20092018
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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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Research Output 2009 2018

Open Access
File
Phillips Curve
Phillips curve
Long-run
Inflation
inflation
Expected returns
Dividends
Legal origin
Discount rate
Factors
1 Citations
Open Access
File
Fluctuations
Equity markets
Dividends
Stock returns
Present value
2 Citations

Forecasting with Social Media: Evidence from Tweets on Soccer Matches

Brown, A., Rambaccussing, D., Reade, J. J. & Rossi, G., 12 Oct 2017, In : Economic Inquiry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soccer
Betting
Social media
Microblogging
Betting markets

Breaks and the Statistical Process of Inflation: The Case of the 'Modern' Phillips Curve

Russell, B. & Rambaccussing, D., 27 Feb 2016, Dundee: University of Dundee, Department of Economic Studies , 31 p. (Dundee Discussion Papers in Economics; no. 294).

Research output: Working paper

Phillips curve
Inflation
Integrated process
Long-run relationship
Monetary policy

Activities 2013 2018

ESRC Open Rank grant Reviewer

Dooruj Rambaccussing (Member)
21 Mar 2018

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Royal Economic Society

Dooruj Rambaccussing (Participant)
14 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Examiner for Managerial Economics - Global MBA Program (Imperial College London)

Dooruj Rambaccussing (Examiner)
1 Dec 2017

Activity: Examination typesExamination

SIRE Econometrics Lecture & CDMA Econometrics Workshop

Dooruj Rambaccussing (Participant)
20 May 2016

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

Scottish Graduate Econometrics Programme

Dooruj Rambaccussing (Chair)
6 Jan 20168 Jan 2016

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

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