• Demand in New Zealand hospitals: expect the unexpected?

      Jiang, N; Pacheco, GA (New Zealand Association of Economists, 2013)
      The health care sector in New Zealand has undergone substantial structural reform since 1983, and stands out relative to other OECD countries, in that it has a relatively low per capita health expenditure, and a high share ...
    • Estimating the cost of youth disengagement in Auckland

      Pacheco, GA; Dye, J (Dept. of Economics, AUT University, 2013)
      There has been growing interest in recent years in the labour market issues that youth face. Youth exclusion, disengagement, and overall underutilisation in the labour market has short term costs to the economy, as well ...
    • Extrinsic versus intrinsic motivation: does major choice make a difference?

      Hedges, M; Pacheco, GA; Webber, D (New Zealand Association of Economists, 2013)
      Prior literature emphasises supply side issues concerning the modularisation of university programmes such as curricula issues and enhanced learning opportunities. Comparatively little is known about the demand side, such ...
    • Levers of job satisfaction: participative decision making and individual characteristics

      Pacheco, GA; webber, D (Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ), 2011)
      This paper demonstrates that the determinants of job satisfaction do not change if the worker has decision making freedom and that the impact of some individual characteristics on job satisfaction follow interesting patterns ...
    • Quitting behaviour in good (and bad) work places

      Markey, R; Pacheco, GA; Ravenswood, K; Webber, DJ (Auckland University of Technology (AUT), 2011)
      This paper argues that the decision to quit is strongly influenced by employee perceptions of the quality of the work environment (QWE), and that ignoring QWE can lead to incorrect conclusions concerning the influence of ...
    • What determines students’ choices of elective modules?

      Hedges, M; Pacheco, GA; Webber, D (University of Bristol, 2013)
      Prior literature emphasises supply side issues concerning the modularisation of university programmes such as curricula issues and enhanced learning opportunities. Comparatively little is known about the demand side, such ...