New Zealand Branch, Australian Agricultural Economics Society Conference, Picton, July 1985
The papers presented at the 1985 Conference of the New Zealand Branch of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society reflect the concern with current policy issues, and interest in applied problems facing the agricultural sector. Because this document has been prepared with the minimum of editorial input, any errors or omissions are the responsibility of the individual authors. Although the contributed papers in this volume include most presented at the Conference, for various reasons, e.g. pending publication elsewhere, some papers do not appear in this collection. They are: F.M. Reid: Market Research for a More Market Agricultural Industry. J. Robertson and B.D. Ward: An Application of the Linear Expenditure System of Demand to Personal Consumption in New Zealand. R.A. Sandrey: Biological Control of Gorse: An Ex ante Evaluation. W.R. Schroder: Thoughts on Licensing Exporters. This discussion paper includes the full text of the following papers: Peter G. Bushnell, Signals, Subsidies and Social Cost; C. W. Maugham and R. J. Townsley, Management Systems in the Macro Economy; A. C. Rayner, The Path to Economic Reform; A. Bascand and D. Carey, Exchange Controls and Real Exchange Rate Adjustments; S. J. Begg, Appraisal of the Exchange Rate Debate; B. A. Bell and M. C. Nickel, Information Analysis and Agricultural Policy Formulation; P.W.J. Clough, Policy Analysis in an Economic Framework - Some Observations Arising from Studies of the EEC Dairy Policy; Thomas E. Dickinson, Is There a Role for Economists in the Formation of Public Policy for Agriculture?; D. de B. Galwey, The Flow of Funds Revisited: Towards an Integrated Set of Agricultural Statistics and Bioeconomic Modelling Considerations; K.L. Leathers, An Economic Analysis of the National Conservation Order for the Rakaia River; R.L. St Hill, Macroeconomic Adjustment to Monetary Policy: A Simple Model; Grant M. Scobie, On Closing the Technological Frontier; Grant M. Scobie, Cuba: Food and Agriculture in a Revolutionary Setting; P.G. Seed and R.A. Sandrey, Determinants of New Zealand Farmland Prices: A Preliminary Study.... [Show full abstract]
Keywordsagriculture; agricultural policy; economic aspects; economic analysis; economic reforms; exchange rates; monetary policy; conferences; New Zealand
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