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Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Chair/Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Economics), Florida Intl University, 2001
Master of Arts (Economics), Florida Intl University, 1999
Bachelor of Science, Middle East Tech. University, 1997

Research interests

Economic Development, Political Economy, Public Choice, International Trade Policy

Teaching interests

Econometrics, International Trade, Macroeconomics

Units taught

MAE102 The Global Economy

MEE201 Competition and Industry

MAE202 National Economic Policy

MAE256 Analytical Methods in Economics and Finance

MAE303 International Economics

MAE305 Business and Financial Forecasting

MAE306 Applied Econometrics in Economics and Finance

MAE406 Business and Financial Econometrics

MAE413 Macroeconomic Theory and Policy

MAE704 International Trade and Policy

MAE901 Advanced Econometrics (PhD Level)

Professional activities

http://www.ulubasoglu.net

Media appearances

1. Radio and TV interviews.
2015: Radio National (Canberra), 4BC (Brisbane), 666 ABC (Canberra) and River FM (Ipswhich), on the effects of the Gallipoli Campaign on Turkish Natives.
2011: ABC Wide Bay (QLD) and Radio 3gv (Traralgon) on food demand behaviour in Australia.

2. Print media.
2015: The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Canberra Times, Brisbane Times and ABC Online on the effects of the Gallipoli Campaign on Turkish natives.
2009: Herald Sun and Leader Community Newspapers on the unemployment effects of global financial crisis.

Awards

Excellence in Research (for effectiveness, excellence and exemplary practice as a Research Supervisor), Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University, December 2013.

Projects

1. Pre-Disaster Multi-Hazard Economic Loss Estimation Model (with A. Rajabifard, U of Melbourne), 2014-16. $525.000. The Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre, Australian Government, Canberra, Australia.

2. Integrating Natural Disasters Risk Information into Economic Modelling: Phase II (with P. Bhattacharya), 2012-2013. $9.000. Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.

3. Integrating Natural Disasters Risk Information into Economic Modelling: Phase I, 2010-11. $9.000. Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.

4. Food Demand Elasticities in Australia (with D. Mallick, M. Wadud, P. Hone and H. Haszler), 2010, $70.000. Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, Australian Government, Canberra, Australia.

Publications

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2017

The role of middle class in economic development: what do cross-country data show?

N Chun, R Hasan, M Rahman, M Uluba?o?lu

(2017), Vol. 21, pp. 404-424, Review of development economics, London, Eng., C1

journal

The shocking origins of political transitions: evidence from earthquakes

M Rahman, N Anbarci, P Bhattacharya, M Ulubasoglu

(2017), Vol. 83, pp. 796-823, Southern Economic Journal, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Can extreme rainfall trigger democratic change? The role of flood-induced corruption

M Rahman, N Anbarci, P Bhattacharya, M Ulubasoglu

(2017), Vol. 171, pp. 331-358, Public choice, New York, N.Y., C1

journal
2016

Food demand elasticities for Australia

M Ulubasoglu, D Mallick, M Wadud, P Hone, H Haszler

(2016), Vol. 60, pp. 177-195, Australian journal of agricultural and resource economics, London, Eng., C1

journal

The role of rice in poverty dynamics in rural Vietnam: 2002-2008

T Hoang, C Pham, M Ulubasoglu

(2016), Vol. 21, pp. 132-150, Journal of the Asia Pacific economy, London, Eng., C1

journal

The political economy of development in a globalizing world

D Mitra, M Ulubasoglu

(2016), Vol. 42, pp. 459-461, International review of economics and finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The role of middle class in democratic diffusion

N Chun, R Hasan, M Rahman, M Ulubasoglu

(2016), Vol. 42, pp. 536-548, International review of economics and finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Exchange rate regimes and fiscal discipline: the role of trade openness

M Chowdhury, P Bhattacharya, D Mallick, M Ulubasoglu

(2016), Vol. 45, pp. 106-128, International review of economics and finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The role of endowments, technology and size in international trade: new evidence from product-level data

