August 2003

 

                                                          Curriculum Vitae - Bharat R. Kolluri

 

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Department of Economics, Finance, and Insurance

204 Talcott Ridge Road

University of Hartford

South Windsor, Connecticut 06074

Barney School of Business & Public Administration

Telephone:  (860) 648-4032

West Hartford, Connecticut 06117

 

Telephone: (860) 768-4409/4481                                              (860) 768-4409/4581

 

Email:           kolluri@mail.hartford.edu

 

 

           

Status         US Citizen

 

Education            PhD       Economics, State University of New York at Buffalo, February 1977 With Distinction

                                    MA       Economics, State University of New York at Buffalo, August 1974

                                    MS        Statistics, Andhra University, India, May 1964

                                    BA        (Honours) Mathematics, Andhra University, India, May 1962

 

Teaching/Research Interests

                        Econometrics, Business Statistics, Quantitative Decision Making, Applied Macroeconomics, Applied Microeconomics and

                        Corporate Finance.

 

Title of Ph.D. Dissertation

                        Analysis of Econometric Models Containing Unobservables

 

Teaching Experience and Employment

                        University of Hartford

                        Barney School of Business

 

7/95-Present           Chair, Department of Economics, Finance, and Insurance

 

Spring 1997             Sabbatical leave

 

3/90-6/95                    Chair, Department of Economics

 

7/88-Present           Professor of Economics

 

7/82-6/88                     Associate Professor of Economics

 

7/76-6/82                     Assistant Professor of Economics

                                      BS/BA, MBA, Executive MBA and MPA programs 

                                       Taught Business Statistics, Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions, Business Finance, Applied Managerial Statistics,

                                      Graduate Macro and Advanced Macro, Intermediate Macro and Micro, Principles of Macro and Micro

 

6/73-6/76                    Full Time Teaching Assistant

                                     State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Economics

                                      Taught Macro-Introduction, Micro-Principles and Macro-Intermediate

 

11/66-6/72                 Lecturer in Statistics

                                     Andhra University, Waltair, India, Department of Statistics

                                      Taught Probability, Estimation, Sampling Theory, Real Analysis, Operations Research, Sequential Analysis, Industrial

                                      Statistics and Numerical Analysis and Econometrics

Books

1.      "Does the Size of Government Determine Private Capital Investment? An International Empirical Investigation" with Drs. Giannaros and Panik, Business & Economics for the 21st Century - Volume 1 October 1997. This book is a blind peer review and anthology of selected papers from the Athens Conference.

 

2.      “Wagner’s Law of Public Expenditure: A Revaluation” with Dr. Surekha Rao, Economic Studies of Economic Reform in India, year 2000 by Academic Foundation, Delhi, India. This is a volume-book of edited articles presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society meetings, Hyderabad, India, March 1997.

 

Journal Articles

 

1.      “Determinants of household saving in the G-7 countries: recent evidence”, with Professor Cohn, Applied Economics, Volume 35, 2003, pp. 1199-1208.

 

2.      “ A Test of Convergence Hypothesis: the OECD Experience”, with Dr. Panik and Dr. Rassekh,    International Review of Economics and  Finance, volume 10, 2001, pp, 147-157.

 

3.      "Government expenditure and economic growth: evidence from G-7 countries" with Dr. Panik and Dr. Wahab, Applied Economics, Volume 32, 2000, pp 1059-1068.

 

4.      "An Empirical Analysis of the Effects of Government Spending on Private Investment: Evidence from OECD Countries," with Dr. Giannaros and Dr. Panik, International Economic Journal, volume 13, No.1, spring 1999, pp 1-11.

 

5.      "Social Security and Household Wealth Accumulation:  Refined Microeconometric Evidence," with

Dr. Gullason and Dr. Panik, Review of Economics and Statistics, Volume 75, No. 3, 1993, pp. 548-551.

 

6.      "Exploring the Relationship Between Social Security and the Latent Dimensions of Household Wealth" with Dr. Gullason and Dr. Panik, Public Finance, Volume 48, Number 1, 1993,

      pp. 1-9.

 

7.      "The Effects of Budget Deficit on Private Investment: Some International Empirical Evidence," with Dr. Giannaros and Dr.Panik, Journal of Economics, XVII, 1991, pp. 73-77.

 

8.      "What Do Regressions of Interest Rates on Deficits Imply?" with Dr. Swamy and

Dr. Singamsetti, Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 56, No. 4, April 1990, pp. 1010-1028.

 

9.      "Wagner's Law of Public Expenditure Revisited," with Dr. Panik and Dr. Sullivan, Journal of Economics, Vol. 14, November 1989, pp. 98-104.

 

10.  "The Impact of Budget Deficits on Real Interest Rates: An International Empirical Investigation," with Dr. Giannaros, International Economic Journal, Vol. 3, No. 2, Summer 1989, pp. 17-25.

