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Dr Arlene Ozanne

Arlene Ozanne imageBScEcon (UP) PGDipAg.Econ MEc (UNE) PhD (Otago)

Tel: 64 3 479 9079
Room 528, 5th Floor, Otago Business School

Arlene’s research interests are mainly in the areas of economic education, labour economics, East Asian economic development and empirical modelling of total factor productivity using cross-sectional, time-series and multi-country panel data. She has been involved in teaching labour economics, introductory micro and macroeconomics and on the world economy.

Selected publications

Take a look at Arlene’s selected publications below:

Carlos, M. R. D. and Ozanne, A. (forthcoming) “Overseas-Born Careworker Policies in New Zealand and Japan: Implications on Job Satisfaction and Future Plans” inJournal of the Socio-Cultural Research Institute, Ryukoku University, Vol. 21 (2019).

Clark, J., Garces-Ozanne, A. and Knowles, S. (2017) “Emphasising the problem or the solution in charitable fundraising for international development”, Journal of Development Studies, 54: 1082-1094.

Arlene Garces-Ozanne, Edna Kalu and Richard Audas (2016) “The Effect of Empowerment and Self-Determination on Health Outcomes”, Health Education and Behavior, first published on September 14, 2016 as doi:10.1177/1090198116667665.

Maria Ikeda and Arlene Garces-Ozanne (2016) “Human Security, Social Competence and Natural Disasters in Japan and New Zealand: A Case study of Filipino migrants”, Japan Social Innovation Journal, 6 (1), 42-60.

Ameline Yow, Arlene Garces-Ozanne and Richard Audas (2015) “The Carousel and the Conveyor belt: The Migration of Doctors in New Zealand”, Labour & Industry, 25(3), 219-234.

Arlene Garces-Ozanne and Trudy Sullivan (2014) “Expectations versus reality: What you want is not always what you get”. Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 54(2), July, 78-100.

Willie Lahari, Alfred Haug and Arlene Garces-Ozanne (2011). Estimating quarterly GDP data for the South Pacific Island Nations. Singapore Economic Review, 56(1), 97-112. Also Department of Economics Discussion Paper No. 0805, 18pp.

Arlene Garces-Ozanne, Ameline Yow and Rick Audas (2011) “Rural Practice and Retention in New Zealand: an examination of domestically and foreign trained doctors”, New Zealand Medical Journal, Vol. 124, No.1330, pp. 14-23

Maria Varua, Arlene Garces-Ozanne and Rachel Benic (2010), “Evaluating Economic Integration in the ASEAN: Perspectives From A Cluster Analysis”, Asia Pacific Development Journal, Vol. 17, No.2 (December), pp.43-63.

Arlene Garces-Ozanne (2010) “The Millennium Development Goals: Does Aid Help?”, The Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp.27-40.

Arlene Garces-Ozanne and Phyll Esplin (2010) “To work or not to work … that is the question: A classroom experiment on how the labour market operates”, International Review of Economics Education, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp.84-98. Also Department of Economics Discussion Paper No. 0802, 14pp, and presented at the Australasian Teaching Economics Conference (ATEC) 2008, September 2008.

Juan Carlos Laverde, Maria Varua and Arlene Garces-Ozanne (2009) “Crime, Political Uncertainty and Stock Market Returns: Evidence from Colombia”, World Economics, Vol. 10, No. 2 (April-June 2009), pp.109-116.

Teaching responsibilities

Arlene’s teaching responsibilities include:

Preferred areas of research supervision

Arlene is especially interested in supervising research students in the following areas

  • Development Economics, especially on measuring well-being and happiness
  • Economics of natural disasters
  • Labour economics, especially on worker migration
  • Asian economies