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Prof David Tripe PhD, MBS, BCA(Hons)

Professor of Banking

Doctoral Mentor Supervisor
School of Economics and Finance

David is a specialist in the area of Banking, with some interest in the related fields of property (and its'important role in banking), economics (with a particular focus on monetary policy) and areas of finance such as corproate goverance.

Prior to joining Massey in 1994, David worked for 17 years in the banking sector in New Zealand where he gained a wide range of experience. He continues to have an interest in developments in the banking sector.


Contact details

  • Ph: x84038
    Location: 2.02, Business Studies West
    Campus: Turitea


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2005)
  • Master of Business Studies - Massey University (1998)
  • Bachelor of Commerce and Administration (Honours) - Victoria University (1974)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Mentor Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Banks and Banking

Bank performance

Bank efficiency


Interest rates and monetary policy, macroprudential policy

Competition in banking

The New Zealand banking system

Payment systems

Bank asset and liability management

Bank liquidity

Bank risk management

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Banking, Finance and Investment (150200): Banking, Finance and Investment not elsewhere classified (150299): Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services (150000):
Economics (140000):
Financial Institutions (incl. Banking) (150203)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

Current Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • Justin Tang - Doctor of Philosophy
  • My Phan - Doctor of Philosophy
    Risk Culture - A View From Banks and Banking Sectors

Co-supervisor of:

  • Meg Wedlock - Doctor of Philosophy
    Exploration of financial capability in New Zealand
  • Randika Kalu Kapuge Dona - Doctor of Philosophy
    Constructivist Framework on Retail Customer Adoption to Green Banking : Eastern & Western Contextual Differences.

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • 2020 - Nikhil Srivastava - Doctor of Philosophy
    Factors influencing bank deposits
  • 2020 - Salah U-Din - Doctor of Philosophy
    Impact of the Global Financial Crisis 2008 on Bank Efficiency: An Experience of the Anglo-Saxon Countries
  • 2020 - Thi Tran - Doctor of Philosophy
    Corporate governance of banks in Vietnam and their roles on banks’ risk-taking and efficiency
  • 2020 - Saba Azeem - Doctor of Philosophy
    Customer behaviours and online banking in New Zealand
  • 2018 - Xiping Li - Doctor of Philosophy
    An Examination of Bank Risk Measures and their Relationship to Systemic Risk Measurement
  • 2015 - Uzma Bibi - Doctor of Philosophy
    Performance Measurement of South Asian Microfinance Institutions
  • 2015 - Dang Ngo - Doctor of Philosophy
    Efficiency of the banking system in Vietnam under financial liberalization
  • 2014 - Faisal Rana - Doctor of Philosophy
    Essays on International Risk Sharing
  • 2012 - Azira Abdul Adzis - Doctor of Philosophy
    The Impact of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) on Bank Loan Loss Provisioning Behaviour and Bank Earnings Volatility
  • 2011 - Samisoni Maea - Doctor of Philosophy
    The efficiency of the commercial banks in six Pacific Island countries

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