20092020

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Personal profile

Biography

Dooruj Rambaccussing joined the University of Dundee in 2014, after spells at the Universities of East London and Exeter. Dooruj holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Exeter, where he wrote on asset pricing models and long memory in time series data. His experience includes being the programme director on a bespoke programme in Banking and Finance run in One Canada Square in London.

Teaching

Dooruj currently teaches the following modules at the University of Dundee:

  • Financial Economic Analysis 
  • Financial Institutions

He is also the undergraduate dissertations director and PhD seminar co-ordinator.

Modules Dooruj has previously taught on in other institutions include:

  • Advanced Econometrics (undergraduate) 
  • Quantitative Methods for finance (postgraduate)
  • Introduction to Econometrics (undergraduate)
  • Econometrics and Statistics (undergraduate)
  • Economics of Money and Banking (postgraduate)
  • Portfolio and Investment Analysis (CFA)
  • Financial Services in the Modern World (undergraduate)
  • Financial Derivatives (CFA)

Research

Dooruj enjoys researching the areas of Macroeconomics, Finance and Econometrics. His reasearch has been published in leading international outlets such as European Journal of Finance, Journal of Time Series Econometrics, Economic Inquiry, Empirical Economics and International Journal of Finance and Economics. His research has also featured in mainstream media such as The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, and The Independent.

Grants and External Funding

Dooruj has obtained grant funding (as principal investigator) from the following organisations:

  • Twitter
  • Scottish Institute for Research Economists
  • Carnegie Trust

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy

20082012

Master in Science

20072008

Bachelor of Economics and Finance

20022005

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Projects

Research Output

Forecasting with news sentiment: Evidence with UK newspapers

Rambaccussing, D. & Kwiatkowski, A., 18 May 2020, In : International Journal of Forecasting. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

  • Open Access
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  • 167 Downloads (Pure)

    Economy through a lens: Distortions of policy coverage in UK national newspapers

    Bowden, J., Kwiatkowski, A. & Rambaccussing, D., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Comparative Economics. 47, 4, p. 881-906 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
  • Forecasting with Social Media: Evidence from Tweets on Soccer Matches

    Brown, A., Rambaccussing, D., Reade, J. J. & Rossi, G., Jul 2018, In : Economic Inquiry. 56, 3, p. 1748-1763 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 8 Citations (Scopus)
    70 Downloads (Pure)

    Prizes

    Lecturer of the Year

    Rambaccussing, Dooruj (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Twitter Big Data Grant

    Rambaccussing, Dooruj (Recipient), 2014

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    Bulletin of Economic Research (Journal)

    Dooruj Rambaccussing (Peer reviewer)

    2 Jan 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    Scottish Graduate Programme Economics

    Dooruj Rambaccussing (Participant)

    5 Jan 20197 Jan 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    ESRC Open Rank Grant Reviewer

    Dooruj Rambaccussing (Member)

    17 Mar 2019

    Activity: Other activity typesOther

    Journal of Risk and Financial Management (Journal)

    Dooruj Rambaccussing (Peer reviewer)

    31 Dec 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    Journal of International Trade & Economic Development (Journal)

    Dooruj Rambaccussing (Peer reviewer)

    4 Nov 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    Press / Media

    TWITTER CAN BEAT THE HOUSE

    Dooruj Rambaccussing

    17/10/17

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Research

    Tweets Can Help Predict the Outcome of Football Matches

    Dooruj Rambaccussing

    13/10/17

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Tweet to beat bookies

    Dooruj Rambaccussing

    13/10/17

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Twitter beats the odds for football predictions

    Dooruj Rambaccussing

    13/10/17

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research