 

11.  "Further Evidence on the Shifting of Corporate Income Tax in Privately Owned Electric Utilities, 1948-84," Public Finance Quarterly, Vol. 16, No. 4, October 1988, pp. 493-507.

 

12.  "The Budget Deficit Debates: A Review and Further Analysis," with Dr. Giannaros, Journal of Applied Business Research, Vol. 4, No. 2, Spring 1988. pp. 86-97.

 

13.  "Deficit and External Debt Effects on Money and Inflation in Brazil and Mexico: Some Evidence," with Dr. Giannaros, Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 13, No. 3, July-Sept. 1987, pp. 243-248.

 

14.  "Aggregate Import Demand and Elasticities of the Major Oil-Exporting Countries," with Dr. Torrisi, The Journal of International Economics and Economic Integration, Vol. 2, No. 2, Autumn 1987, pp. 89-103.

 

15.  "Budget Deficits and Short-term Real Interest Rate Forecasting," with Dr. Giannaros, Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 9, No. 1, Winter, 1987, pp. 109-125.

 

16.  "Deficit Spending, Money and Inflation: Some International Empirical Evidence," with Dr. Giannaros, Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 7, No. 3, Summer 1985, pp. 401-417.

 

17.  "The Determinants of the Salaries of Chief Academic Administrators," with Dr. Piette, Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol. 13, No. 2, July 1985, pp. 61-67.

 

18.  "Empirical Evidence on the Natural Rate Hypothesis and Fisher Effect for the US 1953-78," with Dr. Ganti, Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 34, August 1982, pp. 241-246.

 

19.  "Anticipated Price Changes, Inflation Uncertainty, and Capital Stock Returns," The Journal of Financial Research, Vol. 5, No. 2, Summer 1982, pp. 135-149.

 

20.  "Rational Expectations and the Demand for Money: Some Efficient Estimates," with Dr. Singamsetti, Journal of Economics, Vol. 7, October 1981, pp. 26-30.

 

21.  "Gold as Hedge Against Inflation: An Empirical Investigation," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, Vol. 21, No. 4, Winter 1981, pp. 13-24.

 

22.  "The Limits to Growth Hypothesis: Some Empirical Evidence," with Dr. Ganti, Journal of Economic Development, Vol. 6, No. 1, July 1981, pp. 101-110.

 

23.  "Wagner's Law of Public Expenditures: Some Efficient Results for the US," with Dr. Ganti, Public Finance, Vol. 34, No. 2, 1979, pp. 225-233.


 

In Conference Proceedings

 

1.      “Teaching Managerial Economics to MBA Programs”, with Dr. Singamsetti, International Business & Economics Research Conference held in Reno, Nevada, on October 12, 2001

 

2.      "Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Business: A new course without calculus", with Dr. Singamsetti, Global Business and Technology Association, Emerging Global Issues in the Next Millenium, an International Conference, Montego Bay, Jamaica, West Indies, April 1-4, 1999.

 

3.      "Demand For Money In The US," with Dr. Singamsetti, Atlantic Economic Society Best Papers Proceeding, 32nd Atlantic Economic Conference, Washington, DC Vol. 2, No. 1, January 1992, pp. 59-63.

 

4.      "Monetization, Development and Near-Money Substitution," with Dr. Ganti, Prajnan, Vol. 16, No. 4, 1987, pp. 455-461.

 

Papers  Under Review

 

1.      “Government Expenditure and Economic Growth: Evidence from G-7 country data”, with Dr. Wahab.

 

2.      “Social Security Contributions, Interest rate Changes and Household Savings: Evidence from the G-7 countries” with Prof. Cohn

 

 

Papers Presented

 

1.  “Factors Affecting U. S. Household Saving: Time-Series Analysis”, with Prof. Cohn,  presented at the 54th International Atlantic Economic Conference, Washington, D. C., October 10-13, 2002.

 

2. “Teaching Managerial Economics in MBA Programs” with Dr. Singamsetti at the Intenational Business & Economics Research Conference held in Reno, Nevada, on October 12, 2001.

 

3.  “Social Security Contributions, Interest Rate Changes and Household Saving:  Evidence from the G-7 Countries” with Prof. Cohn at the Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida on November 17, 2001.

 

4.  “Effects of Social Security Contributions and Interest Rate Changes on Household Saving:     Recent evidence for the G-7 Countries”, with Prof. Cohn, at the National Conference of   Input-Output Research Association, Hyderabad, India, March 16-18, 2001.

 

5.  “The Determinants of Household Saving in the G-7 Countries: Recent Evidence” with Prof. Cohn, at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Economic Association, New York  City,  February 2001

 

6.  “The Interest Elasticity of Household Saving in the G-7 Countries: Recent Evidence”, with Prof. Cohn, at the 11th Annual Convention of the Congress of Political Economists (COPE) International, London, England, August 6-9, 2000.

