Dr Geethanjali Selvaretnam

  • Senior Lecturer in Economics (Economics)

telephone: 0141 330 4496
email: Geethanjali.Selvaretnam@glasgow.ac.uk

Room 241J, Gilbert Scott Building, University Avenue, G12 8QQ

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-7609-8388

Biography

Geetha joined the University of Glasgow in September 2015 and is the Deputy Head of the Adam Smith Business School, with a focus on EDI and Sustainability. She has also served as the Director of Learning and Teaching of the Undergraduate Programmes. She studied at the University of Essex obtaining an MSc. in Financial and Business Economics and PhD in Economics 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). She has previously worked at the University of Essex, Royal Holloway and at the University of St Andrews. She has also worked at an accountancy firm and at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

Research interests

Areas of expertise:

  • Inner feedback and self-regulating learning
  • Developing graduate skills, especially multicultural skills and group skills
  • Development economics (particularly inequality, gender, education, aid)
  • Religiosity
  • Attitude to work

Publications

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2022

Nicol, D. and Selveretnam, G. (2022) Making internal feedback explicit: harnessing the comparisons students make during two-stage exams. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 47(4), pp. 507-522. (doi: 10.1080/02602938.2021.1934653)

Kushwah, L. and Selvaretnam, G. (2022) Developing Self-regulated Learners Using a Unique Reflective Summative Assessment. 15th Annual University of Glasgow Learning and Teaching Conference, 29 Mar 2022.

2021

Kushwah, L. and Selvaretnam, G. (2021) Enhancing interactive learning in an online setting: Breakout rooms and questions to ponder. In: Tasler, N., O'Brien, R. and Spiers, A. (eds.) Being Creative in the Face of Adversity: Annual #creativeHE Collection 2021. Creativity for Learning in Higher Education Community, pp. 93-99. (doi: 10.25416/NTR.17709860.v4)

Selvaretnam, G. and Clancey, K. (2021) Discovering Economics - School Outreach Programme. [Website]

Cheng, W., Kushwah, L. and Selvaretnam, G. (2021) Peer Support for Dissertations in an Online Environment. Teaching and Learning Conference 2021, 06-08 Jul 2021.

Bradley, L. , Kim, Y. and Selvaretnam, G. (2021) Using Opinion Mining to Understand Student Evaluation of Teaching. In: Chartered Association of Business Schools Learning, Teaching and Student Experience (LTSE) 2021, 29-30 Jun 2021, pp. 52-58.

Selvaretnam, G. and Clancey, K. (2021) Research Internship Schemes for Undergraduates. [Website]

2020

Honeychurch, S. and Selvaretnam, G. (2020) Removing barriers from SoTL projects. [Website]

Cheng, W. and Selvaretnam, G. (2020) Two-Nation Group Formations to Enhance Cross-National Interaction to Enhance Learning Experience. 13th Annual University of Glasgow Learning and Teaching Conference, 13 Feb 2020.

Damjanovic, T. and Selvaretnam, G. (2020) Economic growth and evolution of gender equality. Manchester School, 88(1), pp. 1-36. (doi: 10.1111/manc.12274)

2019

Bradley, L. , Selvaretnam, G. and Kim, Y. (2019) Using Opinion Mining to Understand and Respond to Student Feedback on Teaching. BAFA Accounting Education SIG Annual Conference 2019, Ghent, Belgium, 22-24 May 2019. (Unpublished)

Selvaretnam, G. and Cheng, W. (2019) Examination Without Invigilation: a More Effective Assessment Method? CABS LTSE Conference 2019, Manchester, UK, 14-15 May 2019.

2014

Selvaretnam, G. (2014) Optimal reserves and short-term interest rates in a model of bank runs. Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 61(5), pp. 537-558. (doi: 10.1111/sjpe.12057)

Selvaretnam, G. , Thampanishvong, K. and Ulph, D. (2014) Saving and re-building lives: determinants. Eurasian Journal of Business and Economics, 7(14), pp. 1-28. (doi: 10.17015/ejbe.2014.014.01)

2012

Selvaretnam, G. (2012) Comparison between long term and short term deposit interest rates in a model of adverse selection: a theoretical framework. Banks and Bank Systems, 7(4), pp. 75-83.

Selvaretnam, G. (2012) How noisy should a noise signal be? Optimal level of noise for bank stability and depositor welfare. Global Journal of Finance and Banking Issues, 6(6), pp. 21-36.

Selvaretnam, G. and Thampanishvong, K. (2012) Efficacy of the clean development mechanism. Environmental Economics, 3(3), pp. 52-61.

2011

Rainer, H., Selvaretnam, G. and Ulph, D. (2011) Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in a model of fertility choice. Journal of Population Economics, 24(3), pp. 1101-1132. (doi: 10.1007/s00148-010-0320-1)

Papyrakis, E. and Selvaretnam, G. (2011) The greying church: the impact of life expectancy on religiosity. International Journal of Social Economics, 38(5), pp. 438-452. (doi: 10.1108/03068291111123138)

2010

Selvaretnam, G. and Thampanishvong, K. (2010) Using effluent charges in promoting investment in water pollution control technology: a model of coordination failure among firms. Environmental Economics, 1(2), pp. 21-28.

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Number of items: 20.

