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Dr Rakesh Bissoondeeal

 

Economics and Strategy Group

Rakesh Bissoondeeal
Position: Senior Lecturer 

Phone: +44(0)121 204 3128 Email:r.bissoondeeal@aston.ac.uk Room: SW1011

  • Ph D, Nottingham Trent University, 2005. Subject: Applied Econometrics
  • BSc, University of Mauritius, 2000. Subject: Mathematics
  • Senior Lecturer, Aston Business School. (September 2013 - Present)
  • Lecturer, Aston Business School. (2005 - August 2013)
  • Teacher (Maths), Ministry of Education, Mauritius. (January 2001 - December 2001)
 
  • BS2241: Principles of Macroeconomics
  • BS2242: Principles of Microeconomics
  • BS3354: Macroeconomic Policy
 
  • Improvement of the specification of money demand functions.
  • Implications of the specification of money demand functions for inflation and exchange rate forecasting.
  • The effect of the stock market on the demand for money and the economy.
  • FDI and its links to macroeconomic variables.
  • Modelling and forecasting of macroeconomic variables.
Associate, Higher Education Academy.
Refereed Journal Articles
  • Bissoondeeal, R., Karoglou, M., Gazely, A. M. (2011). Forecasting the UK/US exchange rate with divisia monetary models and neural networks. Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 58, 127-152.
  • Bissoondeeal, R., Jones, B. E., Binner, J. M., Mullineux, A. W. (2010). Household sector money demand for the UK. Manchester School, 90-113.
  • Binner, J. M., Bissoondeeal, R., Mullineaux, A. W., Jones, B., Elger, T. (2009). Admissible money aggregates for the Euro area. Journal of International Money and Finance, 28, 99-114.
  • Bissoondeeal, R., Binner, J. M., Elger, T. (2009). Monetary models of exchange rate and sweep programs. Applied Financial Economics, 19, 1117-1129.
  • Bissoondeeal, R. (2009). Trade balance and real exchange rate: New evidence from Mauritius-UK trade. Global Business and Economics Review, 11, 167-179.
  • Bissoondeeal, R., Binner, J. M., Bharuth, M., Gazely, A., Mootanah, V. P. (2008). Forecasting exchange rates with linear and nonlinear models. Global Business and Economics Review, 10(4), 414-429.
  • Bissoondeeal, R. (2008). Post-Bretton Woods evidence on PPP under different exchange rate regimes. Applied Financial Economics, 18(18), 1481-1488.
  • Binner, J. M., Bissoondeeal, R., Elger, T., Gazely, A., Mullineux, A. W. (2005). A comparison of linear forecasting models and neural networks: An application to Euro inflation and Euro Divisia. Applied Economics, 37(5), 665-680.
  • Binner, J. M., Bissoondeeal, R., Mullineux, A. W. (2005). A composite leading indicator of the inflation cycle for the Euro area. Applied Economics, 37(11), 1257-1266.

Journal Articles (in press)

  • Bissoondeeal, R., Karoglou, M., Mullineux, A. (in press). Breaks in the UK money demand function. Manchester School.

Working Papers

  • Driffield, N., Bissoondeeal, R., Pramadhani, M. (2007). FDI, trade and growth, a causal link?.
  • Leask, G., Bissoondeeal, R., Binner, J. M. (2007). Finding natural groups in data: An application.
Presentations Given
  • Bissoondeeal, R., Money Macro Finance Conference, Cass Business School, UK.
  • Bissoondeeal, R., Money Macro Finance Conference, Cambridge University, UK.
  • Bissoondeeal, R., Money Macro Finance Conference, University of Birmingham, UK. (2011)
  • Bissoondeeal, R., Money Macro Finance Conference, Bradford University, UK. (2009)
  • Bissoondeeal, R., Binner, J. M., Elger, T., Gazely, A. M., Mullineux, A. W., Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling Control and Automation, "Neural networks for macroeconomic analysis: Forecasting Euro inflation," CIMCA. (July 2004)

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