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Working paper

Economic Geography and Spatial Statistics: Theory and Empirics of New Zealand Regions (WP 00/11)

Issue date: 
Thursday, 1 June 2000
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This paper sets the stage for current Treasury research on New Zealand regional socio-economic issues by:

  • Outlining a basic theoretical framework;

  • Introducing a regional database and Geographic Information Systems, a new empirical tool for data analysis; and

  • Illustrating the potential of this data and tools for analysing policy relevant issues by testing some empirical hypotheses derived from the theoretical framework.

Last updated: 
Wednesday, 24 October 2007