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Richard Holden

Richard Holden is Professor of Economics at the UNSW Australia Business School and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow from 2013-2017.

Prior to that he was on the faculty at the University of Chicago and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received a PhD from Harvard University in 2006, where he was a Frank Knox Scholar.

His research focuses on contract theory, law and economics, and political economy. He has written on topics including: political districting, the boundary of the firm, incentives in organizations, mechanism design, and voting rules.

Professor Holden has published in top general interest journals such as the American Economic Review and the Quarterly Journal of Economics.

He is currently editor of the Journal of Law and Economics, and is the founding director of the Herbert Smith Freehills Inititative on Law & Economics at UNSW.

He has been a Visiting Professor of Economics at the MIT Department of Economics and Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.

His research has been featured in press articles in such outlets as: The New York Times, The Financial Times, the New Republic, and the Daily Kos.

Is the economy getting stronger? The RBA says 'time will tell'

Aug 13, 2018 14:07 pm UTC| Insights & Views Economy Central Banks

Vital Signs is a regular economic wrap from UNSW economics professor Richard Holden (@profholden). Vital Signs aims to contextualise weekly economic events and cut through the noise of the data affecting global...

How inflation in China and the US could affect Australia

May 11, 2018 07:04 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy

This week: How the economies of China and the United States will affect what happens in our own. Business conditions in Australia have been strong enough to see a surge in company tax revenue that led Treasurer...

Vital Signs Series

Interest only loans are an economic debacle that could bust the property market

Apr 27, 2018 07:40 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy Real Estate

This week: This risks of interest only loans that the RBA is ignoring and more revenue for the government ahead of the budget. Australian taxpayers wont face a rise in taxes now that Treasurer Scott Morrison...

Vital Signs Series

The calm before the storm in US-China trade

Apr 20, 2018 05:38 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy

This week: the US administration continues its anti-trade rhetoric, China grows a little faster than expected, Australian employment figures underwhelm, and the RBA seems unperturbed by household borrowing...

Vital Signs Series

The spooky mortgage risk signs our bankers are ignoring

Oct 13, 2017 09:35 am UTC| Insights & Views Real Estate

Vital Signs is a weekly economic wrap from UNSW economics professor and Harvard PhD Richard Holden (@profholden). Vital Signs aims to contextualise weekly economic events and cut through the noise of the data affecting...

Vital Signs Series

The data is mixed but worrying signs from mortgagees

Oct 06, 2017 00:17 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy

Vital Signs is a weekly economic wrap from UNSW economics professor and Harvard PhD Richard Holden (@profholden). Vital Signs aims to contextualise weekly economic events and cut through the noise of the data affecting...

Vital Signs Series

Vital Signs: don't count your economic chickens before they hatch

Sep 22, 2017 03:33 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy

Vital Signs is a weekly economic wrap from UNSW economics professor and Harvard PhD Richard Holden (@profholden). Vital Signs aims to contextualise weekly economic events and cut through the noise of the data affecting...

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Economy

UK gilts plummet on context of Brexit uncertainties as deadline nears; PM May likely to survive no-confidence vote

The United Kingdoms gilts suffered during Wednesdays afternoon session, as uncertainties hover around Brexit, following the massive defeat that Prime Minister Theresa May faced yesterday at the British Parliament. However,...

German bunds tad lower after January consumer price inflation remains unchanged

The German bunds remained tad lower during European session Wednesday after the countrys consumer price inflation (CPI) remained unchanged during the month of January, meeting market expectations as well. Now, Investors...

USD/CNY likely to fluctuate in range of 6.70-6.80 currently with downside potential, says Scotiabank

The USD/CNY currency pair is expected to fluctuate in a range of 6.70-6.80 at the moment, with a downside potential. Further, a sharp yuan depreciation does not seem to be in the Chinese authorities interest this year that...

Australia Q4 2018 consumer price inflation likely to register 0.4 pct q/q, 1.6 pct y/y: ANZ Research

Australias consumer price inflation for the last quarter of 2018 is expected to see a 0.4 percent q/q rise in headline inflation in Q4, pushing the annual rate down to 1.6 percent, according to the latest report from ANZ...

JGBs trade tad higher on hopes of fall in December national core CPI; BoJ Governor Kuroda’s speech eyed

The Japanese government bonds remained mixed on Wednesday ahead of the countrys national consumer price inflation (CPI) data and Bank of Japan (BoJ) Governor Kurodas speech, both scheduled to for later in the week for...

