CURRICULUM VITAE                           

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

Name:                                                                    Syed M. Ahmed

Telephone number:                                                (580) 581-2430 (Office)                                                                           

E-MAIL                                                                syeda@cameron.edu

 

Teaching areas Principles of Micro and macro, Intermediate Micro and Macro (online), Money and Banking, International Trade & Finance, Development Economics, Statistics (online), and  International Business (online).

 

EDUCATION

 

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, B.C., 1988

Dissertation: "The Effects of Reserve Requirements as an Implicit Tax on            Banking ‑ Theory  and Empirical Evidence."

Supervisors: Herbert Grubel, Ph.D.(Yale); James Dean, Ph.D.(Harvard); Dennis                      Maki, Ph.D.(Iowa); Debra Glassman, Ph.D. (Wisconsin), external supervisor.

  • M.A. in Economics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1979   

Thesis: "Estimation of Income Elasticity of Demand and Equivalence Scales for                the  Housing Sector in Manitoba"

  • M.A. in Economics, University of Dhaka, 1975.
  • B.A. (Honours) in Economics, University of Dhaka, 1973.

Subsidiary (Minor) subjects: Mathematics and Statistics

 

EMPLOYMENT RECORD

 

  • August 2005 – present, Professor of Economics and Director, Business Research Center, School of Business, Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma.

Editor,  Southwest Business  and Economics Journal, a refereed journal. Independent Insurance Agents of Lawton, Inc. Endowed Chair, effective July, 2008.

 

 

  • Aug 2001- July 2005.  Associate Professor of Economics and Director, Business Research Center, School of Business, Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma.

Duties: Teach principles of Micro and Macro economics, Intermediate Micro and Macroeconomics; Business Statistics, International Business. Organize business forums and edit a journal titled, Southwest Business  and Economics Journal.

 

  • Aug. 2000- June 30, 2001.  Associate Professor of  Economics – Department of Economics and Business, Bethany College,  Lindsborg, Kansas

Duties: Teach principles of Micro and Macro economics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Money and Banking, International Trade, Development Economics.

 

  • Aug. 1988 – June, 2000. Red Deer College, Department of Humanities and Social sciences, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

Duties: Teach principles of Micro and Macro economics, Intermediate Micro and  Macroeconomics, Money and Banking and (develop) International Trade.

 

  • 1983 – 1984.  University of Victoria, Department of Economics, Victoria, B.C., Canada

Duties: Teach principles of Micro and Macro economics, Intermediate Micro, and                                                 Intermediate micro (a mathematical approach).       

 

  • 1976 – 1978. University of Dhaka, Department of Economics, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Duties: Teach Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Public Finance and Economic    History

 

  • 1979- 1983 and 1984-87, Departments of Economics, Business Administration and Mathematics, Simon Fraser University, B.C. Canada

Duties: Teaching assistant in various first year and second year economics and  business courses; Teaching assistant in the Mathematics and Statistics department

 

PROJECT LEADER IN BUSINESS RESEARCH CENTER PROJECTS

·         Impact of City Sales Tax Increase: A Study of Selected Cities in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas (2008)

·         Cameron University Alumni Association Survey (2007)

·         Economic Impact of Cameron University (2007)

  • Community Needs Assessment – Comanche County – 2005 (project leader), project sponsored by United Way, City of  Lawton , and Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce
  • A Study of  Fort Sill Military Housing Needs, 2005 (Project leader)
  • Cost benefit analysis of courses of actions for Fort Sill Military’.as part of BRAC project (Base Realignment and Closure), 2004.
  • Economic Impact of the Military Base Closure on the Lawton-Ft. Sill Economy  -BRAC project (Base Realignment and Closure), 2004.

 

REFEREED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

 

Islam, F., S. Khan, M., A. Islam and S. Ahmed, “Persistence of shock in a Time Series: an empirical Analysis of Bangladesh Railway Earnings”, South Asia Economic Journal, Volume 10, Number 2, 2009, forthcoming.

