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Dr Matt Roskruge

Senior Lecturer

School of Economics and Finance

Professional

Contact details

  • Location: QB.3.40B, QB
    Campus: Albany

Research Expertise

Research Interests

While trained in applied econometrics and microeconomics, I regularly research across business, health and social science disciplines either in co-production of knowledge or in contributing data and survey research expertise. My current research platform, includes:

  • Regional Science and Economic Geography
  • Oho Māori (Māori economic development and supporting kaupapa Māori research principles)
  • Effective health systems and service delivery; Health Economics
  • Population and labour economics

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Applied Economics (140200):
Demography (160300):
Econometrics (140300): Economics (140000): Health Economics (140208): Industry Economics and Industrial Organisation (140209): Labour Economics (140211):
Maori Health (111713): Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Public Health and Health Services (111700):
Studies In Human Society (160000):
Urban and Regional Economics (140218)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 4 0

Research Outputs

Journal

Cameron, M., Roskruge, MJ., Droste, N., & Miller, P. (2018). Judgement of Breath Alcohol Concentration Levels Among Pedestrians in the Night-Time Economy—A Street-Intercept Field Study. Alcohol and Alcoholism.
[Journal article]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Cameron, MP., Roskruge, MJ., Droste, N., & Miller, PG. (2018). Pre-drinking and the temporal gradient of intoxication in a New Zealand nightlife environment. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 79(1), 119-125
[Journal article]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Whitehead, J., Roskruge, MJ., Tan, C., Brown, D., & Christey, G. (2017). Monitoring pre-hospital transport of severely injured patients in the Midland Region of New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal.
[Journal article]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Bhattacharyya,, S., Roskruge, MJ., Pasupati,, S., Devlin,, G., Smyth,, D., Webster,, M., . . . Ruygrok,, P. (2014). National cost comparison of trans catheter aortic valve replacement with surgical aortic valve replacement in moderate to high risk patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis in New Zealand. Circulation. 130(2) Retrieved from http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/130/Suppl_2/A19924
[Journal article]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Cameron,, M., & Roskruge, MJ. (2014). Labour force participation and well-being among older New Zealanders. Policy Quarterly. 10(3), 35-42
[Journal article]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Daldy, B., Poot, J., & Roskruge, MJ. (2013). Perception of workplace discrimination among immigrants and native born New Zealanders. Australasian Journal of Labour Economics. 16(1), 137-154
[Journal article]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, M., Grimes, A., McCann, P., & Poot, J. (2013). Homeownership, Social Capital and Satisfaction with Local Government. Urban Studies. 50(12), 2517-2534
[Journal article]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Poot, J., & Roskruge, M. (2013). Internationalisation of education and returns in the labour market. Studies in Regional Science. 43(1), 61-78
[Journal article]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, M., Grimes, A., McCann, P., & Poot, J. (2012). Social capital and regional social infrastructure investment: Evidence from New Zealand. International Regional Science Review. 35(1), 3-25
[Journal article]Authored by: Roskruge, M.

Book

Poot,, J., & Roskruge, MJ. (Eds.) (2017). Population Change and Impacts in Asia and the Pacific. (Vol. 26)
[Edited Book]Authored by: Roskruge, M.Edited by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Poot,, J., & King,, L.(2016). Social capital, entrepreneurship and living standards: Differences between immigrants and the native born. IZA Institute for the study of labour
[Discussion Paper]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Poot,, HJ., & King,, L.(2016). Social Capital, Entrepreneurship and Living Standards: Differences between immigrants and the native born. University College London: Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration
[Discussion Paper]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Poot, J., & King, L. (2016). Social capital, entrepreneurship and Wellbeing: Differences between migrants and the native born. In H. Westlund, & J. Larrson (Eds.) Handbook on Social Capital and Regional Development. (pp. 221 - 256). : Edward Elgar Publishing
[Chapter]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Poot,, J., Roskruge, MJ., & Grimes,, A.(2015). Immigrant integration and social capital formation: Evidence from New Zealand. International Migration Institute
[Discussion Paper]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Daldy,, B., Poot,, J., & Roskruge, MJ.(2013). Perception of workplace discrimination among immigrants and native born New Zealanders. IZA Institute for the Study of Labor
[Discussion Paper]Authored by: Roskruge, M.

Thesis

Roskruge, MJ. (2013). Selected econometric models of social capital formation in New Zealand. (Doctoral Thesis, University of Waikato, New Zealand)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Roskruge, M.

Report

Roskruge, MJ., Morrison,, S., & Maxwell,, T. (2017). Measuring the value of the contribution of Māori language and culture to the New Zealand economy. The University of Waikato.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Kukutai,, T., Roskruge, MJ., Pryor,, J., Fitzgerald,, E., & Cook,, L. (2015). Families and Whānau Status Report 2015.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., & Pawar,, S. (2015). Southland Region Labour Market Assessment 2014-2031. National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Cameron,, M., & Cochrane,, W. (2011). Waikato District sub-district population projections, 2011-2031. National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Cochrane,, W., Cameron,, M., Roskruge, MJ., & McNeill,, K. (2009). 2009 Demographic Profile. WISER Consultants Ltd.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., & Kaval,, P. (2008). Results of a Waikato Native Bird Survey.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Roskruge, M.

