About Dr. Nusrate Aziz
Education : MSc & PhD, University of Birmingham, UK
Teaching Experience : Worked as an academic in the University of Nottingham, University of Birmingham, University of Bath, Aston University, University of Chittagong and Multimedia University.
Research Interests : Macroeconomics, International Economics and Development Economics
New Open Economy Macroeconomics, Extrinsic Determinants of Economic Growth, and Applied Econometrics
Honors and Awards
- ORSAS, England
- ESRC, UK
- The Bestway Foundation Scholarship, UK
- Churches’ Commission for International Students Scholarship, UK
- The Charles Wallace Bangladesh Trust Scholarship, UK
- Applied Econometrics
- International Trade
- International Money and Finannce
- International Economics
|October 2007 ‐ December 2010||PhD (International Economics), University of Birmingham|
|September 2006 ‐ September 2007||MSc (Development Economics), University of Birmingham|
Open Economy Macroeconomics (7)
18-03 CREDIT_Hysteresis.pdf Centre for Research in Economic Development and International Trade, (CREDIT 18/3), University of Nottingham, UK (2018)
We investigate and find evidence for the hysteresis hypothesis in UK imports from South Asian countries, using a monthly sample data that covers 1999 to 2012. This paper finds evidence of the asymmetric effect of ...
Does the Quality of Political Institutions Affect Intra-industry Trade within Trade Blocs? The ASEAN Perspective Applied Economics (2018)
There has been a renewed resolve for deeper integration and cooperation within ASEAN. Intra-industry trade (IIT) is often viewed as a way of achieving economic as well as political integration. Thisarticle tests for the effect ...
Do immigrants' funds affect the exchange rate? GEP discussion paper (2017)
Using annual data over 1966-2014 from the Citizenship and Immigration statistics archives of Canada, we investigate how the funds brought into Canada by immigrants, affects the real effective exchange rate (REER) of Canada. We employ the ARDL ...
The First and Second Stage Pass-through of Exchange Rates: A Developing Country Perspective Review of Development Economics (2014)
This paper investigates the validity of the conventional wisdom that, unlike in developed countries, exchange rate pass-through (ERPT) should be ‘complete’ for developing economies. To test this hypothesis, we construct new variables as well as ...
Exchange Rate Pass-Through to External and Internal Prices: A Developing Country Perspective Journal of Applied Business and Economics (2013)
We estimate the exchange rate pass-through to external and internal prices of a developing country, specifically, Bangladesh. The study also examines whether the tradition view that exchange rate pass-through should be ‘full’ for developing countries. ...
Modelling Import Demand Function for a Developing Country: An Empirical Approach Asian-African Journal of Economics and Econometrics (2013)
The study focuses on the empirical modelling of aggregate import demand function for developing countries. Both traditionally suggested in existing literature as well as some additional but empirically plausible determinants of import demand are examined ...
Does A Real Devaluation Improve The Balance Of Trade?: Empirics From Bangladesh Economy Journal of Developing Areas (2012)
Similar to many other developing countries Bangladesh, which is the country of my concern, has been pursuing an active exchange rate policy basically to maintain a viable external account position, and competitiveness of its products ...
Monetary Policy (1)
Interest Rate Pass-Through in the UK: Has the Transmission Mechanism Changed During the Financial Crisis? Economic Issues (2013)
Interest rate has been the monetary policy tool used by the modern central banks. For monetary policy to be effective, changes in the policy rate should influence the short-term money market rate and retail rates. ...
Economic Development (6)
Armed Conflict, Military Expenses and FDI Inflow to Developing Countries Defence and Peace Economics (2017)
This paper investigates the relationship between military expenditure and FDI inflow conditioning on the exposure of a country to armed conflict in the long run. We apply the band spectrum regression estimator, and the maximal ...
Military spending, armed conflict and economic growth in developing countries in the post-Cold War era Journal of Economic Studies (2017)
PurposeWhile the relationship between military expenditure and economic growth during the Cold War period is well-researched, relatively less is known on the issue for the post-Cold War era. Equally how the relationship varies with respect ...
Military Spending, Armed Conflict and Economic Growth in Developing Countries in the Post-Cold War Era CREDIT, University of Nottingham, UK (2016)
This paper re-examines the causal impact of military expenditure on growth in the presence of internal and external threats for the period 1990–2013 using data from 70 developing countries. We find that differences in methods, ...
Migrant Workers’ Remittances and Economic Growth: The Role of Financial Development MPRA Paper No. 66992 (2015)
Although the growing importance of workers’ remittance in international capital flow is indubitable, it is apparent that some countries can take full advantage from this cash flow while the others cannot attain any significant benefit ...
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Determinants of Economic Growth: Further Evidence (2013)
The paper empirically estimates the effects of both intrinsic and extrinsic determinants on economic growth. We specifically focus on the effect of extrinsic uncertainty variables on GDP growth in terms of their size and significance. ...
Growth of Government Expenditure in Bangladesh: An Empirical Enquiry into the Validity of Wagner's Law Global Economy Journal (2009)
The study empirically investigates ‘Wagner's law,' the relationship between ‘social progress' and ‘growth of state activity' in an economy, using Bangladesh data from 1976 to 2007 in a bivariate as well as a trivariate framework ...
Institutional Economics (2)
Institutions and Economic Growth: Does Income Level Matter? MRPA (2018)
This paper investigates whether a country’s level of income matters to the effectiveness of institutions in fostering economic growth. The institutional variables are represented by democracy, corruption levels, and armed conflicts. The countries in the ...
The Impact of Political Regime and Governance on ASEAN Economic Growth Journal of Southeast Asian Economies (2015)
Traditionally, researchers have investigated the effect of intrinsic variables such as labour, capital and human capital on economic growth. However, the positive effect of intrinsic variables is reversed by countervailing extrinsic variables such as corruption, ...
Business & Finance (3)
Islamic Social Business to Alleviate Poverty and Social Inequality International Journal of Social Economics (2016)
PurposeThe purpose of this study is to identify some well-set instruments in Islam that can efficiently alleviate poverty, solve social problems and reduce social inequality through a new operational framework called “Islamic Social Business”.Design/methodology/approachThis is ...
Consumer Perception and Response to Ethical Business: A Demand Side Analysis on UK Retailers Journal of International Business Ethics (2014)
Existing literature has revealed that the demand for "ethical products" has been increasing over time. However, very little has been published on consumer perception about the ethical behavior of supermarkets and their response thereto. This ...
Service quality and behavioural intentions in broadband services selection Marketing Intelligence & Planning (2014)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine consumers’ perceptions and their behavioural intentions in selecting an internet broadband service in Malaysia by inspecting young users’ perceptions, in respect of the technical, functional ...
Popular Press (2)
Bridging the gap between policymakers and academics The Financial Express (2011)
There is no alternative to spending on research and development for improving the long-term productivity of our country. In the face of globalisation and growing worldwide competition, the R&D sector has assumed overriding importance at ...
FTA with India and Malaysia The Financial Express (2010)
Bangladesh, according to newspaper reports, may soon sign free trade agreements (FTAs) with India and Malaysia. A 'core group', comprising experts from the Bangladesh Bank, National Revenue Board, Tariff Commission, and different commercial organizations and ...
Real and Nominal Effective Exchange Rates Data for Bangladesh (2010)
Data for effective exchange rates were unavailable in national (e.g., Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Bangladesh Bank) or international (e.g., IMF, World Bank) data sources while I was developing this dataset in 2008-2010. Many PhD students ...
Media Interview (2)
Great Recession and US job market. After 37.30 minutes at https://www.voabangla.com/a/3930363.html