Dr. Vikas KAKKAR (郭偉傑)

PhD - Economics
MA - Economics
BStat - Statistics              

Visiting address
LAU-9-249
Phone: +852 34429707

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Biography

Dr. Vikas Kakkar obtained his B.Stat. from Indian Statistical Institute in Calcutta, M.A. and Ph.D. from University of Rochester. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst. His main fields of research are Open Economy Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics. In particular, his current research focuses on explaining persistent movements in real exchange rates based on different trends in productivities in traded and nontraded goods sectors. He is also interested in Equity Valuation and Applied Game Theory.

Research Interests/Areas

  • International Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • Behavioral Economics 

Activities

Participating in or organising a conference/an event

Presented Conference Paper

  • V Kakkar and I Yan (2006), "Real Exchange Rates and Productivity: Evidence from Asia", presented at Paper presented at the HKIMR Conference on "International Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy"