Dr Ly Slesman @ Sulaiman Mohd Ali

slesman.ly@ubd.edu.bn

Assistant Professor, Centre for Advanced Research



                              

Dr. Slesman @ Sulaiman is a researcher and social statistician at the Centre for Advanced Research (CARe). Prior to joining CARe, he was a senior lecturer at the Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Management (FEP, now School of Business and Economics), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), where he had taught econometrics, development economics, macroeconomics, microeconomics, and other economic courses. He also taught advanced research methods at the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (IRKHS), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Dr. Sulaiman was also a researcher at the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

EDUCATION

Ph.D. (Economics) with Distinction, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
M.Econ. (Economics) with Distinction, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
B.A. (Political Science), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Pre-University Diploma (Human Sciences), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Political Economy of Development Process in Emerging Market Economies and Developing Countries
Linear and Nonlinear Analysis on the Relationships concerning:
- Formal Institutions/Governance and Informal/Social Institutions,
- Private Capital Flows (e.g. FDI, Equity and Debt Portfolio Flows),
- New Business Creation/Entrepreneurship,
- Public Capital Flows (e.g. Foreign Aid),
- Financial Development,
- Conflicts, Poverty, and Resource Rents
Applied Econometrics/Regression Analysis,
Panel Data Econometrics/Regression Analysis and
Macroeconomics.

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Scopus Publications

231

Google Scholar Citations

5

Google Scholar h-index

5

Google Scholar i10-index

Scopus Publications

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Abdlaziz, R.A., Naseem, N.A.M, & Slesman, L. (2021). Oil Revenue and Agriculture Value-added in Oil-exporting Countries: Does the Role of Real Exchange Rate Matter?
International Journal of Energy Sector Management. (Scopus, Emerald). Forthcoming.

Lacheheb, Z., Ismail, NW, Naseem, NAM, & Slesman, L. (2021). The Nonlinear Impact of Political Institutional Quality on Financial Inclusion. Institutions and Economies, 13(2), 1-25. (SCOPUS, Universiti Malaya). https://ijie.um.edu.my/article/view/29396/12937.

Slesman, L., Abubakar, Y. A., & Mitra, J. (2020). Foreign Direct Investment and Entrepreneurship: Does the role of Institutions Matter?. International Business Review, 101774. (Quarter 1 Journal, ISI/SSCI/WOS/SCOPUS, Impact Factor: 3.953, Elsevier).

Abdlaziz, R.A., Naseem, N.A.M., Slesman, L., & Ahmed, Y.A. (2020). The Impact of Oil Price Shocks on the Military Expenditure of Selected MENA Oil Exporting Countries: Symmetric and Asymmetric Co-Integration Analysis. Iranian Economic Review. Article in Press. (SCOPUS Journal).

Slesman, L., Baharumshah, A.Z., & Azman-Saini, W.N.W. (2019). Political Institutions and Finance-Growth Nexus in Emerging Markets and Developing Countries: A Tale of One Threshold. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 72, 80-100. (Quarter 2 Journal, WOS/SCOPUS Journal, Elsevier)

Abdlaziz, R. A., Naseem, N. A. M., & Slesman, L. (2018). Dutch Disease Effect of Oil Price on Agriculture Sector: Evidence from Panel Cointegration of Oil Exporting Countries. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 8(5), 241-250. (SCOPUS Journal). https://www.econjournals.com/index.php/ijeep/article/view/6723/3948.

Slesman, L., Naseem, N.A.M., & Aldomi, R.F.M. (2017). Economic Freedom, Real Exchange Rate and Economic Growth in Emerging Markets and Developing Countries. International Journal of Economics and Management. 11 (S3), 641-659. (SCOPUS Journal). http://www.ijem.upm.edu.my/vol11noS3.htm.

Baharumshah, A.Z., Slesman, L., & Devadason, E.S. (2017). Types of Foreign Capital Inflows and Economic Growth: New Evidence on Role of Financial Markets. Journal of International Development. 29(6), 768-789. (Quarter 1 Journal, ISI/SSCI/WOS/SCOPUS, Impact Factor: 1.027, Wiley-Blackwell).

TOP PUBLICATIONS

Slesman, L., Baharumshah, A.Z., & Ra'ees, W. (2015). Institutional Infrastructure and Economic Growth in Member Countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Economic Modelling, 51(December), 214-226. (Quarter 1 Journal, ISI/SSCI/WOS/SCOPUS, Impact Factor: 2.056, Elsevier).

