Dr Saten Kumar
Senior Lecturer in Economics
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 – ext: 5817
- Doctor of Philosophy (Economics)
- M. Com (Economics)
- Postgraduate Diploma (Economics)
- Bachelor of Education (Economics)
Memberships and Affiliations:
- Royal Economic Society
- Economic Society of Australia
- Auckland Center for Financial Research
- Undergraduate teaching: Intermediate Macroeconomics and Intermediate Econometrics.
- Postgraduate teaching: Advanced Macroeconomics and Advanced Econometrics.
- Monetary Economics
- Time Series and Panel Data Estimation Methods
Saten is an Applied Economist and has published around 40 journal articles in internationally ranked journals and some articles are in collaboration with eminent economists including Prof. B. Bhaskara Rao (University of Western Sydney, Australia), Prof. Emmanuel Anoruo (Coppin State University, USA), Prof. Artur Tamazian (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain) and Prof. Billy Manoka (University of Papua New Guinea, PNG).
He is in the process of publishing four books [two books relate to money demand and monetary policy and the other two books relate to lectures in macroeconomics and applied time series econometrics, respectively]. He has also refereed articles for journals such as Economic Modelling, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Developing Areas, Research in Economics, Journal of the Franklin Institute and Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, among others.
Current Research Projects:
- New Keynesian IS curve, New Keynesian Phillips curve and Taylor rule.
- Money demand and cost of inflation.
- Endogenous growth models.
- The use of general to specific method in panel data.
- Time series models with structural breaks.
- Paradiso, A., Kumar, S. and Rao, B.B. (2013) “A New Keynesian IS Curve for Australia: Is it Forward Looking or Backward Looking?” Applied Economics, Vol. 45(26), pp. 3691-3700.
- Paradiso, A., Kumar, S. and Rao, B.B (2013) “Growth Effects of Education in Australia,” Applied Economics, Vol.45(27), pp.3843-3852.
- Kumar, S., Chowdhury, M. and Rao, B.B. (2013) “Demand for Money in the Selected OECD Countries: A Time Series Panel Data Approach and Structural Breaks,” Applied Economics, Vol. 45(14), pp. 1767-1776.
- Kumar, S. and Webber, D.J. (2013) “Australasian Money Demand Revisited: Application of Structural Break Tests,” Applied Economics, Vol 45(8), pp. 1011-1025.
- Kumar, S., Webber, D.J. and Perry, G. (2012) “Real Wages, Inflation and Labour Productivity in Australia,” Applied Economics, Vol 44(23), pp. 2945-2954.
- Kumar, S. and Rao, B.B. (2012) “Error Correction Based Panel Estimates of the Demand for Money of Selected Asian Countries with the Extreme Bounds Analysis,” Economic Modelling, Vol. 29(4), pp. 1181-1188.
- Kumar, S. and Shahbaz, M. (2012) “Coal Consumption and Economic Growth Revisited: Structural Breaks, Cointegration and Causality Tests for Pakistan,” Energy Exploration and Exploitation [ranked by the Excellence in Research Australia], Vol. 30(3), pp.499-522.
- Kumar, S., Webber, D.J. and Fargher, S. (2012) “Testing the Validity of the Feldstein-Horioka Puzzle for Australia,” Applied Economics, Vol 44(5), pp. 599-605.
- Kumar, S., Webber, D.J. and Fargher, S. (2012) “Wagner’s Law Revisited: Cointegration and Causality Tests for New Zealand,” Applied Economics, Vol 44(5), pp.607-616.
- Kumar, S. (2011) “Cointegration and Demand for Energy in Fiji,” International Journal of Global Energy Issues, Vol 35(1), pp 85-97.
- Kumar, S. and Rao, B.B. (2011) “A Time Series Approach to Feldstein-Horioka Puzzle with Panel Data for OECD Countries,” The World Economy, Vol 34(3), pp 473-485.
- Rao, B.B., Tamazian, A. and Kumar, S. (2010) “Systems GMM Estimates of the Feldstein-Horioka Puzzle for the OECD Countries and Tests for Structural Breaks,” Economic Modelling, Vol. 27(5), pp 1269-1273.
- Rao, B.B. and Kumar, S. (2009) “A Panel Data Approach to the Demand for Money and the Effects of Financial Reforms in the Asian Countries,” Economic Modelling, Vol. 26(5), pp 1012-1017.
- Rao, B.B. and Kumar, S. (2009) “Cointegration, Structural Breaks and the Demand for Money in Bangladesh,” Applied Economics, Vol. 41(10), pp 1277-1283.