QUALIFICATIONS:

PhD in Economics (2012, AUT, NZL)

Master of Commerce in Economics (2007, USP, FJI)

Postgraduate Diploma in Economics (2006, USP, FJI)

Bachelor of Education in Economics (2004, USP, FJI)

ACADEMIC POSITIONS:

Professor, School of Economics, Auckland University of Technology, 2021 onwards 

Associate Professor, School of Economics, Auckland University of Technology, 2015-2021 

Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, Auckland University of Technology, 2012-2015

Lecturer, Department of Economics, Auckland University of Technology, 2010-2012 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

Research Associate, Center for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA), Australian National University (ANU), 2014 onwards

Research Associate, New Zealand Center for Macroeconomics, Massey University, 2018 onwards

Senior Research Fellow, Auckland Centre for Financial Research, 2019 onwards

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Empirical macroeconomics

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Kumar, Saten., Gorodnichenko, Yuriy., and Coibion, Olivier. "The Effect of Macroeconomic Uncertainty on Firm Decisions," revise and resubmit at EconometricaNBER Working Paper # 30288; CEPR Discussion Paper # 17495; VoxEU. Citations.

Kumar, Saten., and Wesselbaum, Dennis. "Contracts and Firms' Inflation Expectations." accepted for publication at Review of Economics and Statistics. Citations.

Coibion, Olivier., Gorodnichenko, Yuriy., Kumar, Saten., and Ryngaert, Jane. (2021) "Do  You Know That I Know You Know...? Higher Order Beliefs in Survey Data." Quarterly Journal of Economics, 136, pp. 1387-1446. NBER Working Paper # 24987. Citations.

Coibion, Olivier., Gorodnichenko, Yuriy., Kumar, Saten., and Pedemonte, Mathieu. (2020) "Inflation Expectations A Policy Tool?," Journal of International Economics. 124, pp. 1-27. NBER Working Paper # 24788. Citations. (Won the Calvo award 2022 for best paper in international macroeconomics)

Kumar, Saten.(2020) "Firms' Asset Holdings and Inflation Expectations." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 170, pp. 193-205. Citations.

Coibion, Olivier., Gorodnichenko, Yuriy., and Kumar, Saten. (2018) "How Do Firms Form Their Expectations? New Survey Evidence," American Economic Review, 108, pp. 2671-2713. NBER Working Paper # 21092. Citations

 

Kumar, Saten. (2016) “Is the U.S. Consumer Credit Asymmetric?Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 63, pp.194-216. Citations.

 

Kumar, Saten., Afrouzi, Hassan., Coibion, Olivier., and Gorodnichenko, Yuriy. (2015) "Inflation Targeting Does Not Anchor Inflation Expectations: Evidence from Firms in New ZealandBrookings Papers on Economic Activity , Fall Issue, pp. 151-225. NBER Working Paper # 21814. Citations.

Paradiso, Antonio., Kumar, Saten., and Margani, Patricia. (2014) “Are Italian Consumer Confidence Adjustments Asymmetric? A Macroeconomic and Psychological Motives Approach,” Journal of Economic Psychology, 43, pp.48-63. Citations.

CITATIONS:

                      All             Since 2017 

Citations               2217          1583 

h-index                     22              17

i10-index                  34             27    

Source: data reported from Google Scholar                               

 

 

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