Recent Submissions

  • Brand new: A case of brand-led business start-up 

    Mills, Colleen; Winstone, K. (2010)
    Objectives: The literature on brand-led new business ventures is extremely scant (Merrilees, 2007). Typically entrepreneurs have a product or service concept that drives their enterprise development initiative. Corporate ...
  • Using enterprise development stories to understand and encourage Maori entrepreneurship. 

    O’Sullivan, John; Mills, Colleen (2012)
    In 1734 Richard Cantillon introduced the term ‘entrepreneur’ (Cuevas, 1994) as a label for a trader who undertook risk by buying at a certain price and selling at an uncertain price. This definition has evolved in ways ...
  • SRI Funds: Investor Demand, Exogenous Shocks and ESG Profiles 

    Bialkowski, J.; Starks, L.T. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2016)
    We provide evidence that investor demand for socially responsible or sustainable and responsible (SRI) mutual funds differs from that of conventional funds in that flows to SRI funds have shown greater growth and more ...
  • The Gold Price in Times of Crisis 

    Bialkowski, J.; Bohl, M.T.; Stephan, P.M.; Wisniewski, T.P. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2014)
    Motivated by the recent gold price boom, this paper investigates whether rapidly growing investment activities have caused a new asset price bubble. Drawing on gold's role as dollar hedge, inflation hedge, portfolio ...
  • Financial Markets in the Face of the Apocalypse 

    Bialkowski J.; Ronn E. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2016)
    This paper brings together two strands of the literature: Quantifying the impact of apocalyptic risk on capital markets, and the correct computation of the equity risk premium. For the former, we use events in four ...
  • Kia kaha Europe: Teaching and Learning European Union Law in New Zealand 

    Masselot, A. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2016)
  • Post-disaster recovery: A study of a special-purpose business alliance structure 

    de Vries, H.; Nilakant, V.; Walker, B.; Baird, R. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2015)
    This paper is a study of a special-purpose, disaster-recovery organisation called SCIRT set up in the aftermath of a major disaster in Christchurch, New Zealand. Data were collected through face-to-face interviews from 18 ...
  • Precarious Work and Work-Family Reconciliation: Options for Law Reforms 

    Masselot, A.; Reilly, A. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2015)
  • The Effects of Obesity on Macrosomia 

    Webb, R.; Menclova, A. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2015)
  • The Effects of Home Heating on Asthma: Evidence from New Zealand 

    Menclova, A.; Webb, R. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2015)
    New Zealand, along with the US and Australia, has one of the highest asthma rates among developed countries and previous analyses attribute this partly to insufficient home heating in certain neighborhoods. International ...
  • Showing judges how to walk the walk: the Feminist Judgments Project Aotearoa 

    Powell, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2016)
  • Individual Income Tax Reform in China: Reflections on New Zealand's Experience 

    Sawyer, A.J. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2015)
    New Zealand (NZ) has taken a path towards tax simplification with respect to individual taxpayers who are not involved in business or self-employed, since the mid-1980s, following the election of the Fourth Labour Government ...
  • False dichotomies in administrative law : from there to here 

    Joseph, P.A. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2015)
    This article revisits our administrative law journey since the Second World War (1939-1945). It is a journey worth recounting because it reveals how starkly our administrative law has changed over a short, finite period ...
  • Informed Consent to Breech Birth 

    Powell, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2015)
  • Redefining Parenthood: Beyond Biology 

    Powell, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2016)
    Role of genetic relationship between intending parents and the surrogate-born child in determining parenthood. Contradictions within the legal position. In surrogacy the usual aspects of motherhood is effectively split ...
  • Seales v Attorney-General (2015) - Vulnerability 

    Powell, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2016)
  • SRI Funds: Investor Demand, Exogenous Shocks and ESG Profiles 

    Starks, L.T.; Białkowski, J. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2016)
    We provide evidence that investor demand for socially responsible or sustainable and responsible (SRI) mutual funds differs from that of conventional funds in that flows to SRI funds have shown greater growth and more ...
  • What to Aim For? The Choice of an Inflation Objective When Openness Matters 

    Froyen, R.T.; Guender, A.V. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2013)
    Inflation targeting countries generally define the inflation objective in terms of the consumer price index. Studies in the academic literature, however, reach conflicting conclusions concerning which measure of inflation ...
  • Redundancy and the employer's right to organise and run its business 

    Holderness, H.; Schofield, S. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2015)
    The paper has examined the tension between, on one hand, the business management obligations of employers (particularly those arising from the duties in the Companies Act 1993 applying to directors), and, on the other hand, ...
  • Lecturing proficiency and effectiveness of New Zealand accounting and finance academics 

    Adler, R.; Crombie, N.; Roberts, H.; Dixon, K. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2015)
    The manuscript comprises a literature review in progress, to examine research relevant to how accounting and finance academics can improve their proficiency and effectiveness as teachers. The notion of improving proficiency ...

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