Assoc. Prof. Jeremy Clark


Associate Professor


B.A. (Hons.) (Economics) (University of British Columbia)
M.A. (Economics)
Ph.D. (Economics) (Cornell University)


Business and Law Rm 424 (4th floor west)

Contact Details

Phone: +64 3 3642308
Internal Phone: 6308

Postal address:
Department of Economics and Finance
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Undergraduate Courses

ECON 340-14S1 Developmental Economics

Graduate Courses

ECON 668- Experimental Economics (NOT OFFERED IN 2014)

Research Interests

  • Environmental Economics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Public Economics

Current Projects

  • "The effects of housing prices on fertility and family size” with Ana Ferrer
  • "Evaluating the Weights and Factors Used in the New Zealand School Decile Funding System” with Susmita Das
  • “Making micro-finance work for entrepreneurs: an experimental investigation” with John Spraggon

Recent Publications

Liu, Mimi and Jeremy Clark (forthcoming) “The effect of the price or rental cost of housing on family size: A theoretical analysis with reference to New Zealand.” New Zealand Economic Papers.

Alm, James; Jeremy Clark and Kara Liebel (2016) “Enforcement, Socio-economic Diversity, and Tax Filing Compliance”  Southern Economic Journal. 82, 3, 725-747.

Bruce, Chris and Jeremy Clark (2015) “Collaborative bargaining in the presence of private, unverifiable information: An experimental test.”  Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy, 4, 1, January, 82-104.

Armstrong, Hayden and Jeremy Clark (2013) "Does higher social diversity affect people’s contributions to local schools? Evidence from New Zealand.”  New Zealand Economic Papers, 47, 2, 188-233.

Clark, Jeremy and Bonggeun Kim (2012) “The effect of neighbourhood diversity on volunteering: Evidence from New Zealand”  The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 12, (Topics), Article 5 (47pp).

Bruce, Chris and Jeremy Clark (2012) “The impact of entitlements and equity on cooperative bargaining: an experiment”  Economic Inquiry, 50, 4, 867-879.

Thornton, Samuel and Jeremy Clark (2010) “Does higher social diversity lower people’s contributions to public goods? The case of volunteering in New Zealand"  New Zealand Economic Papers, 44, 1, 27-60.

Bruce, Chris and Jeremy Clark (2010) “The efficiency of direct public involvement in environmental policy making: an experimental test”  Environmental and Resource Economics, 45, 157-182. (Lead article)

Chung, Chul; Clark, Jeremy; and Bonggeun Kim (2009) “Is the growing skill premium purely a metropolitan issue?”  Economic Letters, 102, 73-75.

Clark, Jeremy and Lana Friesen (2009) “Overconfidence in forecasts of own performance: an experimental study”  The Economic Journal, 119, January, 229-251.

Clark, Jeremy and Lana Friesen (2008) “The causes of order effects in contingent valuation surveys: an experimental investigation”  The Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 56, 195-206.

Working Papers