Econometrics and Business Statistics

Jason Ng, Dr,
Acting Head of Department,
Econometrics and Business Statistics

Econometrics and Business Statistics has been taught in Monash University Malaysia since its inception in 1998. The Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics teaches econometric theory, business modeling, applied econometrics and quantitative subjects in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce degree program offered by the School of Business. The department is committed to ensuring that students majoring in this discipline are highly competent and have a competitive edge over others. This department which started with a relatively small group of students is now seeing a growth in numbers as there is greater awareness towards this areas of specialisation, a discipline that involves the extraction of information from numbers. The well-trained graduate in econometrics is seen to emerge with excellent training in economics linked with advanced technical and quantitative skills which can readily be applied in the real world.

In addition to theoretical and applied work within the discipline, Econometrics and Business Statistics brings complex and advanced quantitative skills applicable to many areas of research. As such the Econometrics and Business major provides an avenue for graduates to embark on data analysis and statistical research. To this extent, this department also plays a vital role in supporting the university's research and development activities.

Acting Head of DepartmentJason Ng, Dr
BComm(Hons), Economics and Econometrics (Monash), PhD, Econometrics(Monash)
Phone Extension: (+603) 55145850 Ext: 45850 (DID: 5514 5850)
Coordinator (Course)Nazirul Hazim A Khalim, Mr
BComm(Hons), (Monash)
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6000 Ext: 44458 (DID: 5514 4458)
Coordinator (Education)

Chun MinSoo, Mr
BComm(Hons), (Monash)
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6000 Ext: 59695 (DID: 5515 9695)
ProfessorMahendhiran Sanggaran Nair, Professor
FCPA (Australia), FASc
BSc Hons Math (Brock, Canada), MA Stats., MA Econ., PhD (York, Canada)  
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6000 Ext: 46122 (DID: 5514 6122).
Associate ProfessorSantha Vaithilingam, Associate Professor
B.Sc (Hons), Mathematics (UM); M.Ec (UM); PhD, Banking & Finance (MMU)
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6000 Ext: 46390 (DID: 5514 6390)
AdjunctMarko Sarstedt, Professor
B.A, Economics (Passau); MBA; M.Research, PhD (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich)
 Akram S Hasanov, Dr
MA Accounting (Tashkent Finance Institute), PhD Financial Economics (UPM)
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6000 Ext: 44455 (DID: 5514 4455)
 Ewilly Liew Jie Ying, Dr
BComm(Hons), (Monash); PhD Management and Econometrics (Monash)
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6000 Ext: 45872 (DID: 5514 5872)
 Prabahkaran Narayanan, Dr
BSc (Hons), Mathematics (USM); M.Ed (Deakin); M.S. Finance (Leicester); DBA (UUM)
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6000 Ext: 44437 (DID: 5514 4437) 
 Thangarajah M. Thiyagarajan, Dr
B.A. Econs (Hons), University Malaya; M.Phil, Multimedia University
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6000 Ext: 46361 (DID: 5514 6361)
 Elsa Phung, Ms
BSc (Windsor); MSc (Manchester)
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6073 Ext: 46073 (DID: 5514 6073)