International Collaborative Partner of UTAR Global Research Network



Name Prof. Dr. Jayaraman, .T.K.
Designation Professor of Economics
Qualification Ph.D., 1975, University of Hawaii
Organization Fiji National University
Email tkjayaraman@yahoo.com
Tel No. 679 339 4000 (ext. 2530)
Fax No. 679 339 3029
URL http://tkjayaraman.com/
UTAR Contact Person Prof. Chong Chee Keong, chongck@utar.edu.my


Employment
  • He is an Associate Professor at the School of Economics, University of South Pacific, Fiji Islands from 1998 to the present.
  • He is the Reserve Bank of Fiji Chair of Monetary Economics from 1998 to the present.
  • He was a Post Doctoral Research Scholar of University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand in 1997-1998.
  • He was a Senior Economist at the Asian Development Bank during 1982-1997.
Teaching & Administration
  • In the University of South Pacific, he has been teaching Monetary Economics.and Pacific Island Economies.
  • In the University of South Pacific, he hold such administrative positions as Member of Board of Studies and Member on the Board of Editors for Journal of Pacific Studies.
  • He was a Visiting Lecturer of University of Hawaii, Hawaii in 1996 - 1998, 2002 and 2003.
  • He was a Visiting Lecturer of the University of Canterbury, NZ in 1997-1998.
Research
  • His research interests are mainly in economic integration in the Pacific, single currency for the Pacific Island Countries, and monetary policies in the Pacific Island Countries.
Publications & Presentations
  • He authored and co-authored 5 book chapters.
  • He has published more than 10 international refereed journal papers.
  • He has given 15 presentations at conference proceedings and seminars

Awards & Honours
  • He received the USP Vice-Chancellor's 2008 Prize for Best Staff Research Publication.
  • He received the Best Conference Paper Award at the University of Arab Emirates, Al Ain in 2005.
  • He received the Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 1997 - 1998.
  • He received the Fulbright-Mundt Travel Grant, 1972-1975.
  • He received the Doctoral Intern from the Technology & Development Institute, East-West Center in 1975.
  • He received the East-West Center Grant, University of Hawaii in 1968-1969.
  • He received the Gold Medal Award for Economics from the University of Madras in 1957.

