Dr Vikash Ramiah is an Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong in Dubai, and currently teaches International Financial management on undergraduate level and Portfolio Simulation and Financial Strategy on postgraduate level.
Qualifications: PhD, RMIT University; Master of Finance, RMIT University; Diploma of Management, RMIT University; BSc (Hons) UOM
Location: Room No. 4.08 , UOWD Building, Dubai Knowledge Park
Dr Vikash Ramiah is an Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong in Dubai, and currently teaches International Financial management on undergraduate level and Portfolio Simulation and Financial Strategy on postgraduate level. In addition, he supervises PhD students and has a keen interest in Applied Finance.
Vikash uses a variety of teaching techniques which includes play based pedagogy (tactile/kinaesthetic style, digital network learning and connectivism theory), andragogy (cognitive theories and constructivism), research based approach and inquiry-based learning.
Prior to joining UOWD, Dr Ramiah has been teaching economics and finance courses at UNISA, RMIT, University of Melbourne, La Trobe University and Australian Catholic University. He has received numerous awards for outstanding performance in teaching, research and supervision.
Previously he was a junior auditor at H&A Consulting, manager at Integrate PTY Limited, quantitative analyst at ANZ, Investment Banking Division, worked as a consultant for the Australian Stock Exchange and worked in collaboration with the Finance and Treasury Association of Australia and the Australian Centre for Financial Studies. He was an elected board member of the RMIT University Business Board, program Director of Open Universities Australia and acting Board member at the Australian Centre for Financial Studies.
He has published in academic journals such as Journal of Banking and Finance, International Review of Finance, Journal of Behavioural Finance, European Journal of Finance, Applied Economics, International Review of Financial Analysis, Pacific Basin Finance Journal and Journal of International Financial Market, Institution and Money), industry reports, books, book chapters, and conference papers. His paper on Brexit is one of the top ten most read paper in Applied Economics. He is an expert reviewer for several finance journals and for the Mauritius Research Council and also serves on the editorial board of finance journals.
Dr Ramiah obtained his PhD from RMIT University specialising in Behavioural Finance. He has supervised numerous PhD students and regularly attracts research funding.
He is the founder of Researchers Sans Frontiere Network, Environmental Finance Cluster at RMIT and his research areas are financial markets, behavioural finance and environmental finance. He introduced the first educational trading room in the state of South Australia.