Staff profile - Omar Bashar

Dr Omar Bashar

Position: Director of Teaching
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business & Law
Department: Department of Economics
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 52272132 +61 3 52272132



  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, 2008


Teaching Interests

  • Macroeconomics   
  • Econometrics/ Quantitative Methods                                                  
  • Microeconomics                                                                             


Research interests

  • Empirical Macroeconomics
  • Energy Economics
  • Time Series Modelling



Bashar, O.H.M.N., et al. (forthcoming), Oil price uncertainty, monetary policy and the macroeconomy: The Canadian perspective, Economic Modelling,

Wadud, I. K. M Mokhtarul, Bashar, Omar H. M. N. and Ali Ahmed, Huson Joher (2012) Monetary policy and the housing market in Australia, Journal of Policy Modeling, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 849-863.

Ahmed, H.J. Ali, Bashar, Omar H.M.N. and Wadud, I.K.M. Mokhtarul (2012). The transitory and permanent volatility of oil prices : what implications are there for the US industrial production?, Applied Energy, vol. 92, pp. 447-455.

Bashar, Omar H. M. N. (2011) Measuring core inflation in Bangladesh : an unobserved components approach, Indian Economic Review, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 109-129.

Bashar, Omar H. M. N. (2011) On the permanent effect of an aggregate demand shock: evidence from the G-7 countries, Economic Modelling, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 1374-1382.

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