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Geetha Selvaretnam
Geetha Selvaretnam
Lecturer
 
Room: F9
University of St Andrews,
School of Economics and Finance,
St. Andrews, Fife, KY16 9AR,
Scotland, U.K.
Office Hours by appointment
Tel: 1956
Email: gs51st-andrews.ac.uk

About

Geetha joined the University of St Andrews in August 2006. She has an MSc. in Financial and Business Economics and PhD. in Economics from the University of Essex under the supervision of Prof. V. Bhaskar. She also holds an MBA from the University of Colombo (Sri Lanka) and is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA, UK).

Her current teaching responsibilities include Public Finance, Contemporary issues, Commercial banking and Neoclassical Finance.

She has previously worked as a Teaching Fellow at the University of Essex and Royal Holloway, University of London where she taught Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Development Economics, Mathematics, Statistics and Econometrics for undergraduates. She has also worked as an audit assistant at an accountancy firm and at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka before coming to the UK.


Teaching


Research Interests

Economics of banks, religion, gender, creative industries such as the film industry, environment, natural disasters and humanitarian aid.


Selected Publications

           School of Economics & Finance Discussion paper series 0912, University of St Andrews. RePEc

  •  (2011), "Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) in a model of fertility choice", (joint with Helmut Rainer and David Ulph); Journal of Population Economics 24: 1101 - 1132

            ISER working paper 2008-02, University of Essex. RePEc

  • (2010) "Using Effluent Charges in Promoting Investment in Water Pollution Control Technology: A Model of Coordination Failure among Firms" (joint with Kannika Thampanishvong); Environmental Economics, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 21 - 28. 

            http://www.businessperspectives.org/component/option,com_journals/task,issue/id,149/jid,9/Itemid,74/

            CRIEFF discussion paper series No. 1009, University of St Andrews. RePEc

  • (2008), "Efficacy of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)", (joint with Kannika Thampanishvong) Discussion paper series 0808, School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews. RePEc
  • (2007), "Regulation of Reserves and interest rates in a model of bank runs.", CDMA working paper series 0714, University of St Andrews. RePEc (revised version of a previous paper, Optimal reserves and short term interest rates in a model of bank runs. Discussion paper series No 605, Department of Economics, University of Essex)
  • (2007), "Banks, depositors and liquidity shocks. Long term vs short term interest rates in a model of adverse selection" CRIEFF discussion paper series No. 0703, University of St Andrews. RePEc
  • (2006), "How noisy should the noisy signal be: a model of bank runs", Discussion paper series, no 606, Department of Economics, University of Essex. RePEc


 
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