Dr. Muhammed Rafi OPC

Assistant Professor
Email: rafi@base.ac.in

Teaching Experience: Guest Lecturer, Kannur University, Kerala, India from September 2012 to March 2014.
Teaching Interests: Macroeconomics, Econometrics and International Economics.

Educational Qualifications
Ph. D in Economics, Pondicherry University, India (2021)
Area of Study: Open-economy Macroeconomics
M. Phil. in Economics, Pondicherry University, India (2012)
M. A. in Applied Economics, Pondicherry University, India (2011)
Qualified University Grants Commission –NET (2011)
B. A. Economics, University of Calicut, India (2009)

Research

Research Interests: International finance, Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics.

Journal Article:
Rafi, O.P.C.M. & Ramachandran, M. (2018) Capital flows and exchange rate volatility: the experience of emerging economies, Indian Economic Review, 53: (1-2), 183-205.

Conference Presentations:

Presented a paper titled “Foreign portfolio flows and exchange rate volatility in emerging economies” (with: M. Ramachandran) in 54th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) held at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu & Kashmir; 7 to 9 March- 2018.

Presented a paper titled “Capital flows and exchange rate” (with: M. Ramachandran) in 53rd Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) held at National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar, Odisha; 22 to24 December- 2016.

Presented a paper titled “Do cross-border capital flows affect exchange rate and its volatility?” (with: M. Ramachandran) in 52nd Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) held at IIM Kozikode, Kerala; 4 to 6 January- 2016.

Presented a paper titled “Capital flows, exchange rate and volatility” (with: M. Ramachandran) in 51st Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) held at Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab; 12 to 14 December – 2014.

Awards/Fellowships
Merit Scholarship for M.A Programme in Pondicherry University
Merit Scholarship for M.Phil Programme in Pondicherry University
Qualified University Grants Commission NET-JRF held on 24th June 2012.

Computer Proficiency

Programming Languages: R, RATS.
Other Econometric Packages: Eviews, Stata.

Miscellaneous
Engaged hands-on training sessions for IES/ISS Officers and Research Scholars during various Econometrics Workshops.
Member, Organizing Committee, National Conference on “Globalizing the finance?” held at Department of Economics, Pondicherry University, Puducherry from 10- 11, April 2017.
Member, The Indian Econometric Society, 2016–Present.