Address:

    1. Mailmara, Batiaghata, Khulna, Bangladesh. 2. 136 Gladstone Road, Dandenong North, VIC 3175, AUSTRALIA.

    Email:

    ranajit0506@yahoo.com

    Contact:

    +8801989602915 and +61401757694

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Ranajit Bairagi

Professor

Research Interest:

Corporate Finance

Financial Economics

Energy Economics

Development Economics


Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Finance (PhD)

Deakin University | Melbourne VIC Australia | 2009 – 2012

Thesis: ‘Costs of Raising Equity Capital of U.S. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)’.  Units studied in coursework: Quantitative Methods for Finance; Advanced Investment; Advanced Corporate Finance; Research Methods; Business and Financial Econometrics; and Research Project.

Certificate on Australian Company Law 

Curtin University of Technology | Perth WA Australia | 2006

Post-Graduate Diploma: Major in Information Technology (IT)

Khulna University | Bangladesh | 2002 - 2003

Master of Business Administration: Major in Finance

IBA, University of Dhaka | Bangladesh | 1995 - 1997

Master of Commerce: Major in Finance

University of Dhaka | Bangladesh | 1993 – 1994

Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.): Major in Banking & Finance

University of Dhaka | Bangladesh | 1989 - 1993

Bio

Experiences

  • LECTURER |Accounting| 2018 –Current

    Both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs

    ASIA PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE (APIC) | Melbourne VIC Australia | Website Reference

    The College is a quality provider of higher education with a focus on both domestic and international students.  The College has two campuses in Melbourne and Sydney.

    ·         Prepare and deliver lectures, conduct tutorials, prepare assignments and questions for both mid-term and final examinations, conduct examinations, assess assignments and answer scripts for a cohort of Finance and Accounting.

     

    LECTURER |Accounting| 2018 –Current

    Both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs

    FEDERATION UNIVERSITY | Melbourne VIC Australia | Website Reference

    The University is a quality provider of higher education with a focus on both domestic and international students.  The University has Eight campuses and support centers in Ballarat, Melbourne, Brisbane, Malaysia and China.

    ·         Prepare and deliver lectures, conduct tutorials, prepare assignments and questions for both mid-term and final examinations, conduct examinations, assess assignments and answer scripts for a cohort of Finance and Accounting.

    CASUAL ACADEMIC | 2009 - 2012

    School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

    DEAKIN UNIVERSITY | Melbourne VIC Australia | Website Reference

    Deakin University is a world-class institute with cutting-edge facilities and renowned quality of research and teaching. Rankings by the Academic Ranking of World Universities place Deakin in the top 2% of the world's universities.

    ·         Facilitate undergraduate students in solving their tutorial problems in Business Finance and Corporate Finance.

    ·         Assess/evaluate assignments and answer scripts and provide consultation to the students regarding their tutorial problems, specifically, prior to their final examinations.

     

    SESSIONAL LECTURER | 2015 – 2017

    Accounting and Statistics units for the Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) Program

    HOLMESGLEN INSTITUTE | Melbourne VIC Australia | Website Reference

    The Institute is a quality provider of secondary, vocational and higher education, with a focus on both domestic and international students.  The Institute has five locations across Australia and a Hong Kong Campus.

    ·         Prepare and deliver lectures, conduct tutorials, prepare questions for both mid-term and final examinations, conduct examinations, evaluate assignments and answer scripts.

    Executive MBA Program Coordinator | 

    KHULNA UNIVERSITY | Khulna Bangladesh | Website Reference

    Khulna University has six schools, two centers and a research cell. The University has a Center of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), which is one of the six existing CETLs established by UGC in public universities of Bangladesh.

    ·         Coordinator of the Executive MBA Program and taught Corporate Accounting and Corporate Finance at its MBA and BBA Programs (Management & Business Administration School).

    ·         Supervised research works for MBA and BBA graduating students who need to develop research monograph at their final semester to fulfill the requirements of their graduation.

    ACADEMIC | 1998 - 2019

    KHULNA UNIVERSITY | Khulna Bangladesh | Website Reference

    ·         Prepared and delivered lectures, prepared and moderated questions, conducted examinations, evaluated answer scripts at both undergraduate (BBA) and postgraduate (MBA) levels.

    ·         Developed and updated course curricula adhering to the international standard. 