 

7. “Teaching Economics to MBA students at the University of Hartford”, with Dr..  Singamsetti, at the Economics and the Classroom Conference: Second Annual Conference, Idaho State University, ID, March 30-April 1 2000.

 

8.  "Some Aspects of Converging Economics of the OECD, 1950-1990", with Dr. Panik and Dr. Rassekh, at the Southern Economic Assn., November 1998.

 

9.  “ Government Expenditure and Economic Growth: Evidence from G-7 Countries” with Dr. Panik and Dr. Wahab at the 34th Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society, Mangalore, India, March 1998.

 

10.  "Wagner's Law of Public Expenditure: A Revaluation" with Dr.. Surekha Rao, at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society, Hyderabad, India, March 3-5, 1997.

 

11.  "An Empirical Analysis of the Effects of Government Spending on Private Investment: Evidence from OECD Countries" with Dr. Giannaros and Dr. Panik, at the 42nd International Economic Conference of the Atlantic Economic Society meeting, Washington, DC, October 10-13, 1996.

 

12.  "Excellence in Engineering Management (E2M): A Cross-Disciplinary Learning Experience at the Graduate Level." with Dr. Shertukde and Dr. Tucker at the 1995 New England ASEE Meeting, University of Connecticut, April 28-29, 1995. The essence of this paper is on the curriculum related to the dual degree program in Engineering and Management at the University of Hartford.

 

13.  "Teaching Introductory Statistics More Effectively in Business Schools, " with Dr. Singamsetti at the Conference on Trends in Introductory Applied Statistics Courses: Topics, Techniques, Technology, Framingham State College, March 23, 1996.

 

14.  "Faculty Development"; 1996 Faculty Development Workshop, the Czech Management Center, Celakovice, Czech Republic. Also gave presentation at the same workshop on "Faculty Evaluation" and "Technology in Management Education".

 

15.  "Demand for Money: A Study of Stability and Other Issues," with Dr. Singamsetti, at the India and Southeast Asia Meetings of the Econometrics Society, Bombay, India, December 19-22, 1992.

 

16.  "The Effects of Budget Deficit on Private Investment: Some International Empirical Evidence," with Dr. Giannaros and Dr. Panik, at the Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference of the Missouri Valley Economic Association meeting, Kansas City, February 28-March 2, 1991.

 

17.  "Social Security and Household Wealth Accumulation: Refined Microeconometric Evidence," with Dr. Gullason and Dr. Panik, at the Northeast Business and Economics Association meeting, Newport, November 8-9, 1990.

 

18.  "Rate of Return Determination in a Formal Regulatory Hearing - A Case of Electric Utility in Connecticut," with Dr. Singamsetti, at the Northeast Business and Economics Association meeting, Newport, November 8-9, 1990.

 

19.  "An Empirical Analysis of the Effects of Government Deficit on Private Investment: The Cases of Canada and the US," with Dr. Giannaros and Dr. Panik, at the North American Economics and Finance Association meeting (in conjunction with Allied Social Science Associations), Washington, DC, December 30, 1990.          

 

20.  "What Do Regressions of Interest Rates on Deficits Imply?  Revisited," with Dr. Singamsetti and Dr. Swamy, at the International Symposium on Forecasting, Vancouver, Canada, June 18-21, 1989.

 

21.  "Wagner's Law of Public Expenditures; Revisited," with Dr. Panik and Dr. Sullivan, at the twenty-fifth anniversary annual conference of the Missouri Valley Economic Association meeting, Kansas City, Feb. 23-25, 1989.

 

22.  "Wagner's Law: Some Empirical Evidence from the New England States," with Dr. Panik and Dr. Sullivan at the sixteenth annual conference of the Northeast Business and Economics Association meeting, Hartford, November 3-4, 1988.

 

23.  What Do Regressions of Interest Rates on Deficits Imply"? with Dr. Singamsetti and Dr. Swamy, Society for Economic Dynamics and Control, Tempe, Arizona, March 10, 1988.

 

24.  The Government Deficit-Interest Rate Linkage Revisited: A Cross Country Analysis," with Dr. Giannaros, at the Sixty Second WEA International Conference, Vancouver, Canada, July 7-10, 1987.

 

25.  The Budget Deficit Debate: A Review and Analysis of Recent Empirical Studies," with Dr. Giannaros, at the Twentieth International Atlantic Economic Conference, Washington, DC, August 29, 1985.

 

26.  "The Impact of Budget Deficits on Real Interest Rates: An International Empirical Investigation," with Dr. Giannaros, at the Ninety-Seventh Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association (in conjunction with Allied Social Science Association), Dallas, Texas, December 29, 1984.

