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PRASHAN KARUNARATNE

Adjunct Faculty


Education

  • Master of Commerce, University of New South Wales, Australia (2005)
  • Bachelor or Economics (Honors), Macquarie University, Australia (2003)
SUBJECTS TAUGHT / STUDENT PROJECT MENTOR
  • Monetary & Fiscal Policy
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Research Methods
  • Financial Markets & Institutions
EXPERIENCE

Academic Experience

  • Professor in Economics, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (2003 – Present)
  • Faculty, Western Sydney Institute, Graduate School of Business, Australia (2008)
  • Faculty, University of Technology Sydney, Australia (2005 – 2006)

Corporate Experience

  • Unit Coordinator (Management Role), Sydney Institute of Business and Technology (2004 – 2014)
  • Subject Matter Expert, Pearson Australia (2012)
  • Product Development, Navitas Australia (2011)
  • Subject Matter Contributor, Pearson Australia (2010)

Publications

  • Australia and its Interactions with the Global Economy using a Vector Autoregressive Modelling Approach – PhD in Economics Working Paper, Macquarie University (2015)
  • “Australia and its External Economy” – Research Protocol Document, Macquarie University (2012)
  • “Microeconomic Policy” – Ecodate Vol. 25, Issue 2, Warringal Publications (2011)
  • “Correlation of MyEconLab Usage to Final Course Grade” – Case Study for Pearson Australia (2010)
  • “Determinants of Economic Growth: An Examination Above and Below the Brandt Line” – Honours Dissertation, Macquarie University (2003)

Conference Papers Presented

  • “An Import Demand Function for Australia using a Vector Error Correction Mechanism Approach” – Higher Degree

Awards & Recognition

  • Australian Postgraduate Award by the Australian Federal Government (2011 – 2015)
  • Faculty Teaching Award for Excellent Results in Microeconomics by the Faculty of Business and Economics, Macquarie University
  • Macquarie University Honours Scholarship (2003)
  • Department of Economics, Honours Scholarship (2003)

Memberships

  • Honorary Lifetime Member – Actuarial Students’ Society, Macquarie University
  • Economics Society of Australia