Professor Mark Holmes

Mark Holmes

Professor of Economics

Qualifications: BA (Hons), MSc, PhD (Economics)

About Mark

Professor Mark Holmes is president of the New Zealand of Association of Economists. After receiving his PhD in Economics from the University of Dundee, he was previously employed at the universities of Dundee and Loughborough. His research interests include applied macroeconomics and international finance as well as the behaviour of real estate and energy markets. Recent publications include studies of inflation targeting, productivity, current account sustainability and house price convergence. He has previously served as editor-in-chief of New Zealand Economic Papers.

Papers Taught

Recent Publications

  • Valera, H. G. A., Holmes, M., & Hassan, G. (2017). Stock market uncertainty and interest rate behaviour: a panel GARCH approach. Applied Economics Letters, 24(11), 732-735. doi:10.1080/13504851.2016.1223817

  • Valera, H. G. A., Holmes, M. J., & Hassan, G. M. (2017). Is inflation targeting credible in Asia? A panel GARCH approach. Empirical Economics, online, 1-24. doi:10.1007/s00181-016-1212-3

  • Holmes, M., & Otero, J. (2017). Re-examining the movements of crude oil spot and futures prices over time. Energy Economics, online, 32 pages. doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2017.08.034

  • Holmes, M. J., Otero, J., & Panagiotidis, T. (2017). Climbing the property ladder: An analysis of market integration in London property prices. Urban Studies: an international journal for research in urban studies, online, 22 pages. doi:10.1177/0042098017692303

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Economics; International Finance

Contact Details

Room: MSB.2.20
Phone: +64 7 838 4454