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Measurement issues with real wage gaps in New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 1993)
This thesis extends the existing literature on the real wage gap initiated by Bruno and Sachs' (1985) seminal work "The Economics of Worldwide Stagflation." Its primary contribution is an extensive sensitivity analysis of ...
Leisure: a new occupation
(University of Canterbury, 1982)
Unemployment appears to be a permanent feature of Western society including New Zealand. It is unlikely that economic progress will allow for full employment in New Zealand. Technological progress also likely to reduce ...
Estimation of a time varying NAIRU for New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2003)
The focus of this thesis is on the measurement of the constant and time-varying NAIRU (Non-Accelerating Inflation rate of Unemployment) for the 1977-1999 period in New Zealand. The literature suggests that the NAIRU has ...