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Sabiha Akhter

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

1. PhD in Economics, School of Economics, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. Thesis Title: Testing Price Transmission and Rice Market Co-integration among India, Bangladesh and Nepal during the Food Price Crisis. Supervisors: Dr. John Shannon, Dr. Nobuaki Yamashita and Dr. Sisira Jayasuriya. Period of Study: 26/06/2009 to 28/11/2013 Awarded date: 14/05/2014 Funded by La Trobe University Postgraduate Research Scholarship

2. Master in Development and Resource Economics, School of Economics and Business, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway. Thesis Title: Effects of Microcredit on the Income of Tribal People of Northern Bangladesh. Supervisor: Dr. Roberto Garcia. Period of Study: 09/01/2007 to 12/06/2009 Awarded date: 19/06/2009 Funded by Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)

3. Master of Science in Agricultural Economics (Finance), Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh. Thesis Title: Study on Foodgrain Self-sufficiency & Food Security in Bangladesh: Achievement and Prospects. Supervisor: Dr. Lutfor Rahman. Period of Study: 01/01/2001 to 30/06/2003 Awarded date: 24/09/2003 Funded by Bangladesh National Science and Technology Fellowship and Bangladesh Agricultural University Scholarship

4. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics (Honours), Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh. Honours degree with First class First position Period of Study: 02/10/1996 to 22/10/2000 Awarded date: 12/12/2000

 

CAREER HISTORY

1. Lecturer: Torrens University, South Australia, Australia Period of employment: September 2016 - to date. Teaching subjects: (Masters of Business Administration) ECON6000: Principles of Economics Teaching subjects: (Masters of Professional Accounting) FINA6000: Managing Finance STAT6003: Statistics for Financial Decisions Teaching subjects: (undergraduate) FINA2006: Principles of Finance, FINA2000: Financial Markets and Institutions ECON2002: Principles of Economics STAT2000: Quantitative Method FINA2005: Derivatives and Risk Management Liaising closely with the Program Director for course development for FINA2000.

2. Lecturer: The University of Adelaide College, South Australia, Australia Period of employment: February 2015 - to date. Teaching subjects: (undergraduate) Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Economics, Business and Economics Statistics, International Financial Institutions and Markets, Corporate Finance Principles of Accounting

3. Tutor: Flinders University, South Australia, Australia Period of employment: June 2017 – December 2017. Teaching subjects: (undergraduate) Quantitative Methods

4. University Tutor and Marker: School of Economics, Faculty of Professions, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Period of employment: March 2014 - to date. Teaching subjects: (undergraduate) Business Finance, International Financial Institution and Markets, Business and Economics Statistics, Financial Economics, International Trade (Undergraduate and Postgraduate), International Finance (Undergraduate and Postgraduate), Intermediate Macroeconomics (Undergraduate and Postgraduate).

5. University Tutor and Marker: School of Commerce, University of South Australia, Australia. Period of employment: March 2016 – December 2017. Teaching subjects: (undergraduate) Principles of Economics, Growth Development and the Macroeconomy.

6. University Tutor and Marker: School of Economics, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. Period of employment: June 2009 to 2013. Teaching subjects: (undergraduate) Microeconomics, Asia in the World Economy, Marketing Economics, Sustainable Global Development.

7. Visiting Lecturer: School of Economics, Faculty of Professions, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Period of employment: March 2015 – 31 July, 2015. Teaching subject: (undergraduate) Principles of Macroeconomics

8. Examination Invigilator: Australian Catholic University, Melbourne campus, Australia.

9. Examination Invigilator: The University of Adelaide College, South Australia, Australia.

10. Research Assistant: Department of Economics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Period of employment: 2009 to 2010. Supervisor: Professor Sisira Jayasuriya, research project related to macroeconomics and agricultural and trade policy issues.

11. Teaching Assistant: School of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway. Period of employment: Fall semester, 2007. Teaching Subject: (undergraduate) Decision Modelling

12. Assistant Professor: Department of Agricultural Finance, Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh. Period of employment: 17th June 2005 to 11th June 2009. Teaching Subjects: Principles of Finance (undergraduate) Principles of Economics (undergraduate) Taxonomy (postgraduate) Risk Management (postgraduate) Money and Banking (undergraduate)

13. Lecturer: Department of Agricultural Finance, Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bang