Given the importance and power of ‘now’, it is useful to put down what I’m currently working on.

On the Research side I’m working on the following:

  • Working with 5 PhD students on various research projects such as: Residential Housing Investment; Infrastructure Finance; Land Banking; Transport-Housing Markets, and Intergenerational Wealth
  • 41 Journal Papers at various stages on topics such as:
    • Aged Care Development in Scotland and New Zealand
    • Do urbanization and housing price changes matter to carbon dioxide emissions/air quality? Evidence from a cross-region panel data
    • Infrastructure Investments, urbanization and technological innovation : Evidence from OECD
    • Mortgages and Housing Variables/Markets
    • Intergenerational and generational housing wealth and tenure variations: NZ Case Study
    • Intergenerational and generational housing wealth and race-ethnicity variations :NZ Evidences from Maori and Pasifika groups
    • Intergenerational and generational housing wealth and income
    • Intergenerational and generational housing wealth and income
    • Land Banking, Market Structure and Land Prices
    • Sustainable development and land banking
    • Indigenous informal land markets, land banking and land value
    • Investor Behaviours (stated) An evaluation of the responses of property investors, identifying the use of heuristics and biases in decision making
    • The institutional context of investor decision making, looking at the interaction: The institutional environment and the influences on investor behaviour
    • Rationalising alternate approaches to the regulation of house prices in NZ with implications for other jurisdictions
    • A framework of an alternate approach to the consideration of the factors contributing to housing pricing decisions
    • House Prices and Steady States in Cities
    • House Prices and Steady States in Cities: US, UK. China
    • Innovative Financing models for Public Private Partnerships in Real Estate Development
    • Housing Price, Financial Development, Energy Intensity, FDI inflows: Global Evidence
    • Urbanisation and Climate Risk
    • Spillover effects in the Sydney Metropolitan Area
    • Housing Dynamics in the Sydney Metropolitan Area
    • Green and Sustainable Corporate Finance
    • Covid-19 and housing markets
    • House Price Dynamics and Energy Efficiency
    • From Prescription to Negotiation: The past, present, and future of the Resources Management Act (RMA) in New Zealand
    • Green Bonds to Finance Infrastructure
    • The dynamic correlation and connectedness between housing and infrastructure
    • Project bonds for financing infrastructure development: Innovative or Alternative?
    • The impact of the availability heuristic on ground leaseholders’ perception of rent review risk
    • The connectedness of house price affordability and rental price affordability measures
    • Household Wealth, Housing Price, and Affordability over the last decades: Evidence from New Zealand
    • Green Growth and Infrastructure Investments: A cross-country analysis
    • The liquidity of ETFs and Their Performance during the Global Shocks
    • Barriers to Affordable Housing on Brownfield Sites
    • Intergeneration variations and housing in Australia
    • Real Estate Machine Learning: Google Search Terms and Transaction Data: Auckland Case Study
    • Rental and house price affordability measures: Are they connected?
    • House price, valuation and land value
    • Regional Housing and Health Difference in Difference Model
    • Housing Affordability and the Wider Economy under the Global Shocks
  • Writing 2 books on (1) The Economics of Property and Planning; and (2) Construction Procurement
  • Working on 2 ‘Research Projects – Live’ projects awarded that look at the (1) Impact of Healthy Homes Standards on Rental Properties, and (2) The Future Performance and Productivity of the Professions in post Covid-19 Workplaces
  • Working on 7 ‘Research Projects – Prospects’, on topics such as: (1) Urban Transitions to a Sustainable Future; (2) Housing Wealth and Inequality Monitor; (3) Spatial Justice and Uneven Geographical Development in Transit-Oriented Development and Housing; (4) Mapping and visualising regional housing affordability and inequalities; (5) Tenancy Tribunal Assessment; (6) Technological Innovation in Procurement and Law for Sustainable Construction-Property Markets; and (7) Rebalancing the Life-Cycle of Housing Affordability and Wealth: An exploration of International Comparative Equity Release and Retirement Villages

On the Media side I’m developing:

  • A series of written Blogs on topics of interest
  • A series of video short Study Courses based on topics of interest
  • Developing my 2nd Brain
  • Improving this Website

On the Life side of Work, I’m taking up some old and new fun interests

  • Crafting some home woodwork projects
  • Picking up on the long-overdue mountain biking expeditions
  • Playing the drums
  • Keep fit with Running
  • Practicing Transcendental Meditation