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Tilak ABEYSINGHE
Title: Associate Professor 
Email: ecstabey Office: AS2 05-11
Tel: 6516 6116 Fax: 6775 2646
Degree: PhD, University of Manitoba
Homepage: courses.nus.edu.sg/course/ecstabey/Tilak.html
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Teaching Areas:
Econometrics, Time Series Analysis

Research Areas:

Econometrics, Singapore Economy, Health Economics


Selected Publications:
  • “Lifetime income and housing affordability in Singapore”, (with Jiaying Gu), Urban Studies, 48, 1875-1891, 2011

  • “Temporal aggregation, cointegration and causality inference”, (with Rajaguru, G.), Economics Letters, 101, 223-226, 2008

  • The Singapore Economy: An Econometric Perspective, (with Choy, K M.), London: Routledge, 2007

  • “Trade linkages and output-multipliers: A structural VAR approach with a focus on Asia” (with Forbes, K),  Review of International Economics, 356-375, 2005. (NBER Working Paper W8600, 2001)

  • “Quarterly real GDP estimates for China and ASEAN4 with a forecast evaluation” (with Gulasekaran, R), Journal of Forecasting, 23, 431-447, 2004

  • “A score-test for Box-Cox functional form” (with Yang Z), Economics Letters, 79, 105-115, 2003

  • “Estimation of direct and indirect impact of oil price on growth”, Economics Letters, 73, 147-153, 2001

  •  “Forecasting Singapore’s quarterly GDP with monthly external trade”, International Journal of Forecasting, 14,  505-513, 1998

  • “Deterministic seasonal models and spurious regressions”, Journal of Econometrics, 61, 259-272, 1994

  • “Time cost, relative income and fertility in Canada”, Journal of Population Economics, 6, 189-198, 1993