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  • Credit Loss Dynamics in Australasian Banking

    Hess, Kurt (The University of Waikato, 2008)
    The purpose of this thesis is to analyze the drivers and dynamics of credit losses in Australasian banking over an extended period of time in order to improve the means by which financial institutions manage their credit ...
  • International Engagement and Performance of New Zealand Firms

    Sanderson, Lynda Margaret (University of Waikato, 2011)
    This thesis examines the determinants and consequences of international engagement by New Zealand firms, with a particular focus on the relationship between international activities and firm performance. The thesis is ...
  • Regional Socio-Economic Transformation in Brazil

    Matlaba, Valente José (University of Waikato, 2012)
    The regional income disparities in Brazil are well-known. Since the 1930s, such income disparities have declined only slightly. This thesis combines traditional economic theory with insights from regional science and ...
  • Selected Econometric Models of Social Capital Formation in New Zealand

    Roskruge, Matthew James (University of Waikato, 2013)
    This thesis examines the factors contributing to the formation of social capital in New Zealand from three distinct angles. Each of these angles concerns a form of geographically referenced investment, either by individuals ...