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«Home Address: 8 Holmdale Road Hampstead, Montreal, P.Q. H3X 1Y1, Canada. Tel: (514) 487-9341 Office Address: Department of Economics McGill ...»

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Jagdish Handa

Professor of Economics

McGill University.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Home Address:

8 Holmdale Road

Hampstead, Montreal, P.Q. H3X 1Y1, Canada.

Tel: (514) 487-9341

Office Address:

Department of Economics

McGill University

855 Sherbrooke St. West

Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 2T7

Tel: (514) 398-4400, x 09037#

Fax: (514) 398-4938 e-mail: jagdish.handa@ mcgill.ca

Personal Information:

Born in 1939. Canadian citizen.

Education:

London School of Economics, 1959-62, B.Sc. Hon. (econ.) Studies for the Bar, Lincoln's Inn, Inns of Court, U.K., 1958-62.

Johns Hopkins University, 1962-66, Ph.D. (1968).

Ph.D. Thesis: A New Approach to the Theory of Portfolio Selection.

Prof. J. Handa, Department of Economics, McGill University, 855 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal, Que.H3A 2T7.

Tel.: (514) 398-4400, x09037; Fax: (514) 398-4938; e-mail: jagdish.handa@mcgill.ca

Academic Positions:

Assistant Professor of Economics, McGill University, 1966-71.

Associate Professor of Economics, McGill University, 1971-85.

Professor of Economics, McGill University, since 1986.

Acting Chair, Department of Economics, McGill University, January 1985 - June 1987.

Associate Dean (Student Affairs), Faculty of Arts, McGill University, September 1990 June 94.

Other Appointments:

Invited Academic Visitor, London School of Economics and Political Science, U.K., 1973-74.

Adjunct Associate Professor, New York University, Summer 1979.

Academic Visitor, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1980-8l.

Research Associate, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1980-8l.

Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 1987-88.

Invited Academic Visitor, London School of Economics and Political Science, U.K., Summer 1988, and 1994-95.

Visiting Professor, Kobe-Gakuin University, Japan, Summer, 1990.

Invited Academic Visitor, London School of Economics and Political Science, U.K., 1994-95.

Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, University of University of Sydney, Australia, 2002-03.

Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, LUMS, Lahore, Summer 2006.

Prof. J. Handa, Department of Economics, McGill University, 855 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal, Que.H3A 2T7.

Tel.: (514) 398-4400, x09037#; Fax: (514) 398-4938; e-mail: jagdish.handa@mcgill.ca

Primary Teaching Interests:

Monetary Theory and Policy, Macroeconomics.

Courses Taught:

Macroeconomics (Undergrad., Honours or majors), many years during 1966-.

Money and Banking (Undergrad.), some years 1969-.

Mathematical Economics (3rd year Hon.), 1966-69.

Principles of Economics, Summer 1972.

An Introduction to Applied Political Economy, Summer 1977.

Macroeconomics (Grad.), 1982-87.

Applied Statistics and Econometrics II (Grad.), Summer 1979 (at New York University) Mathematics for Economists (Grad.), 1969-70, 1974-76.

Linear Programming & Input-Output Analysis (Grad.), 1968-69.

Advanced Economic Theory (Undergraduate, Honours), 198l-87, 1988-93.

Macroeconomics (Grad. Seminar), 1986-87.

Macroeconomics (Grad., Univ. of Nairobi) 1987-88.

Economic Policy Management (Graduate seminar), 1995-96.

Macroeconomic Theory (Undergraduate): since 1995 -.

Advanced Topics in Monetary Economics, since 1998 -.

Money and Banking (Grad.), most years since 1969 -.

Advanced Monetary Theory Seminar (Grad.), most years since 1967 -.

Publications: (Books)

1. The Monetary Structure of the Indian Economy (jointly with C.P. Khetan and R.R.

Waghmare). Delhi: Macmillan, 1976.

2. The Economic Behaviour of Industrial Corporations in India (jointly with C.P. Khetan and R.R. Waghmare), Delhi: Macmillan, 1985.

3. Devaluation Policy and the Indian Economy (jointly with A. Nigam). Delhi: S. Chand & Co., 1990, 183 pages.

4. Discrimination, Retirement and Pensions. Aldershot, UK: Avebury, 1994, 237 pages.

5. Rational Economic Decisions and the Current Account in Kenya (jointly with G. Mwau).

Aldershot, UK: Avebury, 1995, 151 pages.

6. Monetary Economics. (An advanced Monetary Economics textbook). London, U.K.:

Routledge, 2000, 766 pages. Published in hard cover, paperback and as an e-book.

Prof. J. Handa, Department of Economics, McGill University, 855 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal, Que.H3A 2T7.

Tel.: (514) 398-4400, x09037#; Fax: (514) 398-4938; e-mail: jagdish.handa@mcgill.ca

7. The Balance of Payments of Developing Economies: Evidence from Nigeria and Ghana.

(Jointly with Olumuyiwa Samson Adedeji and Alexander Bilson Darku). London, U.K.: Ashgate, November 2005, 172 pages.

