AERU Staff Publications on Wellbeing Economics

2008–2018


 
 

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Since 2008, the mission statement of the Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit at Lincoln University has been to exercise leadership in research for sustainable wellbeing. This page records the key academic publications by current AERU researchers during the last decade. We have grouped the publications under headings that reflect major themes of our work.

Wellbeing Frameworks

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Dalziel, P. and C. Saunders (2018) Wellbeing Economics: The Capabilities Approach to Prosperity. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Dalziel, P. and C. Saunders (2018) Gendered Innovation in Economics: Marilyn Waring’s Approach to Social Science Research. Women’s Studies International Forum, Special Issue on Gendered Innovations in the Social Sciences, forthcoming, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2018.05.004.

Saunders, C. and P. Dalziel (2017) 25 Years of Counting for Nothing: Waring’s Critique of National Accounts.” Feminist Economics, 23(2), pp. 200-218.  

Dittrich, R., A. Wreford and D. Moran (2016) A Survey of Decision-making Approaches for Climate Change Adaptation: Are Robust Methods the Way Forward? Ecological Economics 122, pp. 79-89.

Saunders, C., P. Dalziel, M. Guenther, J. Saunders and P. Rutherford (2016) The Land and the Brand. AERU Research Report No. 339, prepared for AGMARDT, ANZCO Foods, Beef and Lamb New Zealand, Fonterra and Zespri. Lincoln University: Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit.

Dalziel, P. and C. Saunders (2015) Wellbeing Economics: A Policy Framework for New Zealand. New Zealand Sociology, 30(3), pp. 7-22.

Dalziel, P. and C. Saunders (2014) Wellbeing Economics: Future Directions for New Zealand. Wellington: Bridget Williams Books.

Saunders, C., P. Dalziel and M. Guenther (2011) Agricultural Policy in New Zealand: A Case Study. AERU Client Report prepared for the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO).

Mechler, R., S. Hochrainer, A. Aaheim, H. Salen and A. Wreford (2010) Modelling Economic Impacts and Adaptation to Extreme Events: Insights from European Case Studies. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 15(7), pp. 737-762.

Aakre, S., I. Banaszak, R. Mechler, D. Rübbelke, A. Wreford and H. Kalirai (2010) Financial Adaptation to Disaster Risk in the European Union: Identifying Roles for the Public Sector. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 15(7), pp. 721-736.

Saunders, C., W. Kaye-Blake, R. Campbell, P. Dalziel and K. Kolandi (2010) Capital Based Sustainability Indicators as a Possible Way for Measuring Agricultural Sustainability. ARGOS Research Report Number 10/02. Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability.

Sustainable Development and Wellbeing

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De Olde, E. M., M. Sautier and J. Whitehead (2018) Comprehensiveness or Implementation: Challenges in Translating Farm-level Sustainability Assessments into Action for Sustainable Development. Ecological Indicators, 85, pp.1107-1112.

De Olde, E. M., H. Moller, F. Marchand, R. W. McDowell, C. J. MacLeod, M. Sautier, S. Halloy, A. Barber, J. Benge, C. Bockstaller, E. A. Bokkers, F. W. Oudshoorn, J. Reid, C. Schader, E. Szymanski, C. A. G. Sørensen, J. Whitehead and J. Manhire (2017) When Experts Disagree: The Need to Rethink Indicator Selection for Assessing Sustainability of Agriculture. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 19(4), pp. 1327-1342.

Whitehead, J. (2017) The Influence of Distributive Justice on Agricultural Environmental Sustainability. International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development, 8(10), pp. 736-741.

Alrøe, H. F., M. Sautier, K. Legun, J. Whitehead, E. Noe, H. Moller and J. Manhire (2017) Performance versus Values in Sustainability Transformation of Food Systems. Sustainability, 9, 332, doi:10.3390/su9030332, pp. 1-31.

Arakelyan, I., D. Moran and A. Wreford (2017) Can Agriculture be Climate Smart? Chapter 4 in F. Nunan (Ed) Making Climate Compatible Development Happen. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 66-86.

Whitehead, J. (2017). Prioritizing Sustainability Indicators: Using Materiality Analysis to Guide Sustainability Assessment and Strategy. Business Strategy and the Environment, 26(3), pp. 399-412.

Shone, M., D. Simmons and P. Dalziel (2016) Evolving Roles for Local Government in Tourism Development: A Political Economy Perspective. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 24(12), pp. 1674-1690.

