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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

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

Contact

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
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

1. Co-Chair, Econometric Society Australasian Meeting 2012. www.esam2012.org.au

2. Member, Australasian Standing Committee of the Econometric Society, 2011-2014.

3. Member, Econometric Society, European Economic Association, American Economic Association, Royal Economic Society.

4. Editorial Board Member, The Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Taylor & Francis Journals. 2012-present.

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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2016

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

Trung X Hoang, Dr Cong Pham, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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The political economy of development in a globalizing world

Prof Devashish Mitra, Prof Mehmet 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

Natalie Chun, Rana Hasan, Dr Md Habibur Rahman, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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Food demand elasticities for Australia

Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu, Dr Debdulal Mallick, Dr Mokhtarul Wadud, Dr Phillip Hone, Dr Henry Haszler

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

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

Dr Cong Pham, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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

Dr Mohammad Chowdhury, Dr Prasad Bhattacharya, Dr Debdulal Mallick, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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2015

What Underlies Weak States? The Role of Terrain Ruggedness

Pablo Jimenez-Ayora, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

(2015), pp. -, European Journal of Political Economy, , C1

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

Dr Sasi Iamsiraroj, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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

Dr Mohammad Chowdhury, Dr Prasad Bhattacharya, Dr Debdulal Mallick, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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

Mr Rejaul Bakshi, Dr Debdulal Mallick, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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2014

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

Dr Mohammad Chowdhury, Dr Prasad Bhattacharya, Dr Debdulal Mallick, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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

Trung X Hoang, Dr Cong Pham, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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2013

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

Paul S. Carlin, Prof Michael Kidd, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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State-Owned Enterprises, Inequality, and Political Ideology

Veysel Avsar, Cem A. Karayalcin, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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2011

Intersectoral size differences and migration : Kuznets revisited

Prof Nejat Anbarci, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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2009

Internationalization and alliance formation : evidence from Turkish SMEs

Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu, Muhammet Akdis, Sabahat Kok

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

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Leviathan resists : the endogenous relationship between privatization and firm performance

K. Peren Arin, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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2008

Democracy and economic growth : a meta-analysis

Prof Chris Doucouliagos, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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2007

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

Rana Hasan, Prof Devashish Mitra, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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

Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu, Dr Buly Cardak

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

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2006

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

Prof Devashish Mitra, A/Prof Dimitrios Thomakos, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

(2006), Vol. 39, pp. 187-210, Canadian journal of economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Oxford, England, C1

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

Prof Chris Doucouliagos, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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2005

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

Prof Chris Doucouliagos, Dr Phillip Hone, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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Intersectoral size differences and migration: Kuznets revisited

Prof Nejat Anbarci, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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2004

Endogenous liberalization and within-country inequality

Prof Nejat Anbarci, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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Zipf`s law strikes again : the case of tourism

Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu, Prof Bharat Hazari

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

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Protection versus promotion: an empirical investigation

Prof Devashish Mitra, A/Prof Dimitrios Thomakos, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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Globalisation and inequality

Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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2002

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

Prof Devashish Mitra, A/Prof Dimitrios Thomakos, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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The impact of trade liberalization on import demand

A/Prof Dimitrios Thomakos, Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu

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

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