8. Monetary Economics, published in Chinese. Beijing, China: Liang Jing Publishing Studio at Renmin (Beijing) University, 2006, 823 pages.

9. Monetary Economics, Second Edition. London, U.K.: Routledge, 2008, 842 pages.





Published in hard cover, paperback and as an e-book.

10. Macroeconomics (with Study Guide CD-Rom). World Scientific Press, 2011, 561 pages.

11. Studies in East Asian Economies: Capital Flows, Exchange Rates and Monetary Policy (jointly with Shibeshi Ghebre Kahsay), World Scientific Press, 2011.

Publications: (Articles) 1. "A Theoretical Framework for the Monetary and Fiscal Analyses of Underdeveloped Economics", The Developing Economies, VIII, 1970, pp.3l7-334.

2. "An Empirical Study of Financial Intermediation in Canada", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, VI, 197l, pp.583-600.

3. "A Theory of Risk Preference in Gambling", Journal of Political Economy, 79, 197l, pp.l073-83.

4. "Some Aspects of the Political Economy of Agricultural Societies", Discussion Paper, published by the Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 1973, pp.l-34.

5. "Seasonal Variations, Wages and Villenage in Traditional Agriculture", Manpower and Unemployment Research in Africa, (Published by the Centre for Developing Area Studies, McGill University), VIII, April 1975, pp.3-2l.

6. "Employment in Developing Countries", Review Articles, in Manpower and Unemployment Research in Africa, (published by the Centre for Developing Area Studies, McGill University), VIII, November 1975, pp.47-56.

7. "The Von Neumann-Morgenstern Axioms: A Test from Portfolio Selection Behaviour", Indian Economic Journal, XXII, 1975, pp.320-331.

Prof. J. Handa, Department of Economics, McGill University, 855 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal, Que.H3A 2T7.

Tel.: (514) 398-4400, x09037#; Fax: (514) 398-4938; e-mail: jagdish.handa@mcgill.ca 8. "Risk, Probabilities and a New Theory of Cardinal Utility", Journal of Political Economy, 85, 1977, pp.97-112.

9. "The Concepts of the Demand for Money to Hold and as the Means of Payment", Indian Economic Journal, XXIV, 1977, pp.390-401.

10. "Excess Demand, Queueing and Macroeconomic Models with Quantity Rationing", Eastern Economics Journal, April 1980, pp. 13l-138.

11. "Rational Expectations: What Do They Mean - Another View", Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics, Summer 1982, pp. 558-564.

12. "Decisions Under Imperfect Knowledge: The Certainty Equivalent Theory as an Alternative to the Von Neumann-Morgenstern Theory of Uncertainty", Erkenntnis, 20, 1983, pp.295-328.

13. "Policy Effectiveness in Demand-Constrained Models", Proceedings Volume of the Twenty-Second Indian Econometric Conference, Vol. II, January, 1984, pp.60.l-60.19.

14. "Rational Expectations and Imperfect Knowledge" in E. Nell, ed., Free-Market Conservatism, A Critique of Theory and Practice, London: George Allen and Unwin, 1984, pp. 133-49.

15. "Inflation in a Large Open Economy: The Scandinavian Model and the Japanese Economy", Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, Vol.26, June 1985. (Jointly with Yukio Okiyama).

16. "Labour Characteristics and the Return to General and Firm Specific Skills", Eastern Economic Journal XIII, April-June 1987, pp. 99-106.

17. "Wage and Occupational Discrimination Against Women", Anvasek 17, June 1987, pp.1Currency Substitution: A Multi-Currency Study for Canada", International Economic Journal 1, Autumn 1987, pp.71-86. (Jointly with Ismail M. Bana).

19. "Substitution among Currencies: A Preferred Habitat Hypothesis" International Economic Journal 2, Summer 1988, pp.41-62.

20. "Four Tests for the Random Walk Hypotheses: Power versus Robustness" Economics Letters, 29, 1989. pp.141-145. (Jointly with Barry K. Ma) Prof. J. Handa, Department of Economics, McGill University, 855 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal, Que.H3A 2T7.

Tel.: (514) 398-4400, x09037#; Fax: (514) 398-4938; e-mail: jagdish.handa@mcgill.ca 21. "Currency Substitution and Transactions Costs", Empirical Economics, 15, 1990, pp.231Jointly with I. Bana) 22. "The Optimal Hiring Age and Discrimination by Age", in Edgar Ortiz, ed., Public Administration Economics and Finance: Current Issues in North American and Caribbean Countries, pp.384-401. Centro de Investigacion Y Docencia Economicas and North American Economics and Finance Association, February, 1990.

23. "Consumption, Uncertainty and Ricardian Equivalence", Rivista Di Politica Economica 80, July-August 1990, pp.291-318.

24. "Variability under Fixed and Fluctuating Exchange Rates: Canada and U.K." (jointly

with W. François), in Barry W. Poulson, et al., ed., International Economic Integration:

Lessons from the 1980s and Prospects for the 1990s, pp.154-176. University of Northern Iowa, February 1991.

