Staff profile - Debdulal Mallick

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Dr Debdulal Mallick

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business and Law
Department: BL Deakin Business School
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 925 17808 +61 3 925 17808



Debdulal Mallick is a senior lecturer in the Department of Economics. He received B.S.S. in economics from University of Dhaka, M.A. in economics from Delhi School of Economics and Ph.D. from Emory University. His main areas of research are macroeconomics and development economics. He has published in journals such as American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, European Economic Review, Macroeconomic Dynamics, The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, Journal of Macroeconomics, Labour Economics and World Development.


  • Bachelor of Social Science, University of Dhaka, 1992
  • Master of Arts, Delhi University, 1995
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Emory University, 2007
  • GCHE Exempt, Deakin University, 2008


American Economic Association

Econometric Society

Professional activities

Google Scholar


Teaching Interests

National Economic Policy

Macroeconomics of Open Economies

Macroeconomic Theory and Policy

Subjects and units currently teaching

MAE312 National Economic Policy

MAE413 Macroeconomic Theory and Policy

MAE905 Macroeconomic Theory and Policy


Research interests


Growth & Development


Panel Data

Spectral Analysis



Exchange Rate Regime and Fiscal Discipline: The Role of Trade Openness (with Tareq Chowdhury, Prasad Bhattacharya and Mehmet Ulubasoglu) International Review of Economics & Finance (forthcoming) 

New Keynesian Phillips Curve in a Small Open Economy: Empirical Evidence from Australia (with Syed Abbas, Prasad Bhattacharya and Pasquale Sgro), Economic Record (forthcoming) 

Food Demand Elasticities in Australia (with Mehmet Ulubasoglu, Mokhtarul Wadud, Phillip Hone and Henry Haszler), Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2016, Vol. 60, No. 2)  

Social Capital and Hygiene Practices among the Extreme Poor in Rural Bangladesh, (with Rejaul K. Bakshi and Mehmet Ulubasoglu), Journal of Development Studies (2015, Vol. 51, No. 12)

The Role of Capital Account Openness and Financial Development in Exchange Rate Choice (with Tareq Chowdhury, Prasad Bhattacharya and Mehmet Ulubasoglu), Economic Record (2015, vol. 91, no. 294)  

An Empirical Inquiry into the Role of Product Diversification in Exchange Rate Regime Choice (with Tareq Chowdhury, Prasad Bhattacharya and Mehmet Ulubasoglu), European Economic Review (2014, vol. 67, April)

Financial Development, Shocks, and Growth Volatility, Macroeconomic Dynamics (2014, vol. 18, no. 3)

International Business Cycles and Remittance Flows (with Arusha Cooray), B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics (Contributions) (2013, vol. 13, no. 1)

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