K. Stuart Birks

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An Economic Theory of Democracy Revisited - Downs with Traction

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Aug 2008
K. Stuart Birks
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Downs, traction, rhetoric, democracy

Economics in a Policy Environment: Downs with Traction

10th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference, 5-6 December, 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
K. Stuart Birks
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Downs, traction, rhetoric, democracy

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Rethinking Economics: From Analogies to the Real World

SpringerBrief, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 17 Jul 2014
K. Stuart Birks
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 204 (178,562)

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theory, rhetoric, econometrics, policy, paradigm

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Statistical Significance and Policy Significance

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
K. Stuart Birks
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 186 (194,255)
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econometrics, policy, significance, evaluation

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The Assessment of Teacher Quality: An Investigation into Current Issues in Evaluating and Rewarding Teachers

Education Policy Response Group, Institute of Education, Massey University, 2013
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 16 Sep 2013
Institute of Education, Institute of Education, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Canterbury and Massey University - College of Humanities & Social Sciences
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Education policy, teacher evaluation, value added measures

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The Extent of Underinsurance: New Zealand Evidence

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Jun 2013
Michael Naylor, Claire D. Matthews and K. Stuart Birks
Massey University - School of Economics and Finance, Massey University - School of Economics and Finance and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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personal household behavior, insurance, behavioral finance, ethnicity

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An Assessment of Proposed Changes to the Child Support Formula

Policy Quarterly, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 31-38, February 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Mar 2011
K. Stuart Birks
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Downloads 114 (287,668)

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Child Support, New Zealand

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Theory, Consistency and Rhetoric

Massey University Economics and Finance Discussion Paper No. 09.01
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
K. Stuart Birks
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Downloads 91 (334,160)
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theory, rhetoric, rationality, analogy, metaphor

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Why the Shadow of the Law is Important for Economists

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Jun 2010
K. Stuart Birks
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Law, shadow of the law, policy implementation, negotiation

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Is it Economics? The Case for a Broad Approach to Economics Research

Quality Assured Paper for the New Zealand Association of Economists Conference, Wellington, June 29 – July 1, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Jun 2011
K. Stuart Birks
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Downloads 66 (401,882)

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economics research, econometrics, analogy, theory

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Teaching Economics: The Wea Textbook Commentaries Project

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Oct 2014
K. Stuart Birks
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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economics teaching, mainstream, online, MOOCs, commentaries

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Economic Theory: Consistency and Rhetoric?

Cambridge Realist Workshop, November 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Dec 2011
K. Stuart Birks
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Theory, Rhetoric, perfect competition, groups

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Is Economics Relevant for Policy Debate?

Paper for the NZPSA Conference, August 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Sep 2008
K. Stuart Birks
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policy, process, rationality, institutions, economics

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A Word of Caution on Indices

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Jan 2008
K. Stuart Birks
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Downloads 52 (450,556)
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Indices, regression, ordinal measures

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A Response to M. Baker, 'Lingering concerns about child custody and support', Policy Quarterly, 4 (1), March 2008

Policy Quarterly, Vol. 4, No. 3, September 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 02 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2009
K. Stuart Birks
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 49 (462,197)

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child support, custody, gender, fathers, discourse

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No Ethical Issues in Economics?

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Mar 2012
K. Stuart Birks
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economics, ethics, rhetoric, pluralist

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The Media and an Informed Electorate - An Economist's Perspective

ANZCA08 Refereed Proceedings
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2009
K. Stuart Birks
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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news media markets, market failure, information

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Econometrics for Education Policy

Centre for Public Policy Evaluation Issues Paper No.16
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Sep 2013
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Institute of Education, Massey University - Institute of Education, Massey University - College of Humanities & Social Sciences and Institute of Education
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Education policy, value added measures, econometrics

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Gendered Perspectives on Estrangement

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Jul 2008
K. Stuart Birks
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gender, family law, property, time use, signalling, New Zealand, rhetoric

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Policy Making - Are We Looking Forwards?

Paper for the NZAE Conference, June 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Sep 2008
K. Stuart Birks
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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gender, age, policy, work, education, policy debate

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The Framing and Econometrics of Child Support

Quality Assured Paper for the New Zealand Association of Economists Conference, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Jun 2011
K. Stuart Birks
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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child support, law, econometric estimation

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Reporting on Research - A Better-Informed Public?

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
K. Stuart Birks
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Statistical significance, policy, reporting, research, media

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Unanticipated Consequences of Changed Relationship Legislation

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Feb 2014
K. Stuart Birks
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Family law, relationship property, signalling