Dr Ranajit Kumar Bairagi

PhD, MBA, MCom, BCom (Hon)

Biographical details
Dr Bairagi is an expert in Accounting, Finance, Statistics and Research methods and has been a teacher and lecturer since 1998. Before joining APIC in 2018he has taught at Federation University Australia, Holmsglen Institute Melbourne, Deakin University and Khulna University Bangladesh.
He completed his undergraduate studies, Master of Commerce and MBA at University of Dhaka Bangladesh before completing his PhD in Finance.

Teaching Interests
Foundations of Accounting, Financial Accounting; Advanced Financial Accounting; Management Accounting; Finance; Introduction to Economics; Statistics; Research methods; Research Project.

Research Interests

Corporate Disclosures in Accounting; Corporate Finance, Financial economics, Energy Economics, IPO Underpricing.

Research Supervision
Supervised postgraduate research students at APIC and research students for MBA and BBA programs at Khulna University in Bangladesh.

Professional Associations and Fellowships
Member, Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), Australia
Australian Society of CPAs
Pacific Rim Real Estate Society, Australia

Research Grants
APIC Small Research Grants (SRG) 2019; APIC Small Research Grants (SRG) 2020.

Journal articles
Bairagi, R. (2020). Impacts of COVID-19 on Australian Higher Education Export-A Discussion. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, Vol 11, No. 18.

Ghosh, P., Bairagi, R., Mondal, A. (2020). Adoption of Principles-Based IFRS and Intercompany Comparability of Operating Performance. The Asian Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 5 No. 2.

Bairagi, R. (2017). Impact of Foreign Direct Investment Volatility on Economic Development in the Indian Subcontinent. The World Economy, Vol. 40, No. 12.

Mamunur, R., Bairagi, R., Bose T.K. (2015). Going Private Transactions and Private Equity Takeovers: What have we Learned? Business Review, Khulna University, Bangladesh. Vol. 10, No 10.
Bairagi, R., Dimovski, W. (2012). The Direct Costs of Raising Equity Capital for U.S. REIT IPOs. Journal of Property Investment & Finance, Vol. 30, No. 6.
Bairagi, R., Dimovski, W. (2012). The Level of Representative Underwriting and the Underwriting Costs of REIT SEOs. Journal of Property Investment & Finance, Vol. 30, No. 1.
Bairagi, R. (2012). The Sharpe and Sortino Ratios: Still Prevalent Benchmarks for Evaluating Portfolio Performance. Bank Parikrama, A Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. xxxvii, No. 2-4.
Bairagi, R., Dimovski, W. (2011). The Under-pricing of U.S. REIT IPOs: 1996 to 2010. Journal of Property Research, Vol. 28, No 3.

Bairagi, R. (2021). Dynamic Impacts of Economic Policy Uncertainty (EPU) on Stock Markets: An Intercontinental Evidence. Conference Proceedings, 11th Australian FMCG Conference, 2021.