2 results for Anderson, G. A.

  • Determination of farmland values in New Zealand : the significance of financial leverage

    Anderson, G. A.; Ward Bert, D.; Frengley, G. A. G.

    Book
    Lincoln University

    An examination of the growth rates in farm asset values and returns in New Zealand between 1962 and 1987 reveals that a significant divergence has developed between the two. The objective of this study was to examine the impact of financial leverage on farmland price determination in New Zealand between 1962 and 1987.

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  • Risk considerations and Southland farmers

    Pittaway, S. F.; Newman, D. L.; Anderson, G. A.; Saunders, L. S.

    Conference Contribution - Published
    Lincoln University

    Results from a recent survey suggest that Southland farmers perceive their farm businesses as being risky, and that this risk has increased significantly over the past decade. More importantly, they perceive that their ability to control these risk factors is limited. It may be argued that a number of potential risk amelioration strategies will not be considered by the majority of farmers as these strategies conflict with some important non-economic farming goals. As a result, any policy initiative which is designed to reduce or limit the risks faced by farmers should be based on a sound understanding of the likely reactions of those farmers.

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