 

Yasin, M., A. H. Sukar and S. Ahmed, and S. Hassan “Foreign Direct Investment Inflows and Economic Growth”, Global Review of Business and Economic Research, forthcoming

 

 

Bhuyan, R, S. Ahmed, and M. Ansari, “Return and Volatility Linkages across Countries: An Empirical Examination of Selected Southeast Asian Countries Asia”, Asia Pacific Journal of Economics and Business, forthcoming,

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Ansari, M., and S. Ahmed, “International Financial Market Integration: An Econometric Study?”,   Midwestern Business and Economic Review, Volume 41, Spring 2008

 

Ahmed, S., J. Horner and Bhuyan, R , “Financial Development and Economic Growth:

Experiences of Selected Developing Economies”,  Review of Applied Economics, Vol  4. No. 1-2, (January-December 2008): 1-18. .

 

A. H. Sukar and S. Ahmed, and S. Hassan “The Effect of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Growth: The Case of Sub-Sahara African Countries”, Southwestern Economic Review, Volume 34, Number 1, Spring 2007.

 

Ansari, M., and S. Ahmed, “Does Money Matter?” ,   Journal of Developing Areas,

Volume 41, Number 1, Fall 07

 

Ahmed, S., A. H. Sukar and S. Hassan, “Providing Sustainable financial Services to the Poor: The Experiences of  Bangladesh and  Ethiopia” – Journal of Business and public Affairs, Volume 32, Number 1, Fall 2005

 

S. Hassan A. H. Sukar and S. Ahmed,  “The Impact of Trade Liberalization on Economic Growth In Sub-Saharan Africa”,  The Journal of Applied Economics and Policy, Volume 25, number 1, 2006  – 2005 KEA Best Faculty Paper.

 

Bhuyan, R., D. Willams, S. Ahmed and M. Rabbani, “Intertemporal Causality between S&P 500 Spot and Futures Prices: Evidence   from Cointegration and Error Correction Models.” ICFAI Journal of Applied Finance, January, 2006.

 

 Ansari, M. and S. Ahmed. “Does Money Matter? Evidence from Vector Error Correction for Mexico” , Journal of Developing Areas, Volume 41, Number 1, Fall 2007.

 

Ahmed, S. , A.H. Sukar and S. Hassan.  "Financial sector reform and economic growth: The Case of Ethiopia” , Global  Review of Business and Economic Research, Vol. 1, No 1, January-June 2005.

 

Saleheen, M., F. Islam and S. Ahmed. “The Asian Crisis: An Economic Analysis of Causes”, Journal of Developing Areas, Volume 39, Number 1, Fall 2005.

 

 

Khan, M.  and S. Ahmed, “Does Gold Price Foretell Inflation?  A Long-Run Cointegration Analysis” (coauthored with Moosa Khan, Prairie View A & M University) –forthcoming in Journal of  Financial and Economic Practice.

 

Saleheen, M., F. Islam and S. Ahmed, “Is Microsoft a Monopoly?” American Business Review , June 2004 No. 2, Vol. 22, 130-34.

 

Ahmed, S.  and A. Islam and F. Islam, “A Time Series Analysis of Coffee Price” forthcoming in Indian Development Review Volume 2 no 1, 2004, 33-48.

 

Ahmed, S. , A.H. Sukar and S. Hassan “Financial Development and Economic Growth: Cross-Country Evidence from Selected Sub-Saharan Countries”,  International  Journal of Economic Research, Volume 1, Number 1, 2004, 59-72.

 

Ahmed, S.,  Golam Mohammad and Hassan Mohammadi " The Asian Currency Crisis - A study of Contagion" International  Journal of Applied Economics and Econometrics. (coauthored with), Vol. 11, No2, 2003, 195-215.

 

Ahmed, S., A. Islam and F. Islam. "The Behavior of jute prices: A time series analysis" forthcoming in  Malaysian Journal of Agricultural Economics (coauthored with), Volume 17, 2003.

 

Ansari, M. and S. Ahmed “Time Series Analysis of Tea Prices: An Application of ARIMA Modelling and Cointegration Analysis,” Indian Economic Journal, January-March, 2001 (co-authored with M. Ansari), 49-54.

