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Stephen Knowles

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Department of Economics
School of Business
University of Otago

Dunedin, New Zealand
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Working papers

  1. David Fielding & Stephen Knowles & Kirsten Robertson, 2017. "Alcohol Expenditure, Generosity and Empathy," Working Papers 1711, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Dec 2017.
  2. David Fielding & Stephen Knowles & Kirsten Robertson, 2017. "When does it matter how you ask? Cross-subject heterogeneity in framing effects in a charitable donation experiment," Working Papers 1701, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Jan 2017.
  3. Knowles, Stephen & Servátka, Maroš & Sullivan, Trudy & Genç, Murat, 2017. "Deadlines, Procrastination, and Forgetting in Charitable Tasks: A Field Experiment," MPRA Paper 83694, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Harry Cunningham & Stephen Knowles & Paul Hansen, 2016. "Bilateral foreign aid: How important is aid effectiveness to people for choosing countries to support?," Working Papers 1605, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Apr 2016.
  5. Jeremy Clark & Arlene Garces-Ozanne & Stephen Knowles, 2016. "Dire Straits v The Cure: Emphasising the Problem or the Solution in Charitable Fundraising for International Development," Working Papers 1608, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Oct 2016.
  6. Knowles, Stephen & Servátka, Maroš & Sullivan, Trudy, 2016. "Deadlines, Procrastination, and Inattention in Charitable Tasks: A Field Experiment," MPRA Paper 69621, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  7. Stephen Knowles & Trudy Sullivan, 2015. "Does Charity Begin at Home or Overseas?," Working Papers 1504, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Jun 2015.
  8. Stephen Knowles & Maroš Servátka, 2015. "Transaction Costs, the Opportunity Cost of Time and Procrastination in Charitable Giving," Working Papers in Economics 15/01, University of Canterbury, Department of Economics and Finance.
  9. Stephen Knowles & Maroš Servátka & Trudy Sullivan, 2015. "Deadlines, Procrastination, and Inattention in Charitable Giving: A Field Experiment," Working Papers in Economics 15/06, University of Canterbury, Department of Economics and Finance.
  10. Stephen Knowles & Maroš Servátka, 2014. "Transaction Costs, the Opportunity Cost of Time and Inertia in Charitable Giving," Working Papers in Economics 14/05, University of Canterbury, Department of Economics and Finance.
  11. David Fielding & Stephen Knowles, 2013. "Can You Spare Some Change For Charity? Experimental Evidence On Verbal Cues And Loose Change Effects In A Dictator Game," Working Papers 1318, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Nov 2013.
  12. Paul Hansen & Nicole Kergozou & Stephen Knowles & Paul Thorsnes, 2013. "Developing countries in need: Which characteristics appeal most to people when donating money?," Working Papers 1312, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Sep 2013.
  13. Alvin Etang & David Fielding & Stephen Knowles, 2011. "What Sort of People Vote Expressively?," Working Papers 1101, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Feb 2011.
  14. Mark McGillivray & David Fielding & Sebastian Torres & Stephen Knowles, 2011. "Does Aid Work for the Poor?," Working Papers 1114, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Dec 2011.
  15. Alvin Etang Ndip & David Fielding & Stephen Knowles, 2010. "Are Survey measures of Trust Correlated with Experimental Trust? Empirical Evidence from Cameroon," Working Papers 1016, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Nov 2010.
  16. Alvin Etang Ndip & David Fielding & Stephen Knowles, 2010. "Giving to Africa and Perceptions of Poverty," Working Papers 1008, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Aug 2010.
  17. Alvin Etang Ndip & David Fielding & Stephen Knowles, 2009. "Does trust extend beyond the village? Experimental trust and social distance in Cameroon," Working Papers 0907, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Jul 2009.
  18. P. Dorian Owen & Stephen Knowles, 2008. "Which Institutions are Good for Your Health? The Deep Determinants of Comparative Cross-country Health Status," Working Papers 0811, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Dec 2008.
  19. David Fielding & Stephen Knowles, 2007. "Measuring Aid Effectively in Tests of Aid Effectiveness," Working Papers 0704, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Mar 2007.
  20. Alvin Etang Ndip & David Fielding & Stephen Knowles, 2007. "Survey Trust, Experimental Trust and ROSCA Membership in Rural Cameroon," Working Papers 0713, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Nov 2007.
  21. Stephen Knowles, 2006. "Is Social Capital Part of the Institutions Continuum and is it a Deep Determinant of Development?," WIDER Working Paper Series RP2006-25, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  22. Alexander, W. Robert J. & Bell, John. D. & Knowles, Stephen, 2004. "Quantifying Compliance Costs for Small Businesses in New Zealand," Working Paper Series 3872, Victoria University of Wellington, The New Zealand Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation.
  23. Alexander, W. Robert J. & Bell, John D. & Knowles, Stephen, 2004. "The Burden of Small Business Compliance Costs: Perception or Reality," Working Paper Series 3795, Victoria University of Wellington, The New Zealand Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation.
  24. Stephen Knowles, 2004. "Compliance costs: perception versus reality," Competition & Regulation Times 375105, New Zealand Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation.
  25. R. Quentin Grafton & Stephen Knowles, 2002. "Social Capital and National Environmental Performance: A Cross-sectional Analysis," Economics and Environment Network Working Papers 0206, Australian National University, Economics and Environment Network.
  26. Quentin Grafton & Stephen Knowles & P. Dorian Owen, 2001. "Social Divergence and Economic Performance," Working Papers 0103E, University of Ottawa, Department of Economics.
  27. Stephen Knowles, 2001. "Inequality and Economic Growth: the Empirical Relationship Reconsidered in the Light of Comparable Data," WIDER Working Paper Series DP2001-128, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