Slesman, L., Baharumshah, A.Z., & Wohar, M.E. (2015). Foreign Capital Inflows and Economic Growth: Does the Role of Institutions Matter? International Journal of Finance & Economics. 20(3), 253-275. (Quarter 2 Journal, ISI/SSCI/WOS/SCOPUS, Impact Factor: 0.943, Wiley-Blackwell).

Baharumshah, A.Z., Slesman, L., & Wohar, M.E. (2016). Inflation, Inflation Uncertainty, and Economic Growth in Emerging and Developing Countries: Panel Data Evidence. Economic Systems. 40(4), 638-657. (Quarter 1 Journal, ISI/SSCI/WOS/SCOPUS, Impact Factor: 1.326, Elsevier).

Baharumshah, A.Z., Slesman, L., & Devadason, E.S. (2017). Types of Foreign Capital Inflows and Economic Growth: New Evidence on Role of Financial Markets. Journal of International Development. 29(6), 768-789. (Quarter 1 Journal, ISI/SSCI/WOS/SCOPUS, Impact Factor: 1.027, Wiley-Blackwell).

Slesman, L., Baharumshah, A.Z., & Azman-Saini, W.N.W. (2019). Political Institutions and Finance-Growth Nexus in Emerging Markets and Developing Countries: A Tale of One Threshold. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 72, 80-100. (Quarter 2 Journal, WOS/SCOPUS Journal, Elsevier).

GRANT DETAILS

2020-2022 Principal/Sole Investigator, UBD Research Grant (BND 8910), Public and Private International Capital Flows, Domestic Investment, Institutions and Economic Development: Time-series and Panel Data Evidence from South East Asian Economies.
2018-2020 Principal/Sole Investigator, UBD Research Grant (BND 3030), Informal/Social Institutional Frameworks for Foreign Capital Flows and Economic Growth.
2018-2020 Principal Investigator, UBD Research Grant (BND 2940), Institutions, Foreign Direct Investment and Entrepreneurship: Panel Data Evidence.
2018-2019 Co-Investigator, UBD Research Grant (BND 9835), National Study of the Elderly Persons in Brunei Darussalam.
2017-2018 Co-Investigator, UBD Research Grant (BND 5000), Employability of Recent Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) Graduates: A Pilot Qualitative Study.
2016-2017 Principal Investigator, Putra Research Grant (GP-IPM) (RM40,000), Economic Growth, Nonlinearity of Political Institutions and Middle-Income Trap.

RESEARCH OUTPUTS (PATENTS, SOFTWARE, PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS)

Journal Articles
2015. Institutional Infrastructure and Economic Growth in Member Countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Economic Modelling, 51, 214-226. (Q1).
2015. Foreign Capital Inflows and Economic Growth: Does the Role of Institutions Matter? International Journal of Finance & Economics, 20(3), 253-275. (Q2).
2016. Inflation, Inflation Uncertainty, and Economic Growth in Emerging and Developing Countries: Panel Data Evidence. Economic Systems, 40(4), 638-657. (Q1).
2017. Types of Foreign Capital Inflows and Economic Growth: New Evidence on Role of Financial Markets. Journal of International Development, 29(6), 768-789. (Q1).
2017. Economic Freedom, Real Exchange Rate and Economic Growth in Emerging Markets and Developing Countries. International Journal of Economics and Management, 11 (S3), 641 – 659.
2018. Dutch Disease Effect of Oil Price on Agriculture Sector: Evidence from Panel Cointegration of Oil Exporting Countries. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 8(5), 241-250.
2019. Political Institutions and Finance-Growth Nexus in Emerging Markets and Developing Countries: A Tale of One Threshold. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 72, 80-100. (Q2).
2020. The Impact of Oil Price Shocks on the Military Expenditure of Selected MENA Oil Exporting Countries: Symmetric and Asymmetric Co-Integration Analysis. Iranian Economic Review. Article in Press.
2020. Foreign Direct Investment and Entrepreneurship: Does the Role of Institutions Matter? International Business Review, 101774, Article in Press. (Q1)
2021. The Nonlinear Impact of Political Institutional Quality on Financial Inclusion. Institutions and Economies, 13(2), 1-25.
2021. Oil Revenue and Agriculture Value-added in Oil-exporting Countries: Does the Role of Real Exchange Rate Matter? International Journal of Energy Sector Management. Forthcoming.

