Subhash C. Sharma | Economics | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Liberal Arts

Subhash C. Sharma

Professor, Department Chair

Subhash C. Sharma

Office: Faner Hall 4126
Phone: 618/453-5082

Office Hours:

TR 9:00-11:00 and 1:30-2:30

Or by appt.

Ph.D. 1983, Statistics, University of Kentucky.
Fields: Econometrics/Time Series Analysis; Applied Econometrics: Monetary Economics, International Finance, Development Economics

Selected Publications:

"The Morishima Elasticity of Substitution for the Variable Profit Function and the Demand for Imports in the U.S.," International Economic Review, 2002, Vol. 43, pp. 115-135.

"Currency Substitution in Asian Countries," with Magda Kendil and Santi Chaisrisawatsuk, Journal of Asian Economics, 2005, Vol. 16, pp 489-532.

“Cost Efficiency, Economies of Scale, Technological Progress and Productivity in Indonesian Banks,” with Heru Margono and Paul Melvin, Journal of Asian Economics 21 (2010), pp. 53-65.

“Trend-Following Trading Strategies in Commodity Futures: A Re-examination,” with Qian Shen and Andrew Szakmary, Journal of  Banking and Finance 34 (2010), pp. 409-426.

"Sources of Real Exchange Rate Volatility in Africa: The Case of ECOWAS," with Assande Adom and AKM Mahbub Morshed, African Development Review, 2012, Vol. 24, pp 1-14.

“Economic Integration in Africa,” with Assande Adom and AKM Mahbub Morshed, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 50 (2010), pp. 245-253.


  • Executive Editor, Journal of Asian Economics