Articles

  1. Duncan Grimson & Stephen Knowles & Philip Stahlmann-Brown, 2020. "How close to home does charity begin?," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 52(34), pages 3700-3708, July.
  2. David Fielding & Stephen Knowles & Kirsten Robertson, 2020. "Materialists and altruists in a charitable donation experiment," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 72(1), pages 216-234.
  3. David Fielding & Stephen Knowles & Kirsten Robertson, 2020. "Materialists and altruists in a charitable donation experiment," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 72(1), pages 292-292.
  4. Simon Feeny & Paul Hansen & Stephen Knowles & Mark McGillivray & Franz Ombler, 2019. "Donor motives, public preferences and the allocation of UK foreign aid: a discrete choice experiment approach," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer;Institut für Weltwirtschaft (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), vol. 155(3), pages 511-537, August.
  5. Jeremy Clark & Arlene Garces-Ozanne & Stephen Knowles, 2018. "Emphasising the Problem or the Solution in Charitable Fundraising for International Development," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 54(6), pages 1082-1094, June.
  6. Fielding, David & Knowles, Stephen & Robertson, Kirsten, 2018. "Alcohol, generosity and empathy," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 76(C), pages 28-39.
  7. Harry Cunningham & Stephen Knowles & Paul Hansen, 2017. "Bilateral foreign aid: how important is aid effectiveness to people for choosing countries to support?," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 24(5), pages 306-310, March.
  8. Alvin Etang & David Fielding & Stephen Knowles, 2016. "Who Votes Expressively, And Why? Experimental Evidence," Bulletin of Economic Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 68(2), pages 105-116, April.
  9. Knowles, Stephen & Servátka, Maroš, 2015. "Transaction costs, the opportunity cost of time and procrastination in charitable giving," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 125(C), pages 54-63.
  10. David Fielding & Stephen Knowles, 2015. "Can you spare some change for charity? Experimental evidence on verbal cues and loose change effects in a Dictator Game," Experimental Economics, Springer;Economic Science Association, vol. 18(4), pages 718-730, December.
  11. Paul Hansen & Nicole Kergozou & Stephen Knowles & Paul Thorsnes, 2014. "Developing Countries in Need: Which Characteristics Appeal Most to People when Donating Money?," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 50(11), pages 1494-1509, November.
  12. Etang, Alvin & Fielding, David & Knowles, Stephen, 2012. "Giving to Africa and perceptions of poverty," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 33(4), pages 819-832.
  13. Alvin Etang & David Fielding & Stephen Knowles, 2012. "Are Survey Measures of Trust Correlated with Experimental Trust? Evidence from Cameroon," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(12), pages 1813-1827, December.
  14. David Fielding & Stephen Knowles, 2011. "Dangerous Interactions: Problems in Interpreting Tests of Conditional Aid Effectiveness," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 34(6), pages 972-983, June.
  15. Alvin Etang & David Fielding & Stephen Knowles, 2011. "Does trust extend beyond the village? Experimental trust and social distance in Cameroon," Experimental Economics, Springer;Economic Science Association, vol. 14(1), pages 15-35, March.
  16. Alvin Etang & David Fielding & Stephen Knowles, 2011. "Trust and ROSCA membership in rural Cameroon," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 23(4), pages 461-475, May.
  17. Stephen Knowles & P. Dorian Owen, 2010. "Which Institutions are Good for Your Health? The Deep Determinants of Comparative Cross-country Health Status," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(4), pages 701-723.
  18. Stephen Knowles, 2007. "Social capital, egalitarianism and foreign aid allocations," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(3), pages 299-314.
