Professor Frank Scrimgeour

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Professor of Economics
Head of School of Accounting, Finance and Economics
Undergraduate/Graduate Convenor for Agribusiness


Agriculture; Climate; Economics; Energy; Environment; Environmental Resources and Planning; Finance

Qualifications: BAgSc(Hons) Lincoln College, PhD Hawaii, BD Melbourne

Contact Details

Room: MSB.2.03
Phone: +64 7 838 4415
Cellphone: 021 416 051

Papers Taught

About Frank

Professor Frank Scrimgeour's research focuses on the economics of agriculture, economics of the environment, regional economics and financial economics. He is editor-in-chief for the Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (Volumes 61-64), the highest ranked economics journal in the Southern Hemisphere. He is a past president of both the New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society and the New Zealand Association of Economists. He is committed to research informed teaching and research that informs economic policy and business practice.

Research Supervised

Research Interests

Recent Publications

  • Duppati, G., Rao, N., Matlani, N., Scrimgeour, F., & Patnaik, D. (2020). Gender diversity and firm performance: evidence from India and Singapore. Applied Economics, 52(14), 1553-1565. doi:10.1080/00036846.2019.1676872

  • Duppati, G. R., Scrimgeour, F., & Sune, A. (2019). Relevance of corporate boards in driving performance in the period that covers financial crisis. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 19(2), 321-338. doi:10.1108/CG-11-2016-0204

  • Duppati, G., Rao, N., Scrimgeour, F., & Matlani, N. (2019). Gender diversity reporting, performance, and exogenous shocks: evidence from New Zealand. International Journal of Comparative Management, 2(3/4), 203. doi:10.1504/ijcm.2019.105980

  • Nishio, T., Scrimgeour, F., Kumar, V., Nishio, H., & Nishio, J. (2019). Sports and English Language Acquisition: A review of the “Game on English Programme”. The Japan Society for New Zealand Studies, 26(1), 44-50. doi:10.20598/jsnzs.26.0_44

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