Bidyut Talukdar

Assistant Professor
Sobey School of Business
Economics

Faculty Member Information

Interests

Macroeconomics, Optimal & Fiscal and Monetary Policy, International Finance

Education

Ph.D., Economics, McMaster University, 2011
M.A., Economics, University of Manitoba, 2004
M.S.S., Economics, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, 1996
B.S.S, Economics, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, 1995

Academic Work Experience

2012 - Present, Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Saint Mary’s University, Department of Economics
2010 - 2012, Visiting Assistant Professor, Saint Mary’s University, Department of Economics
2008 - 2008, Research Assistant, McMaster University, Department of Economics
2005 - 2010, Sessional Lecturer, McMaster University, Department of Economics
2004 - 2009, Teaching Assistant, McMaster University, Department of Economics
2003 - 2004, Teaching Assistant, University of Manitoba, Department of Economics
2002 - 2003, Research Assistant, University of Manitoba, Department of Economics
2000 - 2002, Assistant Professor, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Department of Economics
1997 - 2000, Lecturer, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Department of Economics

Honours

Research Scholarship McMaster University - 2006
SEDAP Fellowship McMaster University - 2005
Graduate Scholarship McMaster University - 2004
University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship University of Manitoba - 2002
Special Talent Scholarship Shahjalal University of Science and Tech - 1993

Teaching: Course / Program Development

2010/01 - Present, Saint Mary’s University Teaching
2004/04 - 2009/04, McMaster University Teaching
1997/01 - 2002/01, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology Teaching

Scholarly Contributions

Journal Articles

Talukdar Bidyut. "Learning-by-doing and the optimal Ramsey interest rate", Economics Bulletin 35:1 (Spring - 2015), 53-60
Johri Alok, Talukdar Bidyut. "Learning-by-doing and Optimal Capital Income Taxation" (Winter - 2015)
Talukdar Bidyut. "Learning-by-doing, intangible capital and optimal markup variations" (Winter - 2015)
Talukdar Bidyut. "Optimal Environmental Policy: Does Learning-by-doing Matter" (Winter - 2015)
Talukdar Bidyut. "Optimal Environmental Policy: Does Learning-by-doing Matter?" (Winter - 2015)
Talukdar Bidyut. "Organizational capital and optimal monetary policy rules" (Winter - 2015)
Talukdar Bidyut. "Organizational Learning and Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy", The B. E. Journal of Macroeconomics 14:1 (Spring - 2014), 445-475

Presentation

Talukdar Bidyut. "Presentation", 49th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association (Spring - 2014)
Talukdar Bidyut. "Presentation", 42nd Annual Atlantic Canada Economics Association (ACEA) Conference (Fall - 2014)
Talukdar Bidyut. "Presentation", 48th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association (Spring - 2014)
Talukdar Bidyut. "Presentation", Annual Meeting of the Canadian Resource and Environmental Economists (CREE) (Fall - 2013)
Talukdar Bidyut. "Presentation", Fall 2012 Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings (Fall - 2012)
Talukdar Bidyut. "Presentation", 40th Annual Atlantic Canada Economics Association (ACEA) Conference (Fall - 2012)
Talukdar Bidyut. "Presentation", 46th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association (Spring - 2012)
Talukdar Bidyut. "Presentation", “Zero Bound on Interest Rates and New Directions in Monetary Policy” Conference (Fall - 2011)
Talukdar Bidyut. "Presentation", 45th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association (Spring - 2011)

Service: Institutional Committees

Search Committee for B. Comm Council Coordinator, 2013/02 - 2013/02 (Member)
B. Comm. Council, 2013/01 - 2013/04 (Member)
Interim Committee for Master of Applied Economics, 2012/04 - 2013/01 (Member)
Global Business Management Committee, 2012/01 - None (Member)
MBA Council, 2012/01 - 2012/04 (Member)
EMBA Council, 2012/01 - 2012/04 (Member)
Department of Economics Development Committee, 2010/01 - 2010/02 (Member)