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 Holmes is president of the New Zealand of Association of Economists. After receiving his PhD in Economics from the University of Dundee, he was employed by the University of Dundee and then Loughborough University. His 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. Mark has previously served 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

  • Valera, H. G. A., Holmes, M. J., & Hassan, G. M. (2018). Is inflation targeting credible in Asia? A panel GARCH approach. Empirical Economics, 54(2), 523-546. doi:10.1007/s00181-016-1212-3

  • Hassan, G., & Holmes, M. (2018). How do workers' remittances respond to lending rates?. International Migration, online, 16 pages.

  • Valera, H. G. A., Holmes, M., & Hassan, G. (2018). Does inflation targeting matter for the behavior of inflation and output growth? Some regime-based evidence for Asian economies. Journal of Economic Studies, 45(5), 932-955. doi:10.1108/JES-01-2017-0023

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