Browsing by Author "Oxley, Les"

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  • Institutions and uncertainty: An empirical investigation

    Ryan, Michael (The University of Waikato, 2022)
    This thesis presents four papers on the role institutions (defined as Douglass North defined institutions) play in generating uncertainty. Specifically, we focus on how uncertainty changes as institutions change. The thesis ...
  • Household net wealth in Indonesia: Inequality measurements and the determinants

    Soseco, Thomas (The University of Waikato, 2021)
    This thesis is a collection of seven chapters on household net wealth in Indonesia, focusing on the measurement of inequality and the determinants of household net wealth. Chapter 1 provides an Introduction and Motivation ...
  • Women as industrial labour: an enquiry into economic and social consequences of growth of garments manufacturing in Bangladesh

    Zaman, Begum Meherunnessa (The University of Waikato, 2002)
    Over the last quarter century, the readymade garments industry has emerged as the main export-earning manufacturing industry in Bangladesh. The industry is the first to employ women in large numbers in the formal manufacturing ...
  • Sustaining intergenerational well-being

    Qasim, Mubashir (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    This PhD thesis comprises two published papers and four working papers (which are already in the process of publication) on multi-dimensional, interrelated and complex subjects of sustainability and well-being. The thesis ...
  • Inequality within and between New Zealand urban areas

    Alimi, Omoniyi Babatunde (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    A better understanding of the drivers of changes in the distribution of personal income continues to be of interest to academics, policy makers and the general public. While the focus has often been on the role of economic ...

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