C Pham, M Ulubasoglu

(2016), Vol. 25, pp. 913-937, Journal of international trade & economic development, London, Eng., C1

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2015

What Underlies Weak States? The Role of Terrain Ruggedness

P Jimenez Ayora, M Ulubasoglu

(2015), Vol. 39, pp. 167-183, European Journal of Political Economy, C1

journal

Persistence, capital account openness, and financial sector health in exchange rate regime choice

M Chowdhury, P Bhattacharya, D Mallick, M Ulubasoglu

(2015), Vol. 91, pp. 279-299, Economic record, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Foreign direct investment and economic growth: A real relationship or wishful thinking?

S Iamsiraroj, M Ulubasoglu

(2015), Vol. 51, pp. 200-213, Economic modelling, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Social capital and hygiene practices among the extreme poor in rural Bangladesh

R Bakshi, D Mallick, M Ulubasoglu

(2015), Vol. 51, pp. 1603-1618, Journal of development studies, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal
2014

An empirical inquiry into the role of sectoral diversification in exchange rate regime choice

M Chowdhury, P Bhattacharya, D Mallick, M Ulubasoglu

(2014), Vol. 67, pp. 210-227, European Economic Review, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal

Non-farm activity, household expenditure, and poverty reduction in rural Vietnam : 2002-2008

T Hoang, C Pham, M Ulubasoglu

(2014), Vol. 64, pp. 554-568, World development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2013

Does legal heritage affect obesity? The channel of motor vehicle dependence

P Carlin, M Kidd, M Ulubasoglu

(2013), Vol. 41, pp. 621-633, Journal of comparative economics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

State-Owned Enterprises, Inequality, and Political Ideology

V Avsar, C Karayalcin, M Ulubasoglu

(2013), Vol. 25, pp. 387-410, Economics & Politics, Oxford, England, C1

journal
2011

Intersectoral size differences and migration : Kuznets revisited

N Anbarci, M Ulubasoglu

(2011), Vol. 20, pp. 251-292, Journal of international trade and economic development, Abingdon, England, C1

journal
2009

Leviathan resists : the endogenous relationship between privatization and firm performance

K Arin, M Ulubasoglu

(2009), Vol. 140, pp. 185-204, Public choice, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

Internationalization and alliance formation : evidence from Turkish SMEs

M Ulubasoglu, M Akdis, S Kok

(2009), Vol. 27, pp. 337-361, International small business journal, Wilmslow, England, C1

journal
2008

Democracy and economic growth : a meta-analysis

H Doucouliagos, M Ulubasoglu

(2008), Vol. 52, pp. 61-83, American journal of political science, Malden, Mass., C1

journal
2007

International comparisons of rural-urban educational attainment : data and determinants

M Uluba?o?lu, B Cardak

(2007), Vol. 51, pp. 1828-1857, European economic review, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Institutions and policies for growth and poverty reduction: the role of private sector development

R Hasan, D Mitra, M Ulubasoglu

(2007), Vol. 24, pp. 69-116, Asian development review, Manila, Philippines, C1

journal
2006

Economic freedom and economic growth: Does specification make a difference?

C Doucouliagos, M Ulubasoglu

(2006), Vol. 22, pp. 60-81, European Journal of Political Economy, Netherlands, C1

journal

Can we obtain realistic parameter estimates for the 'protection for sale' model?