Conference

Roskruge, MJ., Cochrane, W., & Stubbs, T.The impact of regional economic resilience and social connectedness on post-crisis employment trends: Evidence from New Zealand. . Vancouver, Canada
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ. (2017, May). The economic contribution of te reo Māori. Presented at 16th Annual Symposium of Native and Indigenous Scholarship (NOIS). wǝɫǝbʔaltxw Intellectual House, The University of Washington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Maxwell,, T., & Morrison,, S. (2017, March). The Economic Contribution of Te Reo Māori. Presented at He Manawa Whenua 2017. Claudelands Event Centre, Hamilton, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., & Poot,, J. (2016, June). Regional cultural diversity and social capital formation. Presented at The Pacific Regional Science Conference Organization (PRSCO) 14th PRSCO Summer Institute. Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ. (2016). Social capital accumulation and immigrant integration: a synthesis of New Zealand research. Presented at The Pathways, Circuits and Crossroads Conference 2016. Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Henry,, E., Kake,, J., Roskruge, MJ., & Palmer,, F. (2016). Building better communities- Research opportunities for Te Tai Tokerau through the National Science Challenge 11. Presented at Kimihia Rangahaua, Te Tai Tokerau Research Symposium. NorthTec, Raumanga, Whangarei, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Cameron,, P., Koopman-Boyden,, P., & Roskruge, MJ.Labour force participation, human capital and wellbeing among older New Zealanders. . Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ. (2015, April). Economic models of social capital formation in New zealand. Presented at Academy of Urban Super-Diversity. Berlin, Germany.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ. (2015). Using Te Kupenga to understand wellbeing. Presented at He Manawa Whenua Indigenous Research Conference. Claudelands Event Centre, Hamilton, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., & Cochrane,, W. (2015). Long term patterns of regional economic and demographic change in New Zealand. Presented at North American Regional Science Conference. Portland, Oregon, USA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., & Cochrane,, W. (2015). Long term patterns of regional economic and demographic change. Presented at 55th ERSA Congress World Renaissance: Changing roles for people and places. Lisbon, Portugal.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Stubbs,, TH., Cochrane,, W., & Roskruge, MJ. (2015, January). The impact of regional economic resilience and social connectedness on post-crisis employment trends: Evidence from New Zealand. Presented at Western Economic Association International (WEAI) 11th International Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Bhattacharyya,, S., Roskruge, MJ., Haynes,, S., Ramanathan,, T., Webster,, M., & Ruygrok,, P. (2014). Cost effectiveness of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) for patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis in New Zealand. Heart, Lung and Circulation. Vol. 23 (pp. E20 - E20).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Cameron,, M., & Roskruge, MJ. (2014). Labour force participation and well-being among older New Zealanders. Presented at Labour, Employment and Work 16th Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., & Poot,, J. (2014). Immigrant integration and social capital formation. Presented at 61st Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International (NARSC). Washington DC, USA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
King,, L., Poot,, J., & Roskruge, MJ. (2014). The impact of social capital on entrepreneurship and entrepreneur wellbeing: Differences between migrants and the native born. Presented at 61st Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International (NARSC). Bethesda MD, USA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
King,, L., Poot,, J., & Roskruge, MJ. (2014). The impacts of ethnic and social capital on entrepreneurship and entrepreneur wellbeing. Presented at Labour, Employment and Work 16th Conference (LEW16). Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Cochrane,, W., Poot,, J., & Roskruge, MJ. (2013). The global financial crisis and social security uptake: spatial econometric evidence from New Zealand. Presented at 60th Annual North American Meeting of the Regional Science Association International. Atlanta, Georgia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Cochrane,, W., Poot,, J., & Roskruge, MJ. (2013). Regional labour market adjustment and social security benefit uptake in New Zealand: A spatial SUR approach. Presented at Pacific Regional Science Organisation Conference (PRSCO). Bandung, Indonesia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Grimes,, A., McCann,, P., & Poot,, J. (2013). Social capital formation and immigrant integration in New Zealand. Presented at 4th Norface Network Conference: Migration: Global Development, New Frontiers. University College London, United Kingdom.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Poot,, J., & King,, L. (2013). Social capital and migrant entrepreneurship: evidence from New Zealand. Presented at 60th Annual North American Meeting of the Regional Science Association International. Atlanta, Georgia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Daldy,, B., & Poot,, J. (2012). Immigrant integration and workplace discrimination in New Zealand. Presented at Economic Impacts of Immigration and Population Diversity International Workshop. Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Grimes,, A., McCann,, P., & Poot,, J.Immigrant integration and social capital formation. . Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Poot,, J., Grimes,, A., & McCann,, P. (2012). Immigrant integration and social capital formation. Presented at Pathways to Metropolis in the 21st Century: Immigration Issues and Futures. Massey University, Albany, Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Phillips, J., Poot,, J., & Roskruge, MJ. (2011). Differences in returns to foreign and domestic education in New Zealand. Presented at 58th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International. Miami, USA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Grimes,, A., McCann,, P., & Poot,, J. (2011). Immigrant integration and social capital formation. Presented at Biennial Conference of the Population Association of New Zealand (PANZ). University of Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Poot,, J., Phillips,, J., & Roskruge, MJ. (2011). Differences in returns to foreign and domestic education in New Zealand. Presented at Pathways, Circuits and Crossroads: Immigration in the Second Decade of the 21st Century: Policies and Practice. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Daldy,, B., & Poot,, J. (2011). Immigrant integration and workplace discrimination in New Zealand. Presented at Pathways, Circuits and Crossroads: Immigration in the Second Decade of the 21st Century: Policies and Practice. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Grimes,, A., McCann,, P., & Poot,, J. (2011). Immigrant integration and social capital formation. Presented at 52nd Annual Conference of the New Zealand Association of Economics. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Grimes,, A., McCann,, P., & Poot,, J. (2011). Immigrant integration and social capital formation. Presented at 58th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International. Miami, Florida, United States of America.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Daldy,, B., Poot,, J., Roskruge, MJ., & van Dyk,, M. (2011). Immigrant integration and workplace discrimination in New Zealand. Presented at Immigrant integration and workplace discrimination in New Zealand. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Poot,, J., Grimes,, A., & McCann,, P. (2011). Understanding the micro-level impacts of social capital: Results from a panel study. Presented at 58th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Sciences Association International. Miami, USA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Grimes,, A., McCann,, P., & Poot,, J. (2011). Immigrant assimilation and social capital formation. Presented at Regional Science Association International British and Irish Section 40th Annual Conference and Inaugural Doctoral Colloquium. Cardiff, Wales.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Grimes,, A., McCann,, P., & Poot,, J. (2010). Homeownership and social capital in New Zealand. Presented at Joint Annual Conference of the New Zealand Association of Economists and Law and Economics Association of New Zealand. University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Grimes,, A., McCann,, P., & Poot,, J. (2010). Homeownership and social capital in New Zealand. Presented at 50th European Congress of the Regional Science Association International. Jonkoping, Sweden.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Grimes,, A., McCann,, P., & Poot,, J. (2010). Social capital and regional social infrastructure investment: Evidence from New Zealand. Presented at 39th Annual Conference of the British and Irish Section of the Regional Science Association International. Glasgow, Scotland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Grimes,, A., McCann,, P., Poot,, J., & Roskruge, MJ. (2010). Urban communities and social capital in New Zealand. Presented at 50th European Congress of the Regional Science Association International. Jonkoping, Sweden.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Cochrane,, W., McNeill,, K., Roskruge, MJ., & Broman,, P. (2010). Boom to bust: An exploratory spatial analysis of patterns of social security benefit uptake 2006-2010. LEW14. (pp. 1 - 13). : Fourteenth Conference on Labour, Employment and Work
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Grimes,, A., McCann,, P., & Poot,, J. (2009). Modeling the impact of regional social infrastructure investment on social capital in New Zealand. Presented at New Zealand Association of Economists: 50 years: Looking back - Moving Forward. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Grimes,, A., McCann,, P., & Poot,, J.Modelling the impact of regional social infrastructure investment on social capital in New Zealand. . Hiroshima, Japan
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Poot,, J., Liang,, Y., & Roskruge, MJ.Modelling economic integration of immigrants in New Zealand: 'getting started'. . National Library Auditorium, Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Kaval,, P., & Roskruge, MJ. (2008). The value of native birds in New Zealand: Results of a Waikato survey. Presented at 2008 NZARES Conference: Economic Instruments - an idea whose time has come. Nelson, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ.The relationship between Waikato residents, local birdlife and conservation. . University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Roskruge, M.

Other

Poot,, J., & Roskruge, MJ. (2013). Internationalisation of education and returns in the labour market: IZA Discussion Paper Series. : IZA Institute for the Study of Labor
[Working Paper]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Grimes,, A., McCann,, P., & Poot,, J. (2011). Homeownership and social capital in New Zealand.
[Working Paper]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Roskruge, MJ., Grimes,, A., McCann,, P., & Poot,, J. (2010). Social capital and regional social infrastructure investment: Evidence from New Zealand. : Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
[Working Paper]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Kaval,, P., & Roskruge, MJ. (2009). The value of native bird conservation: A New Zealand case study. : Department of Economics, University of Waikato
[Working Paper]Authored by: Roskruge, M.
Kaval,, P., & Roskruge, MJ. (2008). The value of native birds in New Zealand: Results of a Waikato survey. In Hamilton, New Zealand: Waikato Management School
[Working Paper]Authored by: Roskruge, M.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 1 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Bruce Borquist - Doctor of Philosophy
    Faith-based social entrepreneurship

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