Doctor Gulay Avsar

Doctor Gulay Avsar

Academic Program Advisor, Postgraduate,
Economics, Finance & Property

Senior Lecturer,
Economics, Finance & Property

Biography

S Gulay Avsar has a first class honours degree in economics from the Middle East Technical University, Turkey, a post-graduate qualification in operations research and a PhD in Economics from Monash University. She was previously a sessional lecturer at University of New South Wales, a Lecturer in mathematical economics and econometrics at Victoria University, Melbourne and a research fellow in Economics at Monash University. She has a research interest in the economics of futures markets for commodities and financial instruments, and is co-author of papers published in Applied Financial Economics, Economic Record and Australian Economic Papers, and of book chapters with leading publishers. She has presented papers at international conferences, including the European Economic Association, the European Financial Management Association and the World Congress of the International Economic Association.

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Qualifications

  • PhD Monash University
  • DBSYS Monash University

Professional Memberships

  • The Economic Society of Australia (2015 - 2021)

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Economics, Finance & Property
  • Economics, Finance & Property

Contact

Email: G.Avsar@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9344
Mobile:
Location: 1.8

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Teaching

Current Teaching Areas

  • BUSM1010 Financing Enterprises

Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Goss, B. and Avsar, S. (2008), 'Simultaneity, Forecasting and Profits in the US Dollar/Deutschemark Futures Markets', Debt, Risk and Liquidity in Futures Markets, Routledge 0415400015.
  • Avsar, S. and Goss, B. (2008), 'Simultaneity and Liquidity in US Electricity Futures', Debt, Risk and Liquidity in Futures Markets, Routledge 0415400015.

Journal Articles

  • Ghassempour, N., Tannous, K., Agho, K., Avsar, G. and Harvey, L. (2022), 'Comparison of causes, characteristics and consequences of residential fires in social and non-social housing dwellings in New South Wales, Australia', Preventive Medicine Reports, vol 28 .
  • Ghassempour, N., Tannous, K., Avsar, G., Agho, K. and Harvey, L. (2021), 'Estimating the total number of residential fire-related incidents and underreported residential fire incidents in New South Wales, Australia by using linked administrative data', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 18, no 13 .
  • Avsar, G., Ham, R. and Tannous, K. (2017), 'Factors influencing the incidence of obesity in Australia : a generalized ordered probit model', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 14, no 2 .
  • Avsar, G., Ham, R. and Tannous, K. (2017), 'Modelling gender differences in the economic and social influences of obesity in Australian young people', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 14, no 3 , pp 1 - 12.
  • Goss, B. and Avsar, G. (2016), 'Can economists forecast exchange rates? : the debate re-visited : the case of the USD/GBP market', Australian Economic Papers, vol 55, no 1 , pp 14 - 28.
  • Goss, B. and Avsar, G. (2013), 'Simultaneity, forecasting and profits in London copper futures', Australian Economic Papers, vol 52, no 2 , pp 79 - 96.
  • Goss, B. and Avsar, S. (2002), 'Concentration and Liquidity in Mature Markets: Evidence from the US Dollar/Yen Futures Market', Australian Economic Papers, Special Issue on Exchange Rates in Europe and Australasia, vol 41, no 4 , pp 577 - 591.
  • Avsar, S. and Goss, B. (2001), 'Forecast Errors and Efficiency in the US Electricity Futures Markets', Australian Economic Papers, Special Issue on Financial Markets, vol 40, no 4 , pp 479 - 499.
  • Goss, B., Avsar, S. and Inder, B. (2001), 'Simultaneity, Rationality and Price Determination in US Live Cattle', Australian Economic Papers, Special Issue on Financial Markets, vol 40, no 4 , pp 500 - 519.

Conference Papers

  • Goss, B. and Avsar, G. (2016), 'Liquidity and volatility in 90 day bank accepted bills futures in crisis year 2008', International Conference on Asia-Pacific Economic and Financial Development, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
  • Avsar, S., Ham, R. and Tannous, K. (2012), 'Factors Influencing the Incidence of Obesity in Australia: A Generalized Ordered Probit Model', HEALTH ECONOMETRICS WORKSHOP Econometric tools and their application for explaining spatial/geographical variations of phenomena in health economics., Siena Italy.
  • Avsar, S., Ham, R. and Tannous, K. (2012), 'Modelling gender differences in the economic and social influences of obesity in Australian young people', Australian Conference of Health Economists, Darwin, N. T..

Current Projects

Title: The Economic Cost of the Health Impact from Residential Fire - A Case Study in NSW
Funder:
  • Fire and Rescue NSW
Western Researchers: Kathy Tannous, Gulay Avsar and Kingsley Agho
Years: 2021-07-01 - 2023-12-31
ID: P00027201

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