I am a Professor of Macroeconomics at the School of Economics and Finance, Massey University, and a director of the New Zealand Centre for Macroeconomics. My primary research interests lie in international finance, open economy macroeconomics, and monetary economics.
I also serve as the founding director of the Open Economy Macroeconomics Research Programme at Centre of Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) at the Australian National University, an associate editor of the Journal of Economic Surveys and New Zealand Economic Papers, an executive officer of the Central Bank Research Association, an occasional member of the External Economic Forecast Panel at the New Zealand Treasury, a fellow of the Slovak Economic Association, a board member of the Australasian Macroeconomics Society, and a research associate at the Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
In the past, I have served as an Academic Fellow of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, a programme organizer of the ABFER conference and the Southern Workshop in Macroeconomics (VUW Macro Workshop in the past). I was an organizer of RBNZ 2013 December Macro conference and a local organizer of NBER EASE 2013 in Wellington.