School of Economics and Finance

The School of Economics and Finance is a New Zealand centre of expertise for the areas of finance, banking, economics and property. We have a strong focus on applied research and business consultancy and actively seek the participation of all relevant sectors of New Zealand society.

We aim to conduct our activities fairly, effectively and in accordance with recognised ethical standards, providing a productive environment for both staff and students.

Study

Study at the School of Economics and Finance

Massey’s economics, finance and property programmes are industry-relevant and applied. You will be taught by some of New Zealand’s leading practitioners and learn the application of techniques in real world environments, like our Trading Room – the only one of its kind in a New Zealand university.

Research

We conduct an internationally-recognised research programme. We are also involved in or lead several renowned research centres in the areas of applied and theoretical economics, financial services, public policy evaluation, financial literacy, real estate, social innovation and sustainable development.

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Find out more about the Massey study programmes, research, facilities, services and people working in the School of Economics and Finance's areas of specialisation.

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Location

Auckland campus

In Auckland Massey’s campus is in Albany on the North Shore. The School of Economics and Finance is based in the Quadrangle Building B, Level 2.

Building on Massey''s Auckland campus

Manawatū campus

The School of Economics and Finance administration and teaching team’s offices are located in the Business Studies West building in the centre of Massey’s Manawatū campus in Palmerston North.

Wellington campus

In Wellington we have a smaller number of staff, predominantly teaching staff. The Westpac Massey Fin-Ed Centre is also based in Wellington.

Pyramid on Massey University''s Wellington campus

Research centres and groups

New Zealand Centre for Macroeconomics

The Centre, led by Massey University, brings together researchers from universities and industry in New Zealand and around the world. Projects focus on policy-oriented projects of international, national and regional macroeconomics.

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Real Estate Unit

The Real Estate Analysis Unit leads research in New Zealand around the property market. The group produces the Home Affordability Report which is frequently cited in the media and in academic journals, and the New Zealand Residential Rental Survey. The research is freely available and they also offer consultancy or bespoke research services.

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Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research Centre

The New Zealand Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research Centre (SIERC) is a hub for interdisciplinary academic research in social innovation and entrepreneurship.

The Centre investigates the application of ideas to areas of social value and entrepreneurial action by organisations and individuals that creates significant social value.

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Westpac Massey Fin-Ed Centre

The Westpac Massey Financial Education (Fin-Ed) Centre works to help New Zealanders become more financially savvy by improving their knowledge, attitudes and behaviour towards money. The Fin-Ed Centre is globally unique for the breadth of its work around financial literacy, covering education, research and consultancy. We undertake research and run courses for both groups and individuals.

Westpac Massey Fin-Ed Centre

Seminars

Foreign exchange board

The School runs a series of regular seminars showcasing latest the economics, finance and property research from Massey academics and visiting speakers.

Accreditation and rankings

Networks

The School of Economics and Finance is a member of the Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT). The group is concerned with leveraging trade, investment and innovation as powerful engines for growth and sustainable development in the Asia and the Pacific.

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Staff

Professor David Tripe

Head of the School of Economics and Finance

PROFESSOR DAVID TRIPE

David had 17 years of banking experience prior to his moving to Massey at the beginning of 1994. His personal research interests include bank performance and balance sheet structure, bank asset and liability management, credit risk in banking, payment systems, international expansion of banks and other issues in banking management.

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Massey Business School

The School of Economics and Finance is one of five interconnected schools within the Massey Business School.

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