Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business

Professor Dr K Kuperan Viswanathan


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Phone: +604 928 7136

Office #: OYAGSB 1.37


Qualification: M Econ (UNE, Armidale, Australia); PhD (URI, Kingston, Rhode Island, USA)

Teaching interest: Resource Management; Community Based Management; Institutions; Research Methodology; Environmental Valuation

Research interest: Natural Resources Governance; Compliance Management; Co-management; Transactions Costs; Ecolabelling; Fisheries Management; Payment for Environmental Service

Research Profiles:

Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.nl/citations?user=plGjGTUAAAAJ&hl=en

ResearchGate: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/KKuperan_Viswanathan

UUM Experts: http://experts.uum.edu.my/Researcher_Info.aspx?nopkj=4040

Biography: Kuperan Viswanathan is Professor of Resource Economics and Management. Before joining OYAGSB, he was an Associate Professor of Resource Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia. Kuperan is a leading natural resource economist with more than 30 years of experience in resource economics, policy and development research, social science research capacity building, education and training. He was a member of the World Bank Affiliated Centres for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) senior researchers' team of the WorldFish Centre and led the Centre’s Dhaka and South Asia office from January 2004 – March 2005. On the international level, he has served on the board of the Marine Steward Council, United Kingdom and is currently the Chair of the United Nations Global Compact on Responsible Management Education (PRME), ASEAN+ Chapter. He has published over 45 technical publications and has visited more than 30 countries for professional activities.

Selected Publications

  • Gill, A. R., K. Kuperan Viswanathan, & Sallahuddin Hassan (2017). Is the environmental Kuzets curve still relevant? International Journal of Energy and Policy, 7(1), 156-165.
  • Lee, W.C., K. Kuperan Viswanathan, & Jamal Ali (2016). Land compensation gap for the resettlement of the indigenous communities in Bakun hydroelectric dam. International Journal of Business and Society, 17(2), 14-20.
  • Lee, W.C., K. Kuperan Viswanathan, & Jamal Ali (2015). Compensation policy in a large development project: The case of the Bakun hydroelectric dam. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 30(5), 1-9.
  • Khondker Murshed-e-Jahan, Ben Belton, & K.Kuperan Viswanathan (2014). Communication strategies for managing coastal fisheries conflicts in Bangladesh. Ocean & Coastal Management, 92, 65-73.
  • K. Kuperan Viswanathan, Abdullah, N. M. R., Pomeroy, R. S., Genio, E. L., & Salamanca, A. M. (2008). Measuring transaction costs of fisheries co-management. Coastal Management Journal, 36(3).

Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB)
Universiti Utara Malaysia
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Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB)
Universiti Utara Malaysia (Kampus Kuala Lumpur)
27-1B Tingkat 1, Wisma Sri Muda (UUMKL Menara 2)
Jalan Raja Muda Abd Aziz, Kampung Baru
50300 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
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