Yashar Tarverdi

Research Fellow
Qualifications

PhD
MA Econ
BA Econ

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Research Fields

Macroeconomics, Applied Econometrics and Data Analysis, Environment and Energy Economics, Health Economics

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Biography

Yashar is a Research Fellow with the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre and often contributes to the Centre’s series of reports. As a part of his research agenda, he also works on series on research articles with national and overseas collaborators. Before joining BCEC, Yashar worked as a Lecturer and Teaching Assistant at several WA universities. Yashar also brings his significant industry experience in IT, Banking and Finance where he worked in different capacities such as Analyst, Business Consultant and Senior Manager.

With a primary interest in Data Analytics and Applied Econometrics, Yashar enjoys working on research focused on Macroeconomics, Environment and Energy, and Health economics. Government Debt and Macroeconomic Interactions, Economics analysis of Energy, environment and health are also among Yashar’s research interests. Recently Yashar started to explore empirical aspects of Big Data Analysis and how Data Visualization could help economic studies.

He worked on several BCEC projects, from policy evolution of the HEADSPACE program to a number of reports such as “Positioned for An Ideas Boom?” and “Beyond our Means”.