Syed Abul Basher

East West University

Professor of Economics

Aftabnagar Main Road

Plot No. A-2

Dhaka, 1219

Bangladesh

http://https://sites.google.com/view/syedbasher

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Linear or Nonlinear Cointegration in the Purchasing Power Parity Relationship?

Applied Economics, Vol. 43, pp. 185-196, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 28 May 2011
Alfred A. Haug and Syed Abul Basher
University of Otago - School of Business - Department of Economics and East West University
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PPP, order of integration, nonlinear cointegration

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Oil Prices, Exchange Rates and Emerging Stock Markets

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 May 2011
Syed Abul Basher, Alfred A. Haug and Perry Sadorsky
East West University, University of Otago - School of Business - Department of Economics and York University - Schulich School of Business
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emerging market stock prices, oil prices, exchange rates

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Does Economic Growth Matter? Technology-Push, Demand-Pull and Endogenous Drivers of Innovation in the Renewable Energy Industry

HEC Paris Research Paper No. MOSI-2015-1070
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Jan 2015
Sam Aflaki, Syed Abul Basher and Andrea Masini
HEC Paris - Operations Management and Information Technology, East West University and HEC Paris - Operations Management and Information Technology
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Deployment policy, Technological innovation, Renewable Energy, Environmental Kuznets Curve, Nonstationary Panel

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Income Smoothing and the Determinants of Income Smoothing Via Foreign Asset Revenues and Foreign Liability Payments

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 May 2010 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2011
Hatice Ozer Balli, Syed Abul Basher and Faruk Balli
Massey University, East West University and Massey University - School of Economics and Finance
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Factor Income Flows, Diversification, Income Smoothing, Portfolio Euro Bias

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COVID-19 ‘Immunity’ in Dhaka Slums: Do Genes Matter?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Jan 2021
East West University, University of Calgary, World Bank and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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COVID-19, Slums, Public health, Herd immunity, Neanderthal genes

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Forecasting Bitcoin Price Direction With Random Forests: How Important Are Interest Rates, Inflation, and Market Volatility?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Jun 2022
Syed Abul Basher and Perry Sadorsky
East West University and York University - Schulich School of Business
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Forecasting, Machine learning, Random forests, Bitcoin, Gold, Inflation

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The Impact of Oil-Market Shocks on Stock Returns in Major Oil-Exporting Countries: A Markov Switching Approach

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Syed Abul Basher, Alfred A. Haug and Perry Sadorsky
East West University, University of Otago - School of Business - Department of Economics and York University - Schulich School of Business
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Markov-switching, oil-exporting countries, oil-market shocks, stock returns

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Public Policy Lessons from the COVID-19 Outbreak: How to Deal with it in the Post-Pandemic World?

Journal of Social and Economic Development, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Nov 2020
Syed Abul Basher and Enamul Haque
East West University and East West University
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COVID-19 pandemic, Universal health care, Air pollution, Public policy

Loan Loss Provisioning in OIC Countries: Evidence from Conventional vs. Islamic Banks

Journal of King Abdulaziz University: Islamic Economics, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 23-59, (January 2015)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Apr 2017
Ali Ashraf, M. Kabir Hassan and Syed Abul Basher
Frostburg State University, University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and East West University
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International Financial Markets, Banks, Other Depository Institutions, Micro Finance Institutions, Mortgages, Accounting

Loan Loss Provisioning in OIC Countries: Evidence from Conventional vs. Islamic Banks

Journal of King Abdulaziz University: Islamic Economics, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Nov 2017
Ali Ashraf, M. Kabir Hassan and Syed Abul Basher
Frostburg State University, University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and East West University
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International Financial Markets; Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages; Accounting

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Exchange Rates of Oil Exporting Countries and Global Oil Price Shocks: A Nonlinear Smooth-Transition Approach

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Dec 2017
Alfred A. Haug and Syed Abul Basher
University of Otago - School of Business - Department of Economics and East West University
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logistic and exponential smooth transition, oil price shocks, exchange rates

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The Abuses of Net Present Value in Energy Efficiency Standards

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Aug 2017
Syed Abul Basher and David Raboy
East West University and NOVA Community College
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Net present value, energy efficiency, Nonstationarity, Volatility, Electricity and gas prices

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Understanding Challenges to Food Security in Dry Arab Micro-States: Evidence from Qatari Micro-Data

Journal of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization 2013 (11) 1
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Sep 2014
Syed Abul Basher, David Raboy, Simeon Kaitibie and Ishrat Hossain
East West University, NOVA Community College, Qatar University - College of Business and Economics and University of Technology, Sydney - Faculty of Business - Center for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE)
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food security, import data, market concentration

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Convergence across Subnational Regions of Bangladesh – What the Night Lights Data Say?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2022
Syed Abul Basher, Jobaida Behtarin and Salim Rashid
East West University, University of Calgary and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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Convergence, Regional Disparity, Bangladesh, Night Lights

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Regional Cooperation in Trade, Finance and Investment Among SAARC Countries: The Bangladesh Perspective

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 31 Oct 2018
M. Kabir Hassan, Rock-Antoine Mehanna and Syed Abul Basher
University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance, Wartburg College and East West University
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SAARC, Trade, International trade, Bilateral trade, Comparative advantage, SAPTA

15.

