Dr. Keshab Bhattarai
Senior Lecturer in Economics
Business School, The University of Hull, Cottingham Road, Hull HU6 7RX, UK
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Economics Seminars, Semester 2, 2013
Tel: 44-(0)1482-463207; Fax: 44-(0)1482-463484
Bhattarai K. and S. Mallick (2013) Impact of China’s currency valuation
and labour cost on the US in a trade and exchange rate model. North American Journal of Economicsand Finance, 25:40-59
Basu P. and K. Bhattarai (2012) Government Bias in Education, Schooling Attainment and Long-run Growth, Southern Economic Journal, 79(1), 127-143
Basu P. and K. Bhattarai (2012) Cognitive Skills, Openness and Growth, the Economic Record, 88: 280: March, 18-38
online link to this paper
Bhattarai K. (2011) General Equilibrium Impacts of Monetary and Fiscal Policies on Welfare of Households in South Asia, Review of Development Economics, 15:4:745-757, October
Bhattarai K. and J. Whalley (2009) Redistribution Effects of Transfers, Economica, 76:3:413-431 July
Bhattarai K. (2008) " An Empirical Study of Interest Determination Rule, Applied Financial Economics, 18:4:327-343, March 2008
Bhattarai K. (2007)Economic Models of Humber Region, Atlantic Economic Journal, 35:473-490 December, 2007
Bhattarai K. (2007) " Welfare Impacts of Equal-Yield Tax Experiment in the UK Economy, Applied Economics, 39,1545-1563, 2007
Bhattarai K. and J. Whalley (2007) "Division and Size of Gains from Liberalization of Trade in Services", Review of International Economics,2006:14:3:348-361;
Bhattarai K. (2005)" Consumption, Investment and Financial Intermediation in Ramsey Models, Applied Financial Economics Letters, 2005, 1(6):1-5
Bhattarai K. and J. Whalley (2003) "Discreteness and the Welfare Cost of Labour Supply
Tax Distortions" International Economic Review,Vol.44 No. 3, August, 2003
Bhattarai K. and J. Whalley (1999) "The role of labour demand elasticities in tax incidence analysis with heterogenous labour"
Bhattarai K., M. Ghosh and J. Whalley (1999)"On Some Properties of trade closure widely used in numerical modelling"
, Economics Letters, Vol.62, no.1, pp. 13-21, 1999
Bhattarai K. (1997) Financial Deepening and Economic Development in Nepal: A Forward Looking CGE Model with Financial Intermediation, Ph.D. dissertation Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Bhattarai K. and Mark Armah (2013)The Effects of Exchange Rate on the Trade Balance in Ghana: Evidence from Cointegration Analysis, African Journal of Business and Management, forthcoming
Bhattarai K. (2013)Coalition for constitution and economic growth in
Nepal, International Journal of Global Studies (IJGS), 1:1, February, 1-4
International Journal of Global Studies (IJGS)
Bhattarai K. and E. Okyere (2013) Welfare and growth impacts of taxes: Applied generalequilibrium models of Ghana, International Journal of Global Studies (IJGS), 1:1, February, 5-19
Bhattarai K. (2011) Constitution and Economic Models for the Federal Republic of Nepal, Economic Journal of Nepal, Vol. 33, No.1, January_March, Issue No. 129, p. 1-15
Bhattarai K. (2011) Empty Core in a Coalition: Why No Constitution in Nepal?, Indian Journal of Economics and Business, 10:1:119-126,March 2011
Bhattarai K. (2011) Brain Gain (Drain), Immigration and Global Network: Nepalese Students in UK, International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies,4:4:345-365
Bhattarai K. (2011) Impact of Exchange Rate and Money Supply on Growth, Inflation and Interest Rates in UK, International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance, 4:4:355-371
Bhattarai K. (2011) Econometric and Stochastic General Equilibrium Models for Evaluation of Economic Policies, International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, 4:2: 212-241.
