Professor Les Oxley
Professor of Economics
British and European History; Economic Development; Economics; Environmental History; New Zealand History; Sustainability
Qualifications: BA(Hons) MA(Money & Finance) PhD (Tilburg)
Contact DetailsEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: +64 7 838 4076
Les Oxley is Professor of Economics at the University of Waikato's Management School; Adjunct Professor at Curtin University; Honorary Professor at the University of Stirling; Affiliate at Motu; Research Associate at the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA); and Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic History (CEH), ANU.
He is an Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand (FRSNZ).
His research interests include time series econometrics; cliometrics; economic history; the economics of innovation; energy economics; environmental economics and economic wellbeing.
He is chair of the Business and Economics Panel of the 2018 Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF) New Zealand research assessment exercise. He is co-editor-in-chief and joint founding editor of the Journal of Economic Surveys and a member of the New Zealand Minister of Finance's Committee of Academic Advisors. He has published on a wide range of topics and is currently engaged in his sixth Marsden-funded research project.
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Hu, Y., & Oxley, L. (2017). Do 18th century ‘bubbles’ survive the scrutiny of 21st century time series econometrics?. Economics Letters, Online, 12 pages. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2017.09.004
Hu, Y., & Oxley, L. (2017). Are there bubbles in exchange rates? Some new evidence from G10 and emerging markets countries. Economic Modelling, 64, 419-442.
Bond-Smith, S., McCann, P., & Oxley, L. (2017). A regional model of endogenous growth without scale assumptions. Spatial Economic Analysis, online, 1-31. doi:10.1080/17421772.2018.1392038
Greasley, D., Hanley, N., McLaughlin, E., & Oxley, L. (2017). Australia: A land of missed opportunities?. Environment and Development Economics, 22(6), 674-698. Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/11502
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