of other agents. Examples of ...
    • A history of New Zealand municipal accounting and auditing 1876 to 1988. 

      Colquhoun, Philip M. (University of Canterbury. Accounting and Information Systems, 2004)
      Public sector accounting has become more visible in recent years in both the accounting world and academic literature. The New Zealand public sector has, according to some commentators, been at the forefront of international ...
    • Holding Onto Your Horses: Conflicts of Interest in Asset Management 

      Boyle, G.; Guthrie, G.; Gorton, L. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2010)
      Racehorse trainers operate unregulated asset management businesses in which the assets owned by outside clients compete with those owned by trainers for the latter’s time, care, and attention. However, market mechanisms ...
    • Home Heating and Asthma in New Zealand 

      Webb, Rachel Susan (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2011)
      New Zealand has one of the highest asthma prevalence rates among developed countries and previous research attributes this partly to poor socioeconomic conditions and to insufficient home heating in particular. Retrospective ...
    • Home Heating and Asthma in New Zealand 

      Webb, R. S.; Menclova, A. K. (University of CanterburyUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2013)
      New Zealand has one of the highest asthma prevalence rates among developed countries and previous research attributes this partly to poor socioeconomic conditions in certain neighborhoods and to insufficient home heating ...
    • Hong Kong’s Developing Double Tax Agreement (DTA) Regime: A Case Study of the HKSAR-New Zealand DTA 

      Sawyer, A.J. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2011)
      Double taxation traditionally occurs when a taxpayer is taxed twice on the same income by two jurisdictions (source jurisdiction & residence jurisdiction). Relief is usually made on a unilateral basis (domestic laws) ...
    • Hong Kong’s Involvement with International Tax Reform: What’s the ‘BEPS’? 

      Sawyer AJ (2017)
      The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) was initially a reluctant participant in major international tax reforms initiated by the OECD, including (automatic) exchange of information (AEOI). In more recent times, ...
    • The Honourable D.F. Quigley's Resignation - Strictly Political, Not Constitutional 

      Joseph, P.A. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 1982)
      June 1982 will be remembered for the Quigley affair. Precipitated by Mr D. F. Quigley's address to the Young Nationals on June 7,[1] the Prime Minister responded with the ultimatum that the Minister either publicly apologise ...
    • The House Money Effect and Negative Reciprocity 

      Danková, K.; Servátka, M. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2014)
      In the vast majority of experiments documenting the existence of reciprocity subjects are endowed with windfall funds. In some situations such endowments might create a so-called "house money effect". We identify two ...
    • Housing policy 

      Henry, K. R. (University of Canterbury. Economics, 1982)
      In a number of Western countries, imputed rental income on owner-occupied housing is not taxed. In some countries, tax treatment is even more/favourable, with mortgage interest payments and/or local property taxes being ...
    • How are Journal Impact, Prestige and Article Influence Related? An Application to Neuroscience 

      Chan, C.; McAleer, M.; Oxley, L. (College of Business and EconomicsUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2011)
      The paper analyses the leading journals in Neurosciences using quantifiable Research Assessment Measures (RAM), highlights the similarities and differences in alternative RAM, shows that several RAM capture similar performance ...
    • How CEOs of small firms make decisions to ensure information systems resilience? 

      Sarkar A; Wingreen SC (2015)
      Information Systems are essential for successful organisation. If Information System interrupts, the whole business continuity is compromised. Organisational resilience has gained increasing attention in recent years. ...
    • How Competitive are Female Professionals? A Tale of Identity Conflict 

      Cadsby, B.; Servatka, M.; Song, F. (College of Business and EconomicsUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2011)
      We develop and test experimentally the argument that gender/family and/or professional identities, activated through psychological priming, may influence preference for competition. We focus on female professionals for ...