Professor Frank Scrimgeour

Frank Scrimgeour

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


Agriculture; Economics; Finance

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

Contact Details

Room: MSB.2.03
Phone: +64 7 838 4415
Cellphone: 021 892 121

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. (2019). Gender diversity and firm performance: evidence from India and Singapore. Applied Economics, online, 14 pages. doi:10.1080/00036846.2019.1676872

  • Gani, A., & Scrimgeour, F. (2019). Can trading partner cultural diversity explain trade?. Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 24(2), 313-327. doi:10.1080/13547860.2019.1602905

  • Cheema, M. A., & Scrimgeour, F. (2019). Oil prices and stock market anomalies. Energy Economics, 83, 578-587. doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2019.08.003 Open Access version:

  • 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

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