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Baban Hasnat

Title: Professor

Studio Shot of Baban Hasnat 

Classes Taught

  • International Business Environment
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • International Economics
  • International Financial Management

Education

  • PhD 1989        International Trade and Finance and Econometrics 
                            Supporting Fields: History of Economic Thought and Economic History
                            The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • MA    1987       Economics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • MS    1980       Economics, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • BS    1978       Economics, Supporting Fields: Statistics and Mathematics 
                            Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Research Interests

  • Foreign Investment
  • International Labor Standards
  • Foreign Aid
  • Business Ethics
  • Economic Education
  • Trade Policy

Awards and Distinctions:

  • Nominated for the US Professor of the Year award, 2011
  • SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2010-2011
  • Fulbright Scholarship for Research and Teaching, 2001

Publications    
    Journal Articles:

  • "The US and Chinese Foreign Direct Investment in Africa", accepted for publication in the China-USA Business Review, August 2013, Vol 12, No. 8. [RJ]
  • "US National Security and Foreign Direct Investment, submitted for publication in the Thunderbird Journal of International Business.
  • "Do the United States Imports Increase Child Labor Abroad?" The Journal of Global Commerce Research, Fall 2010, 4(2), pp 19-24. [RJ]
  • "American Foreign Aid Before and During the War on Terror: An Empirical Examination," The Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies, Spring 2010, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 79-94. [RJ]
  • "Foreign Direct Investment and Worker Rights," Journal of Global Business Issues, Summer, 2007, pp. 89-100. [RJ]
  • "United States Trade Relations with Muslim Countries," The Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies, Spring 2006, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 13-54 [RJ]
  • (With C. Callahan, III) "A Political Economic Analysis of U.S. Congressional Voting on the Trade and Development Act of 2000," International Journal of Business and Economics, 2004, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp 35-44. [RJ]
  • (With C. Callahan, III) "A Political Economic Analysis of Congressional Voting on Permanent Normal Trade Relations of China," Applied Economic Letters, Vol. 9, No. 7, July, 2002, pp. 465 - 468. [RJ]
  • "The Impact of Core Labor Standards on Exports," International Business Review, Vol. 11, 2002, pp. 563 - 575. [RJ]
  • (With C. Callahan, III) "A Political Economic Analysis of Congressional Voting on Permanent Normal Trade Relations of China", Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 9, July 2002. [RJ]
  • "Tensions between Globalization and Domestic Social Arrangements in the United States," Journal of Business and Society, Vol. 13, 2000, pp. 125 - 132. [RJ]
  • (With C. Callahan, III and D. Didia) "Foreign Capital, Market Mechanism, and Economic Growth in Developing Countries," The Journal of Private Enterprise, Vol. 25, No. 1, Fall 1999, pp. 124 – 135. [RJ]
  • "Exchange Rate Misalignment and Foreign Direct Investment," Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol. 27, No. 2, June 1999, p. 235. [RJ]
  • "International Production: Trend, Theory, and Policy," Journal of Business and Society, Vol. 11, No. 2, 1998, Vol. 1 and 2, pp. 35-45. [RJ]
  • "Integrated International Production and Non-market Exchange," Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 32, No. 2, June 1998, pp. 333-340. [RJ]
  • (With D. Didia) "Determinants of Performance in University Introductory Finance Course," Financial Practice and Education, Vol. 8, No. 9, Spring/Summer 1998, pp. 102-107. [RJ]
  • "Foreign Direct Investment Abroad and Exchange Rate," Journal of Business and Society,Vol. 10, No. 1, 1997, pp. 57-67. [RJ]
  • "Determinants of Capital Expenditures by U.S. Transnational Corporations," Transnational Corporations, Vol. 6, No. 1, 1997, pp. 101-117. [RJ]
  • "Child Labor in American Imports," Applied Economic Letters, Vol. 3, 1996, pp. 573-576. [RJ]
  • (With D. Didia) "Determinants of Performance of Economic Statistics Course: Are Transfer Students at Any Disadvantage," New York Economic Review, Fall 1996, pp. 60-72. [RJ]
  • "International Trade and Child Labor," Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 29, No. 2, June 1995, pp. 419-426. [RJ]

Conference Publications:

  • "Do MNCs Care About Core Labor Standards? Evidence from the FDI Flows," in N. Boyacigiller and T. Kiyak (eds.) Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business, East Lansing, MI: Academy of International Business, 2004, p 136. (Abstract) [RA]
  • "Do Multinational Corporations Care About Labor Standards?" Proceedings of the 2002 EAMSA Annual Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, November 2002, pp. 65 – 73. (full paper) [RP]
  • (With C. Callahan, III and J. Chasse) "What Should Economics Teach?" Papers and Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Teaching Economics Conference, Robert Morris University, September 2002, pp. 13 - 25. [RP]
  • (With C. Callahan, III and D. Didia) "Foreign Capital, Market Mechanism and Economic Growth in Developing Countries," Proceedings of the 1999 Association for Private Enterprise Education Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, April 11-13, 1999. (Abstract)
  • (With D. Didia and C. Callahan, III) "Foreign Aid, Foreign Direct Investment, and Economic Growth: An Empirical Examination," Proceedings of the 51st Annual Convention of the New York State Economics Association, Oneonta, New York, October 16-17, 1998.
  • "Exports and Labor Standards," Proceedings of the 1998 Academy of International Business Conference, October 8-11, 1998, p. 55. [RA]
  • (With I. Al-Hashimi and D. Didia) "Evaluating Student Performance: A Case Study From An Introductory Finance Course" Book of Readings of the Institute of Business Administration and Technology, 1997 International Conference, London, England, July 9-14, 1997, pp. 52-58. [RP]
  • "Foreign Direct Investment Abroad and Exchange Rate," Proceedings of the 1996 Academy of International Business Conference, September 26-29, 1996, p. 97. [RA]
  • "An Empirical Examination of Child Labor in American Import," Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Global Business, November 1995, p. 409. [RA]
  • (With D. Didia) "Determinants of Performance of Economic Statistics," Pennsylvania Economic Review, Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Economic Association, July 1995, pp. 231- 221.
  • "American Import and Child Labor," Proceedings of the Second Facing East/Facing West Conference: North America's Relations with Asian/Pacific Countries, June 2-3, 1995, p. 60. [RA]

Other Publications:

  • Book chapter in "M. Keynes publishes The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money,"
         in Frank N. Magill (ed.) Great Events from History II: Business and Commerce, Vol. 2,
         Salem Press, Pasadena, CA, 1994, pp. 740-745. [ORP]
  • Book chapter in "Twenty-three Countries Sign General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade," in
          Frank N. Magill (ed.) Great Events from History II: Business and Commerce, Vol. 3,
          Salem Press: Pasadena, CA, 1994, pp. 914-918. [ORP]
  • Book chapter in "Housing for the Rural Poor: An Evaluation of Grameen Bank Experience" with
          Atiur Rahman in Abu N. M. Wahid (ed.) The Grameen Bank: Poverty Relief in Bangladesh,
         Westview Press: Boulder, Colorado, 1993, pp. 69-96. [ORP]

Contact Information:
e-mail: bhasnat@brockport.edu
office phone: (585) 395-5520
office location: 108D Hartwell Hall

 

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