 

Ahmed, S. “The Asian Economic Crisis – An Empirical Analysis”,  Asian Profile,  June 2000, 249-256.

 

Islam, A.  and S. Ahmed, “The Purchasing Power Parity Relationship: Causality and Cointegration Tests Using Korea-U.S. Exchange Rates and Prices,” Journal of Economic Development, vol. 24, no. 2, Dec. 1999, 95-111.

 

Ahmed, S. and M. Ansari, “Financial Sector Development and Economic Growth: The South-Asian Experience,” Journal of Asian Economics, Vol 9, No 3, 1998, 503-517

 

Ahmed, S. and M. Ansari "Modelling Efficiency of Canadian Foreign Exchange Market: A Bivariate Transfer Function Analysis," Applied Economics, Vol. 29, 1997, 63-70

 

Ahmed, S. and M. Ansari "Financial Development in Bangladesh - a Test of the Shaw-McKinnon Model,"  Canadian Journal of Development Studies,  16(2), 1995, 291-302 (Co-authored with M. Ansari).

 

Ahmed, S. and M. Ansari "A Tale of Twin Deficits:- An Empirical Investigation for Canada,"  The International Trade Journal, 8(4), 1994, 483-503.

 

Ahmed, S., N. Hassan and S. Talukdar.  "Estimating Export Demand for Bangladesh: An Application of Cointegration and Error-Correction Modelling," Bangladesh  Development Studies, 21(4), December, 1993, 89-104

 

M. Ansari and Ahmed, S. "The Declining Share of the Canadian Manufacturing Sector: An Application of ARIMA Modelling and Cointegration Analysis," Indian Journal of Quantitative Economics, 9(1), 1994, 55-63.

 

Ahmed, S. "A Critical Survey of the Variance Bounds Test Literature," Canadian Journal of Administrative sciences, 9(1), 1992, 47-57.

 

Ahmed, S. "The Effects of Costs of Strikes on the Volume of Strike Activity in Canadian Manufacturing Industries," Applied Economics, October, 1989, 1, 1353-67.

   

Ahmed, S. "International Banking in the United Kingdom ‑ A Regulatory Perspective," Journal of International Economics and Integration, 1986, 1, 71-84.

 

Book chapters:

 

Ahmed, S. , A.H. Sukar and S. Khan, “Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment In Asean-4 Countries: Estimation of Panel Data” – manuscript under consideration for publication in a forthcoming book. .

 

Ahmed, S. , M. Kabir, "Challenges of Monetary Policy in an Economy with Dual Money Markets: the Experience of Bangladesh," in  The Economy of Bangladesh:   Problems and Prospects, Boulder, Co: Westview Press, Inc, 1996.

 

Manual:

 

Ahmed, S., Instructor’s manual for Money, Banking and the Canadian Financial System by Binhammer, H. N. and Peter Sephton, Toronto: Nelson Canada, 1998.

 

 

Proceedings:

"Exchange Market Efficiency for Canada: Evidence from Bivariate Transfer Function and Cointegration Analysis," Academy of  International Business Conference Proceedings, London, U.K., 1994.

 

"International Banking in the United Kingdom ‑ A Regulatory Perspective," Center HEC‑ISA conference on Research in International Finance proceedings , Jouy‑en‑Josas, France,  June 1986.

 

"The Development of an Offshore Market for Dollars - An Empirical Analysis," Administrative Sciences Association of Canada,  Annual Conference Proceedings, Whistler, B.C., 1986.

 

Short articles:

"Trade and Budget Deficits: Twins or Distant Cousins? - A Canadian Perspective," Directions, 11 (4), December, 1994.

"Export Growth in Bangladesh, Kathakali, 3(1), 1995

"Doubts on foreign investment,"  The People, 1975.

