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Frank Scrimgeour

Director, Institute Business Resear – Institute for Business Research

Head of Accounting, Finance and Eco – School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

Room:         MSB.2.02
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Waikato Management School
The University of Waikato
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Frank Scrimgeour is Director of the Intstitute for Business Research and a Professor of Economics at the University of Waikato Management School.  He has contributed numerous research publications pertaining to the economic of agriculture and agribusiness, the economics of the environment, the economics of regional development  and Māori development, and financial economics and governance.


He is a former  president of the New Zealand Association of Economists and is currently President of the New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.


Frank joined the University of Waikato as an economics lecturer in 1989.  Former responsibilities at Waikato include Director of the Management Centre and chairperson of the Economics, Finance and Tourism departments.  He served as Dean of Waikato Management School from 1 March 2008 to 20 April 2013.


He holds a BAgSc with First Class Honours from Lincoln College, a Doctorate in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of Hawaii and a BD from Melbourne College of Divinity.