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    • Censorship and 'Fifty Shades of Grey' 

      Cheer, U. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2012)
      I want to talk about censorship of literature today, because the censor’s office just has classified Fifty Shades of Grey, by EL James. This is the book that started life as a piece of fan fiction based on that other ...
    • Central bank intervention and exchange rate volatility: Evidence from Japan using realized volatility 

      Cheng, A.; Das, K.; Shimatani, T. (University of CanterburyUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2013)
      This paper presents new empirical evidence on the effectiveness of Bank of Japan's foreign exchange interventions on the daily realized volatility of USD/JPY exchange rates using high frequency data. Following Huang and ...
    • Collaborative environmental negotiation with private non-verifiable information: an experimental test 

      Bruce, C.; Clark, J. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2015)
      In many cases governments invite interest groups to use collaborative negotiation to resolve environmental conflicts. Characteristic of these negotiations is that the parties lack ex ante information about their opponents’ ...
    • Colonoscopy requirements of population screening for colorectal cancer in New Zealand 

      Green, T.; Richardson, A.; Parry, S. (University of Canterbury. ManagementUniversity of Canterbury. School of Health Sciences, 2012)
      Aim - To estimate the colonoscopy burden of introducing population screening for colorectal cancer in New Zealand. Methods - Screening for colorectal cancer using biennial immunochemical faecal occult blood tests offered ...
    • Company characteristics and compliance with ASX corporate governance principles 

      Lama, Tek; Anderson, Warwick (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2015)
      Purpose: This study examines whether company characteristics determine the structure and composition of a company’s board. In particular, it investigates the three board-design choices that Australian listed companies ...
    • A Comparison of Spillover Effects before, during and after the 2008 Financial Crisis 

      Rea, A.; Rea, W.; Marco Reale, M.; Scarrott, C. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and FinanceUniversity of Canterbury. Mathematics and Statistics, 2014)
      This paper applies graphical modelling to the S&P 500, Nikkei 225 and FTSE 100 stock market indices to trace the spillover of returns and volatility between these three major world stock market indices before, during and ...
    • A competing risks dynamic hazard approach to investigate the insolvency outcomes of property-casualty insurers 

      Huong, D. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2014)
      This study applies a competing risks approach and an event time dynamic estimation framework to identify the characteristics underlying different insolvency resolutions incurred to U.S. property-casualty insurers during ...
    • Competitive and Contagion Effects in Corporate Layoff Announcements 

      Bhabra, G.S.; Bhabra, H.S.; Boyle, G.W. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2011)
      We find strong evidence of intra-industry information transmission to employee layoff announcements. Although the stock price response for the full sample of industry rivals is weakly positive and consistent with a net ...
    • Competitive tendering and individual behaviour in the contruction industry: convenient immorality at work 

      Hinton, M.A.; Hamilton, R.T. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2016)
      How and why does the construction industry persist with competitive tendering as the dominant procurement model? This is a constructivist grounded theory view of construction industry procurement in New Zealand, explaining ...
    • Conceptualisation and Measurement of the Dimensionality of Place Attachment 

      Chen, N.; Dwyer, L.; Firth, T. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2014)
      To extend the discussion and application of place attachment to tourism-relevant contexts, this article proposes two neglected dimensions: place memory and place expectation. Combining these dimensions, a six-dimension ...
    • Conceptualising Adaptive Resilience using Grounded Theory 

      Nilakant, Venkataraman; Walker, Bernard; Van Heugten, Kate; Baird, Rosemary; De Vries, Herb (2014)
      We present the initial findings from a study of adaptive resilience of lifelines organisations providing essential infrastructure services, in Christchurch, New Zealand following the earthquakes of 2010-2011. Qualitative ...
    • CONCEPTUALIZATION AND MEASUREMENT OF DIMENSIONALITY OF PLACE ATTACHMENT 

      Chen, Ning (Chris); Dwyer, Larry; Firth, Tracey (Cognizant Comm. Corp., 2014)
      To extend the discussion and application of place attachment to tourism-relevant contexts, this article proposes two neglected dimensions: place memory and place expectation. Combining these dimensions, a six-dimension ...
    • CONCEPTUALIZATION AND MEASUREMENT OF DIMENSIONALITY OF PLACE ATTACHMENT 

      Chen, Ning (Chris); Dwyer, Larry; Firth, Tracey (Cognizant Comm. Corp., 2014)
      To extend the discussion and application of place attachment to tourism-relevant contexts, this article proposes two neglected dimensions: place memory and place expectation. Combining these dimensions, a six-dimension ...
    • Constitutional Change in Hong Kong: The Legitimacy of the Provisional Legislative Council 

      Scragg, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 1997)
      At midnight on 30 June 1997, the sovereignty of Hong Kong was transferred from Great Britain to the People's Republic of China. Hong Kong entered upon a new incarnation, absorbed into the People's Republic as a Special ...
    • Constitutional Law 

      Joseph, P.A. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2016)
      The review will examine seven public law developments from 2013-2015: three statutory, two judicial, one statutory inquiry and one non-statutory inquiry. The topics are: • the report of the Constitutional Advisory ...
    • Consumer Law Reform: The Consumer Guarantees Bill 

      Hawes, C. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 1992)
    • Consumer Sophistication and the Role of Emotion on Satisfaction Judgments within Credence Services 

      Garry, T. (University of Canterbury. Management, 2007)
      Evidence which demonstrates a link between the affective dimension and satisfaction in a tangible product based context is well documented. However, when placed in a credence service context the role of Affect becomes ...
    • The Consumption and Disposition Behaviour of Voluntary Simplifiers 

      Ballantine, P.; Creery, S. (University of Canterbury. Management, 2010)
      Voluntary simplicity is a lifestyle choice that has received increasing media attention over time. A defining characteristic of voluntary simplicity is a reduced material consumption and the removal of clutter from one’s ...
    • Contractual Legislation and Company Law 

      Finn, J.N. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 1982)
      In recent years the common law of contract has been greatly altered by the provisions of the Illegal Contracts Act 1970, the Contractual Mistakes Act 1977 and the Contractual Remedies Act 1979. Each of these statutes was ...