Econometrics and Business Statistics

Santha Vaithilingam, Assoc. Prof,
Discipline Head,
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.

Discipline Head Santha Vaithilingam, Assoc Prof
B.Sc (Hons), Mathematics (UM); M.Ec (UM); PhD, Banking & Finance (MMU)
Email: santha.vaithilingam@monash.edu
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6000 Ext: 46390 (DID: 5514 6390)
Professor Mahendhiran Sanggaran Nair, Prof
BSc (Hons), Mathematics (Brock); M.A, Statistics; M.A, Economics, PhD (York), FCPA (Australia)
Email: mahendhiran.nair@monash.edu
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6000 Ext: 46122 (DID: 5514 6122)
Coordinator Akram S Hasanov, Dr
MA Accounting (Tashkent Finance Institute), PhD Financial Economics (UPM)
Email: akram.hasanov@monash.edu
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6000 Ext: 44455 (DID: 5514 4455)
 Jason Ng, Dr
BComm(Hons), Economics and Econometrics (Monash), PhD, Econometrics(Monash)
Email: jason.ng.wj@monash.edu
Phone Extension: (+603) 55145850 Ext: 45850 (DID: 5514 5850)
 Thangarajah M. Thiyagarajan, Mr
B.A. Econs (Hons), University Malaya; M.Phil, Multimedia University
Email: thangarajah.thiagu@buseco.monash.edu.my
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6000 Ext: 46361 (DID: 5514 6361)
 Prabahkaran Narayanan, Dr
BSc (Hons), Mathematics (USM); M.Ed (Deakin); M.S. Finance (Leicester); DBA (UUM)
Email: prabahkaran.narayanan@monash.edu
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6000 Ext: 44437 (DID: 5514 4437)
 Ewilly Liew Jie Ying, Dr
BComm(Hons), (Monash); PhD Management and Econometrics (Monash)
Email: ewilly.liew@monash.edu
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6000 Ext: 45872 (DID: 5514 5872)
 Elsa Phung, Ms
BSc (Windsor); MSc (Manchester)
Email: elsa.phung@monash.edu
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6073 Ext: 46073 (DID: 5514 6073)
 Nazirul Hazim A Khalim, Mr
BComm(Hons), (Monash)
Email: nazirul.hazim@monash.edu
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6000 Ext: 44458 (DID: 5514 4458)
 Chun MinSoo, Mr
BComm(Hons), (Monash)
Email: chun.minsoo@monash.edu
Phone Extension: (+603) 5514 6000 Ext: 59695 (DID: 5515 9695)