Paternalism and New Durable-Goods Energy Efficiency Standards: Consumers Ain't Misbehavin’

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Jun 2016
David Raboy and Syed Abul Basher
NOVA Community College and East West University
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energy-efficiency, regulation, behavioral economics, consumer choice, neuroeconomics

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The Impact of Mobile Money on Long-Term Poverty: Evidence from Bangladesh

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Jun 2022
A.T.M. Hasibul Islam, Syed Abul Basher and Enamul Haque
University of Victoria - Faculty of Social Sciences, East West University and East West University
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Mobile money, poverty, bKash, Bangladesh.

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Regional Income Dynamics in Bangladesh: The Road to a Balanced Development is in the Middle

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Oct 2021
Syed Abul Basher, Francesca Di Iorio and Stefano Fachin
East West University, Istituto Nazionale di Statistica and University of Rome I - Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Earth Sciences and Forecasting Research Center, Prevention and Control of Geological Risks
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Bangladesh, Convergence, Regional income disparity, Middle class

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Price Level Convergence, Purchasing Power Parity and Multiple Structural Breaks: An Application to US Cities

XREAP No. 2008-08
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 May 2011
Syed Abul Basher and Josep Lluís Carrion-i-Silvestre
East West University and University of Barcelona - Department of Econometrics
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Price level convergence, Half-life, Pairwise analysis, Panel data, Multiple structural breaks, Cross-section dependence

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Regional Convergence in Bangladesh using Night Lights

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2022
Syed Abul Basher, Salim Rashid and Mohammad Riad Uddin
East West University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Night lights, convergence, Bangladesh

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The Determinants of the Volatility of Returns on Cross-Border Asset Holdings

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Jan 2014
Faruk Balli, Syed Abul Basher and Faisal Rana
Massey University - School of Economics and Finance, East West University and Massey University
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Asset return volatility, financial integration, international portfolio choice, asset holdings, endogeneity bias

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Towards an Initial Crop Portfolio in Food-Insecure Arab Micro-States with Embryonic Agriculture: A Constrained Optimization Approach

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Jul 2014
David Raboy and Syed Abul Basher
NOVA Community College and East West University
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Food price volatility, Strategic storage, Domestic production, Market concentration, Non-linear programming, Arab micro-states

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International Income Risk-Sharing and the Global Financial Crisis of 2008-2009

CAMA Working Paper 02/2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jul 2013
Faruk Balli, Syed Abul Basher and Hatice Ozer Balli
Massey University - School of Economics and Finance, East West University and Massey University
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Financial crisis, international portfolio diversification, income smoothing

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More Efficient Production Subsidies for Emerging Agriculture in Arab Micro-States: A Conceptual Model

Review of Middle East Economics and Finance 2013; 9(3): 293-319
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Sep 2014
David Raboy, Syed Abul Basher, Ishrat Hossain and Simeon Kaitibie
NOVA Community College, East West University, University of Technology, Sydney - Faculty of Business - Center for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE) and Qatar University - College of Business and Economics
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Do Students Perform Better in Online Delivery of Education? Evidence from Bangladesh

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 May 2022
Nazmul Hoque, Syed Abul Basher and Enamul Haque
East West University, East West University and East West University
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COVID-19, education, online education, student performance, cheating, Bangladesh

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Deconstructing Shocks and Persistence in OECD Real Exchange Rates

XREAP No. 2008-06
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 May 2011
Syed Abul Basher and Josep Lluís Carrion-i-Silvestre
East West University and University of Barcelona - Department of Econometrics
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Shock persistence, panel data stationarity tests, multiple structural breaks, cross- section dependence

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Risk Sharing in the Middle East and North Africa: The Role of Remittances and Factor Incomes

CAMA Working Paper 39/2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Jul 2013
Faruk Balli, Syed Abul Basher and Rosmy Louis
Massey University - School of Economics and Finance, East West University and Vancouver Island University (VIU)
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MENA region, Remittance transfer, Risk sharing, Welfare gain

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Risk Sharing in the Middle East and North Africa

Economics of Transition, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 135-155, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Dec 2012
Faruk Balli, Syed Abul Basher and Rosmy Louis
Massey University - School of Economics and Finance, East West University and Vancouver Island University (VIU)
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MENA region, remittance transfer, risk sharing, welfare gain

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Time Series Properties of the Renewable Energy Diffusion Process: Implications for Energy Policy Design and Assessment

HEC Paris Research Paper No. MOSI-2014-1058
Posted: 21 Sep 2014
Syed Abul Basher, Andrea Masini and Sam Aflaki
East West University, HEC Paris - Operations Management and Information Technology and HEC Paris - Operations Management and Information Technology

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Unit root, cross-sectional dependence, renewable energy diffusions, renewable energy policies