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Dr Oscar Lau

Senior Lecturer

School of Economics and Finance

I joined the Massey University in 2012 after completing his PhD in economics at the Michigan State University, USA. My primary research interest is in applied economic theory.

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Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 6 356 9099 Ext 83102
    Location: 4.09, SST
    Campus: Manawatu

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business Admin in Finance - Hong Kong U of Science and Tech (1997)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Economics - Michigan State University (2012)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

My primary research interest is in applied economic theory.

Thematics

Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Economic Theory (140100): Economics (140000)

Keywords

- Reciprocal relationship

- Decisions under uncertainty

Research Outputs

Journal

Jeitschko, T., & Lau, CO. (2017). Soft transactions. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. 141, 122-134
[Journal article]Authored by: Lau, C.

Conference

Lau, CL. (2017, July). Soft transactions. Presented at 2017 New Zealand Association of Economists (NZAE) Conference. Victoria University of Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lau, C.
Lau, CL. (2017, February). Disentangling intertemporal substitution and risk aversion under the expected utility theorem. Presented at 35th Australasian Economic Theory Workshop. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lau, C.
Lau, CL. (2016, July). Soft transactions. Presented at 45th Australian Conference of Economists. Adelaide, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lau, C.
Lau, CL. (2016, July). Disentangling intertemporal substitution and risk aversion under the expected utility theorem. Presented at Australasia Meeting of the Econometric Society. Sydney, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lau, C.
Lau, CL. (2014, October). Disentangling intertemporal substitution and risk aversion under the expected utility theorem. Presented at Micro Theory Workshop. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lau, C.
Lau, CL. (2013, February). Soft transactions. Presented at 31st Australasian Economic Theory Workshop. Brisbane, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lau, C.
Lau, CL. (2013, November). Soft transactions. Presented at Micro Theory Workshop. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lau, C.
Lau, CL.Disentangling intertemporal substitution and risk aversion under the expected utility theorem. . Cleveland, Ohio, USA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Lau, C.

Other

Lau, CL. (2013, December). Limited Efficiency Strategy in Favor Trading under Random Benefits and Costs.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lau, C.
Lau, CL. (2012, March). Soft Transactions. Presented at Massey University (Manawatu).
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Lau, C.
Lau, CL. (2008). Disentangling Intertemporal Substitution and Risk Aversion under the Expected Utility Theorem. : Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
[Working Paper]Authored by: Lau, C.

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • English
    Last used: Current
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
CoSupervisor 1 0

Teaching

Current:

178.301 Advanced Micro Theory

178.713 Microeconomics (Postgraduate)

Past:

178.201 Intermediate Micro Theory

Courses Coordinated

Current Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

Media and Links

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