Wreford, A., D. Moran, A. Moxey, K. A. Evans, N. Fox, K. Glenk, M. Hutchings, D. I. McCracken, A. McVittie, M. Mitchell, C. F. E. Topp and E. Wall (2015) Estimating the Costs and Benefits of Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change. Eurochoices, 14(2), pp. 16-23.

Dalziel, P. and C. Saunders (2014) Economic Development: A Review of Key Themes in the International Literature. Wellington: Ministry of Transport.

Wreford, A. and A. Renwick (2012) Estimating the Costs of Climate Change Adaptation in the Agricultural Sector. CAB Reviews, 7, No. 040, DOI: 10.1079/PAVSNNR20127040.

Dalziel, P. and C. Saunders (2012) Regional Development Before and After an Earthquake: The Canterbury New Zealand Experience. Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, 18(1), pp. 100-127.

Renwick, A. and A. Wreford (2011) Climate Change and Scottish Agriculture: An End to the Freedom to Farm? International Journal of the Society of Agriculture and Food, 18(3), pp. 181-198.

Dalziel, P. and C. Saunders (2011) Equity and Sustainable Development. Chapter 14 in J. Boston, A. Bradstock and D. Eng (Eds) Ethics and Public Policy: Contemporary Issues. Wellington: Victoria University Press, pp. 297-323.

Dalziel, P. and C. Saunders (2010) Equity and Sustainable Development. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 5(3), pp. 343-361.

Barnes, A., A. Wreford, M. Butterworth, M. Semenov, D. Moran, N. Evans and B. Fitt (2010) Adaptation to Increasing Severity of Phoma Stem Canker on Winter Oilseed Rape in the UK under Climate Change. Journal of Agricultural Science, 148(6), pp. 683-694.

Wreford, A. and W. N. Adger (2010) Adaptation in Agriculture: Historic Effects of Heat Waves and Droughts on UK Agriculture. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 8(4), pp. 278-289.

Moriondo, M., M. Bindi, Z. W. Kundzewicz, M. Szwed, A. Chorynski, P. Matczak, M. Radziejewski, D. McEvoy and A. Wreford (2010) Impact and Adaptation Opportunities for European Agriculture in Response to Climatic Change and Variability. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 15(7), pp. 657-679.

Saunders, C. and P. Dalziel (2010) Local Planning for Sustainable Development: A Small Rural District Cast Study from New Zealand. Journal of Enterprising Communities, 4(3), pp. 252-267.

Dalziel, P., and C. Saunders with R. Fyfe and B. Newton (2009) Sustainable Development and Equity. Official Statistics Research Series, 5. Available www.statisphere.govt.nz/ official-statistics-research/series/volume-5-2009.aspx.

Schischka, J., P. Dalziel and C. Saunders (2008) Applying Sen’s Capability Approach to Poverty Alleviation Programmes: Two Case Studies. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 9(2), pp. 229-246.

The Seven Capitals and Wellbeing

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Human Capital and Wellbeing

Dalziel, P. (2017) Education and Qualifications as Skills. Chapter 7 in John Buchanan, David Finegold, Ken Mayhew and Chris Warhurst (Eds) The Oxford Handbook of Skills and Training. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017, pp. 143-160.

Dalziel, P. (2015) Regional Skill Ecosystems to Assist Young People Making Education Employment Linkages in Transition from School to Work. Local Economy, 30(1), 2015, pp. 53-66.

Dalziel, P. (2013) Education and Skills. Chapter 12 in Max Rashbrooke (Ed) Inequality: A New Zealand Crisis. Wellington: Bridget Williams Books, pp. 184-197.

Dalziel, P. “Training in SMEs in the Canterbury Region, New Zealand.” Chapter 6 in Skills Development and Training in SMEs. Paris: OECD, June 2013, pp. 117-123. Available at: http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/industry-and-services/skills-development-and-training-in-smes_9789264169425-en.

Dalziel, P., M. Paine, M. Newman and G. Taylor (2013) Valuing the Skills of People on New Zealand Dairy Farms. Journal of Primary Industry Management, 17(3), pp. 10-13.

Dalziel, P., C. Saunders and M. Guenther (2012) What Can Government Do to Raise Firm Ambition within New Zealand Businesses to Increase their Demand for and Investment in Skills? AERU Client Report prepared for Department of Labour.

Miranda, G., P. Dalziel, C. Estolano, K. Krasnowski and G. Larcombe (2011) Climate Change, Employment and Local Development, Sydney, Australia. OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Working Papers, 2011/14. Paris: OECD Publishing, available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/5kg20639kgkj-en.

Dalziel, P. (2010) Leveraging Training Skills Development in SMEs: An Analysis of Canterbury Region, New Zealand. Paris: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2010, available at www.oecd.org/dataoecd/7/39/45538500.pdf.

Dalziel, P. (2010) Developing the Next Generation: Employer-led Channels for Education Employment Linkages. Chapter 8 in J. Bryson (Ed) Beyond Skill: Institutions, Organisations and Human Capability. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, pp. 154-175.

Saunders, C., P. Dalziel and D. Saunders (2008) Development of a Research Approach and Methodology for People Not in Employment, Education or Training. AERU Client Report prepared for the Department of Labour.

Cultural Capital and Wellbeing

Dalziel, P. (2015) The Economic Value of Sport and Outdoor Recreation to New Zealand: Updated Data. AERU Client Report for Sport New Zealand.

Dalziel, P. (2015) Economic Benefits from Investment in School Sport and Physical Education. AERU Client Report for Sport New Zealand.

Hall, C. and A. Wreford (2012) Adaptation to Climate Change: The Attitudes of Stakeholders in the Lifestock Industry. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 17(2), pp. 207-222.

Dalziel, P., G. Maclean and C. Saunders (2009) Economic Policy and Cultural Well-Being: The New Zealand Experience. Chapter in Y. Marumo, N. Sajima and S. Lim (Eds) The Roles of New Zealand and Japan in the Asia-Pacific: From Standpoints of Security, Economy and Cultural Exchanges. Tokyo: Ronsosha Publishing House, pp. 139-170.

Dalziel, P., and C. Saunders with R. Fyfe and B. Newton (2009) Sustainable Development and Cultural Capital. Official Statistics Research Series, 5. Available www.statisphere.govt.nz/official-statistics-research/series/volume-5-2009.aspx.

Social Capital and Wellbeing

Sharma-Wallace, L., S. J. Velarde and A. Wreford (2018) Adaptive Governance Good Practice: Show Me the Evidence! Journal of Environmental Management, 222, pp. 174-184.

Bakema, M., C. Parra, P. McCann, P. Dalziel and C. Saunders (2017) Governance in Shaky Societies: Experiences and Lessons from Christchurch after the Earthquakes. Environmental Policy and Governance, 27(4), pp. 365-377.

Tait P., S. Vallance and P. Rutherford (2016) Expanding the Conversational Terrain: Using a Choice Experiment to Assess Community Preferences for Post-disaster Redevelopment Options. Land Use Policy, 55, pp. 275-284

Dittrich, R., A. Wreford, A. Butler and D. Moran (2016) The Impact of Flood Action Groups on the Uptake of Flood Management Measures. Climatic Change 138(3-4), pp. 471-489.

Tait, P., P. Rutherford and C. Saunders (2015) Do Consumers of Manufactured Cigarettes Respond Differently to Price Changes Compared with their Roll-Your-Own Counterparts? Evidence from New Zealand. Tobacco Control, 24(3), pp. 285-289.

Adger, W. N., S. Dessai, M. Goulden, M. Hulme, I. Lorenzoni, D. R. Nelson, L. Otto Naess, J. Wolf and A. Wreford (2008) Are There Social Limits to Adaptation to Climate Change? Climatic Change, 93(304), pp. 335-354.

Economic Capital and Wellbeing

Saunders, C. and P. Dalziel (2014) Economic Development and Transport. Wellington: Ministry of Transport.

Saunders, C., P. Dalziel, M. Guenther, P. Rutherford and J. Saunders (2014) Future Options for the New Zealand Economy: Model, Data and Futures. Wellington: Ministry of Transport.

Saunders, C. and J. Saunders (2012) The Economic Value of Potential Irrigation in Canterbury. Christchurch: Canterbury Development Corporation published at https:// www.cdc.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/aeru-value-of-irrigation-report.pdf.

Natural Capital and Wellbeing

Dittrich, R., T. Ball, A. Wreford, D. Moran and C. J. Spray (2018) A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Afforestation as a Climate Change Adaptation Measure to Reduce Flood Risk. Journal of Flood Risk Management, forthcoming, https://doi.org/10.1111/jfr3.12482.

Tait, P., C. Saunders, G. Nugent and P. Rutherford (2017) Valuing Conservation Benefits of Disease Control in Wildlife: A Choice Experiment Approach to Bovine Tuberculosis Management in New Zealand’s Native Forests. Journal of Environmental Management, 189, pp. 142-149.

McVittie, A., L. Cole, A. Wreford, A. Sgobbi and B. Yordi (2017) Ecosystem-based Solutions for Disaster Risk Reduction: Lessons from European Applications of Ecosystem-based Adaptation Measures. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, forthcoming, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2017.12.014.

