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Prof Martin Berka Ph.D., M.A., ABFER

Head of School of Economics and Finance

School of Economics and Finance

My research is in international finance, open-economy macroeconomics, and monetary economics. I direct New Zealand Centre of Macroeconomics, am a Fellow of Asian Bureau for Financial and Economic Research at National University of Singapore, co-direct Open Economy Macroeconomics Research Programme at the Australian National University, and am a research associate at Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. I am an associate editor of Journal of Economic Surveys and New Zealand Economic Papersexecutive officer of the Central Bank Research Association, a fellow of  Slovak Economic Association, and a board member of Australasian Macroeconomics Society.

Webpage https://sites.google.com/site/mberka/

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 069517022
    Location: 4.17, Social Sciences Tower
    Campus: Manawatu

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of British Columbia (2005)
  • Master of Arts in Economics - Central European University (1998)

Fellowships and Memberships

  • Member, Asian Bureau for Financial and Economic Research (Fellow) (2018)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Open-economy macroeconomics, International finance, International Economics, Macroeconomics, Monetary economics. For more details, please visit my webpage: https://sites.google.com/site/mberka/

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Applied Economics (140200): Econometrics (140300): Economic Theory (140100): Economics (140000): International Economics and International Finance (140210): Macroeconomic Theory (140102): Macroeconomics (incl. Monetary and Fiscal Theory) (140212): Panel Data Analysis (140304): Time-Series Analysis (140305)

Keywords

Open-economy macroeconomics, International finance, International Economics, Macroeconomics, Monetary economics

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 2 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Berka, M., Devereux, MB., & Engel, C. (2018). Real Exchange Rates and Sectoral Productivity in the Eurozone. American Economic Review. 108(6), 1543-1581 Retrieved from https://www.aeaweb.org/articles?id=10.1257/aer.20151045
[Journal article]Authored by: Berka, M.
Berka, M., Devereux, MB., & Engel, C. (2012). Real exchange rate adjustment in and out of the eurozone. American Economic Review. 102(3), 179-185
[Journal article]Authored by: Berka, M.
Berka, M., & Devereux, MB. (2013). Trends in European real exchange rates. Economic Policy. 28(74), 193-242
[Journal article]Authored by: Berka, M.
Berka, M., Crucini, MJ., & Wang, CW. (2012). International risk sharing and commodity prices. Canadian Journal of Economics. 45(2), 417-447
[Journal article]Authored by: Berka, M.
Berka, M. (2009). Nonlinear adjustment in law of one price deviations and physical characteristics of goods. Review of International Economics. 17(1), 51-73
[Journal article]Authored by: Berka, M.
Berka, M., & Zimmermann, C. (2018). The basel accord and financial intermediation: The impact of policy. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review. 100(2), 171-200
[Journal article]Authored by: Berka, M.

Book

Berka, M., & Steenkamp, D.(2018). Deviations in real exchange rate levels in the OECD countries and their structural determinants. Reserve Bank of New Zealand
[Discussion Paper]Authored by: Berka, M.

Report

Berka, M., Devereux, MB., & Engel, C.(2014). Real exchange rates and sectoral productivity in the Eurozone. Boston, MA: NBER
[Technical Report]Authored by: Berka, M.

Conference

Berka, M., & Steenkamp, D.Deviations in real exchange rate levels across the OECD members and their structural determinants. . Canberra, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Berka, M.
Berka, M., & Chen, YC. (2017, January). Regional real exchange rate dynamics and fiscal policy in China. Presented at American Economic Association. Chicago, Ill, United States of America.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Berka, M.
Berka, M. (2015). Comment on: Cross-border portfolios: assets, liabilities and wealth transfers. BIS Papers. (pp. 25 - 29). Basel: Bank of International Settlements Conference on Cross-border Financial Linkages: Challenges for Monetary Policy and Financial Stability
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Berka, M.
Berka, M., Devereux, MB., & Engel, C.(2018). Real exchange rates and sectoral productivity in the Eurozone. Paper presented at the meeting of American Economic Review
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Berka, M.
Berka, M., Devereux, M., & Engel, C.Real exchange rate adjustment in and out of the Eurozone. . Zurich, Switzerland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Berka, M.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 3 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Emma Mao - Doctor of Philosophy
    Expectations and Housing Price: Evidence from the Chinese Housing Market
  • Reece Pomeroy - Doctor of Philosophy
    Competition and Firm Markups in New Zealand
  • Odmaa Narantungalag - Doctor of Philosophy
    Natural resource extraction and its effect on welfare in developing countries: Evidence from Mongolia

Media and Links

Media

  • 16 Jun 2017 - Newspaper
    Hey! Where did my pay rise go?
    Contribution to a New Zealand Herald "Big Read" article on the wage growth in New Zealand.
  • 13 Jan 2016 - Radio
    Radio interview on China's economy
    Radio interview on China's economy (I only have the MP3 file, the web address no longer exists)
  • 06 Mar 2018 - Newspaper, Online
    US tariff move could hit New Zealand exports

Other Links

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