    ·         Performed academic administrative duties and coordinated executive training programs including:

    -   Student Adviser for a number of undergraduate and postgraduate batches (advising students on the university rules and regulations on their academic disputes);

    -   Coordinator of Internship Committee for the graduating (intern) students at both the undergraduate and the postgraduate programs (placed intern students at different corporate organisations to empirically pursue their internship and prepare research monographs and arrange/allocate supervisors for each intern student);

    Executive Editor of ‘Business Review’ which is the only Journal of the School of Management and Business Administration of Khulna University (as a member of the Editorial Board, I organised meetings and implemented Board decisions).

Publication

     “Impact of Foreign Direct Investment Volatility on Economic Development in the Indian Subcontinent”, The World Economy, Rank A (ABDC), 2017, Vol. 40, No. 12, pp. 2832-2853.

     “Going Private Transactions and Private Equity Takeovers: What have we Learned?”, Business Review, Khulna University, Bangladesh, ISSN: 1811-3788, 2015, Vol. 10, No. 1&2, pp. 55-67, with Mamunur Rashid and Tarun Kanti Bose.

     “The Direct Costs of Raising Equity Capital for U.S. REIT IPOs”, Journal of Property Investment & Finance, ISSN: 1463-578x, 2012, Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 538-562, ERA journal ID: 19479, Rank A (ERA), B (ABDC) with William Dimovski.

     “The Level of Representative Underwriting and the Underwriting Costs of REIT SEOs”, Journal of Property, Investment & Finance, ISSN: 1463-578x, 2012, Vol 30, No 1, pp. 18-41, ERA journal ID: 19479, Rank A (ERA), B (ABDC) with William Dimovski.

     “The Underpricing of U.S. REIT IPOs: 1996 to 2010”, Journal of Property Research, ISSN: 1466-4453 (electronic) 0959-9916 (paper), 2011, Vol. 28, No 3, pp. 233-248, ERA journal ID: 19480, Rank B (ERA), B (ABDC) with William Dimovski.

     “The Sharpe and Sortino Ratios: Still Prevalent Benchmarks for Evaluating Portfolio Performance”, Bank Parikrama, A Journal of Banking & Finance (Published by Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management), ISSN: 1019-7044, 2012, Vol. xxxvii, No. 2-4, pp. 23-39, ERA journal ID: 41525, Rank C (ERA), C (ABDC).

     “Signaling Effect of Dividend Policy on Share Prices in Bangladeshi Capital Market”- Bank Parikrama, A Journal of Banking & Finance (Published by Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management), ISSN: 1019-7044, March 2003, Vol. xxviii. No. 1, pp. 54-75, ERA journal ID: 41525, Rank C (ERA), C (ABDC).

    “Effects of Earnings Stream in Valuation of Share Prices in Bangladeshi Capital Market”, Journal of Business Studies, Southeast University, Bangladesh, ISSN: 1815-3267, January-June 2007, Vol. III, No. 1, pp. 27-42, with Mostafizur Rahman.

    "Can They Really Be Called Business? A Study on Informal Food Business in Khulna City”, Business Review, Khulna University, Bangladesh, ISSN: 1811-3788, July to December 2008, Vol. 05, No. 2, pp. 95-106, with A.T.M. Jahir Uddin and Md. Mustafa Saroar.

     “Effectiveness of Rural Livelihood Project in Reducing Poverty: A Case Study on Bangladesh”, Business Review, Khulna University, Bangladesh, ISSN: 1811-3788, January-June 2008, Vol. 05, No. 1, pp. 49-63, with A.T.M. Jahiruddin.

     “Social Benefit and Cost Analysis of Shrimp Culture in South West Region of Bangladesh”, The Business Review, The University of Kashmir, Srinagar-190 006, India, ISSN: 0972-8384, March 2005, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 55-65, with Rahman M.M.

    “Effectiveness of Micro Credit in Poverty Alleviation: A Case Study of BRAC”, The Business Review, The University of Kashmir, Srinagar-190 006, India, ISSN: 0972-8384, March 2004, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 45-50, Moniruzzaman A.K.M., Jahir Uddin A.T.M.

    “Application of Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) in DSE of Bangladesh”, Business Review, Khulna University, Bangladesh, ISSN: 1811-3788, June 2002, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 92-100.

    “Attracting Foreign Direct Investment in Bangladesh”, Khulna University Studies, Bangladesh, ISSN: 1563-0897, Vol. 3, No. 1, June 2001, pp. 487-493, with Rashid M. and Haque M.M.