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  • Dynamics of land use and land cover changes in China

    Deng, Xiangzheng (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    A key contribution of environmental economics to policy making has been to provide empirical indicators of sustainable economic development. An economy is (weakly) sustainable if it saves more than the combined depreciation ...
  • 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 ...
  • Innovation and Growth: Theoretical Models and Analytical Simulations of Spatial, Clustering and Competition Effects

    Bond-Smith, Steven Craig (University of Waikato, 2014)
    This thesis expands upon endogenous growth theory to incorporate a more detailed understanding of innovation. The similarities in modelling techniques between endogenous growth theory and the New Economic Geography (NEG) ...
  • Patenting in nineteenth century New Zealand: An economic and historical analysis

    Gibbons, Matthew Linus (University of Waikato, 2016)
    This thesis has studied the relationship between patenting and economic development in nineteenth century New Zealand, and the extent to which different population groups patented. These topics are studied using all patents ...
  • 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 ...
  • Testing for bubbles in time series data using long historical series

    Hu, Yang (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    The concept of asset price bubble has drawn a large amount of academic attention. A bubble is commonly defined as where the asset price is not justified by expectations of the fundamentals. The empirical characteristics ...