NZAE CONFERENCE 27 - 29 JUNE 2018 // AUT, AUCKLAND
Full Papers
SESSION
TITLE
PRESENTER
CO-AUTHORS
FULL PAPER
1.1
The impact of upzoning and proximity on Auckland house prices
Shane Martin


1.1
 Funding greenfield infrastructure in a fast-growing city 
 
 Harshal Chitale 
 


1.1
Changing course: From general taxes to beneficiary pays
David Norman


1.2
Measuring state sector productivity
Patrick Nolan 
 


1.2
Measuring the diffusion of innovation among hospitals in New Zealand 
 
​​​​Patrick Nolan 
 
 Huon Fraser & Norman Gemmell

Recent evidence on New Zealand’s productivity performance
​​​Patrick Nolan 
 

1.2
Regressivity in our public disaster insurance system 
 
Sally Owen
 
 Ilan Noy 
 
1.3
Insurance demand with endogenous saving 
Ben Davies

 

1.3
 Welfare: Savings not taxation 
 Robert Macculloch 
 
Sir Roger Douglas 
 
 
1.3
Effect of 20 hours early childhood education on womenís labor market outcomes in New Zealand
Lydia Cheung
 
Gail Pacheco &
Isabelle Bouchard
1.4
Returns to initial years of formal education:
How birthdate affects later educational outcomes
Asaad Ali
 
Andrea Menclova

1.4
 Estimating quality-adjusted productivity in tertiary education: Methods and evidence for New Zealand
 
Grant Scobie
Norman Gemmell & Patrick Nolan

1.4
NAIRU and the Natural Rate of Unemployment in Theory and Estimation:The Case of New Zealand
 
Karam Shaar


1.5
Modelling annual earnings with unemployment: Non-random selection in female workers
Oliver Robertson

1.5
Employment trends in 30 New Zealand cities from 1976 to 2013
Guanyu Zheng
 


1.5
How can human rights data contribute to economic development?
Anne-Marie Brook
 
K Chad Clay & Susan Randolph

1.6
A Model of the Interaction of Health and Healthcare for the Wellbeing of Heterogeneous Individuals
Anita King
 

1.6
A preference-based approach to enhance living standards measures such as the human development index
Andrew Coleman
Joey Au
 

1.6
2.1
Forecasting with Global VAR Models: An Empirical Assessment
Thomas van Florenstein Mulder
Tugrul Vehbi
 

2.1
Job-to-job flows and inflation in New Zealand:
A forecasting exercise
Ozer Karagedikli
 
 


2.1
Forecasting New Zealand labor markets with MiDAS
 
Murat Ozbilgin
 

Ozer Karagedikli
 
2.2
Rentals for housing: A model-based estimator of inflation from administrative data 
Alan Bentley

2.2
Creating a digital food price index from
web-scraped data
​​​​Sam Olivecrona
 
Investigating different measures of energy hardship in New Zealand: Information from the household economic survey
​​​​Rosemary Goodyear

2.2
​​Persistence of low pay employment​ 
 
Alexander Plum
2.3
Gail Pacheco
Under-utilisation of skills and qualifications in New Zealand: What is its impact on wages of employees
Amapola Generosa
 

2.3
Dona Cavagnoli
Labour market impacts of technology change: evidence from linked employer-employee data
Corey Allan

2.3
Lynda Sanderson
Competing trade mechanisms and monotone mechanism choice
Ansgar Wohlschlegel
 
2.4
Christian Grund, Eberhard Feess & Markus Walzl
 
Explaining the greater NEET rate of Maori and Pasifika youth: a Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition
Eyal Apatov
 


2.4
 A global analysis of factors impacting the intensive and extensive margins of bilateral FDI
Anh Thi Ngoc Nguyen
 

2.4
Does bank competition affect financial stability?
Samangi Bandaranayake
 

2.5
Capital inflows and credit growth in emerging
and developing economies: A dynamic panel data model
 
Kongchheng Poch
 
Baiding Hu & Christopher Gan
2.5
Global Spillover of US Monetary Policy
Eric Tong
 

Prasanna Gai
2.5
An investigation of the resource curse in Indonesia
 
Rian Hilmawan
 
Jeremy Clark
 
2.6
Willingness to pay for organic vegetables in Vietnam: A rural-urban comparison
Mai Ha
 
Kim Hang Pham Do & Shamim Shakur
2.6
Financial stress and indigenous Australians
 
Syed Hasan
 
Boyd Hunter & Robert Breunig
2.6
3.1
Migration and business cycle dynamics
Christie Smith
 
​​
3.1
Everyone has a part to play: Examining participation rates in New Zealand and the OECD
Jamie Culling

Amy Rice, Dean Hyslop & Hayden Skilling
3.1
An intensive and extensive search for the causes of low wage growth in New Zealand
Amy Rice
Dean Hyslop, Hayden Skilling & Jamie Culling