  19. W. Robert & J. Alexander & John Bell & Stephen Knowles, 2005. "Quantifying compliance costs of small businesses in New Zealand," New Zealand Economic Papers, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 39(1), pages 37-50.
  20. Stephen Knowles, 2005. "Inequality and Economic Growth: The Empirical Relationship Reconsidered in the Light of Comparable Data," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(1), pages 135-159.
  21. R. Quentin Grafton & Stephen Knowles & P. Dorian Owen, 2004. "Total Factor Productivity, Per Capita Income and Social Divergence," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 80(250), pages 302-313, September.
  22. Knowles, Stephen & Garces-Ozanne, Arlene, 2003. "Government Intervention and Economic Performance in East Asia," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 51(2), pages 451-477, January.
  23. Stephen Knowles & John McCombie, 2003. "Erkin Bairam:1958-2001 his Contribution to Economics," Ekonomia, Cyprus Economic Society and University of Cyprus, vol. 6(1), pages 1-18, Summer.
  24. Stephen Knowles & Paula K. Lorgelly, 2002. "Are educational gender gaps a brake on economic development? Some cross-country empirical evidence," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 54(1), pages 118-149, January.
  25. Paula Lorgelly & Stephen Knowles & P. Dorian Owen, 2001. "Barro's fertility equations: the robustness of the role of female education and income," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 33(8), pages 1065-1075.
  26. Knowles, Stephen, 2001. "Are the Penn World Tables data on government consumption and investment being misused?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 71(2), pages 293-298, May.
  27. Richardson, Martin & Knowles, Stephen, 1999. "On the Use of Competition Policy to Enhance the Effectiveness of Industrial Policy," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 3(1), pages 58-65, February.
  28. Hunter Humphries & Stephen Knowles, 1998. "Does agriculture contribute to economic growth? Some empirical evidence," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(6), pages 775-781.
  29. Stephen Knowles, 1997. "Which level of schooling has the greatest economic impact on output?," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 4(3), pages 177-180.
  30. Knowles, Stephen & Owen, P Dorian, 1997. "Education and Health in an Effective-Labour Empirical Growth Model," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 73(223), pages 314-328, December.
  31. Nancy Devlin & Paul Hansen & Stephen Knowles, 1995. "Comment: Financing New Zealand’s Tertiary Education: How Much Subsidy?," Agenda - A Journal of Policy Analysis and Reform, Australian National University, College of Business and Economics, School of Economics, vol. 2(2), pages 223-225.
  32. Knowles, Stephen & Owen, P. Dorian, 1995. "Health capital and cross-country variation in income per capita in the Mankiw-Romer-Weil model," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 48(1), pages 99-106, April.

Chapters

  1. R. Quentin Grafton & Stephen Knowles & P. Dorian Owen, 2002. "Social Divergence and Productivity: Making a Connection," The Review of Economic Performance and Social Progress, in: Andrew Sharpe, Executive Director & France St-Hilaire, Vice-President , Research & Keith Banting, Di (ed.),The Review of Economic Performance and Social Progress 2002: Towards a Social Understanding of Productivity, volume 2, Centre for the Study of Living Standards;The Institutute for Research on Public Policy.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 12 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (12) 2013-09-28 2014-02-15 2014-03-30 2015-02-11 2015-03-22 2015-05-22 2016-03-10 2017-02-12 2017-02-12 2017-02-12 2017-12-11 2018-02-05. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (4) 2016-03-10 2017-02-12 2017-12-11 2018-02-05
  3. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (1) 2013-09-28
  4. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2013-09-28
  5. NEP-NEU: Neuroeconomics (1) 2017-02-12
  6. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2014-02-15
  7. NEP-SOG: Sociology of Economics (1) 2014-02-15

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