Quarterly Activites
June to August 2009
  • Jayaraman, T.K. and Choong, C.K. (July 2009). Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanism in Vanuatu.
  • Jayaraman, T.K. and Choong, C.K. (July 2009). How does Monetary Policy Work in Solomon Islands?
  • Jayaraman, T.K. and Choong, C.K. (June 2009). Role of Money in Pacific Island Countries.
  • Jayaraman, T.K. and Choong, C.K. (June 2009). Is Money Endogenous in the Pacific Island Countries?
  • Jayaraman, T.K. and Choong, C.K. (July 2009). How does Monetary Policy Work in Solomon Islands? Pacific Economic Bulletin (SSCI).
  • Jayaraman, T.K. and Choong, C.K. (June 2009). Is Money Endogenous in the Pacific Island Countries? Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies.
  • Role of Remittances in Economic Growth in Pacific Island Countries: A Study of Samoa, Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, Volume 8, Issue 4, 611-627. (SCOPUS).
  • Jan to March 2010
  • Impact Of Offshore Finance Centres On Economic Growth In Pacific Island Countries: An Empirical Study Of Vanuatu.
  • Dr Jayaraman visited UTAR from 18-22 January 2010.
  • Apr to June 2010
  • Role of Remittances in Tongan Economy
  • Monetary Policy Transmission Work in Pacific Islands: A Study of Vanuatu
  • Jul to Sept 2010
  • Role of Remittances in Small Pacific Island Economies: An Empirical Study of Fiji. International Journal of Economics and Business Research, Forthcoming.
  • Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in Fiji: An Empirical Study. International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance, Forthcoming.
  • Oct to Dec 2010
  • Research paper - Two papers have been completed / submitted to journal for the consideration of publication.
  • Paper presented at the 12th International Convention of the East Asian Economic Association (EAEA12), Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea on 2-3 October 2010
  • Jan to Mac 2011
  • Two research papers have been completed / submitted to journal for the consideration of publication.
  • Dr. T.K. Jayaraman has visited the University from 23-28 January 2011.
  • Apr to Jun 2011
  • Research Paper - Three papers have been completed / submitted to journal or edited book for the consideration of publication. 1 paper has been accepted and published
  • Jul to Sep 2011
  • Two research papers have been accpted by the journal or book editor for publication.
  • Oct to Dec 2011
  • Conference paper presented in New Delhi (19-20/12/2011)
  • A visit to UTAR's FAM & FBF ( 8-14/1/2012)
  • Jan to Mac 2012
  • Visited to the University (Both FAM & FBF)
  • Apr to June 2012
  • Research Paper - 12 chapters in book has been published
  • Jul to Sep 2012
  • Co-writing few research papers. No output at this moment.
  • Oct to Dec 2012
  • Co-writing few research papers and 1 paper has been accepted for publication.
  • Jan to Mac 2013
  • Co-writing few research papers and 1 paper has been accepted for publication.
  • Prof. T.K. Jayaraman will visit the University from 21-25 April 2013
  • Apr to Jun 2013
  • Prof. T.K. Jayaraman has visited the University from 21-25 April 2013
  • Prof Jaya and I have completed 2 papers and sent to journals for possible publications.
  • Jul to Sep 2013
  • Prof Jaya and Assoc Prof Dr Choong Chee Keong have completed few papers and sent to journals for possible publications.
  • Oct to Dec 2013
  • Prof Jaya and I have completed few papers and sent to journals for possible publications.
  • Jan to Mac 2014
  • Prof Jaya and I have completed few papers and sent to journals for possible publications.
  • There are two papers have been sent for possible publication in the international referred journals.
  • Apr to Jun 2014
  • Prof Jaya and I have completed few papers and sent to journals for possible publications.
  • There is one paper has been accepted for a chapter in a book.
  • Jul to Sep 2014
  • Prof Jaya and I have completed few papers and sent to journals for possible publications.
  • Oct to Dec 2014
  • Prof Jayaraman and Dr Choong Chee Keong have completed 1 new papers.
  • Jan to Mac 2015
  • Prof Jaya and Dr Choong Chee Keong are working for another paper for a conference in New Zealand / Canada.
  • Apr to Jun 2015
  • 1 paper has been submitted to a journal for review.
  • Jul to Sep 2015
  • 1 paper has been submitted to a journal for review and 1 paper submitted to a conference.
  • Oct to Dec 2015
  • 1 paper has been submitted to a journal for review and 1 paper submitted to a conference.
  • Jan to Mac 2016
  • Prof. Jaya is working with another staff, Mr Ng Cheong Fatt on a few papers.
  • Apr to Jun 2016
  • Prof. Jaya is working with another staff, Mr Ng Cheong Fatt on a few papers. - 2 papers have been accepted
  • July - September 2016
  • Planning to meet up with Prof. Timothy Teo to discuss regarding the journal
  • October - December 2016 Prof. Jaya is working with another staff, Mr Ng Cheong Fatt on a few papers.
    January - March 2017 No report received from contact person
    April - June 2017
  • Prof. Jaya is working with two FBF staff, Dr Lau Lin Sea and Mr Ng Cheong Fatt on a few papers.
  • A few articles have been completed and pending for submission to journals.
  • Prof. Jaya is planning to visit FBF in either July or August, depending on the visa application.
  • July - September 2017
  • Discussion with HoD (Economics) on program structure
  • Talk for staff & student on 8 Aug 2017
  • Brainstorming session with staff on research
  • Discussion with FBF staff: Research collaboration
  • October - December 2017
  • Prof. Jaya is working with two FBF staff, Dr Lau Lin Sea and Mr Ng Cheong Fatt on a few papers.
  • Prof. Jaya is having a few projects/write ups with a few staff in FAM and FBF.
  • January - March 2018
    • Prof. Jaya is working with two FBF staff, Dr Lau Lin Sea and Mr Ng Cheong Fatt on a few papers.
    • Prof. Jaya is having a few projects/write ups with a few staff in FAM and FBF.