Bhattarai K. (2011) Trade, Growth and Poverty in South Asia, Handbooks of South Asian Economics from Routledge, Chapter 17 pp. 258-276 (ed. Raghbendra Jha; http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415553971/)
Bhattarai K. (2010) Why Fuel Poverty? Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting, 13:3:115-123
Bhattarai K. (2010) Taxes, public spending and growth in OECD countries, Problems and Perspective in Management, 8:1: 14-30
Bhattarai K. (2010) Strategic and general equilibrium models of poverty, Romanian Jounral of Economic Forecasting, 13:1:137-150
Bhattarai K and M. Bhattarai (2009) Radon exposure in homes and environmental health problems: causes and solutions in SK Paul ed. (2009) Poverty Health and Development, Worth Publishers
Bhattarai K. (2006) Macroeconomic Impacts of Taxes: A General Equilibrium Analysis, Indian Economic Journal, 54:2:95-116, July-Sept.
Bhattarai K. (2006) Consequences
of April 2006 Revolutionary Changes in Nepal: Continuation of Nepalese
Dilemma Bhattarai, Keshab; Indian Journal of Economics and Business,
December, v. 5, iss. 2, pp. 315-21
Bhattarai K. (2004)"Multi-Sectoral Multi-Household General Equilibrium Tax Model: an Application," Problems and Perspectives in Management, 3/2004
Bhattarai K. (2003)"Efficiency and Factor Reallocation Effects and Marginal Excess Burden of Taxes in
the UK Economy Bhattarai, Keshab; European Research Studies, v.6, iss. 3-4, pp. 177-205
Bhattarai K. and J. Whalley (2000) Equilibrium Modelling of UK Tax Policy" in S. Holly and M. Weale ed., Econometric Modelling Techniques and Applications, Cambridge University Press, UK
Bhattarai K. (2001) "Welfare Gains to UK from Global Free Trade" European Research Studies,Vol. IV 269, Issues 3-4, 55-72
Bhattarai K. (2001)"Welfare Gains to Small Asian Economies from a Global Free Trade" Economic Journal of Development Issues,Vol. II No. 1&2, Jan-June and July-December 2001.
Bhattarai K. and J. Whalley (1999)"The role of labour demand elasticities in tax incidence analysis with heterogenous labour"
with John Whalley, Empirical Economics, 24:599-619
Bhattarai K. and J. Whalley (1999) The role of labour demand elasticities in tax incidence analysis with heterogenous labour, in R.Boadway and B.Raj (ed.) Advances in Publoic Economics,
Physica-Verlag pp 47-70; ISBN:3-7908-1283-8
Bhattarai K., M. Ghosh and J. Whalley (1999)"More on Trade Closure" with Madan Mohan Ghosh and John Whalley A chapter in
G. Ranis and L.K.Raut ed. "Trade, Growth and Development: Essays in Honor of Professor T.N. Srinivasan", Contributions to Economic Analysis, North-Holland.
Bhattarai K. (2001) "Multi-sectoral Multi-household General Equilibrium Tax Model"
Problems and Perspective in Management,spring 2004; appeared also as the Working Paper no. 9, Hull Advances in Policy Economics Research Papers
Lectures in Advanced Macroeconomics (for MPhil/PhD)
Lectures in Advanced Microeconomics (for MPhil/PhD)
Lectures in Econometric Analysis (for MPhil/PhD)
Lecture Programmes in Economic Analysis (for BSc(Econ))
Lecture Programmes in Empirical Economics (for BA/BSc(Econ))
Economic Models: How to Start?