Chapter in Book
2021. Natural Resource Dependence Brunei Economy: Current Progress and Challenges. In Ananta, A., Hoon, C.Y. & Hamdan, M. Contemporary Brunei Darussalam: Challenges and Prospects in Socioeconomic Development. ISEAS Publication. (SCOPUS). Forthcoming. (With Roslee Baha).

Consultancy Reports
2020 Final Report on "Demographic and Socio-Economic Survey on Belait District, Brunei Darussalam", with Hoon Chang Yau and Evi Arifin.
2019 Preliminary Report on "Demographic and Socio-Economic Survey on Belait District, Brunei Darussalam", with Hoon Chang Yau and Evi Arifin.
2019 Country Report on "Brunei Darussalam in The Remapping and Analysis of Human Rights and Peace Education in ASEAN/Southeast Asia", SHAPE-SEA and AUN-HRE, with Azaharaini Mohd. Jamil, and Hoon Chang Yau.

Conduct Quantitative Research Workshops/Training
2020 Solo Instructor, CARe-UBD Tailored Workshop on "Quantitative Method for Applied Research and Policy Analysis: Beginner’s Level" for Researcher Officers from Centre of Science & Technology, Research & Development (CSTRAD), Ministry of Defense, Brunei Darussalam. (Two-week workshop).
2018 Solo Instructor, Intermediate Quantitative Method for Applied Research and Policy Analysis, CARe, Universiti Brunei Darussalam. (Two-day workshop).
2018 Solo Instructor, Basic Quantitative Method for Applied Research and Policy Analysis, CARe, Universiti Brunei Darussalam. (Two-day workshop).
2017 Solo Instructor, Basic Quantitative Method for Applied Research and Policy Analysis, CARe, Universiti Brunei Darussalam. (Two-day workshop).
2013-2016 Solo Instructor, Econometrics Workshop on Panel Data Regression Analysis for Postgraduate Students, School of Business and Economics, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia. (Two-day workshop, x 7 times).

Quantitative Research Workshop Technical Manuals and Notes
2017. Workshop Handout, Manual, and Notes for Basic Quantitative Method for Applied Research and Policy Analysis. CARe, UBD, pp. 1-27.
2018. Workshop Handout, Manual, and Notes for Basic Quantitative Method for Applied Research and Policy Analysis. CARe, UBD, Second Edition, pp. 1-36.
2018. Workshop Handout, Manual, and Notes for Intermediate Quantitative Method for Applied Research and Policy Analysis. CARe, UBD, pp. 1-32.

CONSULTANCY

2018-2019, Principal Investigator, consultancy project for Brunei Shell Petroleum (BND 140,000), Demographic and Socio-Economic Survey on Belait District, Brunei Darussalam.
2017-2018, Co-Investigator, consultancy project for UBD Chancellory, Employability of Recent Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) Graduates: A Pilot Qualitative Study.

SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, or ACADEMIC BENEFITS

2020-Current, Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Economies, Sage Publisher. https://journals.sagepub.com/editorial-board/EIE.

Expert Reviewer to the following SSCI/Web of Science/Scopus Journals from the Elsevier, Springer, Wiley-Blackwell, Emerald, Sage, and other Publishers.
Economic Systems (2021, Elsevier), International Journal of Emerging Markets (x3, 2019, 2020, 2021, Emerald), Economic Analysis and Policy (2020, Elsevier), Islamic Economic Studies (2020, Emerald), Economics Bulletin (2020), Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Economies (2020, Sage), Review of World Economics (2019, Springer), Journal of Multinational Financial Management (2019, Elsevier), African Development Review (2019, Wiley-Blackwell), International Journal of Developing Issues (2019, Emerald), International Journal of Economics and Management (x4, 2015, 2016, 2017, UPM), Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities (2016, UPM).

Conference Paper Referee / Reviewer
The Global Conference of Business and Economic Research 2017 (GCBER 2017), Organized by Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.
The Forum of Economists International, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 18-21 December 2015, Organized by School of Business and Economics (SBE), Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.

2016, Guest Speaker for the Cambodian Community Development Project (Moderate Voice Program, MVP-II) for the Cambodian Muslim (Melayu-Cham Muslim Minority Ethnic) Community Leaders, organized by SBK Research and Development and Sponsored by the Embassy of the United States of America in Cambodia. (21-31 March 2016, Phnom Penh Capital City, Tbong Khmom province, and Kompong Cham province, Kingdom of Cambodia).