Les Oxley is Professor of Economics at the University of Waikato. His research interests include sustainable economic development, economic growth and wellbeing, anthropometrics, cliometrics, time series econometrics, and the economics of China. Les was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand in 2004 and is Chair of the 2018 Business & Economics Panel of the PBRF. He was awarded the Waikato Management School Dean’s Award for Research Excellence in 2014. More about Les.