Dr. Omar Bashar is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Deakin Business School. His main area of research is Empirical Macroeconomics. He has expertise in the application of various econometric techniques including recent developments in the time series analysis. He is particularly interested in the Australian economy and some of his recent research has focused on the contemporary issues relating to the housing market and resource boom in Australia. He has published in highly regarded economics journals, such as Journal of Macroeconomics, Economic Record, Economic Modelling, and Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics. At Deakin, Dr. Bashar has taught a wide range of teaching units including Macroeconomics, Energy and Environment, and International Trade at various levels. He has also served as a Discipline Coordinator and Director of Teaching in Economics at Deakin. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Melbourne.Read more on Omar's profile
- Empirical Macroeconomics
- Housing Market
- Energy, Resource and Environmental Economics
- Time Series Modelling
- Member, Economic Society of Australia.
- Member, Econometric Society.
- Quantitative Methods
Units taught and coordinated at Deakin:
- MAE203/MAE102 - The Global Economy
- MAE312/MAE202 - National Economic Policy
- MAE305 - Energy and Environment
- MAE302 - Macroeconomics of Open Economies
- MAE103 - Managerial Economics
- MAE213 - International Trade
- MBA707 - The Deakin Advantage: Capstone
- MAE356 - Analytical Methods in Economics and Finance
- Australian Conference of Economists, Economic Society of Australia, Australia, 2018, 2010, 2008.
- Econometric Society Australasian Meeting, Australia; 2019, 2014, 2013.
- Singapore Economic Review Conference, Singapore; 2017, 2009, 2007.
'Geelong unemployment rate jumps as JobKeeper puts lid on figures' - interviewed for a Herald Sun/Geelong Advertiser news story regarding recent unemployment situation (published on May 15, 2020). Link:
Centre for Energy, the Environment and Natural Disaster (CEEND)
Departmental award: Outstanding Unit Chair (MAE203) in T2, 2019.
Current Research Projects
- An intra-city analysis of house price convergence and spatial dependence. (Accepted for publication in the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics).
- The shock frequency and macroeconomic volatility.
- Carbon emissions and economic activity: a sectoral analysis.
- CO2 emissions and business cycle.
- Panel data analysis of the Australian housing market.
- Explaining cross-country differences in COVID-19 mortality.
- Transformative services and firms' performance.
O Bashar, O Bashar
(2020), Vol. 64, pp. 376-395, Australian journal of agricultural and resource economics, Chichester, Eng., C1
O Bashar, P Bhattacharya, Wohar M
(2017), Vol. 53, pp. 222-234, Journal of macroeconomics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1
(2015), Vol. 91, pp. 94-108, Economic record, London, Eng., C1
O Bashar, I Wadud, H Ali Ahmed
(2013), Vol. 35, pp. 249-259, Economic Modelling, C1
H Ali Ahmed, O Bashar, I Wadud
(2012), Vol. 92, pp. 447-455, Applied Energy, C1
(2012), Vol. 23, pp. 507-518, Journal of Asian Economics, C1
I Wadud, O Bashar, H Ahmed
(2012), Vol. 34, pp. 849-863, Journal of Policy Modeling, C1
(2011), Vol. 44, pp. 243-264, The journal of developing areas, Nashville, Tenn., C1
(2011), Vol. 28, pp. 1374-1382, Economic Modelling, C1
(2011), Vol. 46, pp. 109-129, Indian economic review, New Delhi, India, C1
(2008), pp. 1-35, ACE 2008 : Proceedings of the 37th Australian Conference of Economists, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, E1-1
Funded Projects at Deakin
No Funded Projects at Deakin found
Matthew Peter Larkin
Thesis entitled: Three Essays on the Australian Housing Market
Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Economics