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  • An analysis of provincial prices in New Zealand: 1885-1913

    Oxley, Les; Sadetskaya, Ekaterina (University of Waikato, 2013-10)
    The paper discusses the construction of a new Consumer Price Index (CPI) for New Zealand, 1885-1913, based upon aggregation of data from the four largest provincial districts: Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Wellington. ...
  • Australia: A land of missed opportunities?

    Greasley, David; McLaughlin, Eoin; Hanley, Nick; Oxley, Les (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017)
    Comprehensive Investment (CI) may provide an indicator of future changes in a country's per capita consumption. The authors explore the utility of the CI indicator for Australia by constructing CI data since 1861 and by ...
  • Beyond ‘the Beamer, the boat and the bach’? A content analysis-based case study of New Zealand innovative firms

    Oxley, Les; Hong, Shangqin; McCann, Philip (University of Waikato, 2013-10)
    In this paper we will use case studies to seek to understand the dynamic innovation processes at the level of the firm and to explain the apparent 'enigma' between New Zealand's recent innovation performance and economic ...
  • Capital formation and agricultural growth in China

    Ma, Hengyun; Huang, Jikun; Oxley, Les (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press [MIT Press], 2013)
    The paper considers the role and determinants of capital formation in Chinese agriculture and, in particular, the effects of capital formation on agricultural total factor productivity (TFP) growth. The results show that ...
  • China's energy economy: A survey of the literature

    Ma, Hengyun; Oxley, Les; Gibson, John (Elsevier, 2010)
    This paper reviews the literature on China's energy economy, focusing, particularly on: i) the relationship between energy consumption and economic growth; ii), China's changing energy intensity; iii) energy demand and ...

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