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS (Selected)

 

“A Time Series Analysis of Coffee Price” Paper  presented at the annual meeting of the Federation of Business  disciplines, St. Louis,  March, 2002. (Co-authored)

 

“Is Jute Still the Golden Fiber of Bangladesh” Paper  presented at the annual meeting of the Federation of Business  Disciplines, St. Louis,  March, 2002. (Co-authored)

 

“The Asian Contagion” Paper  presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Federation of Administrative disciplines, New Orleans,  March, 2001. (Co-authored)

 

“Did the Bubble Burst? A Study of Asian Currency Crisis”  Paper  presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Federation of Administrative disciplines,  San Antonio,  March, 2000. (Co-authored)

 

“Does Money Matter? Evidence from Mexico” - Paper  presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Federation of Administrative disciplines, St. Louis,  March, 2000. (Co-authored)

 

"Exports and Economic Growth – Empirical Evidence from Bangladesh” -  Paper  presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Federation of Administrative disciplines, Houston,  March, 1999. (Co-authored with A. Islam)

 

"The Mexican Peso Crisis and the Current Account Behaviour ” - Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Federation of Administrative disciplines, Dallas, March, 1998.

 

"Financial Reform in a Developing Economy - the Experiences of Bangladesh" - paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Federation of Administrative disciplines, San Antonio, Texas, March, 1996.

 

"Export Growth in Bangladesh - A Constant Market Share Analysis" - paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Federation of Administrative disciplines, San Antonio, Texas, March, 1996.

 

“Estimating the Import Demand Function for Bangladesh” - paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Federation of Administrative disciplines, Houston, Texas, March, 1995.

 

 "Assessing the Problems of  Financial Liberalization in Bangladesh," presented at the meeting of the Atlantic Economic Association, Fredericton, N.B., October, 1993.

 

"The Effects of Exchange Rate Volatility on Trade in Bangladesh," - presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Economics Association, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, June, 1991.

 

"An Empirical Analysis of the Market for Repurchase Agreements in the United States," - presented at the conference of the Canadian Economics Association, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, June, 1988.

 

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

 

·         Independent Insurance Agents of Lawton, Inc. Endowed Chair, effective July 2008.

·         KEA Best Faculty Paper, 2005

·         Current research award, School of Business, Cameron University, 2002-2003

·         Current research award, Cameron University, 2003-2004

·         President's research stipend, Simon Fraser University, 1992.

·         First Grade Scholarship in University of Dhaka, 

           (1969‑1975) on the basis of college final and B.A.(Hons) results.

·         Awarded gold medal in All Pakistan Television Quiz competition in October of 1968.

·         Second position among approximately 20,000 students  in college final exam, 1969. Awarded First Grade Merit  scholarship

·         First position among approximately 25,000 students in school final exam, 1967. Awarded First Grade Merit scholarship.                 

 

COMMITTEES SERVED

 

  • BBA PQIR committee, Chair (Cameron University
  • Faculty Senate (Cameron University)
  • General Education Committee (Cameron University)
  • Recruitment committee (Cameron University)
  • Faculty Development Committee (Cameron University)
  • MBA assessment committee (School of Business, CU)
  • Budget committee (School of Business. CU)
  • Curriculum committee (Cameron University)
  • Explorations sub-committee on General Education (Bethany College)
  • Curriculum Planning Committee (Chair) (Red Deer College)
  • Faculty Negotiations Committee ((Red Deer College)

                                

 

 

REFERENCES

 

Shawn M. Carraher, Ph. D.

Virginia Brewczynski Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies

Professor of Management & Global Entrepreneurship

Director, Small Business Institute®

Cameron University

School of Business

2800 West Gore  Blvd

Lawton, OK 73505

(580) 581-2367

Email:  scarraher@cameron.edu

 

Sylvia M. Burgess, J.D., LL.M.
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

& Equal Opportunity Officer
Cameron University
418 N. Shepler Center
2800 West Gore Blvd.

Lawton, Oklahoma  73505-6377
Phone:  580.581.2946

EMAIL:  sylvia@cameron.edu                             

                                                                             

Dr. T. K. Bhattacharya                                      

Professor of Finance

School of Business

Cameron University   

2800 West Gore Blvd.

Lawton, Oklahoma  73505-6377

Tel: (580) 581-2533                                               

EMAIL:  topanb@cameron.edu