Dr Geethanjali Selvaretnam

  • Senior Lecturer in Economics (Economics)

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

Biography

Geetha joined the University of Glasgow in September 2015. 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:

  • Banking
  • Development (particularly inequality, education and humanitarian aid)
  • Religiosity
  • Leisure and creative industries

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

Working papers

Work in progress

  • Measuring People’s Attitude to Work and its Effect on Labour supply and Economic Growth (with Jim Jin) 
  • Effect of a bank run on the rest of the industry
  • Bank runs and timing of Central bank intervention (with Kannika Thampanishvong)
  • Pattern of political governance and Economic growth (with Vibhor Saxena)
  • Determinants of Charitable Giving (with Ian Smith).
  • Is there a case for gender specific pedagogy: explaining the gender gaps in educational attainments

Publications

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Number of items: 8.

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.

This list was generated on Mon May 20 20:05:40 2019 BST.
Jump to: Articles
Number of items: 8.

Articles

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.

This list was generated on Mon May 20 20:05:40 2019 BST.