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Working Papers

2017

  1. Alcohol Expenditure, Generosity and Empathy
    Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Deadlines, Procrastination, and Forgetting in Charitable Tasks: A Field Experiment
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  3. When does it matter how you ask? Cross-subject heterogeneity in framing effects in a charitable donation experiment
    Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. Bilateral foreign aid: How important is aid effectiveness to people for choosing countries to support?
    Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics Letters (2017)
  2. Deadlines, Procrastination, and Inattention in Charitable Tasks: A Field Experiment
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Dire Straits v The Cure: Emphasising the Problem or the Solution in Charitable Fundraising for International Development
    Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics Downloads

2015

  1. Deadlines, Procrastination, and Inattention in Charitable Giving: A Field Experiment
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Canterbury, Department of Economics and Finance Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics (2014) Downloads
  2. Does Charity Begin at Home or Overseas?
    Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics Downloads
  3. Transaction Costs, the Opportunity Cost of Time and Procrastination in Charitable Giving
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Canterbury, Department of Economics and Finance Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2015)

2014

  1. Transaction Costs, the Opportunity Cost of Time and Inertia in Charitable Giving
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Canterbury, Department of Economics and Finance Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics (2014) Downloads

2013

  1. Can You Spare Some Change For Charity? Experimental Evidence On Verbal Cues And Loose Change Effects In A Dictator Game
    Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Experimental Economics (2015)
  2. Developing countries in need: Which characteristics appeal most to people when donating money?
    Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2014)

2011

  1. Does Aid Work for the Poor?
    Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  2. What Sort of People Vote Expressively?
    Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics Downloads

2010

  1. Are Survey measures of Trust Correlated with Experimental Trust? Empirical Evidence from Cameroon
    Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Giving to Africa and Perceptions of Poverty
    Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Psychology (2012)

2009

  1. Does trust extend beyond the village? Experimental trust and social distance in Cameroon
    Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Experimental Economics (2011)

2008

  1. Survey Trust, Experimental Trust and ROSCA Membership in Rural Cameroon
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics (2007) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Which Institutions are Good for Your Health? The Deep Determinants of Comparative Cross-country Health Status
    Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2010)

2007

  1. Measuring Aid Effectively in Tests of Aid Effectiveness
    Working Papers, University of Otago, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. Is Social Capital Part of the Institutions Continuum and is it a Deep Determinant of Development?
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (7)

2004

  1. Compliance costs: perception versus reality
    Competition & Regulation Times, New Zealand Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation Downloads
  2. Quantifying Compliance Costs for Small Businesses in New Zealand
    Working Paper Series, Victoria University of Wellington, The New Zealand Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in New Zealand Economic Papers (2005)
  3. The Burden of Small Business Compliance Costs: Perception or Reality
    Working Paper Series, Victoria University of Wellington, The New Zealand Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation Downloads

2002

  1. Social Capital and National Environmental Performance: A Cross-sectional Analysis
    Economics and Environment Network Working Papers, Australian National University, Economics and Environment Network Downloads View citations (12)

2001

  1. Inequality and Economic Growth: the Empirical Relationship Reconsidered in the Light of Comparable Data
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2005)
  2. Social Divergence and Economic Performance
    Working Papers, University of Ottawa, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. How close to home does charity begin?
    Applied Economics, 2020, 52, (34), 3700-3708 Downloads
  2. Materialists and altruists in a charitable donation experiment
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2020, 72, (1), 292-292 Downloads
    Also in Oxford Economic Papers, 2020, 72, (1), 216-234 (2020) Downloads

2019

  1. Donor motives, public preferences and the allocation of UK foreign aid: a discrete choice experiment approach
    Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), 2019, 155, (3), 511-537 Downloads

2018

  1. Alcohol, generosity and empathy
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), 2018, 76, (C), 28-39 Downloads
  2. Emphasising the Problem or the Solution in Charitable Fundraising for International Development
    Journal of Development Studies, 2018, 54, (6), 1082-1094 Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. Bilateral foreign aid: how important is aid effectiveness to people for choosing countries to support?
    Applied Economics Letters, 2017, 24, (5), 306-310 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2016