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Econometric Analysis and General Equilibrium Research (EAGER) Project
- Handbook of Multivariate Analysis (MRES/PhD)
- International Conference on Growth, Development and Poverty (GDP2009), Kathmandu, 1-2 June, 2009
- Final Programme of MED2008 Conference, London, UK, August 23-25, 2008
- International Conference on Modelling Economic Dynamics, London, UK, August 23-25, 2008
- MED2008 Preliminary Programme, London, UK, August 23-25, 2008
- International Conference on Modelling Economic Dynamics, Hull, England, August 23-25, 2007
- International Conference on Growth, Development and Poverty (GDP), Kathmandu Dec 16-18,2007
- Meeting with Nepalese Scientists in process of GDP2007 in Kathmandu on Dec ,2007
- Meeting with the Human Rights and Peace Society in process of GDP2007 in Kathmandu in Dec ,2007
Authorship of Published Books
- Front Cover Pages of Three Books
Theory and Models: Derivations, Computations and Applications, ISBN
978-81-8387-141-9 , Serials Publications, New Dehli, 2008
and Dynamic Applied General Equilibrium Tax and Trade Policy Models of
the UK Economy, ISBN 978-81-8387-138-9, Serials Publications, New
- Models of Economic and Political Growth in Nepal, 2007, ISBN 978-81-8387-109-9, Serials Publications, New Dehli
- More Recent Conferences
- International Conference on Growth, Development and Poverty, Kathmandu, Nepal, Dec 16-18, 2007
- Yorkshirefutures, Progress in the Region 2007, Hull
- 9th INFER Annual Conference, Special topic: Monetary and Economic Integration in Europe
October 12-14, 2007, Loughborough, UK (Paper: Economic Models of Humber Region)
- European Economic Association, Budapest, (Paper: Fuel Poverty in Yorkshire)
- Modelling Economic Dynamics,August 23-25,Hull (Paper:(1) Environmental taxes in 123 sector model of UK; (2)Economic Growth)
- Public Economic Theory, Nashville, 2007 ((Paper: Fuel Poverty, Stone Geary Preferences and Dynamic Programming)
Moscow (September), Sau Paulo (July) and Brussels (June), (Paper:
Impact on Capital Accumulation and Growth of Environmental Taxes in the
- Atlantic Economic Assocition Conference, Madrid, 2007 (Paper: Regulation of Financial Markets)
Economic Association, Chicago (2007), Boston (2006), Pensylvania
(2005), San Diago (2004), (Has chaired sessions, acted as discussant,
and submitted papers and sessions)
- European Economic Association
- South Asian
Econometric Society Meeting, Chennai, India, 2006 (Paper: General
Equilibrium Impacts of Environmental taxes in 123 sector model of the
- European Economic Association, Vianna 2006, (Paper: Submitted paper on poverty)
- Ecomod, HongKong, 2006 (Paper: (1) Interest rate rule (2) Models of conflict and growth: Nepalese Dilemma)
- Atlantic Economic Assocition Conference, Berllin 2006(Paper: Unemployment-Inflation Trade-off in OECD countries)
- Input-Output Association, Sendai, Japan, 2006 ((Paper: Environmental taxes in 123 sector model of the UK economy)
- Econometric Society
- Legacy in Keynesian Macroeconomics, Cassino, Italy 2005, (Paper: Keynesian Macroeconomic Models and Applications )
- Econometric Soceity World Congress 2005
- 9th Australian Macroeconomic Conference, 2005, Canbera, (Paper: Unemployment and Inflation in OECD Countries)
- Input-Output and General Equilibrium Analysis, Brussels, 2004
- Public Economic Theory, Bejing, 2004, (Paper: Economic growth: models and global evidence)
- Macroeconomics and Policy Process, NIESR, London, 2003
- Canadian Economic Association, Vancouver, 2000, (Paper: Forward Looking Dynamig General Equilibrium Model of the UK economy)
- Royal Economic Society, Warwick, Coventry, 1998, (Paper: Size and division of the gains from the trade in services)
- Analysis of Micro, Macro, Public Finance issues with Applied General Equilibrium Models and Econometrics
Some of the Current Research Projects
A Dynamic General Equilibrium Modelling of the UK economy
Impact of Macroeconomic Policy on Economic Growth in Nepal
Macroeconomic Impacts of Taxes: A General Equilibrium Analysis
Interest Determination Rule in the UK and Four Major Economies
Economic Growth:Global Evidence
Unemployment and Inflation in the OECD Economies
Income Redistribution and Transfers
Political Economy of Conflict, Cooperation and
Economic Growth: Nepalese Dilemma
A dynamic model of poverty and income distribution
Keynesian Macroeconomic Model for Policy Analysis
CAPITAL ACCUMULAITON, GROWTH AND REDISTRIBUTION IN UK: MULTISECTORAL IMPACTS OF ENERGY AND POLLUTION TAXES
ECONOMIC MODELS FOR HUMBER REGION
"Capital Accumulation, Growth and Redistribution in UK: Multisectoral Impacts of Energy and Pollution Taxes"
Research Memorandum, No. 64, 2007, Business School, University of Hull, UK.
