Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Pike Stahlmann-Brown

Pike Stahlmann-Brown
Position: Principal Economist
Team: Chief Scientist
Location: Wellington
P.O. Box 10 345
The Terrace
Wellington 6143

Research Interests

Research Interests

Philip "Pike" Brown is Principal Economist 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 New Zealand Colony Loss Survey. 


Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Michigan
    PhD Economics
    2003
  • Michigan
    MA Economics
    1999

Publications

Publications

  • Brown, P. 2019. “Gender, Educational Attainment, and Farm Outcomes in New Zealand.” Land. 8(18). https://doi:10.3390/land8010018 (Journal Article, 2019)
  • Brown, P., L.E. Newstrom-Lloyd, P.H. Badger, B.J. Foster, and J.A. McLean. 2018. “Winter 2016 honey bee colony losses in New Zealand.” Journal of Apicultural Research. https://doi.org/ 10.1080/00218839.2018.1430980 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Brown, P. 2017 and T. Robertson. “New Zealand Colony Loss Survey Report - 2017.” New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries Technical Paper. 2018/##. 80 p. (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Wright, W. and P. Brown. 2018. “Succession and investment in New Zealand farming.” New Zealand Economic Papers. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00779954.2017.1419501 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Brown P, Daigneault A, Tjernström E, Zou W 2016. Natural disasters, social protection, and risk perceptions. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Brown P, Roper S 2017. Innovation and networks in New Zealand farming. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 61(3): 422-442. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8489.12211 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Yletyinen J, Tylianakis J, Brown P, Pech R 2017. Planning for tipping points and enhancing resilience in production landscapes. Landcare Research Manaaki Whenua Policy Brief no. 18, Landcare Research. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/142282/Policy-Brief-18-Tipping-Points.pdf (Pamphlet, 2017)
  • Cradock-Henry NA, Greenhalgh S, Brown P, Sinner J 2017. Factors influencing successful collaboration for freshwater management in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Ecology and Society 22(2): 14. https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-09126-220214 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Brown P 2017. New Zealand Colony Loss Survey report - 2016. MPI Technical Paper No: 2017/16. Ministry for Primary Industries. 69 p. https://www.mpi.govt.nz/document-vault/16711 (Report, 2017)
  • Greenhalgh S, Samarasinghe O, Curran-Cournane F, Wright W, Brown P. 2017. Using ecosystem services to underpin cost-benefit analysis: Is it a way to protect finite soil resources? Ecosystem services 27: 1-14. (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Brown P, Wright W, Fernandez M, Dawson J, Roper S, Robertson T 2016. Survey of Rural Decision Makers: understanding decision makers in primary industry. Landcare Research Manaaki Whenua Policy Brief no. 17, Landcare Research. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0018/128241/Policy-brief-17-survey-of-rural-decision-makers.pdf (Pamphlet, 2016)
  • Small B, Brown P, Montes de Oca Munguia O 2016. Values, trust, and management in New Zealand agriculture. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 14(3): 282-306. http://doi.org/10.1080/14735903.2015.1111571 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Brown P, Hart G, Small B, Montes de Oca Munguia O 2016. Agents for diffusion of agricultural innovations for environmental outcomes. Land Use Policy 55: 318-326. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2016.04.017 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Sinner J, Brown P, Newton M 2016. Community perceptions of collaborative processes for managing freshwater resources. Ecology and Society 21(4): 5. http://doi.org/10.5751/ES-08851-210405 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Brown P, Daigneault AJ, Gawith D. 2016. "Climate change and the economic impacts of flooding in Fiji." Climate and Development. DOI: 10.1080/17565529.2016.1174656 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Gawith D, Daigneault A, Brown P 2016. Does community resilience mitigate loss and damage from climate-related disasters? Evidence based on survey data. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 59(12): 2102-2123. http://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2015.1126241 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Daigneault A, Brown P, Gawith D 2016. Dredging versus hedging: comparing hard infrastructure to ecosystem-based adaptation to flooding. Ecological Economics 122: 25-35. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2015.11.023 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Brown P, Daigneault A 2015. Managing the invasive small Indian mongoose in Fiji. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 44(3): 275-290. http://purl.umn.edu/225652 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Morgan FJ, Brown P, Daigneault AJ 2015. Simulation vs. definition: differing approaches to setting probabilities for agent behaviour. Land 4(4): 914-937. http://doi.org/10.3390/land4040914 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Russell JC, Innes JG, Brown PH, Byrom AE 2015. Predator-free New Zealand: conservation country. BioScience 65(5): 520-525. http://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biv012 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Brown P, Mortimer C 2014. Econometric analysis of landscape preferences in Canterbury, New Zealand. Economics Research International 2014: 259471. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/259471 (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Brown P, Daigneault A, Gawith D, Aalbersberg W, Comley J, Fong P, Morgan F 2014. Evaluating ecosystem-based adaptation for disaster risk reduction in Fiji. Landcare Research. 161 p. http://preventionweb.net/go/39496 (Report, 2014)
  • Brown P, Daigneault A, Greenhalgh S 2014. Economic instruments for management of mongooses in Fiji. Kararehe Kino - Vertebrate Pest Research 24: 20-21. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/newsletters/kararehe-kino (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Brown P, Daigneault A 2014. Cost-benefit analysis of managing the invasive African tulip tree (Spathodea campanulata) in the Pacific. Environmental Science & Policy 39: 65-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2014.02.004 (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Brown P, Daigneault A 2014. Cost-benefit analysis of managing the Papuana uninodis (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) taro beetle in Fiji. Journal of Economic Entomology 107(5): 1866-1877. http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/EC14212 (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Brown P, Small B, Morgan F, Lynch C, Burton R, Montes de Oca Munguia O, Brown M 2013. Survey of rural decision makers in Canterbury, Southland and Waikato: report prepared for Ministry for the Environment. RE500/2013/062. 157 p. http://www.mfe.govt.nz/issues/water/freshwater/supporting-papers/survey-rural-decision-makers-canterbury-southland-waikato.pdf (Report, 2013)
  • Daigneault A, Brown P 2013. Invasive species management in the Pacific using survey data and benefit-cost analysis. Proceedings: 57th Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Annual Conference, Sydney, 5-8 February, 2013. Pp. 27. http://purl.umn.edu/152140 (Conference Proceedings, 2013)
  • Daigneault A, Brown P, Greenhalgh S, Boudjelas S, Mather J, Nagle W, Aalbersberg B 2013. Valuing the impact of selected invasive species in the Polynesia-Micronesia hotspot. Landcare Research contract report ; LC1227. Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd. 239 p. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/researchpubs/CEPF-valuing-invasives.pdf (Report, 2013)

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