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Upcoming Event

The Centre for Economic Studies, UTAR will be organising a colloquium talk on "Vulnerability to Poverty in Malaysia: What Longitudinal Data Can Tell Us?" in UTAR Perak Campus.

The details of the talk as follows:

Speaker     : Dr. Abdelhak Senadjki
                   Department of Economics,
                   Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman,
                   31900 Kampar, Perak, Malaysia
Date          : 6 June 2014 (Friday)
Time          : 9.30 am - 10.30 am
Venue        : H002, Kampar Campus
CPD Hours :1 CPD Hour

ALL ARE WELCOME

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The Centre for Economic Studies, UTAR will be organising a workshop on “Theory and Applications of Multiple Linear Regression with Eviews”, on 15 May 2014 (Thursday) in UTAR Perak campus.

The details of the workshop as follows:

Date:              15 May 2014
Time:              2 pm to 5pm
Venue:           FBF Compuer Lab (TBA)
Instructor:       Ms Koay Ying Yin
Duration:        3 hours
CPD point:     3 points


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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman's Centre for Economic Studies (UTAR-CES) is pleased to invite UTAR staff and students to attend a seminar talk on

Does Oil Price Predict Economic Growth?
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Speaker    : Dr. Poon Wai Ching,
                  Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, School of Business,
                  Monash University Malaysia.
Date         : 26 February 2014 (Wednesday)
Time         : 3.30 pm - 5.00 pm
Venue       : IDK3, Kampar campus, UTAR
CPD Hours: 1.5 CPD Hours

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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman's Centre for Economic Studies (UTAR-CES) is pleased to invite UTAR staff and students to attend a roundtable talk on

Minimum Wage in Malaysia: Road to Prosperity?
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Date : 26 November 2013 (Tuesday)
Time : 10.00 am - 12.00 pm
Venue: EDK1, Kampar campus, UTAR
CPD Hours: 2 CPD Hours

Speaker I:Dr. Lai Yew Wah, Professor, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Topic: Minimum wage policy: Rational and Potential Impact

Speaker II: Dr. Foo Loke Min, Chief Representative ASEAN, Anbound Research Centre
Lessons Learnt from Malaysia's Minimum Wage Implementation

Speaker III: Mr. Nurhisham Hussein, Vice President Economic Research, Malaysian
Rating Corporation Berhad
Topic: Minimum wage: Impact and Implications

Moderator: Dr Wong Chin Yoong, Assistant Professor in Economics, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
 
ALL STAFF AND STUDENTS ARE WELCOME

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Previous Event

The Centre of Economic Studies (CES) will be having a seminar talk given by Dr Grace Lee Hooi Yean, from Monash University Sunway Campus, entitled “Tolerance and Economic Growth”.

Below are the details of the presentation.

Speaker: Dr. Grace Lee Hooi Yean
Coordinator, Department of Economics,
School of Business, Monash University Sunway Campus.
Date: 30 October 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 2.30 pm - 4.00 pm
Venue: E214, Kampar Campus
CPD Hours: 1.5 CPD Hours

Staff and students are welcome to attend.
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The Centre of Economic Studies (CES) will be having a colloquium talk given by Vinothiny Subramaniam, on a paper entitled “An Analysis of the Nonlinear Relationships Between Capital Flows and Real GDP: The Case of Malaysia”, co-authored with Lim Hock-Eam (UUM),Chitrah Krishnan (UTAR)and Rajaletchumy Mani
(UTAR).

Below are the details of the presentation.
Presenter: Ms Vinothiny Subramaniam,
Department of Economics, UTAR
Discussant: Mr Thurai Murugan a/l Nathan
Date: 25 September 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 10.30 am – 12.00 pm
Venue: H109, Kampar Campus
CPD Hours: 1.5 CPD Hours

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Centre for Economic studies (CES) is pleased to host Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tso Chen-Dong, Executive director of Center for China Studies, Department of Political Science, National Taiwan University, Taiwan for a seminar talk on "Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership (TPP) and its Regional Repercussion" on 11 July 2013, 3.00 pm at Perak campus.

Details of the talk are as follows:

Date : 11 July 2013
Time : 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Venue: Room H004, Block H, Faculty of Business and Finance, Universiti Tunku Abdul
Rahman
CPD points: 1.5 point
Attached please find the synopsis of the talk with short bio of the speaker.

Staff and students are welcome to attend.

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In collaboration with Institute of Management and Leadership, Centre for Economic studies (CES) is pleased to invite staff to attend a one-day workshop on 'Technology Foresight' by Prof. Dr. Benjamin J.C. Yuan, UTAR international Collaboration Partner from Institute of Management of Technology, National Chiao
Tung University, Taiwan on 11 June 2013 from 9.00am to 4.00pm at Perak campus.

Details of the workshop are as follows:

Date : 11 June 2013
Time : 9.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Venue: Block H, Faculty of Business and Finance, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
CPD points: 7 points

For the program and schedule of the workshop with short bio of the speaker.
Please refer to here

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The Centre for Economic Studies, UTAR will be organising a workshop on “Using EViews for Regression Analysis”, on 23 May 2013 (Thursday) in UTAR Perak campus.


The details of the workshop as follows:

Date: 23 May 2013
Time: 10 am to 4pm
Venue: Practical Training Lab, H2-214
Faculty of Business and Finance
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
Instructor: Ms Koay Ying Yin
Duration: 6 hours
CPD point: 6 points

Please refer to event flyer.


The Centre of Economic Studies (CES) will be having the 3rd colloquium talk in 2013 given by Cik Siti Rohaya, on a paper entitled “DEA Efficiency Analysis: Cost, Revenue and Profit Efficiency of Islamic Banks In Malaysia”, co-authored with Pn.Juliana Abu Bakar and Ms. Thavamalar Ganapathy.

Below are the details of the presentation.

Presenter: Cik Siti Rohaya Mat Rahim,
Department of Economics, UTAR
Date: 11 April 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 2.30 pm – 4.00 pm
Venue: H121, Kampar Campus
CPD Hours: 1.5 CPD Hours

Staff and students are cordially invited to attend the colloquium. Please refer to event flyer

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The Centre for Economic Studies, UTAR will be organising a workshop on time-series volatility modelling in finance and economics using a family of GARCH models on 12-13/04/2013 (Friday and Saturday) in UTAR Perak campus. This two-day workshop emphasizes on both testing principles and practical use in empirical
investigation.

We welcome all academicians, researchers and post-graduate students come and join
us. Please refer to the event flyer for further information.

 

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The Centre of Economic Studies (CES) will be having the second colloquium talk in 2013 given by Mr Wong Chin Yoong, on a paper entitled “Rising China, anxious Asia? A Bayesian New Keynesian view”.

Below are the details of the presentation.

Presenter: Mr Wong Chin Yoong,
Department of Economics, UTAR
Date: 1 March 2013 (Friday)
Time: 2.30 pm – 4.00 pm
Venue: H112, Kampar Campus

Staff and students are cordially invited to attend the colloquium. Event Flyer

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The Centre of Economic Studies (CES) will be organising colloquium series. The first presentation in 2013 will be given by Mr Kelvin Wye, on a paper co-authored with Rahmah Ismail and Zulridah Mohd. Noor entitled: Decomposing Gender Occupational Differences: Is It Characteristics, Preferences or Hiring
Discrimination?

Below are the details of the presentation.

Presenter: Mr Kelvin Wye Chung Khain,
Department of Economics, UTAR
Date: 21 January 2013 (Monday)
Time: 3.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Venue: H112, Kampar Campus

Staff and students are cordially invited to attend the colloquium.  Event  Flyer

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The Centre of Economic Studies (CES) will be organising a seminar talk by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Teo Wing Leong, from School of Economics, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. Here are the details:

Title: Deep Habits in the New Keynesian Phillips Curve
Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Teo Wing Leong
School of Economics,
University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Date: 23 November 2012 (Friday)
Time: 2.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Venue: H121, Kampar Campus

All are cordially invited to attend the colloquium.  Event  Flyer

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In conjunction with UTAR's 10th anniversary celebration, The Centre of Economic Studies will be organising a public lecture by Professor Dr. Rajah Rasiah, Khazanah Nasional Chair of Regulatory Studies and Professor of Technology and Innovation Policy, Faculty of Economics and Administration University of Malaya on “Sticky Spots on Slippery Slopes: Technological Upgrading in the integrated circuit (IC) industry in Developing East Asia”. Following are the details

Speaker: Professor Dr. Rajah Rasiah,
Khazanah Nasional Chair of Regulatory Studies and Professor of Technology and Innovation Policy,
Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya
Date: 09 April 2012 (Monday)
Time: 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Venue: IDK8, Kampar Campus

Staff and students are welcomed to attend the talk. Flyer

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The Centre of Economic Studies will be organising a seminar talk by Dr T.K. Jayaraman, our International Collaborative Partner (ICP), UTAR Global Research Network on “Exchange Rate Pass-through in Fiji: 1982-2009, Results of a Preliminary Study”.

Date: 11 January 2012 (Wednesday)
Time: 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm
Venue: H215, Kampar Campus

All are cordially invited to attend the seminar talk.  Event Flyer

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Centre for Economic Studies is organizing a research talk on strategies in raising Journal Publications of
Faculty by Professor Chew Soon Beng from Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Prof Chew currently serves as our external examiner for the programme Bachelor of Economics (Hons) Financial Economics.

The details are as follow.

Date: 21 December 2011 (Wednesday)
Time: 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
Venue: D203, Kampar Campus

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Centre for Economic Studies are pleased to invited staff and members to attend
seminar talk by Professor Dr.Cheng Ming Yu,Professorial Chair (Mr & Mrs Chua Chai
Leng Professor of Economics), Faculty of Accountancy and Management, Universiti
Tunku Abdul Rahman on "Malaysia Moving towards Vision 2020: From NEP to NEM".

The details are as follow.

Date: 18 October 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 3.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Venue: H113, Kampar Campus

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The Centre of Economic Studies (CES) will be organising colloquium series. The first presentation will be given by Ms Tan Ai Lian, on a paper co-authored with Ms Lim Shiau Mooi, Ms Koong Seow Shin and Ms Koay Ying Yin entitled: Exchange Rate and Current Account: Are They Co-integrated Symmetrically or Asymmetrically?

Presenter: Ms Tan Ai Lian,
Department of Economics, UTAR
Discussant: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Choong Chee Keong
Date: 29 September 2011 (Thursday)
Time: 3.30 pm - 4.30 pm (preceded by light refreshment at 3:15 p.m)
Venue: H108, Kampar Campus

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The Centre of Economic Studies will be organising a public lecture by Professor Dr. Tham Siew Yean, Principal Research Fellow, from Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia on “International Trade in Malaysia: A Policy-Oriented Research Agenda”.

Speaker: Professor Dr. Tham Siew Yean
Principal Research Fellow
Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS),
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Date: 11 April 2011 (Monday)
Time: 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm
Venue: EDK3, Kampar Campus
Flyer and short CV of the speakers