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Dr Munirul Nabin



Senior Lecturer


Faculty of Business and Law


BL Deakin Business School


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2009
Doctor of Philosophy, University of New South Wales, 2005


Dr Munirul Nabin is a Senior Lecturer and Director International in the Department of Economics in Deakin Business School. Munirul completed his PhD in Economics from the University New South Wales (UNSW) in 2005. Prior to joining Deakin, he worked for UNSW and Federation University (formerly known as Ballarat University).

His research interests include various issues of development economics and industrial organisation. Recently, Munirul is working on a topic that includes neuro-economics and unethical leadership, where he is addressing the philosophical issue in the decision-making process. Although his works are theoretical, he has a growing interest in applied econometrics, in particular, the panel and cross-sectional data analysis. Munirul has published in the Berkley Electronic Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Review of International Economics, Review of Development Economics, World Economy, Economic Modeling, International Review of Finance and Economics. One of his publications in the Berkley Electronic Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy has been nominated top ten of the most popular articles to read.

Munirul has taught development economics, game theory and its application to business, competitive analysis, economics for managers, economics and quantitative methods. He is also working as an associate supervisor of PhD students.

Munirul won both the Faculty Excellence Research award and the University Excellence Teaching award from Deakin University. He also won the Vice-Chancellor Commendation Award of teaching from Deakin University.

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Research interests

  • Development Economics
  • Industrial OrganisationApplied Game Theory
  • Institutional Economics and Political Economy


  • Member, American Economic Association.
  • Member, Economic Society of Australia.

Teaching interests

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

Units taught

  • MPE781/MPE981 -  Economics for Managers
  • CAF008EO/CAF008 - Economics and Quantatative Methods
  • MPE781/MPE981 - Economics for Managers


  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Research,  Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University, 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 to 2010.
  • Dean's Testimonial for Excellence in Teaching, Deakin University, 2007 to 2008.


  • Australian Gas Price Paradox
  • Women Empowerment and Social Identity
  • Intimate Partner Violence and Dowry
  • Nature of R & D Expenditure in Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Polarization and Welfare Analysis
  • Sectoral Diversity and FDI
  • Skill Segregation in the Labour Market
  • Technology Adoption in the Agricultural Sector
  • Labour Market and Search Theory: Some Policy Implications
  • Damaged Goods and Product Quality
  • General Training in Labour Market


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Cost effectiveness or serving the poor? Factors determining program placement of NGOs in Bangladesh

D Mallick, M Nabin

(2018), Vol. 69, pp. 281-290, Economic modelling, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Bilateral international agreement, cooperation and reneging

M Nabin, P Sgro

(2018), Vol. 56, pp. 27-33, International review of economics and finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Conviction function? A new decision paradigm for personal financial risk management in the face of large exogenous shocks

M Cohen, M Nabin, S Bhattacharya, K Kumar

(2018), Vol. 8, pp. 918-934, Theoretical economics letters, Wuhan, China, C1

journal article

A mathematical demonstration of the viability of profit/loss sharing as a debt alternative in presence of market frictions

F Wolf, M Nabin, S Bhattacharya

(2018), Vol. 17, pp. S327-S343, Journal of emerging market finance, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Student engagement in postgraduate education: using game theory to improve results

M Cohen, S Bhattacharya, M Nabin, S Rafiq

(2017), Vol. 2, pp. 1-15, Postgraduate education in higher education, Singapore, B1

book chapter

Cross-border Travellers and Parallel Trade: Implications for Asian Economies

X Nguyen, C Chao, P Sgro, M Nabin

(2017), Vol. 40, pp. 1531-1546, The world economy, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Optimal licensing policy under vertical product differentiation

X Nguyen, P Sgro, M Nabin

(2017), Vol. 21, pp. 497-510, Review of development economics, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Optimal vigilance level and hiring illegal immigrants

M Nabin, P Sgro

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-12, Theoretical economics letters, Irvine, Calif., C1

journal article

Product Differentiation, Research & Development and IPR Enforcement

R Visser, M Nabin, P Sgro

(2017), pp. 427-435, International Review of Economcs and Finance, C1

journal article

Wage inequality and welfare in developing countries: privatization and reforms in the short and long run

C Chao, M Nabin, X Nguyen, P Sgro

(2016), Vol. 42, pp. 474-483, International review of economics and finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

State-owned enterprises, competition and product quality

Munirul Nabin, P Sgro, X Nguyen, C Chao

(2016), Vol. 43, pp. 200-209, International review of economics and finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS): Is it a curse or a blessing for the Australian home loan market? A natural experiment

M Nabin, S Bhattacharya, S Rafiq

(2015), Vol. 54, pp. 104-120, Australian Economic Papers, C1

journal article

Licensing under vertical product differentiation: Price vs. quantity competition

X Nguyen, P Sgro, M Nabin

(2014), Vol. 36, pp. 600-606, Economic Modelling, C1

journal article

Strategic quality competition, mixed oligopoly and privatization

M Nabin, X Nguyen, P Sgro, C Chao

(2014), Vol. 34, pp. 142-150, International review of economics & finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Decision-making in economics: Critical lessons from neurobiology

R Martins, A Mukherjee, K Kumar, M Nabin, S Bhattacharya

(2013), pp. 46-56, Economic Behavior, Game Theory, and Technology in Emerging Markets, B1

book chapter

On the relationship between technology transfer and economic growth in Asian economies

M Nabin, X Nguyen, P Sgro

(2013), Vol. 36, pp. 935-946, World Economy, C1

journal article

Illegal immigration, technology adoption and welfare

M Nabin, P Sgro

(2013), Vol. 20, pp. 183-198, Asia-Pacific journal of accounting & economics, Kowloon, Hong Kong, C1

journal article

Optimal diet selection and the compliance problem: A technical note

M Nabin, S Bhattacharya, K Kumar

(2013), Vol. 16, pp. 83-95, Journal of Interdisciplinary Mathematics, C1

journal article

Technology transfer, quality standards, and north-south trade

M Nabin, X Nguyen, P Sgro

(2013), Vol. 21, pp. 783-796, Review of International Economics, C1

journal article

Therapeutic equivalence and the generic competition paradox

M Nabin, V Mohan, A Nicholas, P Sgro

(2012), Vol. 12, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, C1

journal article

Marketable profit-and-loss sharing contracts: Broadening the global non-equity capital markets

F Wolf, M Nabin, S Bhattacharya

(2012), Vol. 10, pp. 586-596, Corporate Ownership and Control, C1

journal article

Clean technology, willingness to pay and market size

M Nabin, P Sgro

(2010), Vol. 17, pp. 193-210, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, C1

journal article

Partners in crime: Collusive corruption and search

M Nabin, G Bose

(2008), Vol. 8, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, C1

journal article

Tourism, congestion, taxation, and strategic interaction

V Mohan, M Nabin, P Sgro

(2007), Vol. 1, pp. 134-152, International Journal of Tourism Policy, C1

journal article

Micro-credit programs and land distribution: A note

M Nabin, G Bose

(2006), Vol. 15, Economics Bulletin, C1

journal article

Sequential technology adoption with asymmetric firms

A Ghosh, M Nabin

(2006), Vol. 15, pp. 157-172, Journal of international trade and economic development, London, England, C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

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