Dr Shuddha Rafiq

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Position

Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Curtin University, 2009
GCHE Exempt, Deakin University, 2014

Contact

srafiq@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46272

Biography

Shuddha Rafiq joined Deakin Business School (DBS) as a Lecturer of Economics in February 2014. Prior to joining DBS, Dr. Rafiq was a Research Fellow in an Australian research Council (ARC) funded project at Curtin Business School. Shuddha’s general research interests lie in the domain of applied and financial econometrics, with a focus on energy, resources, agriculture, commodity markets, trade, climate change and financial markets. His more recent work focuses on leveraging large databases to generate novel insights and guide policies in commodity and energy prices asymmetries and their non-linear interactions with trade, macro economy and financial intermediaries. He has published articles in several scholarly journals including Energy Economics, Economics Modelling, Applied Energy, Resources Policy, Australian Journal of Agriculture and Resources Economics, Applied Economics.

At Deakin Business School he teaches Economics for Managers; Applied Econometrics for Economics and Finance; and Energy, Environment and Development to undergraduate and postgraduate students. He is a Deakin accredited supervisor with PhD and honours level research students.

Dr. Rafiq received his Ph.D. in Economics and Finance from Curtin University in 2009.

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Research interests

Applied Economics

Energy and Resources Economics

Commodity Market

Climate Change

Financial Markets

Affiliations

American Economic Association

International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE)

Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society

Economic Society of Australia

Teaching interests

Economics for Managers

Macroeconomics

Applied Econometrics for Economics and Finance

International Trade

Corporate Finance

Financial Econometrics

Energy, Environment and Development

Units taught

MAE305 Energy, Environment and Development

MAE306 Applied Econometrics for Economics and Finance

MPE781/981 Economics for Managers

Professional activities

Awards

2012: Highly Commended Paper of 2011 by Emerald Publication.

2010: Early Career Researcher Award, University of Southern Queensland, Australia.

2008: Best Student Paper award in 2nd International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) Asian Conference, Perth, Western Australia.

Publications

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2016

Asymmetric oil shocks and external balances of major oil exporting and importing countries

Dr Shuddha Rafiq, Prof Pasquale Sgro, Nicholas Apergis

(2016), Vol. 56, pp. 42-50, Energy economics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Urbanization, openness, emissions, and energy intensity: a study of increasingly urbanized emerging economies

Dr Shuddha Rafiq, Ruhul A Salim, Prof Ingrid Nielsen

(2016), Vol. 56, pp. 20-28, Energy economics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

The moderating role of firm age in the relationship between R&D expenditure and financial performance: evidence from Chinese and US mining firms

Dr Shuddha Rafiq, Ruhul A Salim, Russell Smyth

(2016), Vol. 56, pp. 122-132, Economic modelling, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2015

Economic growth with coal, oil and renewable energy consumption in China: prospects for fuel substitution

Harry Bloch, Dr Shuddha Rafiq, Ruhul A Salim

(2015), Vol. 44, pp. 104-115, Economic modelling, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

The role of technology on the dynamics of coal consumption-economic growth: new evidence from China

Mita Bhattacharya, Dr Shuddha Rafiq, Sankar Bhattacharya

(2015), Vol. 154, pp. 686-695, Applied Energy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS): Is It a Curse or a Blessing for the Australian Home Loan Market? A Natural Experiment

Dr Munirul Nabin, Dr Sukanto Bhattacharya, Dr Shuddha Rafiq

(2015), Vol. 54, pp. 104-120, Australian Economic Papers, , C1

journal

Agriculture, trade openness and emissions: an empirical analysis and policy options

Dr Shuddha Rafiq, Ruhul A Salim, Nicholas Apergis

(2015), Vol. 59, pp. 1-18, Australian journal of agricultural and resource economics, London, Eng., C1

journal
2014

Determinants of renewable energy adoption in China and India: a comparative analysis

Dr Shuddha Rafiq, Harry Bloch, Ruhul A Salim

(2014), Vol. 46, pp. 2700-2710, Applied economics, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Does oil price volatility matter for Asian emerging economies?

Dr Shuddha Rafiq, Ruhul A Salim

(2014), Vol. 44, pp. 417-441, Economic analysis and policy, Chatswood, NSW, C1

journal
2012

Quest for energy security in Bangladesh : an outlook of the future

Dr Shuddha Rafiq

(2012), pp. 1-1, Bangladesh at 40 changes and challenges, Dhaka, Bangladesh, B1-1

chapter

Coal consumption, CO 2 emission and economic growth in China : empirical evidence and policy responses

Harry Bloch, Dr Shuddha Rafiq, Ruhul A Salim

(2012), Vol. 34, pp. 518-528, Energy economics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Why do some emerging economies proactively accelerate the adoption of renewable energy?

Ruhul A Salim, Dr Shuddha Rafiq

(2012), Vol. 34, pp. 1051-1057, Energy economics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
2011

The linkage between energy consumption and income in six emerging economies of Asia : an empirical analysis

Dr Shuddha Rafiq, Ruhul A Salim

(2011), Vol. 6, pp. 50-73, International journal of emerging markets, Bingley, England, C1-1

journal
2010

Identifying the determinants of renewable energy consumption in leading renewable energy investor emerging countries

Dr Shuddha Rafiq, Khorshed Alam

(2010), pp. 1-14, ACE 2010 : Proceedings of the 39th Australian Conference of Economists, Sydney, N.S.W., E1-1

conference
2009

Impact of crude oil price volatility on economic activities : an empirical investigation in the Thai economy

Dr Shuddha Rafiq, Ruhul A Salim, Harry Bloch

(2009), Vol. 34, pp. 121-132, Resources policy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Temporal causality between energy consumption and income in six Asian emerging countries

Dr Shuddha Rafiq, Ruhul A Salim

(2009), Vol. 55, pp. 335-350, Applied economics quarterly, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal
2008

Causality and dynamics of energy consumption and output : evidence from non-OECD Asian countries

Dr Shuddha Rafiq, Ruhul A Salim, A. F. M. Kamrul Hassan

(2008), Vol. 33, pp. 1-26, Journal of economic development, Seoul, Korea, C1-1

journal