Politics

Vladimir Putin Reportedly Backed the Russian’s NRA Infiltration In a Bid to Create Conflicts in the US

Vladimir Putin and his government have repeatedly denied their involvement in the infiltration of the National Rifle Association (NRA) but a U.S. intelligence report showed otherwise. It was said that the Kremlins are...

Donald Trump’s Ratings Plunge as Shutdown Continues; POTUS Reportedly Won’t Negotiate Reopening Government Without Wall Funding

A Rasmussen poll report, on Monday, showed Donald Trumps ratings plunged to its lowest for the past year. A source said the President of the United States is unlikely to negotiate the reopening of the government until his...

Donald Trump Allegedly Furious, Let Out Expletives As Michael Cohen Is Set to Testify Before House Next Month

Donald Trump is allegedly furious after learning that his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is set to testify before the House committee in February. The hearing would be televised, and the lawyer would be questioned about the...

Jake Tapper Laughed at Mick Mulvaney’s Face for Saying No One Blames Donald Trump for Political Discourse

Mick Mulvaney, Donald Trumps acting chief of staff, was on CNN on Jan. 6 and he was interviewed by John Tapper about the current situation in Washington and about Congresswoman Rashida Tlaibs profanity-filled statements...

Melania Trump 2019: What Changed on the First Lady’s New Year’s Celebration?

While United States President Donald Trump was tweeting his way through the holidays, first lady Melania Trump purportedly took care of the New Years celebrations. Meanwhile, reports also note what changed in the way...

Science

When you look up, how far back in time do you see?

Our senses are stuck in the past. Theres a flash of lightning, and then seconds pass until we hear the rumble of distant thunder. We hear the past. We are seeing into the past too. While sound travels about a...

David vs. Goliath: What a tiny electron can tell us about the structure of the universe

What is the shape of an electron? If you recall pictures from your high school science books, the answer seems quite clear: an electron is a small ball of negative charge that is smaller than an atom. This, however, is...

How we're probing the secrets of a giant black hole at our galaxy's centre

Supermassive black holes are giant black holes found at the centre of almost every galaxy. Astronomers recently made the clearest image yet of the supermassive black hole at the heart of our own galaxy using the new...

Dramatic advances in forensics expose the need for genetic data legislation

Many people first became familiar with DNA testing through its use in the OJ Simpson murder trial in 1994. Now, 24 years later, there have been two dramatic advances in the capability of forensic genetics that mark the...

Proteins reveal intricate details about life under the microscope

People have always been fascinated by life. We dream about revealing all its mysteries and are even searching other planets trying to find some forms of life there. Philosophies around the world have tried to define and...

Technology

iOS 12.1.2 Jailbreak Release Date, Latest News & Update: Newly Revealed Exploit Could Lead to Fully-Functioning Jailbreak

Another exploit was found and revealed to the public in less than a month since Apple released the iOS 12.1.2 update. The jailbreaking community is now hoping that the recent discovery would lead to the latest jailbreak...

‘Kingdom Hearts 3’ Release Date, Features: Anti-Spoiler Measure Leads to Post-Launch Release of Epilogue & ‘Secret’ Video

The countdown is on for one of the most awaited video games of 2019, Kingdom Hearts 3. Unfortunately, being exposed to leaked spoilers comes with the territory of being one of the popular titles in the gaming...

‘Final Fantasy VII: Remake’ Release Date, Latest News & Update: Reimagining Ranks Second on Latest Famitsu Charts

Final Fantasy VII: Remake ranked second in the latest Famitsu charts, trailing behind Kingdom Hearts 3 by 151 votes, GamingBolt reported. The result isnt surprising given that Kingdom Hearts 3 is going to be released on...

OnePlus 7 Release Date, Rumors: Leaked Design Reveals Upcoming Phone Will Get Rid of the Notch

A OnePlus 7 design, which shows a notchless screen layout for the next lineup of the Shenzhen-based company, is making the rounds online. Before proceeding, however, keep in mind that this isnt an official design of the...

‘Grand Theft Auto 6’ Latest News & Update: Recent Rockstar Job Ads Hint at Development Progress

The reports about Grand Theft Auto 6 have been largely made up of speculations and analysis of the tiny hints that have been released to the public, so far. As such, a lot of fans are confused as to whether or not the game...
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