Professor Les Oxley
Professor of Economics
Co-director of Responsible and Sustainable Management Unit - New Zealand Institute for Business Research
British and European History; Economic Development; Economics; Environmental History; New Zealand History; Sustainability
Qualifications: BA(Hons) MA(Money & Finance) PhD (Tilburg)
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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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Song, C. X., Oxley, L., & Ma, H. Y. (2018). What determines irrigation efficiency when farmers face extreme weather events? A field survey of the major wheat producing regions in China. Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 17(8), 1888-1899. doi:10.1016/S2095-3119(18)62006-4
Bond-Smith, S., McCann, P., & Oxley, L. (2018). A regional model of endogenous growth without scale assumptions. Spatial Economic Analysis, 13(1), 5-35. doi:10.1080/17421772.2018.1392038
Song, C., Liu, R., Oxley, L., & Ma, H. (2018). The adoption and impact of engineering-type measures to address climate change: Evidence from the major grain-producing areas in China. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 62(4), 608-635. doi:10.1111/1467-8489.12269
Bloom, D. E., Chen, S., Kuhn, M., McGovern, M. E., Oxley, L., & Prettner, K. (2018). The economic burden of chronic diseases: Estimates and projections for China, Japan, and South Korea. Journal of the Economics of Ageing, online, 13 pages. doi:10.1016/j.jeoa.2018.09.002
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