Dr Nazila Alinaghi

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Research fellow School of Accounting and Commercial Law

Profile

Nazila joined the School of Accounting and Commercial Law in October 2017, as a Research Fellow for the Chair in Public Finance. She received her PhD (with UC Doctoral Scholarship) on taxes and economic growth from University of Canterbury.

She is currently working on two public finance projects namely (i) with Inland Revenue on taxable income elasticities, and (ii) with Treasury on tax microsimulation.

Her research interests are: public economics, labour economics, and Meta-Regression Analysis.

Publications

I Key Publications

(2) Alinaghi, N. and Reed, WR. (2018). 'Meta-Analysis and Publication Bias: How Well Does the FAT-PET-PEESE Procedure Work?', Research Sysnthesis Methods, 9, 285-311.

(1) Jahangard, E. and Alinaghi, N. (2016).  'The Casual Relationship Between ICT Investment and Labour Productivity Growth', Quarterly Journal of New Economy and Commerce, 11(3), 77-102.

II Current Research Papers

(3) Alinaghi, N., Creedy, J. and Gemmell, N. (2019). 'The Redistributive Effects of a Minimum Wage Increase in New Zealand',  CPF Working Paper 02/2019 , Victoria University of Wellington, NZ.

(2) Alinaghi, N. and Reed, WR. (2019). 'Risk Sharing and Transaction Costs: A Replication Study of Evidence from Kenya's Mobile Money Revolution.  International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), Replication paper 22, available online here.

(1) Alinaghi, N. and Reed, WR. (2018). 'Taxes and Economic Growth in OECD Countries: A Meta-Analysis', Working Paper 18/09, University of Canterbury, Department of Economics and Finance, NZ (under review).

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Alinaghi, N., and Reed, W. R. (2018). Risk Sharing and Transaction Costs: Evidence from Kenya’s Mobile Money Revolution, A Replication Study of Jack and Suri (2014). IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development), Rome, Italy.

Alinaghi, N., and Reed, W. R. (2017). Taxes and Economic Growth in OECD Countries: A Meta-Regression Analysis. NZAE (New Zealand Association of Economics) conference, Wellington, New Zealand.

Research Grants

(2016 – 2018) International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) Research Grant (funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), Washington DC, USA. Amount: $40,000 (USD).

(2014 – 2017) UC Doctoral Scholarship.