Papers presented at the New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (Inc.) Seventh Annual Conference : "Where from - where to?" : incorporating the 25th Annual Conference of the New Zealand Branch of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (Inc.) : Blenheim Country Lodge, July 2001.
The themes for the 2001 Conference of the New Zealand Branch of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society were Genetically Modified Organisms, Infrastructure and Services Issues, Industry Issues, Trade, Environmental Issues, Foreign Exchange and Tariffs, Dairy, and Forestry. This discussion paper includes the full text of the following papers: Dan Marsh, Biotechnology In New Zealand: What Do We Know; A Cook, New Zealand Consumer Reaction to GM Food: Studies of Beliefs, Attitudes and Intentions to Purchase; D Wansbrough, GMO's and the Royal Commission; P Simons, Cultural Perspectives on Agriculture; M Stoke, C Nixon, I Parminter, E-commerce In The Primary Sector: Spectre or Saviour; C Perry, Roading Reform: Policies, Progress And Potholes; F Scrimgeour, C Iremonger, Maori, The Crown and the Governance and Management of Assets; J Squire, Rural Telecommunications: Its All Up In The Air; T Wharton, Identifying the Sectors' Concerns; A Ryan, Industrialisation of the New Zealand Pork Industry; C Ward, Dairying: The New Boom Industry; A Tait, J Fenwick, C Francis, Climate Variability and the Economy; C Saunders, A Wreford, S Catagay, Trade and the Environment: Linking Trade and Climate Change With Agricultural Production Systems in a Partial Equilibrium Trade Model; J Ballingall, The Pacific Five Free Trade Area: Impacts on Agriculture in New Zealand; A N Rae, The Current Round of Agricultural Trade Negotiations: Why Bother about Domestic Support?; S Ford, Economic Efficiency of Water Allocation: Theory, Overseas Experience and Issues for New Zealand; T G Parminter, J A Pederson, J Wilson, S Jefford, A Participation Analysis of Communication Networks to Guide Policy Strategy: Results from a Study of Farm Dairy Effluent Policy Strategies in the State of Victoria; H McCrostie Little, N Taylor, Social and Economic Impacts Associated with Irrigated Land Use Change; G McFadden, Water Resource Issues; T G Parminter, J A Pederson, J Wilson, S Jefford, The Development of Education and Information Strategies for Implementing Environmental Policy: Results from a Study of Farm Dairy Effluent Policy Strategies in the State of Victoria; F Scrimgeour, K Piddington, Environmental Taxation in New Zealand: What Place Does it Have?; S Shakur, Macroeconometric Modelling with an Environmentally Adjusted Agriculture Sector; C Nixon, J Yeabsley, Sustainable Development Extension - Should Government Intervene?;A Cook, K D F Hughey, G N Kerr, R Cullen, Quality of the Environment: What the public thinks; K Wilson Hedging Farm Gate Returns; P M Bishop, C F Nicholson, J E Pratt, A M Novakovic, Tariff Rate Quotas: Difficult to Model or Plain Simple; A E Dooley, C L Massey, E M Hurley, The Future of Small Dairy Farms in New Zealand; Comparing Methods and Results; R Johnson, Dairy Mergers and the National Interest; M Bloomberg, H Bigsby, R Sedcole, Regional Variation in Radiata Pine Sawlog Prices in New Zealand; B Dhakal, H Bigsby, R Cullen, Land use Change and Forestry Expansion by Smallholders.... [Show full abstract]