Staff profile - Prasad Bhattacharya

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Dr Prasad Bhattacharya

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business and Law
Department: BL Deakin Business School
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 924 46645 +61 3 924 46645



  • Bachelor of Arts (Economics), Jadavpur University, 1996
  • Master of Arts, Delhi University, 1999
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Florida Intl University, 2005
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2007


Member, American Economic Association

Member, Econometric Society

Research Associate, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA), Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

Professional activities

1. Member, Academic Programme Committee and Local Organizing Committee, Econometric Society Australasian Meeting 2012, organized by the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University, Australia, 6th to 9th July 2012.

2. Convenor, Organizing Committee for the 14th Australasian Macroeconomics Workshop hosted by the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, at Deakin University, 16th to 17th April, 2009.

3. Co-organizer, Monash-Deakin Conference on Economic Growth and Development, Monash University, Caulfield Campus, Melbourne, 30th November, 2009


Teaching Interests

• Forecasting
• Analytical Methods
• Econometrics 
• Macroeconomics 
• International Economics

Subjects and units currently teaching

• Business and Financial Econometrics
• The Global Economy
• Business and Financial Forecasting
• Applied Econometrics for Economics and Finance
• International Trade and Policy
• Analytical Methods in Economics and Finance
• Macroeconomic Theory and Policy
• International Economics

Conferences and seminars

1.Australasian Meeting of the Econometric Society, various years 2.The Australasian Macroeconomics Workshop, various years 3. The Australasian Public Choice Society Conferences, various years


Awards and prizes

School of AEF Research Award, 2008


Research interests

• Time Series Econometrics
• Forecasting
• Empirical Analysis of Conflict, Civil War and Terrorism
• Applied Growth and Development

Research grants


Regional Programme for Pre-disaster Natural Hazard Loss Estimation (Phase II), Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Thailand, 2012


Deakin University Central Research Grants Scheme, Deakin University, Australia, 2010

Faculty of Business and Law Research Grants, 2007, 2008

CSaRO Research grants, 2011, 2012

CEPA Research grant, 2013

Research page



Bhattacharya, Prasad and Singh, Harminder (2010) Efficiency and unbiasedness in the Indian stock index futures market, Review of Futures Markets, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 239-263.

Bhattacharya, Prasad and Graham, Michael (2009) On institutional ownership and firm performance : a disaggregated view, Journal of Multinational Financial Managment, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 370-394.

Bhattacharya, Prasad S. and Thomakos, Dimitrios D. (2008) Forecasting industry-level CPI and PPI inflation : does exchange rate pass-through matter?, International Journal of Forecasting, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 134-150.

Bhattacharya, Prasad S., Karayalcin, Cem A. and Thomakos, Dimitrios D. (2008) Exchange rate pass-through and relative prices : an industry-level empirical investigation, Journal of international Money and Finance, vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 1135-1160.

Bhattacharya, Prasad S., Singh, Harminder and Gannon, Garard (2007) Time varying hedge ratios : an application to the Indian stock futures market, Review of Futures Markets, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 75-104.

Link to publications

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