Articles

Nicol, D. and Selveretnam, G. (2022) Making internal feedback explicit: harnessing the comparisons students make during two-stage exams. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 47(4), pp. 507-522. (doi: 10.1080/02602938.2021.1934653)

Damjanovic, T. and Selvaretnam, G. (2020) Economic growth and evolution of gender equality. Manchester School, 88(1), pp. 1-36. (doi: 10.1111/manc.12274)

Selvaretnam, G. (2014) Optimal reserves and short-term interest rates in a model of bank runs. Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 61(5), pp. 537-558. (doi: 10.1111/sjpe.12057)

Selvaretnam, G. , Thampanishvong, K. and Ulph, D. (2014) Saving and re-building lives: determinants. Eurasian Journal of Business and Economics, 7(14), pp. 1-28. (doi: 10.17015/ejbe.2014.014.01)

Selvaretnam, G. (2012) Comparison between long term and short term deposit interest rates in a model of adverse selection: a theoretical framework. Banks and Bank Systems, 7(4), pp. 75-83.

Selvaretnam, G. (2012) How noisy should a noise signal be? Optimal level of noise for bank stability and depositor welfare. Global Journal of Finance and Banking Issues, 6(6), pp. 21-36.

Selvaretnam, G. and Thampanishvong, K. (2012) Efficacy of the clean development mechanism. Environmental Economics, 3(3), pp. 52-61.

Rainer, H., Selvaretnam, G. and Ulph, D. (2011) Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in a model of fertility choice. Journal of Population Economics, 24(3), pp. 1101-1132. (doi: 10.1007/s00148-010-0320-1)

Papyrakis, E. and Selvaretnam, G. (2011) The greying church: the impact of life expectancy on religiosity. International Journal of Social Economics, 38(5), pp. 438-452. (doi: 10.1108/03068291111123138)

Selvaretnam, G. and Thampanishvong, K. (2010) Using effluent charges in promoting investment in water pollution control technology: a model of coordination failure among firms. Environmental Economics, 1(2), pp. 21-28.

Book Sections

Kushwah, L. and Selvaretnam, G. (2021) Enhancing interactive learning in an online setting: Breakout rooms and questions to ponder. In: Tasler, N., O'Brien, R. and Spiers, A. (eds.) Being Creative in the Face of Adversity: Annual #creativeHE Collection 2021. Creativity for Learning in Higher Education Community, pp. 93-99. (doi: 10.25416/NTR.17709860.v4)

Conference or Workshop Item

Kushwah, L. and Selvaretnam, G. (2022) Developing Self-regulated Learners Using a Unique Reflective Summative Assessment. 15th Annual University of Glasgow Learning and Teaching Conference, 29 Mar 2022.

Cheng, W., Kushwah, L. and Selvaretnam, G. (2021) Peer Support for Dissertations in an Online Environment. Teaching and Learning Conference 2021, 06-08 Jul 2021.

Cheng, W. and Selvaretnam, G. (2020) Two-Nation Group Formations to Enhance Cross-National Interaction to Enhance Learning Experience. 13th Annual University of Glasgow Learning and Teaching Conference, 13 Feb 2020.

Bradley, L. , Selvaretnam, G. and Kim, Y. (2019) Using Opinion Mining to Understand and Respond to Student Feedback on Teaching. BAFA Accounting Education SIG Annual Conference 2019, Ghent, Belgium, 22-24 May 2019. (Unpublished)

Selvaretnam, G. and Cheng, W. (2019) Examination Without Invigilation: a More Effective Assessment Method? CABS LTSE Conference 2019, Manchester, UK, 14-15 May 2019.

Conference Proceedings

Bradley, L. , Kim, Y. and Selvaretnam, G. (2021) Using Opinion Mining to Understand Student Evaluation of Teaching. In: Chartered Association of Business Schools Learning, Teaching and Student Experience (LTSE) 2021, 29-30 Jun 2021, pp. 52-58.

Website

Selvaretnam, G. and Clancey, K. (2021) Discovering Economics - School Outreach Programme. [Website]

Selvaretnam, G. and Clancey, K. (2021) Research Internship Schemes for Undergraduates. [Website]

Honeychurch, S. and Selvaretnam, G. (2020) Removing barriers from SoTL projects. [Website]

This list was generated on Tue Jun 28 00:22:42 2022 BST.

Teaching

Lecturer - 1st/2nd year UG modules:

  • Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Statistics

Lecturer - 3rd/4th year UG modules:

  • Development Economics
  • Mathematical methods
  • Public Finance
  • Financial Economic Theory
  • Contemporary Issues
  • Inequality
  • Government and the Economy

Lecturer - PG modules: 

  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Commercial Banking
  • Economics of Development and Growth
  • Neoclassical Finance
  • Thinking Strategically

Tutorials: 

  • Introduction to Economics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Mathematical Methods in Economics
  • Introduction to Econometric Methods

Additional information

Work in progress

  • Measuring People’s Attitude to Work and its Effect on Labour supply and Economic Growth (with Jim Jin)
  • Inequality in learning outcomes (with Vibhor Saxena)
  • Is there a case for gender specific pedagogy: explaining the gender gaps in educational attainments
  • Inner feedback generation (with Lovleen Kushwah)
  • Effectiveness of developing group skills, opportunities to integrate and learning in an MCQ exam in 2A
  • Effects of Mixed Groups on Multicultural Interaction and Student Experience (with Wenya Cheng). Invited for a revise and resubmit at Learning and Teaching: International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences
  • Peer support for Dissertations in an Online Environment (with Lovleen Kushwah and Wenya Cheng). Invited to submit by the Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice
  • Examinations without Invigilators – analysis of an informal exam style (with Wenya Cheng). Invited for revise and Resubmit to Open Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Additional information

  • External examiner for undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes
  • Was part of the team for which David Nicol received the Silver award by Reimagine Education for the work about inner feedback through comparisons
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