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  • The Contribution of the Primary Sector to New Zealand's Economic Growth
  • Published: Nov 2005
  • Status: Current
  • Author: Harrington, Alex
  • Hard copy: Available in HTML and PDF formats only.
 

The Contribution of the Primary Sector to New Zealand’s Economic Growth

New Zealand Policy Perspectives Paper 05/04

Published: November 2005

Author: Alex Harrington

Table of Contents

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Summary

Introduction

The Primary Sector’s Growth Performance

Prospects for the Primary Sector

Role for Government

References

Annex One: Historical Performance Sector-by-Sector

Annex Two: Prospects Sector-by-Sector

tpp05-04.pdf (280 KB) pp. 42

List of Figures

Acknowledgements

I would like to thank David Galt for his help in the development of this paper; Michele Lloyd, Patrick Conway, Phil Briggs and Murray Sherwin for reviewing the paper and providing helpful comments and suggestions; and Peter Winsley, Peter Gardiner, Stan Crothers, John Scott and Grant Scobie for useful comments and suggestions on earlier drafts of the paper.  I am also grateful to Michael Jones for providing text on the operation and reform of the producer boards, included in Annex One.  Any errors or omissions remain the responsibility of the author.

Disclaimer

This document was commissioned by the New Zealand Treasury.  However, the views, opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in it are strictly those of the author(s), do not necessarily represent and should not be reported as those of the New Zealand Treasury.  The New Zealand Treasury takes no responsibility for any errors, omissions in, or for the correctness of, the information contained in this Paper.

 

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