 

27.  "Real Interest Rate Determination and Forecasting: The Case of the US," with Dr. Giannaros, at the Fourth International Symposium on Forecasting, London, England, July 11, 1984.

 

28.  "Aggregate Import Demand and Elasticities of the Major Oil-Exporting Countries," with Dr. Torrisi, at the Tenth Annual Convention of the Eastern Economics Association meeting, New York, NY, March 15, 1984.

 

29.  "Deficit Spending, Money and Inflation: Some International Empirical Evidence," with Dr. Giannaros, at the Seventh World Congress of the International Economic Association, Madrid, Spain, September 5-10, 1983.

 

30.  "The Effects of Taxation, Inflation and Dividend Yield on the Rate of Return in the US Electric Utility Industry, 1948-79,” at the Ninth Annual Convention of the Eastern Economic Association meeting, Boston, MA, March 10, 1983.

 

31.  "Determinants of Rates of Return Requested and Granted in a Formal Regulatory Process: A Case of Electric Utilities in Connecticut," with Dr. Singamsetti, at the Ninth Annual Meeting of the New England Business and Economic Association, Woburn, MA, November 6, 1981.

 

32.  "Rational Expectations and the Demand for Money: Some Efficient Estimates," with Dr. Singamsetti, at the Seventeenth Annual Conference of the Missouri Valley Economic Association, Tulsa, Oklahoma, February 27, 1981.

 

33.  "Gold as a Hedge Against Inflation: An Empirical Investigation”, at the Tenth Annual Meeting of the Financial Management Association, New Orleans, LA, October 1980.

 

34.  "The Limits to Growth Hypothesis: Some Empirical Evidence," with Dr. Ganti, at the Tenth Annual Meeting of the Atlantic Economic Association, Boston, MA, October 10, 1980.

 

35.  "Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: Some Empirical Results," with Dr. Torrisi, at the Econometric Society meeting in conjunction with Allied Social Science Associations, Denver, Colorado, September 6, 1980.

 

36.  "Anticipated Price Changes, Inflation Uncertainty and Capital Stock Returns,” at the Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Eastern Finance Association, Savannah, GA, April 18, 1980.

 

37.  "Permanent Income, Inflationary Expectations and the Demand for Money in US: An Errors-in-Variables Approach," with Dr. Singamsetti, at the Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association in conjunction with Allied Social Science Associations, New York, NY, December 28, 1977.

 

38.  "The Wage-Price Subsystem of the Economy, Fisher's Interest Rate Equation: Tests of Natural Rate Hypothesis and Fisher Effect,” at the Econometric Society meeting (in conjunction with Allied Social Science Associations), Atlantic City, NJ, September 18, 1976.

 

Professional Offices

      Assistant Editor, Journal of Economics, 1988 - present

      Editorial Board of the semi-annual Global Business & Economics Review, Worcester, MA

 

Referee for Journals

      Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics

      International Economic Journal

      Journal of Macroeconomics

      Journal of Economics

      Southern Economic Journal

      Review of Financial Economics

     

Professional Memberships

      American Economics Association

      Atlantic Economic Association

Papers Discussed and/or Chaired

      Discussed several papers at various professional association meetings and chaired some sessions.

 

Selected Service Activities

University Activities

2000-2002     Member Academic Standards Committee

1999-2000           Appeals Committee, Promotion and Tenure Case

1999- 2000     Program Review Committee, Undergraduate Mathematics Major

        1995-1996     Search Committee for Dean of Arts and Sciences

        1993-1994     Academic Standards Committee

        1991-1992     Values and Mission Project

        1989-1990     Barney School Dean's Search Committee

        1980-1981     Faculty Senate

        School Committees

1999-2000          AACSB Self-Study Reading Committee    

        1998-2000     Co-Chair, Academic Standards Committee

        1998-1999     Chair-Students, AACSB Self-Study

        1997-1998     Part-Time undergraduate students task force committee

        1995-1996     Chair, Faculty Recruiting Committee, Actuarial Science Position

        1994-1995     Faculty Recruiting Committee, Production and Accounting Positions

        1994-1995     Member, Promotion, Tenure and Academic Freedom Committee

        1989-1990     Chair, Promotion, Tenure and Academic Freedom Committee

        Departmental Committees

        1995-Present  Chair, Department of Economics, Finance, and Insurance

        1990-1995     Chair, Department of Economics

 

Other Activities

Participated as a faculty leader in the Faculty Workshops on Management Education in Central and Eastern Europe:     

        July 2-12, 1997    Krakow, Poland

        July 2-9, 1996      Celakovice, Czech Republic

        July 2-9, 1995      Krakow, Poland

        June 20-30, 1994 Bratislava, Slovakia

       

References

        Provided upon request