  1. WHO VOTES EXPRESSIVELY, AND WHY? EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCE
    Bulletin of Economic Research, 2016, 68, (2), 105-116 Downloads View citations (2)

2015

  1. Can you spare some change for charity? Experimental evidence on verbal cues and loose change effects in a Dictator Game
    Experimental Economics, 2015, 18, (4), 718-730 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Transaction costs, the opportunity cost of time and procrastination in charitable giving
    Journal of Public Economics, 2015, 125, (C), 54-63 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2014

  1. Developing Countries in Need: Which Characteristics Appeal Most to People when Donating Money?
    Journal of Development Studies, 2014, 50, (11), 1494-1509 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. Are Survey Measures of Trust Correlated with Experimental Trust? Evidence from Cameroon
    Journal of Development Studies, 2012, 48, (12), 1813-1827 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Giving to Africa and perceptions of poverty
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2012, 33, (4), 819-832 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2011

  1. Dangerous Interactions: Problems in Interpreting Tests of Conditional Aid Effectiveness
    The World Economy, 2011, 34, (6), 972-983
  2. Does trust extend beyond the village? Experimental trust and social distance in Cameroon
    Experimental Economics, 2011, 14, (1), 15-35 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. Trust and ROSCA membership in rural Cameroon
    Journal of International Development, 2011, 23, (4), 461-475 Downloads View citations (5)

2010

  1. Which Institutions are Good for Your Health? The Deep Determinants of Comparative Cross-country Health Status
    Journal of Development Studies, 2010, 46, (4), 701-723 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. Social capital, egalitarianism and foreign aid allocations
    Journal of International Development, 2007, 19, (3), 299-314 Downloads View citations (2)

2005

  1. Inequality and Economic Growth: The Empirical Relationship Reconsidered in the Light of Comparable Data
    Journal of Development Studies, 2005, 41, (1), 135-159 Downloads View citations (58)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Quantifying compliance costs of small businesses in New Zealand
    New Zealand Economic Papers, 2005, 39, (1), 37-50 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2004

  1. Total Factor Productivity, Per Capita Income and Social Divergence
    The Economic Record, 2004, 80, (250), 302-313 Downloads View citations (8)

2003

  1. Erkin Bairam:1958-2001 his Contribution to Economics
    Ekonomia, 2003, 6, (1), 1-18
  2. Government Intervention and Economic Performance in East Asia
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2003, 51, (2), 451-77 Downloads View citations (5)

2002

  1. Are educational gender gaps a brake on economic development? Some cross-country empirical evidence
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2002, 54, (1), 118-149 View citations (134)

2001

  1. Are the Penn World Tables data on government consumption and investment being misused?
    Economics Letters, 2001, 71, (2), 293-298 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Barro's fertility equations: the robustness of the role of female education and income
    Applied Economics, 2001, 33, (8), 1065-1075 Downloads View citations (3)

1999

  1. On the Use of Competition Policy to Enhance the Effectiveness of Industrial Policy
    Review of Development Economics, 1999, 3, (1), 58-65 Downloads

1998

  1. Does agriculture contribute to economic growth? Some empirical evidence
    Applied Economics, 1998, 30, (6), 775-781 Downloads View citations (7)

1997

  1. Education and Health in an Effective-Labour Empirical Growth Model
    The Economic Record, 1997, 73, (223), 314-28 View citations (58)
  2. Which level of schooling has the greatest economic impact on output?
    Applied Economics Letters, 1997, 4, (3), 177-180 Downloads View citations (3)

1995

  1. Comment: Financing New Zealand’s Tertiary Education: How Much Subsidy?
    Agenda - A Journal of Policy Analysis and Reform, 1995, 2, (2), 223-225 Downloads
  2. Health capital and cross-country variation in income per capita in the Mankiw-Romer-Weil model
    Economics Letters, 1995, 48, (1), 99-106 Downloads View citations (112)

Chapters

2002

  1. Social Divergence and Productivity: Making a Connection
    A chapter in The Review of Economic Performance and Social Progress 2002: Towards a Social Understanding of Productivity, 2002, vol. 2 Downloads View citations (4)
 
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