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Rabindra Bhandari

 J. Nehru University, New Delhi M.A. (1981)
Boston University M.A.P.E( 1990), Ph.D. (1994)

 RBHANDA2@UWO.CA

Lecturer,
Economics Department
School of Social Sciences
University of Western Ontario
London Ontario, Canada

2000 - present


 

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION
Primary Fields: 
Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Economics Policy
Secondary Fields: 
Development Economics, International Trade and Finance
 
Teaching Graduate and Undergraduate Courses in:
Macroeconomics, Econometrics,  and Economic Policy
( Macro and Micro),
Visiting Assistant Professor, 
Merrimack College,
Merrimack, MA, U.S.A
Fall 1998 -  June 1999
Taught micro-economics, macroeconomics, and Development Economics.


 

Research  Assistant,
Boston University
Boston, MA, 
1992 – 1994
 
Visiting Research
Associate

Northeastern University,
Boston, MA,
1995 -1998

Visiting Professor,
Lahore University of Management Science
Pakistan
1998

Senior
Research Associate,
Nexus Associates, Belmont MA,  June 1999 - Jan 2000
Programming and econometric estimations using GAUSS and SAS . Research in economic policy and development, econometric study of asset price behavior.


 

Visiting Faculty:  
Northeastern University,
Boston, MA,
1995 -1998
Adjunct
Professor,
Suffolk
University,
Boston, MA, 
1996 -1999
Adjunct
Professor,
Clark
University,
Worcester,MA,
Fall 1997
Adjunct
Faculty,
Tufts
University,
Medford,MA
Spring 1995
Teaching
Assistant,
Boston
University
Boston, MA, 
1988 – 1992

Taught undergraduate and graduated courses in statistics, econometrics, forecasting, macroeconomics, and microeconomics (Northeastern University, Suffolk University, Boston, and Clark University, Worcester, MA)
 
As teaching assistant at Boston University had assignments for both graduate and undergraduate courses in Macroeconomics, Microeconomic, Statistics and Econometrics      


 

Lecturer in Economics, 
Tribhuvan University,
Kathmandu, Nepal
1983 – 1987

Taught graduate and under-graduate courses in economic theory and quantitative economics. Worked as a consultant economist to various business and research institutions. Did market analysis and economic feasibility study of different projects and programs for business and government. Helped to develop first computable general equilibrium regional planning model for Nepal.

 


 

Other Professional Experience

Research Associate/ Urban Economist,
City of London, Ontario
June, 2000-April 2004

·         Estimation of the impact of different types of open space on the values of residential properties in the City of London, Ontario, using a hedonic pricing model.

·         Analysis of regional economic trends in the urban and regional areas of Ontario, with special focus on London, CMA, and Southwestern Ontario. The project involved estimating the gross output for various industries in different urban municipalities of Ontario for the period, 1987 to 1999, analyzing the changes in employment and output of these economies, establishing dominate industry cluster of the area, their productivity, profitability, and relative ranking within the region.

·         Analysis of Canadian Census Data for 2001 and other years.

·         Participation in the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Quality of Life reporting System’s indicators.

·         Analysis of local labor market and Poverty.

·         Employment, migration and population forecasts for the City of London.

 


SELECTED RESEARCH

·         “Exchange rate Adjustment and Output in Greece and Cyprus: Evidence From Panel Data”, with Kamal Upadhyaya, University of New Haven, and Franklin G. Mixon, Jr, University of Southern Mississippi, USA, forthcoming Journal of Applied Financial Economics, 2004.

·         “Determinant of Savings in South Asia,” With Dharmendra Dhakal, Tennessee State University, Gyan Pradhan, Westminster College, Fulton, MO, Kamal Upadhyaya, University of New Haven, New Haven, CT. manuscript, 2004.

·         “Exchange Rate Volatility and Private Investment: Panel Data Analysis from Selected Southeast Asian Countries” with Kamal Upadhyaya work in progress, 2005.

·         “An Empirical Study of Impact of Open Space and Parks on Residential Properties in the City of London” Manuscript, 2002, 

·         “Impact of Industrial Resource Center’s Services on the Performance of manufacturing establishments in Pennsylvania: An Econometric Study using US Census Bureau’s Census of Manufacturing Data from Longitudinal Research Database.” a part of Nexus Associates Economic Impact Evaluation of Industrial Resource Center program in Pennsylvania. Oct.1999

·         “Impact of Ben Franklin Technological Partnership Program on Private Business Enterprise in Pennsylvania: An Econometric Study with a Matched Sample.” A part of Nexus Associates’ Economic Impact Study of Ben Franklin Technological Partnership Program, Oct.1999.

·         "Swings in Stock Prices, and the Present Value Model," preliminary research, Northeastern University. 1997;

·         "Asset Price Dynamics with Regime-Switching Fundamentals," manuscript, 1997;

·         “Economic Liberalization and Sectoral Growth Trends in Nepal, with Mukti Upadhayay, research in progress, presented a Round-table Discussion on Trends in South Asian Economies, Eastern Economic Association, Boston, 1996.

·         "Farmland Market, Rare Events, and Asymmetric Dynamics,” manuscript 1995.

·         "Land Price, Investments, and Growth: A Theory with Evidence from Japan," with Jonathan Eaton, and Robert Dekle, manuscript, Boston University. 1995.

·         "Time-Series Properties of Farmland Markets: Integration, Co-integration and Non-stationary Common Factor," draft, Boston University, Boston, 1995

·         “Planning and Economic Development in Nepal: A Critical Review," presented at the 19th Annual Conference on South Asia, University of Wisconsin, Madison, draft, Boston Univer­sity, Boston, 1990.

·         "Effects of Government Expenditure on Balance of Trade in Nepal: An Analysis Under Homogenous and Segregated Labor Market with a CGE Model" draft, Boston University. 1990

·         "Exchange Rate Adjustments and Balance of Trade in Nepal: A CGE Model With Three Country Trade," draft, Boston University.1989

 

 

Link:
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