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Mark J. Holmes

Mark Holmes

Professor of Economics

Keywords

Economics; Energy; International Finance; Labour Market

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


Contact Details

Email: holmesmj@waikato.ac.nz
Room: MSB.2.20
Phone: +64 7 838 4454

Papers Taught

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.

Research Supervised

Research Interests

Recent Publications

  • 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

  • Hou, Y., & Holmes, M. (2020). Do higher order moments of return distribution provide better decisions in minimum-variance hedging? Evidence from US stock index futures. Australian Journal of Management, 45(2), 240-265. doi:10.1177/0312896219879974

  • Duong, M., Holmes, M., & Strutt, A. (2020). The impact of free trade agreements on FDI inflows: the case of Vietnam. Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, online, 24 pages. doi:10.1080/13547860.2020.1765717

  • 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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