Faculty Profile

Faculty Profile

Yamin Ahmad, Associate Professor

Office location: Timothy J Hyland 4304C
Email: ahmady@uww.edu
Department(s):  Economics
Faculty website: http://facstaff.uww.edu/ahmady/


PhD, Economics, Georgetown University, Washington DC 2004
MA, Economics, Georgetown University, Washington DC 2002
MSc, Economics and Econometrics, Bristol University, Bristol, UK, 2000
BSc, Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK 1998

Teaching Experience

Principles of Macroeconomics, ECON 202
Money and Banking, ECON 354
Business Conditions Analysis (Graduate), ECON 736

Previous Institution
Mathematical Economics (Graduate Level)
Macroeconomics (Graduate)
Macroeconomic Theory (Intermediate Macroeconomics)
International Finance


Dr. Ahmad's major field of reseach lies in monetary economics. He also has research interests that lie in the area of international macroeconomics, heterogenous agent models, threshold models and models that incorporate nonlinear dynamics. He has published the results of his research in the Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Economics Letters, Journal of Economics and Finance, Applied Economics, and is currently working on several research projects.

Broadly speaking, much of Dr. Ahmad's current research involves examining monetary policy and trying to back out the inflation target that the Federal Reserve had been targeting historically. Other research examines the time series properties and dynamics of both nominal and real exchange rates, as well as the impact of temporal aggregation in estimating the dynamics of aggregated data.


Community Service:

Assurance of Learning Advisement Committee (College)

Scholarship and Awards (College)

L&S Curriculum Committee (College)

Strategic Planning Commitee (Department)

Assessment (ad hoc, Department)

Whitewater Economics Society (Department)

Select Publications:


Author(s) Year Article Title Journal Name Volume Issue Pages
Ahmad, Y. S., C. W.  2011 Temporal Aggregation and Purchasing Power Parity Persistence. Journal of International Money and Finance 30 5 817-830
Ahmad, Y. S., Kashian, R.  2010 Modeling the Time to an Initial Public Offering: When does the Fruit Ripen?  Journal of Economics and Finance 34 N/A 391-414
Ahmad, Y. S., Glosser, S. 2009 Searching for nonlinearities in real exchange rates. Applied Economics Online N/A N/A


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809 W. Starin Road
Whitewater, WI 53190

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