Dr Keshab Bhattarai
Senior Lecturer in Economics
|Post Nominals||External examiner|
|Biography||Keshab Bhattarai is a senior lecturer in economics, specialising in general equilibrium analysis of macro and micro economic policy issues and econometrics.
He is involved in teaching advanced macroeconomics, advanced microeconomics and econometric analysis for PhD students, economics and research methods for MSc students, and macroeconomics at undergraduate level.
Dr Bhattarai has also served as an external examiner of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and PhD theses for reputed universities in the UK and abroad.
He has given seminars to other departments and presented papers and chaired sessions regularly in high level conferences including the RES, AEA, EEA, EEFS, AIEFS and IAES.
Led dynamic general equilibrium modelling tasks of the energy sector under the Supergen research project from 2005-2007 in the University of Hull.
Contributed to the dynamic general equilibrium modelling of the US economy with colleagues at the Beaconhill Institute of the Suffolk University, Boston, USA for analysis of tax reform proposals of presidential candidates in the general election 2016 under a large scale grant from the National Council for Policy Analysis in Texas, US. Results of an earlier study on the impacts of fair tax system led to papers for policy debates in 2006-2007 and a publication in the IEEP in 2016.
Invited speaker to universities and institutions in the UK and India, such as UWE and Loughborough Universities in the UK, the Economics and Growth Institute in Delhi, the University of Hyderabad in India, and TU and KU in Kathmandu.
|Teaching and Learning||Undergraduate
- Empirical Economics
- Further Economic Analysis
- Advanced Macroeconomics
- Advanced Microeconomics
- Econometric Analysis