Mark J. Holmes

Mark Holmes

Professor of Economics


Economics; International Finance

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

Contact Details

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

Papers Taught

About Mark

Mark's 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 received his PhD in Economics from the University of Dundee. He has previously been employed by the University of Dundee and then Loughborough University. Mark has previously served as President of the New Zealand of Association of Economists and as Editor-in-Chief of New Zealand Economic Papers.

Recent Publications

  • Holmes, M., Otero, J., & Panagiotidis, T. (2019). Property heterogeneity and convergence club formation among local house prices. Journal of Housing Economics, 43, 1-13. doi:10.1016/j.jhe.2018.09.002

  • Greenaway-McGrevy, R., Grimes, A., & Holmes, M. (2019). Two countries, sixteen cities, five thousand kilometres: How many housing markets?. Papers in Regional Science, 98(1), 353-370. doi:10.1111/pirs.12353

  • Duong, M., Holmes, M. J., Strutt, A., & Lim, S. (2019). Effects of trade agreements and foreign direct investment on trade: Evidence from Vietnam. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 9(3), 116-126. doi:10.32479/ijefi.7767

  • Holmes, M. J., Iregui, A. M., & Otero, J. (2019). Interest rate convergence across maturities: Evidence from bank data in an emerging market economy. North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 49, 57-70. doi:10.1016/j.najef.2019.03.008

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