25. "First Generation Canadians and the Constitutional and Sovereignty Debates" in Federalism in Peril, A. R. Riggs and T. Velk, eds., Vancouver, The Fraser Institute, 1992, pp. 168-75.

26. "Spesa pubblica e risparmio aggregato: un approccio macroeconomico", Rivista di Politica Economica 83, March 1993, pp. 1-12. ("Government Expenditure and National Saving: A Macroeconomic Perspective", published in Italian).

27. "Disavnazo pubblico e risparmio: teoria ed evidenza empirica" ("Public deficits and saving: theory and empirical evidence"). Rivista di Politica Economica 86 (3), October 1996, pp. 55-81.

28. "On the Evidence of Non-Linear Structure in Canadian Unemployment", Ossama Mikhail, Curtis Eberwein and Jagdish Handa. Applied Economics Letters 12, February 2005, pp. 101-104.

29. "Monetary Aggregation for a Developing Economy: a Case Study of Nigeria", Bekele Sinkie Gebregiorgis and Jagdish Handa. Journal of Developing Areas 38, Spring 2005, pp. 119-143.

30. ''Testing for Persistence in Aggregate and Sectoral Canadian Unemployment.'' Ossama Mikhail, Curtis Eberwein and Jagdish Handa. Applied Economics Letters, 12, Nov.

2005, 893-98.

Prof. J. Handa, Department of Economics, McGill University, 855 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal, Que.H3A 2T7.

Tel.: (514) 398-4400, x09037#; Fax: (514) 398-4938; e-mail: jagdish.handa@mcgill.ca 31. "Purchasing Power Parity as a Long-Run Memory Process: Evidence from Canada", Jean-Francois Villeneuve and Jagdish Handa. Applied Financial Economics, 16, Jan.

2006, 109-117.

32. "Currency Substitution in a Currency Board Context: the Evidence for Hong Kong", Kwan Wai Ko and Jagdish Handa. Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 4 (1), Feb. 2006, 39-56.

33. "Estimating Persistence in Canadian Unemployment: Evidence from a Bayesian ARFIMA.'' Ossama Mikhail, Curtis Eberwein and Jagdish Handa. Applied Economics, 38 (15), August 2006, 1809-1819.

34. "Re-examining the Choice among Monetary Aggregates: Evidence from the Canadian Economy", Jonathan Lebi and Jagdish Handa, ICFAI Journal of Monetary Economics 5, August 2007, pp. 57-78.

35. "Monetary Policy Rules under a Fixed Exchange Rate Regime: Empirical Evidence from China", Shengzu Wang and Jagdish Handa. Applied Financial Economics 17, August 2007, pp. 941-50.

36. "The Size and Sustainability of the Nigerian Current Account Deficits", Olumuyiwa S.

Adedeji and Jagdish Handa. Journal of Developing Areas, 41 (2), Spring 2008, pp. 1Financial Development and Economic Growth: a Symbiotic Relationship", Jagdish Handa and Shubha Rahman Khan. Applied Financial Economics, 18, July 2008, pp. 1033-49.

38. "Is the Modern Economy Heading Towards a Cashless and Checkless One? Evidence from the Payments System in Canada", Weinian Liao and Jagdish Handa. IUP Journal of Bank Management, 9 (4), 2010, pp. 48-70.

39. "Long-run neutrality and superneutrality of money in South American Economies", Robert Hiscock and Jagdish Handa. Applied Financial Economics, 23, Issue 9, May 2013, pages 739-747.

Other papers or reports related to McGill

1. The Economic Impact of McGill University on the Province of Quebec (jointly with Jennifer Winters), May 1990.

Prof. J. Handa, Department of Economics, McGill University, 855 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal, Que.H3A 2T7.

Tel.: (514) 398-4400, x09037#; Fax: (514) 398-4938; e-mail: jagdish.handa@mcgill.ca

2. The Economic Impact of McGill on Quebec: Inflows of Funds and their Effects (jointly with Patrick Crowley and Anna Alfano), January 1993. 50 pages. Also prepared an 'Executive Summary' (21 pages) and press releases.

3. Impact Economique de l'Universite McGill sur le Quebec: Arrivee de Capitaux et leur Effets. Translation of Executive Summary of preceding study into French. January 1993.

21 pages.

4. McGill University: Generating Wealth for the Quebec Economy (jointly with J.

McCallum), January 1993. 10 pages.

5. The Economic Impact of McGill University on the Province of Quebec. (Jointly with Ossama Mikhail). March 1997, 80 pages.

6. Executive Summary: The Economic Impact of McGill University on the Province of Quebec. (Jointly with Ossama Mikhail). September 1997, 40 pages.

7. McGill University: Creating Intellectual and Economic Wealth for the Province of Quebec. (Jointly with Ossama Mikhail). January 1998. In English and French. 14 pages.

8. An Economic Study of the McGill University Health Centre: Renovation and Consolidation, 2002. 58 pages.



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