Professor Les Oxley
Professor of Economics
Co-director of Responsible and Sustainable Management Unit - New Zealand Institute for Business Research
British and European History; Data mining; Economic Development; Economics; Environmental Change; Environmental History; Finance; History; New Zealand History; Sustainability
Qualifications: BA(Hons) MA(Money & Finance) PhD (Tilburg)
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Phone: +64 7 838 4076
Cellphone: 021 892 121
Les Oxley is Professor of Economics at the University of Waikato's Management School; Adjunct Professor at Curtin University; 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 (since 2006) of the Royal Society of New Zealand (FRSNZ).
His research interests include Circular Economy and sustainable economic development; economic wellbeing; time series econometrics; financial econometrics (especially as it relates to cryptocurrencies); cliometrics; economic history; the economics of innovation; energy economics.
He was 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. He has received 7 Marsden funded grants and published on a wide range of topics. He is currently engaged in research on the Circular Economy and sustainable economic development; the effects of COVID-19 on financial markets; the effects of colonisation on the wellbeing of all New Zealanders.
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Corbet, S., Hou, Y., Hu, Y., Oxley, L., & Xu, D. (2021). Pandemic-related financial market volatility spillovers: Evidence from the Chinese COVID-19 epicentre. International Review of Economics and Finance, 71, 55-81. doi:10.1016/j.iref.2020.06.022
Corbet, S., Hou, Y., Hu, Y., Larkin, C., & Oxley, L. (2020). Any port in a storm: Cryptocurrency safe-havens during the COVID-19 pandemic. Economics Letters, 194, 7 pages. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2020.109377
Liu, R., Gao, Z., Nayga, R. M., Shi, L., Oxley, L., & Ma, H. (2020). Can “green food” certification achieve both sustainable practices and economic benefits in a transitional economy? The case of kiwifruit growers in Henan Province, China. Agribusiness, online, 18 pages. doi:10.1002/agr.21641
Corbet, S., Hou, Y., Hu, Y., Lucey, B., & Oxley, L. (2020). Aye Corona! The contagion effects of being named Corona during the COVID-19 pandemic. Finance Research Letters, online, 19 pages. doi:10.1016/j.fri.2020.101591
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