My current areas of interest include international competitiveness, standardization adaptation, globalization, consumer durables, country branding and business ethics.

I am interested in theoretical and empirical works. I am also interested in individual and joint research.

Grants Received

Faculty Research Enhancement Grant, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, 2004-05. Project title: Modernization, Convergence and Durables: A Comparative Inquiry of the Developed and Emerging Markets.

Faculty Research Enhancement Grant, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, 2002-03. Project title: Penetration of Consumer Durables in Emerging Markets: Socioeconomic Influences Reconsidered.

Faculty Research Enhancement Grant, College of Business, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, 2003-04. Project title: Competitiveness of Business Schools: A Quest for a Framework.

Research Grant, The Asia Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1999. Project title: "Facilitation Of Trade And Investment Among Bangladesh, India And Nepal: Sub-Regional Cooperation And Competitiveness."

Research Grant, Kyoto University, Japan, 1999. Project title: "(Un)ethical Behavior in Business: A Reward Punishment Probability Framework."

Summer Research Grant, University of New Haven, 1996-97. Project title: Dimensions of International Competitiveness.