Mr Brian Silverstone
Research Associate in Economics
Qualifications: B.Com, M.Com, M.Phil
Brian Silverstone joined the University of Waikato in 1969 and retired in 2010. He is now a Research Associate in Economics at Waikato Management School. His current research interests include business surveys and labour market behaviour. He has been a visiting scholar at the Universities of York, Bristol, Durham and New South Wales, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, NZIER and NIESR (London).
He is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Waikato, a Life Member of the New Zealand Association of Economists, and a former Editor of the New Zealand Economic Papers and President of the Association of Economists.
Labour market dynamics,
Relationship between unemployment and output.
Dutu, R., Holmes, M., & Silverstone, B. (2016). Modelling a Regime-Shifting Beveridge curve. Bulletin of Economic Research, 68(1), 90-104. doi:10.1111/boer.12048
Silverstone, B. (2014). Inflation targeting in New Zealand: The 1987 Reserve Bank survey questionnaire and related documents (11/14). Working Paper in Economics.
Silverstone, B., & Bell, W. (2011). Gross labour market flows in New Zealand: Some questions and answers: Department of Economics Working Paper (15/11). Waikato Management School. Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/6700
Holmes, M. J., & Silverstone, B. (2010). Business confidence and cyclical turning points: a Markov-switching approach. Applied Economics Letters, 17(3), 229-233. doi:10.1080/13504850701720247 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/4076
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