Manzur, Meher 1953–

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Manzur, Meher 1953–

PERSONAL: Born March 15, 1953. Education: Dhaka University, B.A. (with honors), 1973, M.A., 1974; University of Western Australia, M.Econ., 1983, Ph.D., 1990.

ADDRESSES: Office—School of Economics and Finance, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia; fax: 61-8-9266-3026. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Economist and educator. Bangladesh Bank, Dhaka, deputy director of foreign exchange, 1983–85; University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, lecturer in economics, 1990–91; National University of Singapore, fellow in economics and statistics, 1991–93, senior fellow, 1997; Curtin University of Technology, Perth, senior lecturer, 1993–2003, associate professor of finance and banking, 2003–. Visiting scholar at Wakayama University, 1998, International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC, 2000, University of Chicago, 2000, University of Western Australia, 2000–01, and Bangladesh Bank, 2001; presenter at conferences.

MEMBER: Financial Management Association International, European Financial Management Association, Economic Society of Australia.

AWARDS, HONORS: Colombo Plan fellow, Australian Development Assistance Bureau, 1980–82; Book of the Year award, Curtin University of Technology, 2002.


Exchange Rates, Prices, and World Trade: New Methods, Evidence, and Implications, Routledge, Chapman & Hall (New York, NY), 1993.

(Editor and contributor) Exchange Rates, Interest Rates, and Commodity Prices, Edward Elgar (Northampton, MA), 2002.

Contributor to books. Contributor to academic journals, including Journal of Applied Economics, Asia Pacific Journal of Economics and Business, Journal of Economic Integration, Singapore Economic Review, Journal of International Money and Finance, and Australian Journal of Management.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on exchange rate dynamics, financial engineering, capital structure, and initial public offerings based on empirical evidence from China.