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Steven Tucker

Associate Professor – School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

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Waikato Management School
The University of Waikato
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Steven Tucker is the founder and Director of the Waikato Experimental Economics Laboratory (WEEL), which is being established as a state-of-the-art, experimental economics research facility.  He is a senior lecturer in economics and received his Ph.D. from Purdue University in 2002.  He joined the University of Waikato in 2012 and worked previously in the Department of Economics and Finance at the University of Canterbury where he was the founder and inaugural director of the New Zealand Experimental Economics Laboratory.  

Steven uses experimental economic methods to study research questions in a range of fields in economics such as industrial organization, financial economics, and macroeconomics.   Tucker's research deals with topics such as:-  factors that mitigate asset market bubble formation; mechanisms to provide public goods through voluntary contributions; mechanisms to provide debt relief to developing countries and ways of allocating foreign aid to address weakest-link international public goods. 

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