Macarthy Chair of Economics
School of Economics and Finance
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600
Email: Viv.Hall (at) vuw.ac.nz
Phone: +64 4/(04) 463 5081
Fields of Interest: New Zealand; Australian and Pacific Rim business cycle analysis; and implications for New Zealand, of an Australasian currency or a common currency with the US.
Program: Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks
Viv Hall has held the Macarthy Chair of Economics at Victoria University of Wellington since July 1989. Prior to that, he was Assocaite Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Sydney. His visiting Research Scholar appointments have included Yale and Stanford Universities, the University of California San Diego, the Universities of Manchester and York (UK), the Research School of Social Sciences at ANU, the Hong Kong Institute of Monetary Research and the Federal Reserve Banks of St louis and Chicago. Viv’s current research involves: New Zealand; Australian and Pacific Rim business cycle analysis; and implications for New Zealand, of an Australasian currency or a common currency with the US. He was a director of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand from March 1992 to February 2002, has been a board member of the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research since 1991, and is an affiliate of MOTU Economic and Public Policy Research. He was the inaugural director of the Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks program in CAMA, a position which he held from 2003 to 2012.