Anita Staneva, Moira Wilson,
Nan Jiang & Rhema Vaithianathan
3.2
The impact of social workers in schools: A preliminary investigation using linked administrative data
 
Tim Maloney
 

3.2
​​​​Diana Benavides-Prado

A case study of algorithm-assisted decision making in child maltreatment hotline screening decisions
 Alexandra Chouldechova, Emily Putnam-Hornstein, Oleksandr Fialko & Rhema Vaithianathan
​​​​​Matthew Walsh

Identifying people at risk of homelessness: predictive risk modelling to support access to preventive services
3.2
Oleksandr Fialko & Rhema Vaithianathan
Anna Hamer-Adams

Quantifying the effects of fiscal policy in New Zealand: The evidence from svar models
Martin Wong
 
3.3
Ashley Lienert
 
An introduction to the treasuryís new macroeconomic model

3.3
Tim Ng
 
Gender economics and gender equality in an economic Ministry: A Case Study using The Treasury
Suzy Morrissey
 
3.3
Sandra Cortes-Acostat
 

Land use choices in Aotearoa New Zealand: Do Maori land governance structures make a difference?
Carwyn Jones, Dave Frame & Suzi Kerr
3.4
Peter Nunns
 

The determinants of housing supply responsiveness in New Zealand regions
3.4
Mario Fernandez
 

A matching simulation to assess additional housing capacity in Auckland
3.4
Sina Mashinchi
 
Basil Sharp & Stephen Poletti
Dynamic interaction between economic indicators, technology and CO2 emissions in New Zealand
 
3.5
Milad Maralani
 
Basil Sharp
 
The impact of industrial energy savings on New Zealand economy (an intertemporal dynamic CGE model)
3.5
Toby Moore
 
Max Harris
 

An industrial policy for Aotearoa New Zealand?
A review of theory, practice, and prospects
3.5
Yaxiong (Sherry) Li
 
Erwann Sbai & Ananish Chaudhuri

Gender differences in personnel management: Some experimental evidence
3.6
Mark Millin
 

Testing for mean differences in education spending
 
3.6
Lynda Sanderson


The evolution of management practices in
New Zealand
3.6
4.1
The treasury approach to the living standard framework
Tony Burton
 
 
​​

4.1
The Treasury Living Standards Dashboard: How close are we to measuring intergenerational wellbeing in New Zealand?
Conal Smith
 


4.1
Indicators of wellbeing for New Zealand
 
Nairn Macgibbon
 
Gulnara Huseynli, Anita King & Keith Mcleod


4.2
The nzme-Fairfax merger: Assessing the impact of competition on the quality of NZ news
Reuben Irvine
 

4.2
Joshua Dawson

Market definition: Office stationery - the supply of products or the provision of a service?

Matthew Bailey & 
Michael Wallace

Introduction to the performance accessibility tool for electricity distributors
4.2

Andrea Menclova


Youíll never walk alone ñ the effects of walkability on pregnancy behaviours and outcomes
Karen Conway
 
4.3
Isabelle Sin
 
Parenthood and labour market outcomes
Gail Pacheco
& Kabir Dasgupta
4.3
Kabir Dasgupta
 

The impact of maternal smoking during pregnancy on risks of obesity among pre-schoolers
Keshar Ghimire
& Gail Pacheco
 
4.3
Douglas Wilson, Bevan Clement, Prakash Ranjitkar, Sujith Padyhara, Fiona Stokes, Hugh Dixon, Puti Wilson & Stephen Hewet
 
Julian Williams
 
Technology related transport skill requirements and availability
4.4
Anne Fale

Key findings from mbieís first quarterly analysis of job vacancies from jobs online
Amapola Generosa & Stuart King
4.4
Accounting for changes in labour composition
in the measurement of labour productivity
ñ an update
Jonathan Sim

Daniel Griffiths
 
4.4
Eilya Torshizian

Impact of urban expansions on relative land prices

4.5
Fang Yao
Loan-to-value ratio restrictions and house prices: Micro evidence from New Zealand
Hayden Skilling & Jed Armstrong
4.5
Arthur Grimes

The attractiveness of New Zealand cities: Dynamic adjustment and the role of amenities
David Mare, Kate Preston & Stuart Donovan
4.5
Alexander Plum
 
 

Earnings Volatility
 
Gail Pacheco, Malanie Borah & Kabir Dasgupta
4.6

To ask or not to ask? ñ That is now the question
 
Alexander Plum, Malanie Borah & Kabir Dasgupta
4.6
Sharon Snelgrove

Situated Learning on a Pre-degree Program:
Experience and Reflections
Sean Kimpton
4.6
Mary Hoover
5.1
Genuine savings as a test of New Zealand weak sustainability
Les Oxley
​​Eoin Mclaughlin & Mubashir Qasim

