Lecturer in Economics, Massey University

Sam graduated with his PhD in Economics at Massey University in May, 2011. His research was on evaluating the economic justification for government involvement in the provision of sports facilities and events in a New Zealand context.
Sam teaches principles and intermediate-level microeconomics at Massey. He is the winner of several teaching awards, including the 2009 Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching First Year Students.


  • 2002–present
    Lecturer, School of Economics and Finance, Massey University
  • 1999–2001
    Assistant Lecturer, Department of Applied and International Economics, Massey University


  • 2011 
    Massey University, PhD (Economics)
  • 1999 
    Massey University, Master of Applied Economics (Hons.)

Research Areas

  • Economics (14)
  • Public Economics Publically Provided Goods (140214)
  • Tourism Economics (140216)