20102018

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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

INTERESTS

Micro- and Panel Data Econometrics, Quantitative and Mathematical Economics, Financial Economics, Development Economics (Microfinance, Poverty, Dev. Aid)

Education information

PhD (Economics)
Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland.

Master of Economics of Development
The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

MSc (Econ.) and BSc (Econ.-Honours)
Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

External positions

Lecturer, Estonian Business School

2018 → …

Fields of Science

  • 511 Economics

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications

  • 10 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis

Are microfinance markets monopolistic?

Kar, A. K. & Bali Swain, R., 2018, In : Applied Economics. 50, 1, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Changes in total factor productivity and efficiency of microfinance institutions in the developing world: A non-parametric approach

Kar, A. K. & Rahman, S., 2018, In : Economic Analysis and Policy. 60, p. 103-118 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Competition, performance and portfolio quality in microfinance markets

Kar, A. K. & Bali Swain, R., 2018, In : European Journal of Development Research. 30, 5, p. 842-870 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Income Smoothing, Capital Management and Provisioning Behaviour of Microfinance Institutions: A Study Using Global Panel Data

Kar, A. K., Jan 2017, In : European Journal of Development Research. 29, 1, p. 108-126 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Measuring competition in microfinance markets: A new approach

Kar, A. K., 29 Feb 2016, In : International Review of Applied Economics. 30, 4, p. 423-440 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Projects

Activities

Estonian Business School (External organisation)

Ashim Kar (Board member)
2020

Activity: Membership typesOther tasks of an expert in private sector

Estonian Business School (External organisation)

Ashim Kar (Board member)
2020

Activity: Membership typesOther tasks of an expert in private sector

Essays on the Economics of Corruption

Ashim Kar (Pre-examiner)
2019

Activity: Examination typesPre-examiner of doctoral thesis

Macmillan Publishers (Publisher)

Ashim Kar (Reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Estonian Business School (External organisation)

Ashim Kar (Assessment)
2019

Activity: Membership typesOther tasks of an expert in private sector