Associate Professor Jeremy Clark


Head of Department


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

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

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