Khandokar Mohammad Istiak
Room # 415, Department of Economics
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr. NW.
Calgary, AB T2...
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  1. 1. Khandokar Mohammad Istiak Room # 415, Department of Economics University of Calgary 2500 University Dr. NW. Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 Gender: Male Permanent Resident: Canada Date of Birth: 12 Jan 1979 Last Updated: 21 Dec 2013 Phone: (403) 402 0868 (Cell) ▪ Email: kistiak@ucalgary.ca ▪ Homepage: istiak.yolasite.com _____________________________________________________________________________________ CAREER HIGHLIGHTS      Willing to start a career in a reputed educational institution where I can exercise my educational achievement, management and supervisory experience Experienced as an Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant and proficient in using statistical softwares Able to work independently under minimum supervision Committed to complete high quality work under pressure and within a specific time frame Respectful to confidentiality and opinion of the team members EDUCATION     Ph.D. in Economics, August 2014 (Expected), University of Calgary, AB, Canada Concentration: Macro, Monetary and Financial Economics Master of Arts, Economics, December 2008, University of Arizona, U.S.A. Master of Social Sciences, Economics, September 2001, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh Bachelor of Social Sciences, Economics, May 2000, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh RESEARCH Published    "Is the Oil Price-Output Relation Asymmetric?" with A. Serletis. Journal of Economic Asymmetries 10 (2013), 10-20. "Interest Rates, Leverage and Money." with A. Serletis and P. Gogas. Open Economies Review 23 (2013), 51-78. "Foreign Aid to Bangladesh: Some Iconoclastic Issues." Journal of Developing Areas 46 (2012), 331-343. Work in Progress   "Leverage and the Macroeconomy." with A. Serletis. Macroeconomic Dynamics (Revised and resubmit). "Interest Rate and Leverage Shocks." with A. Serletis. Journal of Applied Economics (Submitted for review).
  2. 2. WORK EXPERIENCE  Instructor, University of Calgary, AB (Spring and Summer 2012)  Taught Principles of Macroeconomics in Spring 2012  Taught Intermediate Economic Theory-Macroeconomics I in Spring 2012  Completed a "Course Design Workshop" offered by the Teaching and Learning Centre  Prepared course syllabus, invigilated examinations, assigned TA duties and maintained office hours  Teaching Assistant, University of Calgary, AB and University of Arizona, U.S.A. (August 2007 to Present)  Principles of Economics in Fall 2007, Spring, Fall 2008  Principles of Macroeconomics in Spring 2013  Intermediate Economic Theory-Microeconomics I in Winter 2013  Intermediate Economic Theory-Macroeconomics I in Spring 2013  Intermediate Economic Theory- Microeconomics II in Fall 2009, Summer 2011  Intermediate Economic Theory- Macroeconomics II in Winter, Fall 2011  Money and Banking in Fall 2010, 2012  Selected Topics in Economics I (Chinese Economy) in Fall 2013  Game Theory & Strategic Thinking For Society in Winter 2010, Spring 2011  Financial Economics in Winter 2014  Research Assistant, University of Calgary, AB (August 2011 to Present)  Data collection and use necessary softwares to analyze the data  Prepare literature review  Prepare research proposals to attract funding  Helping to prepare course lectures  Assistant Professor, Economics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (April 2003 to August 2007)  Taught undergraduate courses- Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Public Finance, Applied Economics and Public Policy  Worked as a member of "Undergraduate Syllabus Moderation Committee" and helped the Department Chair to allocate courses to the faculties  Worked directly with the Dean as a member of "Undergraduate Student Admission Committee"  Worked as a "Student Advisor" and helped students to select appropriate courses depending on their background  Worked as a member of "Scholarship Allocation Committee" and distributed funds to the most needy students  Lecturer, Institute of Health Economics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (December 2002 to April 2003)  Taught graduate courses- Microeconomics and Macroeconomics  Worked as a Moderator for arranging weekly research seminar  Prepared research proposals to collect fund from University Grant Commission  Worked directly with the researchers of the Health Ministry  Researcher, Centre for Policy Dialogue and Bureau of Economic Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh (January 2002 to December 2002)
  3. 3.       Analyzed national budget and prepared policy suggestions Performed cost-benefit analysis of government projects Prepared research proposals to collect fund from donors Worked directly with the researchers of the Planning Ministry Prepared dialogue schedules and invited researchers from various organizations to participate Invited journalists to cover the news of the dialogue COMPUTER SKILLS   Excellent command in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Scientific Workplace (Advanced typing software) Proficient in Stata, Winrats (Time Series Econometrics) and Eviews CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS     Canadian Economic Association Annual Meeting, University of Montreal (2013), QC Canadian Economic Association Annual Meeting, University of Calgary (2012), AB International Youth Conference (2004), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tokyo, Japan International Conference on Women's Right (2005), Dhaka, Bangladesh AWARDS AND FUNDING  University of Calgary  Graduate Student Assistantship (September 2009 to Present)  Graduate Student Travel Grant (September 2013)  University of Arizona Graduate Student Assistantship (August 2007 - December 2008)  University of Dhaka  Graduate Student Fellowship (2001)  Dean's Award (2001)  Best Student Award in the Faculty of Social Science (2001)  Bureau of Economic Research Grant of USD 200 REFEREE / REVIEW   Journal of Developing Areas Journal of AIDS and HIV Research AFFILIATION  Canadian Economic Association
  4. 4.       Economics Graduate Association, University of Calgary Economics Graduate Association, University of Arizona Bangladesh Economic Association Dhaka University Alumni Association Dhaka University Economics Department Alumni Association Bangladesh National Cadet Corps REFERENCES Available on request

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