Associate Professor Michael Cameron
Associate Professor in Economics
Economic Development; Economics; Health; Population Studies; Teaching and Learning
Qualifications: BMS (Hons) PhD Waikato
Personal Website: http://sex-drugs-economics.blogspot.co.nz
Contact DetailsEmail: [email protected]
Phone: +64 7 858 5082
Dr Michael Cameron is an Associate Professor in Economics. He is also a Research Fellow in the National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA). He was a PGDA Visiting Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University from 2015-16.
Dr Cameron gained his PhD from the University of Waikato in 2007, with a thesis titled "The Relationship between Poverty and HIV/AIDS in Rural Thailand". His current research interests include population, health and development issues (including the social impacts of alcohol outlet density, the measurement of population ageing, migration, health applications of non-market valuation and discrete choice modelling, and cost-effectiveness analysis of public health interventions), population modelling and stochastic modelling, financial literacy and economics education.
Dr Cameron received Outstanding Teaching Awards from Waikato Management School in 2009, 2013, and 2018, along with Staff Excellence Awards for Teaching from the University of Waikato in 2009 and 2013. He was nominated for a National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award in 2014.
Follow his blog (Sex, Drugs and Economics) at http://sex-drugs-economics.blogspot.co.nz/
I am currently supervising a number of Ph.D. and Masters students working on: age- and ethnicity-specific internal migration flows; and projecting ethnic enclaves in Auckland City using microsimulation modelling. I also regularly supervise Summer Research Scholarships.
Cameron, M. (2022). Zipf's Law across social media: Working Paper in Economics (7/22). Waikato Management School.
Cameron, M. (2022). Zipf’s Law and #econtwitter: Working Paper in Economics (8/22). Waikato Management School.
Maris, R., & Cameron, M. (2022). The price of pet ownership: Reduced labour mobility?: Working Paper in Economics (3/22). Waikato Management School.
Hokowhitu, B., Oetzel, J., Jackson, A. M., Simpson, M., Ruru, S., Cameron, M., . . . Warbrick, I. (2022). Mana motuhake, indigenous biopolitics and health. AlterNative, 18(1), 104-113. doi:10.1177/11771801221088448
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