Tait, P., C. Saunders, M. Guenther and S. Miller (2016) Exploring the Impacts of Food Label Format on Consumer Willingness to Pay for Environmental Sustainability: A Choice Experiment Approach in the UK and Japan. International Food Research Journal, 23(4), pp. 1787-1796.

Dalziel, P. and P. E. Hulme (2016) A Socio-Economic Research Plan for Evaluating Possible Interventions in New Zealand’s Biosecurity Networks. AERU Research Report No. 338 prepared for Biological Heritage, Ngā Koiora Tuku Iho National Science Challenge. Lincoln University: Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit.

Tait P., R. Baskaran, K. Bicknell and R. Cullen (2012) Non-market Valuation of Water Quality: Addressing Spatial Heterogeneous Preferences using GIS and Random Parameter Logit Model. Ecological Economics, 75, pp. 15-21.

Miller, S., P. Tait and C. Saunders (2015) Estimating Indigenous Cultural Values of Freshwater: A Choice Experiment Approach to Māori Values in New Zealand. Ecological Economics, 118, pp. 207-214.

Espiner, S., E. Stewart, P. Dalziel and C. Saunders (2013) Contribution of the Conservation Estate to New Zealanders’ Prosperity and Wellbeing: Three Case Studies. AERU Client Report for Outdoors New Zealand.

Saunders, C., K. Kolandai, G. Greer, W. Kaye-Blake and L.-C. Sorensen (2009) An Application of Agri-environmental Indicators to Panels of New Zealand Farms. Aspects of Applied Biology, 93, pp. 139-142.

Wreford, A., S. Cagatay and C. Saunders (2009) Climate Change and Agriculture: Integrating Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emissions into an Agricultural Trade Model to Assess the Economic and Environmental Implications of Extreme Weather Events and Bio-energy Policy. Aspects of Applied Biology, 93, pp. 41-46.

Louman, B., A. Fischlin, P. Glück, J. Innes, A. Lucier, J. Parrotta, H. Santoso, I. Thompson and A. Wreford (2009) Forest Ecosystem Services: A Cornerstone for Human Well-being. Chapter 1 in R. Seppälä, A. Buck and P. Katila, Eds. (2009) Adaptation of Forests and People to Climate Change – A Global Assessment Report. IUFRO World Series Vol. 22. Helsinki: International Union of Forest Research Organizations, pp. 15-27.

Knowledge Capital and Wellbeing

Dittrich, R., A. Wreford, C. F. E. Topp, V. Eory and D. Moran (2017) A Guide towards Climate Change Adaptation in the Livestock Sector: Adaptation Options and the Role of Robust Decision-making Tools for their Economic Appraisal. Regional Environmental Change, 17(6), pp. 1701-1712.

Arakelyan, I., A. Wreford and D. Moran (2017) Can Agriculture be Climate Smart? Chapter 7 in K. N. Ninan and M. Inoue (Eds) Building a Climate Resilient Economy and Society. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 115-131.

Dalziel, P. (2012) Well-being Economics and Regional Science. Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, 18(1), pp. 60-82.

Dalziel, P., C. Saunders and W. Kaye-Blake (2009) The Role of Universities in Theories of Regional Development. Chapter 10 in J. Rowe (Ed) Theories of Local Economic Development: Linking Theory to Practice. Farnham: Ashgate, pp. 193-212.

Aaheim, A., F. Berkhout, D. McEvoy, R. Mechler, H. Neufeldt, A. Patt, P. Watkiss, A. Wreford, Z. Kundzewicz, C. Lavalle and C. Egenhofer (2008) Adaption to Climate Change: Why Is It Needed and How Can It Be Implemented? CEPS Policy Brief No. 161. Brussels: Centre for European Policy Studies.

Diplomatic Capital and Wellbeing

Wreford, A., A. Ignaciuk and G. Gruère (2017) Overcoming Barriers to the Adoption of Climate-friendly Practices in Agriculture, OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Papers, No. 101, OECD Publishing, Paris, https://doi.org/10.1787/97767de8-en.

Revell, B. J., B. Bansback, D. May, C. Saunders, R. Lilywhite, M. Dutra de Barcellos, L. F. Nascimento, H. Palau, H. and J. Saunders (2014) Assessing the Environmental Impact of Liberalising Agricultural Trade - With Special Reference to EU-Mercosur. Project EC0102 Report to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, UK.

