Staff profile - Munirul Nabin

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Dr Munirul Nabin

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business & Law
Department: Department of Economics
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92445180 +61 3 92445180



  • BSS (HONS) in Economics, First Class, 1996. Dhaka Uiversity. Other Subjects: Mathematics, Statisitics and Political Science.
  • MSS (Thesis) in Economics, First Class, 1998. Dhaka University. Thesis Topic includes: Monetary Economics, Applied Econometrics.
  • MCOM(HONS) in Economics, 2001. University New South Wales (UNSW). Thesis Topic includes: Asymmetric Information.
  • PhD in Economics , 2005, University New South Wales (UNSW). Thesis Topic includes: Coordination Game, Search Mechanism, Voting Model and Technology Adoption with Welfare Analysis.


  • American Economic Association
  • Economic Society of Australia


Teaching Interests

  • Development Economics.
  • Industrial Organization.
  • Economics for Managers.
  • Applied Game Theory.

Subjects and units currently teaching

Economics for Managers (MPE 781/981) : Post-Graduate Level (MBA, MPA, MCOM)

Knowledge areas

Development Economics, Industrial Organization, Applied Game Theory, Institutional Economics and Political Economy.

Student supervision

  • I am currently working as an Associate Supervisor of a Economics PhD Student Robin Visser.
  • Previously I have supervised Master's thesis students.


Awards and prizes

  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Research (2013).
  • Deakin University Award for Teaching Excellence, Deakin University (2009)
  • Vice Chancellor's Commendation for Teaching, Deakin University (2009)
  • Nominated for UniJobs 'Lecturer of the Year', Deakin University (2009 & 2010)
  • Dean's Testimonial for Excellence in Teaching, Deakin University (2007 & 2008)
  • Dean's Testimonial for Excellence in Teaching, Deakin University (2007)


Research projects

Completed Projects:

  • Development Economics:
  1. Partners in crime : collusive corruption and search. (With Gautam Bose) 
  2. Illegal immigration, technology adoption and welfare. (With Pasquale)
  3. Micro-credit programs and land distribution.(With Gautam Bose)
  4. Tourism, congestion, taxation, and strategic interaction. (With Vijay and Pasquale)
  5. NGO's Location Choice and Micro-credit Program (With Debdulal)
  • Industrial Organization:
  1. Therapeutic equivalence and the generic competition paradox.(With Vijay, Pasquale and Aaron)
  2. Strategic quality competition, mixed oligopoly and privatization.(With Chi-Chur, Pasquale, Xuan)
  3. Sequential technology adoption with asymmetric firms. (With Arghya Ghosh)
  4. Clean technology, willingness to pay and market size.(With Pasquale)
  • Economics and Philosophy:
  1. Decision-Making in Economics: Critical Lessons from Neurobiology. (With Sukanto)
  • Mathematics:
  1. Optimal diet selection and the compliance problem : a technical note.(With Sukanto)

On Going Projects: 

  • Quality Competition among Chinese SOEs (With Chi-Chur, Pasquale, Xuan)
  • Mortgage Backed Securities: Are they curse or blessing for Australian Home Loan Market (With Sukanto and Shuddha)
  • Herding Behaviour in Investment Projects(With Pedro and Sukanto)
  • Foreign Aid and Voting in LDCs (With Pasquale and Chowdhury)
  • Directed search in Labour Market (With Nejat and CJ)
  • Religion (With Randy)
  • On-line teachig delivery mode and quality of education (With Michael, Sukanto and Shuddha)

Research interests

  • Development Economics.
  • Industrial Organisation.
  • Applied Game Theory.
  • Institutional Economics and Political Economy.
  • Economics and Philosophy.

Research page

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