School of Economics and Finance

Prof Dean Hyslop

Professor of Econometrics
School of Economics and Finance

Phone: 04 463 6964
Location: Room 310, Rutherford House 23 Lambton Quay, Pipitea Campus

Prof Dean Hyslop


BSc BA (Hons) Well, MA PhD Princeton

Research interests

Labour economics, applied microeconomics and econometrics


  • 'The Dynamic Effects of an Earnings Subsidy for Long-term Welfare Recipients: Evidence from the SSP Applicant Experiment' (with David Card), Journal of Econometrics, 153, 1 (November 2009), pp. 1-20.
  • 'Skill Upgrading in New Zealand, 1986-2001' (with David Maré), Australian Economic Review, 42, 4 (December 2009), pp. 422-434.
  • 'Heterogeneous Firm Responses to Rising Teenage Wages' (with David Maré, Steven Stillman and Jason Timmins), Proceedings of the Australian Fair Pay Commission Research Forum, December 2008.
  • 'Earnings Heterogeneity and Job Matching: Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Data' (with David Maré), New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations, 32, 1 (November 2007), pp. 1-16.
  • 'Youth Minimum Wage Reform and the Labour Market in New Zealand' (with Steven Stillman), Labour Economics, 14, 2 (April 2007), pp. 201-230.
  • 'Income Growth and Earnings Variations in New Zealand, 1998–2004' (with Suresh Yahanpath), Australian Economic Review, 39, 3 (September 2006), pp. 293-311.
  • 'Estimating the Dynamic Treatment Effects of an Earnings Subsidy for Welfare-Leavers' (with David Card), Econometrica, 73, 6 (November 2005), pp. 1723-1770.
  • 'Understanding New Zealand’s Changing Income Distribution 1983–98: A Semiparametric Analysis' (with David Maré), Economica, 72, 3 (August 2005), pp. 469-495.
  • 'An Analysis of New Zealand’s Business Demography Database' (with Nick Carroll, Dave Maré, Jason Timmins and Julian Wood), New Zealand Economic Papers, 36, 1 (June 2002), pp. 59-62.
  • 'Bias From Classical and Other Forms of Measurement Error' (with Guido Imbens), Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 19, 4 (October 2001), pp. 475-481.
  • 'Rising U.S. Earnings Inequality and Family Labor Supply: The Covariance Structure of Intrafamily Earnings', American Economic Review, 91, 4 (September 2001), pp. 755-777.
  • 'Measuring the Effect of Arbitration on Wage Levels: The Case of Police Officers' (with Orley Ashenfelter), Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 54, 2 (January 2001), pp. 316-328.
  • 'A Non-Experimental Analysis of True State Dependence in Monthly Welfare Participation Sequences' (with Kenneth Chay and Hilary Hoynes), American Statistical Association, 1999 Proceedings of the Business and Economic Statistics Section, pp. 9-17.
  • 'State Dependence, Serial Correlation and Heterogeneity in Intertemporal Labor Force Participation of Married Women', Econometrica, 67, 6 (November 1999), pp. 1255-1294.
  • 'Does Inflation `Grease the Wheels of the Labor Market'?' (with David Card), in Christina Romer and David Romer (eds), Reducing Inflation: Motivation and Strategy, NBER Conference Volume, University of Chicago Press, 1997.
  • Book Review of 'A Study of Economic Reform: The Case of New Zealand', by Alan Bollard, Ralph Lattimore and Brian Silverstone (eds) (1996), Labour Market Bulletin, 1997.
  • 'Financial Policy Reform in New Zealand' (with Dimitri Margaritis and David Rae), in Caprio, G. Jr., I. Atiyas and A. Hanson (eds), Financial Reform: Theory and Experience, Cambridge University Press, 1994.
  • 'Individuals' Characteristics, the State of the Business Cycle, the Duration of Job Search and Hysteresis' (with Lewis Evans), Proceedings of the Association of European Labour Economists' Conference, Lund, Sweden, October 1990.

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Current research, Working and Other Papers

  • 'Job Employment Intensity, Matching and Earnings' (with David Maré), manuscript, May 2009 (in submission).
  • 'Job Mobility, and Wage Dynamics' (with David Maré), April 2009.
  • 'An Analysis of Teenage Employment by Firms, 1999–2007' (with David Maré, Steven Stillman and Jason Timmins), manuscript September 2008.
  • 'Cyclical Earnings Variation and the Composition of Employment' (with David Maré), March 2008.
  • 'Worker-Firm Heterogeneity and Matching: An analysis using worker and firm fixed effects estimated from LEED' (with David Maré), manuscript, October 2006.
  • 'Returning to Work From Injury: Longitudinal Evidence on Employment and Earnings' (with Sarah Crichton and Steven Stillman), manuscript, August 2005, (in submission).
  • 'Identification and Estimation of Dynamic Binary Response Models: Empirical Evidence Using Alternative Approaches' (with Kenneth Chay), May 2001.
  • 'Arbitrator and Negotiator Behavior Under an Appellate System' (with Orley Ashenfelter, James Dow and Daniel Gallagher), manuscript, August 1997.