Dr. Gamini holds a Masters Degree in Policy Economics (1992) and a Ph.D. degree in Economics (2001) with specialization in Econometrics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he also serves as a teaching assistant and research assistant positions for several years. After graduation, He has joined as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at National University of Singapore (2001-2009). Currently he is holding a faculty position at the UBD School of Business, Universiti Brunei Darussalam. In addition to academic tasks, he also serves as the Deputy Dean of the UBD School of Business and Economics.
His research interests include, behavioral finance, volatility models, higher moments, hypothesis testing, macroeconometric modeling and risk management. He has published locally and internationally refereed journals and book chapters, including Journal of Financial Econometrics, Journal of statistical planning and inference, communication in statistics, Handbook of Asian Finance. He has supervised, co-supervised, and served on the advisory and examination committees of a number of masters and Ph.D. students. In addition, he has vast experience in sample surveys and data analysis and working as a trainer for statistical software.
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