D Mitra, D Thomakos, M Ulubasoglu

(2006), Vol. 39, pp. 187-210, Canadian journal of economics, Oxford, England, C1

journal
2005

Career progression, human capital and pay equity in Australian public sector labour markets

C Doucouliagos, P Hone, M Ulubasoglu

(2005), pp. 1-53, ACE 05 : Proceedings of the Australian Conference of Economists, 2005, University of Melbourne, E1

conference

Intersectoral size differences and migration: Kuznets revisited

N Anbarci, M Ulubasoglu

(2005), pp. 1-40, Proceedings of the Australian Conference of Economists, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2004

Zipf`s law strikes again : the case of tourism

M Ulubasoglu, B Hazari

(2004), Vol. 4, pp. 459-472, Journal of economic geography, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Globalisation and inequality

M Ulubasoglu

(2004), Vol. 37, pp. 116-122, Australian economic review, Carlton, Vic., C1

journal

Protection versus promotion: an empirical investigation

D Mitra, D Thomakos, M Ulubasoglu

(2004), Vol. 16, pp. 147-162, Economics & Politics, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Endogenous liberalization and within-country inequality

N Anbarci, M Ulubasoglu

(2004), pp. 1-45, Selected papers from the 33rd Australian Conference of Economists, Sydney Sept. 27-30, 2004, Sydney, N.S.W., E1

conference
2002

Protection for sale in a developing country : democracy vs. dictatorship

D Mitra, D Thomakos, M Ulubasoglu

(2002), Vol. 84, pp. 497-508, Review of economics and statistics, Cambridge, MA, C1

journal

The impact of trade liberalization on import demand

D Thomakos, M Ulubasoglu

(2002), Vol. 4, pp. 1-26, Journal of economic and social research, Istanbul, Turkey, C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Australian Domestic Demand Elasticities for Rural Marketing and Policy Analysis

Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu, A/Prof Debdulal Mallick, Dr Mokhtarul Wadud, Dr Henry Haszler, Dr Phillip Hone, Prof Chris Doucouliagos

RIRDC Grant - Research - Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

  • 2011: $5,000
  • 2009: $22,478
  • 2008: $20,000
  • 2007: $23,312

Other Public Sector Funding

Pre-distaster multi-hazard damage and economic loss estimation model

Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu, Dr Prasad Bhattacharya

  • 2017: $90,000
  • 2016: $85,500
  • 2015: $84,000
  • 2014: $84,000

Optimising Post-disaster Recovery Interventions in Australia

Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu, Dr Md Habibur Rahman

  • 2017: $80,000

Industry and Other Funding

Pre-disaster natural hazard loss estimation

Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

  • 2012: $11,884
  • 2011: $3,538
  • 2010: $2,007

Developing Climate Inclusive Potential Loss and Damage Assessment Methodology for Flood Hazards

Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu, Dr Cahit Guven

  • 2017: $4,242
  • 2016: $5,177
  • 2015: $9,599

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2017

Ana Marija Dabo

Thesis entitled: Essays in Land, Legal Systems and Economic Development

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Economics

Nourin Shabnam

Thesis entitled: Essays on Early-Life Malnutrition and Adulthood Socioeconomic Outcomes: Bangladesh Evidence

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Economics

2014

Pablo Jimenez Ayora

Thesis entitled: Essays on Political and Development Economics

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance

2013

Rejaul Bakshi

Thesis entitled: Essays on Social Capital and Poverty in Bangladesh

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance

MD Habibur Rahman

Thesis entitled: Essays on the Economics of Natural Disasters and Political Institutions

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance

Anshu Mala Chandra

Thesis entitled: Foreign Direct Investment and the Stages of Sector Diversification

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance

2012

Mohammad Chowdhury

Thesis entitled: Exchange Rate Regime Choice: Some Determinants and Consequences

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance

Xuan Trung Hoang

Thesis entitled: Dynamics of Poverty in Vietnam: 2002-2008

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance

Associate Supervisor
2017

Thu Huong Nguyen

Thesis entitled: The Effects of China's Exports on World Trade

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Economics

2016

Lan Anh Tong

Thesis entitled: Three Essays on the Trade Effect of US Farm Subsidies

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Economics

2009

Sasi Iamsiraroj

Thesis entitled: A Comprehensive Analysis of Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Economics

2008

Claudia Burgio-Ficca

Thesis entitled: Existence of Externalities from Investment in Higher Education

Master of Economics, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance