Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Pike Brown

Pike Brown
Position: Senior Economist & Capability Ldr
Team: Governance and Policy
Location: Wellington
P.O. Box 10 345
The Terrace
Wellington 6143
Phone: +64 3 321 9809
Fax: +64 3 321 9998

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Research Interests

Research Interests

Philip "Pike" Brown is Senior Economist and Capability Leader of the Economics and Land Use Modelling group at Landcare Research. He is an expert in innovative survey design, enumeration, and inferential analysis using econometric methods. Topics of interest include economic behaviour, land-use change, valuation of natural resources, economic growth, identification in complex statistical relationships, and evaluative methods.

His research has focused on East and Southeast Asia, Latin America, Africa, and the South Pacific in addition to New Zealand. He has published in the Journal of Human Resources, the Journal of Development Economics, Ecological Economics, the Journal of Environmental Management, Health Economics, Economic Development and Cultural Change, and other leading international journals.

He also directs the Survey of Rural Decision Makers and the <a href="http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/science/portfolios/enhancing-policy-effectiveness/bee-health/about">New Zealand Colony Loss and Survival Survey</a>


Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Michigan
    PhD Economics
    2003
  • Michigan
    MA Economics
    1999

Publications

Publications

Memberships

Memberships

  • Member, Apiculture New Zealand Science and Research Focus Group
  • Member, Waituna Science Advisory Group
  • Council Member, New Zealand Association of Economists

Skills

Skills

  • Population dynamics
  • Resource economics
  • Survey design and analysis
  • Econometrics
  • Land Use
  • Physical and Economic Geography