"Is There Any Evidence On Unemployment-Inflation Trade-Off In Oecd Countries In Recent Years?"
Research Memorandum, No. 61, 2007, Business School, University of Hull, UK.
"Economic Growth: Models and Global Evidence"
Research Memorandum, No. 48, 2005, Business School, University of Hull, UK.
"Efficiency and Factor Reallocation Effects and Marginal Excess Burden of Taxes in the UK Economy"
Hull Economics Research Papers, no. 278, 2000, University of Hull, UK.
" Welfare and distributional Impacts of financial liberalisation in a
developing economy: Lessons from a forward looking CGE model of Nepal"
Working Paper no. 7, Hull Advances in Policy Economics Research Papers.
"A Forward-Looking Dynamic General Equilibrium Tax Model of the UK Economy"
Hull Economics Research Papers, no. 269, October 1999, University of Hull, UK.
"Discreteness and Welfare Cost of Labour Supply Tax Dostortions" NBER Working Paper, No. 6280.
with John Whalley
"Redistributive Effects of Transfers",NBER Working Paper, No. 6281, November 1997.
with John Whalley
"Division and Size of Gains from Liberalization of Trade in Services" ,
NBER Working Paper, No. 6712 August 1998.
with John Whalley
with Manorama Bhattara University of Aberdeen, UK.
"Welfare and Growth Impacts of Taxes: Applied General Equilibrium Models of Ghana, with Emmanuel Okyere"
Research Memorandum, No. 53, 2005, Business School, University of Hull, UK.
"The Effects of Exchange Rate on the Trade Balance in Ghana: Evidence from Cointegration Analysis, with Mark Armah"
Research Memorandum, No. 52, 2005, Business School, University of Hull, UK.
"Determinants of Wage in the UK" with Wisniewski, Forthcoming in the European Research Studies.
" Macroeconomic Fluctuations in the UK Economy, with Basil Jones"
Working Paper no. 5, Hull Advances in Policy Economics Research Papers.
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ESRC Project on Dynamic General Equilibrium Modelling of the UK Economy, 1996-1999, University of Warwick, Coventry
Research Visits Beaconhill Institute, Boston, Mass, USA, 2006
Research Visits to the University of Western Ontario, Canada, 1996-1998
PhD Study 1991-1996 and Lecturer of Economics at the University College, Boston, Mass, USA
Institute of Social Studies, Hague, Netherlands, 1989-1990
Macroeconomic Analysis Division at the National Planning Commission of Nepal, 1986-1991
National Educational Planning at Ministry of Education of Nepal,1983-1986
Commerical Banking at Nepal Bank Limited, 1981-1983
MA Economics, Tribhuvan University,1981-1984
Balmiki Campus, Mahendra Sanskrit University (then TU) Kathmandu, Nepal 1975-1981
Strategic Models of Poverty
Growth and Exchange Rates in the Global Economy
Capital Accumulation, Growth and Redistribution: General Equilibrium Impacts of Energy and Pollution Taxes in UK
Bargaining and Coalition
Taxes and Growth in OECD
Financial Deepening and Economic Growth in EU: Equivalence in Core of GAMES and GE Models
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