Teaching and research fields :
- Primary: Monetary Economics, Development Economics
- Secondary: Open-Economy Macroeconomics, Applied Econometrics
Job Market Paper:
"Fiscal Policy in a Small Open Economy With Cross-Border Labor Mobility," (with A.K.M. Mahbub Morshed) Job Market Paper, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. (pdf)
PhD Candidate, Economics, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, U.S.A.-Expected May 2013
MA in International Development, International University of Japan, Japan-2006
BS in Economics (Rector Certificate of Merit), Royal University of Law and Economics, Cambodia-2001
"A Local Currency in a Dollarized Economy," Modern Economy, 3(5), 2012, 671-674.
"Interest Rate Sensitivity of Stock Returns: Effects across the Maturity Profile and Direction of Interest Rate Changes," (with Vichet Sum and Channary Khun), International Research Journal of Applied Finance, 3(8), 2012, 1151-1162.
"On the Functional Forms and Stability of Money Demand: The U.S., Japan and Australia," (with Channary Khun and Vichet Sum), Research in Business and Economics Journal, 6, 2012, 1-19.
"U.S. Bilateral Trade Deficits with Japan and China: The Role of Japenese Direct Investment," (with Channary Khun), Empirical Economics Letters, 10(6), 2011, 527-534. (final draft)
"Bilateral Investment Treaties, Political Risk and Foreign Direct Investment," Asia Pacific Journal of Economics & Business, 11, 2007, 6-24. (pdf)
Completed Papers :
"Are People Really against Trade Liberalization? Cross-Country Evidence," (with Channary Khun and Sajal Lahiri) (Revised and resubmitted to Journal of International Trade and Economic
Work in Progress:
"Social Value and Economic Growth: The Power of Trust," (with AKM Mahbub Morshed)
"Australia’s Monetary Target," (with Channary Khun)
"Family Ties and Economic Growth."
"The Effect of Microfinance on Productivity Growth across Countries," (with Vichet Sum
and Channary Khun)
"Are People Really against Trade Liberalization? Cross-Country Evidence," (with Channary
Khun and Sajal Lahiri). 12th Annual Missouri Economics Conference, University of
Missouri – Columbia, Oct. 05, 2012.
"An Analysis of Cambodia's Trade Flows: A Gravity Model." 9th Socio-Cultural Research Congress Conference, Royal University of Phonom Penh, Cambodia, 2006. (pdf)
"Cambodian Foreign Direct Investment: Opportunity and Challenges" (with Chanhang Saing, Makara Yi and Sophy Thea), Australian Center for Education, Cambodia, 2004.
Head of Economic Development Program, Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace (CICP)
Editorial Review Board, Modern Economy (ME)
Member, American Economic Association (AEA)
Member, Midwest Economics Association
Department of Economics Mail Code 4515
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