Centre for Economic Studies (CES) is one of the research centres at Faculty of Business and Finance (FBF), Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR). The Centre aims to achieve excellence in research and consultancy and to gain recognition at national- and international level. The research works in the Centre focus on various economic related areas, including financial economics, monetary economics, international economics, sustainable development, and applied macroeconomics. In line with the University's mission to strengthen its research activities, the Centre is a platform for academic staff and graduate students to discuss and to share their research ideas and activities.
CALL FOR RESEARCH PROPOSALS:
TUN ISMAIL ALI CHAIR (TIAC) RESEARCH GRANT 2018 ROUND 2
The Tun Ismail Ali Chair (TIAC) Research Grant 2018 is now open.
Good research proposal with potential publication(s) in Web of Science (WoS) platform are welcomed. The grant scheme aims to support research projects in the area of monetary and financial economics, in line with the objective of TIAC.
The Guidelines for TIAC Research Grant is as attached.
Grant Research Areas
In line with the objective of Tun Ismail Ali Chair (TIAC), grants are allocated for research projects in the area of Monetary and Financial Economics. The project will be ranked in order of the following priority research areas:
i. Inflation dynamics: Focus of topics can be on shifting inflation dynamics (i.e. flattening of Phillips curve) and the implications for monetary policy, and more micro-analysis on the price-setting behaviour of firms.
ii. Impact of technology on the economy: Topics can include the impact of digitalisation on the economy, impact of cryptocurrencies on monetary policy.
iii. Monetary policy and inequality: Topics would cover the distributional impact of monetary policy.
The TIAC research grant is open for application by academic staff currently employed at institutions of higher learning in Malaysia.
Amount of Grant and Project Duration
- up to RM50,000
- maximum project duration of twelve (12) months.
SUBMISSION TO IPSR
Please submit the application to IPSR earlier or by 31 October 2018 (Wednesday):
i. TIAC Research Grant Application Form 2018 and other supporting documents;
- Please email the application form & other supporting document softcopy to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ii. FM-IPSR-R&D-007 Recommendations form from Research Centre & Faculty; and
iii. FM-IPSR-R&D-066-Executive Summary
IPSR Contact Person:
Azahian binti Abdul Kadir
IPSR Sg Long