Wreford, A., D. Moran and N. Adger (2010) Climate Change and Agriculture: Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation. Report for the Joint Working Party on Agriculture and the Environment. Paris: OECD Publishing, http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264086876-en.

Seppälä, R., A. Buck and P. Katila, Eds. (2009) Adaptation of Forests and People to Climate Change – A Global Assessment Report. IUFRO World Series Vol. 22. Helsinki: International Union of Forest Research Organizations. (Anita Wreford was a lead author for this publication.)

New Zealand International Trade

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Dalziel, P., C. Saunders, P. Tait, J. Saunders, S. Miller, M. Guenther, P. Rutherford and T. Driver (2018) Rewarding Responsible Innovation when Consumers are Distant from Producers: Evidence from New Zealand. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, Special Issue on Responsible Innovation in the Agri-food Sector, 21(4), pp. 487-504.

Dalziel, P. and C. Saunders (2018) Treasury’s Refreshed Views on New Zealand’s Economic Strategy: A Review Article. New Zealand Economic Papers, 52(1), pp. 91-107.

Saunders, C., P. Dalziel, R. Harker, J. Reid and P. Cammock (2017) Unlocking Export Prosperity: An Introduction to the Research Programme. AERU Research Report No. 344. Lincoln University: Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit.

Miller, S., P. Tait, C. Saunders, P. Dalziel, P. Rutherford and W. Abell (2017) Estimation of Consumer Willingness-to-pay for Social Responsibility in Fruit and Vegetable Products: A Cross-country Comparison using a Choice Experiment. Journal of Consumer Behaviour, 16(6), pp. e13-e25.

Saunders, C., P. Dalziel and A. Renwick. (2017) Integrating Value Chains to Reward Sustainable Land Use Practices. In L. D. Currie and M. J. Hedley (Eds) Science and Policy: Nutrient Management Challenges for the Next Generation. Occasional Report No. 30. Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, available at http://flrc.massey.ac.nz/publications.html.

Saunders, C., M. Guenther, P. Tait, J. Saunders, P. Dalziel and P. Rutherford (2016) Consumer Preferences for Attributes in Food and Beverages in Developed and Emerging Export Markets and Their Impact on the European Union and New Zealand. Australia & New Zealand Journal of European Studies, 8(1), pp. 54-69.

Saunders, C., P. Dalziel, M. Wilson, T. McIntyre, H. Collier, W. Kaye-Blake, A. Mowat, T. Olsen and J. Reid (2016) How Value Chains Can Share Value and Incentivise Land Use Practices: A White Paper. AERU Client Report prepared for Our Land and Water National Science Challenge.

Miller, S., T. Driver, C. Saunders and P. Dalziel (2016) High Value Nutrition: County of Origin Literature Review. AERU Client Report prepared for the High Value Nutrition National Science Challenge.

Saunders, J. and T. Driver (2016) Trade Implications for New Zealand Agriculture with Price Premiums for Credence Attributes in Food and Beverages. AERU Research Report No. 340. Lincoln University: Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit.

Lees, N. and C. Saunders (2015) Communicating New Zealand’s Credence Attributes to International Consumers. AERU Research Report No. 334. Lincoln University: Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit.

Saunders, C., M. Guenther, T. Driver, P. Tait, P. Dalziel and P. Rutherford (2015) Consumer attitudes to New Zealand food product attributes and technology use in key international markets. AERU Research Report No. 333. Lincoln University: Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit.

Meike Guenther, Caroline Saunders, Paul Dalziel, Paul Rutherford and Timothy Driver (2015) Consumer Attitudes towards Attributes of Food and Beverages in Export Markets Relevant to New Zealand. AERU Research Report No. 336. Lincoln University: Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit.

Driver, T., C. Saunders, M. Guenther, P. Dalziel and P. Rutherford (2015) The Use of Digital Media and Smart Technology in Shopping and Information Gathering for Food and Beverages in Markets Relevant to New Zealand. AERU Research Report No. 337. Lincoln University: Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit.

Miller, S., T. Driver, N. Velasquez and C. Saunders (2014) Consumer Behaviour and Trends for Credence Attributes in Key Markets and a Review of How These May be Communicated. AERU Research Report No. 332, July 2014. Lincoln University: Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit.

Saunders, C., P. Dalziel and W. Kaye-Blake (2009) Economic Strategy Issues for the New Zealand Region in the Global Economy. AERU Research Report 317. Lincoln University: Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit.

Saunders, C. and A. Barber (2008) Carbon Footprints, Life Cycle Analysis, Food Miles: Global Trade Trends and Market Issues. Political Science, 60(1), pp. 73-88.