5.1
The relationship between the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Treasuryís Living Standards Framework
Judd Ormsby


5.1
Human capital - measurement challenges and the risks and opportunities of the future
Suzy Morrissey

Alan Renwick, Daniel Collins & Ruth Dittrich
5.2
Robust adaptation decision-making under uncertainty: An application of real options analysis to decision-making in the water sector
Anita Wreford
 

5.2
Shaun Awatere
 

Climate resilient Maori land investment decisions to enhance prosperity
Juan Monge
Ilan Noy
 

The EQC and weather events in New Zealand
 
5.2
David Fleming, Jacon Pastor-Paz & Sally Owen
Michael Callaghan
Is the market always right? Improving federal funds rate forecasts by adjusting for the term premium
 

 
5.3
Mark Holmes
 

Interest rate convergence across maturities: Evidence from bank data in an emerging market economy
 
Ana Maria Iregui, Jesus Otero
5.3
Leo Krippner
 

Ben Wong & James Morley
5.3
Will the real VAR please stand up?
Olga Filippova
Mingyue Sheng
5.4
Impact of proximity to bus rapid transit on nearby property values in Auckland
Nan Jiang
Yes
Gail Pacheco & Kabir Dasgupta
5.4
Residential movement within NZ: quantifying and characterising the transient population
How transport policies can impact the health of New Zealanders
Ralph Samuelson
 


 
5.4
Sharon Pells
 


5.5
What do firms mean when they say they innovate?
Shrabani Saha
 

Hanxiong Zhang & Samanthala Hettihewa
5.5
The impact of aging population on stock prices: Evidence from New Zealand
Geoffrey Brooke
 
Lydia Cheung
 
5.5
Competition in print advertising between paid and free newspapers
Andrew Binning
 
Yes
Junior Maih
 
5.6
Modelling occasionally binding constraints using regime-switching


5.6
On the reproducibility crisis and ways to fix it
Bob Reed
 
6.1
Using oligopoly theory to estimate the competitive impacts of land ownership institutions on Maori
Richard Meade
 

6.1
NZLVM: quantifying land value discontinuities arising from zoning in New Zealand
Phil Donovan
 

Alex Raichev, Peter Nunns & Saeid Adli
6.1
Land use regulation, the redevelopment premium and house prices
Ryan Greenaway-Mcgrevy
Gail Pacheco & Kade Sorensen

6.2
Climate change and the withdrawal of insurance in New Zealand
Belinda Storey

6.2
Farnaz Pourzand

Economic assessment of droughts on agricultural productivity and profitability: A micro-level study
Ilan Noy
 ​
Tarek Soliman
Assessing dairy farming Eco-efficiency in New Zealand: A twoñstage data envelopment analysis
6.3
Utkur Djanibekov
 
Wei Yang
 
Impact of delivering credence attributes of livestock products on farm
Gina Lucci, Stewart Ledgard, Geoff Mercer & Grant Rennie
6.3
Rukmani Gounder
 

The global financial crisis and its impact on tourism sector in New Zealand

6.3
Reconceptualisation of income tax graduation
as public equity
Keith Rankin

6.4
Norman Gemmell & John Creedy
Nazila Alinaghi
 

6.4
The efficiency effects of redistribution via minimum wages versus the tax-transfer system
Sam Richardson
 

Daoyang Zhang & Rukmani Gounder
6.5
Impacts of facility construction and professional sports on metropolitan area development: evidence from China
A pair-wise analysis of price convergence in Chinaís property market
Chao Li
 

John Gibson & Mark Holmes
6.5
John Gibson

Chao Li
6.5
Spatial price differences and inequality in China: Evidence from a hedonic analysis of apartment prices
Christopher Erwin
 

6.6
Merit aid scholarships and human capital production in STEM: Evidence from New Mexico
Iqbal Syed

Chihiro Shimizu
6.6
Measuring economic depreciation of commercial real estate using cash flow data
Eberhard Feess
 
 
 
6.6
The impact of voting rules on the violation of norms: Theory and laboratory evidence
POSTERS
The (mis)allocation of public spending in a low income country: evidence from Bangladesh
Azreen Karim

Exploring the nexus between inflation and globalization under inflation targeting in NZ
Enrique Martinez-Garcia


Fiscal policy, wealth inequality and the business cycle: A Heterogeneous Agent Real Business Cycle Model
Finn Robinson
What's up with Mondays? An investigation into the "Monday Effect" for injury claims
Michelle Poland

 ​
Wellbeing Frameworks for the Treasury
Nairn MacGibbon

 
Measuring the impact of Insurance on Urban Recovery with Light: The 2011 New Zealand Earthquake
Nhu Cuong Nguyen
 

Price Effects of Special Housing Programs in Auckland
Santiago Bucaram
 
Mario Fernandez
SESSION