Massey’s academics in finance and banking are internationally renowned for their expertise. This includes both personal finance issues like home loans, retirement planning and financial capability and broader corporate and industry financial research into aspects such as asset market dynamics, liquidity and investment and international finance.


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Research degrees

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Expertise search

Research projects

Awards and recognition

Named Chairs

Massey has a number of named Chairs for researchers that specialise in business-related expertise. These Chairs reflect our connections with business and alumni and excellence in that field of research. Two of these Chairs are in the area of finance and banking.

Prof Ben Marshall

MSA Charitable Trust Professor in Finance

Ben has published in leading journals and is among the top 1% of authors based on paper downloads from the working paper website SSRN. His work has received extensive media coverage and he has consulted to public and private companies.

Prof Nuttawat Visaltanachoti

Dean's Chair - Finance

Nuttawat is in the top 1% authors based on the research download in the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). He has published in leading international journals, blogs and popular financial media.

Research centres

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

Departments and staff

Find out more about the departments and staff involved in finance at Massey.