Staff profile - Mokhtarul Wadud

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Dr Mokhtarul Wadud

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business and Law
Department: BL Deakin Business School
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Phone: +61 3 522 72051 +61 3 522 72051
Email: mokhtarul.wadud@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Biography

I joined Deakin University in 2004. After completing my doctorate in Economics in 2001 I worked at Monash University Malaysian campus from 2001 to 2004. I completed by Bachelor and Masters in Economics degrees from University of Rajshahi, which immediately preceded my career there at the same department as a lecturer and Assistant Professor from 1991 to 1995.

I have published in a number of reputed journals including Economic Modelling, Journal of Policy Modelling, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Applied Energy, Energy Policy and Australian Economic Papers; and encompassing areas of productivity, applied econometric modelling, banking efficiency, oil price and housing price volatility. I was awarded Vice-Chancellor’s gold medals for academic excellence for both my masters and bachelor degree courses at the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts (Economics), 1989
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wollongong, 2001
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2005


Professional activities

Google Scholar

https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=7tCL4P0AAAAJ

Academic

Teaching Interests

• Business and Financial Forecasting
• Analytical Methods in Economics and Finance
• Microeconomics
• Public Finance and Economics


Subjects and units currently teaching

MAE256 Analytical Methods in Economics and Finance

MAE305 Business and Financial Forecasting

MAE101 Economic Principles

MAE103 Managerial Economics

MAE202 National Economic Policy

MAE301 Microeconomic Theory and Policy

MAE304 Labour Economics


Student supervision

Honours students supervisions (current and completed)

  • Jonathan Langton


Conferences and seminars

IKM M Wadud (2011) The role of oil price shock on macroeconomic activities: an SVAR approach to Malaysian economy and monetary responses, (with Huson Joher Ali Ahmed), in unknown (ed.), ICAE 2011: Proceedings of International Conference on Applied Energy, pp. 605-618, ACAE, Perugia, Italy

'Profit Efficiency and Farm Characteristics: Evidence from the Rice Farmers in Bangladesh, European Academic Conference 2011, Barcelona, Spain

'Stochastic Frontier Estimations of Techncial Progress and Efficiency in Malaysian Manufacturing: A Study of Disaggregated Panel Data, Biennial Conference of Economic Society of South Africa, September, 2009. 

Awards

Awards and prizes

• Vice-Chancellor's Gold Medals for Academic Excellence. 1989, 1991.


Research

Research projects

Current research projects

Dwelling prices in Australia: Evidence from Panel data of Major Australian Cities’

‘Productivity Growth in the Banking Sector in Bangladesh’

‘Oil Price Volatility, Investment and Sectoral Responses: The Thai Experience’, Under review in Journal of Developing Areas- in Revise and resubmit state


‘Oil Price Volatility and Sectoral Returns Uncertainties: Evidence from a Threshold Based Approach for the Australian Equity Market’- Project completed

How Vulnerable are commercial banks to macroeconomic shocks? The Case of Bangladesh- project completed


Research interests

Productivity and Efficiency Analysis

Production Economics

Energy and Resource Economics

Time Series Econometric Modelling

Development Economics


Research grants

2009-2010 Australian Domestic Demand Elasticities for Rural Marketing and Policy Analysis, With Assoc. Prof. Phillip Hone, Professor Henry Haszler, Assoc Professor Mehmet Ulubasoglu and Dr. Debdulal Mallick, Deakin University.Funded by: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC)


2003-2004 Productivity Growth, Efficiency Changes and Globalisation of Malaysian Manufacturing Industries. Funded by: School of Business, Monash University, Malaysia


Research page

https://www.deakin.edu.au/apps/research/find-a-researcher/20833/Dr-Mokhtarul-Wadud


Publications

Publications

Wadud, IKM M. (2015) Food Demand Elasticities for Australia, (witrh Mehmet U., Debdulal M., Phillip H. and Henry H.,  Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AJARE), Early view publication online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1467-8489.12111

Wadud, IKM M. (2013) Oil price uncertainty, monetary policy and the Macroeconomy: The Canadian perspective, (with Omar HMN Bashar and Huson Joher Ali Ahmed), Economic Modelling, vol. 35, pp. 249-259

Wadud, IKM M (2012) Monetary policy and the housing market in Australia, (with Omar HMN Bashar and Huson Joher Ali Ahmed), Journal of Policy Modelling, vol. 34, issue 6. pp. 849-863

Wadud, IKM M. (2012), ‘The Transitory and Permanent Volatility of Oil Prices: What Implications are There for the US Industrial Production’, (with Huson Ali Joher A. Ahmed and Omar HMN Bashar), vol. 92, no. 12, Applied Energy.

Book:
Wadud, IKM, M. (2010) ‘Trade Arrangements, Productivity Growth and Firm Level Efficiency- A Comparative Review of Textiles and Clothing Industries in Australia and Bangladesh’, VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, Germany.

Book Chapter:
Wadud, IKM M and Yasmeen, Wahida (2004), 'Competitiveness and Returns to Scale in Bangladeshi Banking Industry: A Closer Look into Profitability of Islamic Banking', (with Wahida Yasmeen), in Islamic Banking: An International Perspective, Shanmugam B., Perumal V. and Ridzwa A. H. (eds.),University Putra Malaysia (UPM) press.


Link to publications

https://www.deakin.edu.au/apps/research/find-a-researcher/20833/Dr-Mokhtarul-Wadud


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