Mark J. Holmes

Mark Holmes

Professor of Economics

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

About Mark

Mark's research interests include applied macroeconomics as well as the behaviour of interest rates, real estate and energy markets. Recent and older publications include studies of the labour market, interest rate behaviour, inflation targeting and house prices. Mark received his PhD in Economics from the University of Dundee, and has previously been employed by the University of Dundee and then Loughborough University in the UK. Mark has previously served as President of the New Zealand of Association of Economists and as Editor-in-Chief of New Zealand Economic Papers.

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Recent Publications

  • Holmes, M. J., & Otero, J. (2020). A tale of two coffees? Analysing interaction and futures market efficiency. Studies in Economics and Finance, 37(1), 89-109. doi:10.1108/SEF-09-2019-0356

  • Ha, V. T. C., Holmes, M. J., & Le, T. M. (2020). Firms and export performance: does size matter?. Journal of Economic Studies, online, 15 pages. doi:10.1108/JES-12-2018-0451

  • Holmes, M. J., & Otero, J. (2020). The Beveridge Curve across US states: New insights from a pairwise approach. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 82(2), 405-424. doi:10.1111/obes.12337

  • Ha, V., Holmes, M. J., & Hassan, G. (2020). Does foreign investment benefit the exporting activities of Vietnamese firms?. The World Economy, 43(6), 1619-1646. doi:10.1111/twec.12912

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Economics; Energy; International Finance; Labour Market

Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Room: MSB.2.20
Phone: +64 7 838 4454