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Obaid Sabreena

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Sabreena Obaid

Department of Economics


Fields of Specialization

Macroeconomics, International Macroeconomics


Committee: Professor Marc-Andre Letendre, Professor Alok Johri, Professor César Sosa-Padilla


  • 2010-2014 - Graduate Scholarships, McMaster University
  • 2010-2011 - International Excellence Award (IEA), McMaster University
  • 2008-2009 - Graduate Scholarship, York University
  • 2005-2007 - Partial Tuition Waiver, North South University

Conference and Seminar Presentations

2015 Canadian Economics Association Meetings
"Interest Rate News Shocks and Business Cycles of Emerging Economies" 


  • Canadian Economics Association (CEA)
  • The Canadian Women Economists Network (CWEN)


Ph.D. Economics, McMaster University, expected 2016

M.A. Economics, York University, 2009

B.Sc. Economics, North South University, 2007



Teaching Experience

  • 2014 (Fall) - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory and Policy, University of Western Ontario
  • 2009 (Fall)-Present - Introduction to Microeconomics, Introduction to Macroeconomics & Mathematical Analysis for Economists I, North South University (on Study Leave from Fall 2010 to Present)
Teaching Assistant (Graduate Level)
  • 2013 (Fall) - Graduate Microeconomics I & Graduate Macroeconomics I, McMaster University
Teaching Assistant (Undergraduate Level)
  • 2014 (Winter) - Intermediate Microeconomics, McMaster University
  • 2014 (Spring) - Introduction to Microeconomics & Introduction to Macroeconomics, McMaster University
  • 2013 (Winter) - Financial Economics, McMaster University
  • 2012-2014 - Facilitator, Economics Clinic, McMaster University
  • 2012 (Winter) - Intermediate Macroeconomics II, McMaster University
  • 2012 (Fall) - The Economics of Aging, McMaster University
  • 2011 (Winter) - Introduction to Macroeconomics, McMaster University
  • 2011 (Fall) - Intermediate Macroeconomics I, McMaster University
  • 2010 (Fall) - Public Economics, McMaster University
  • 2009 (Summer) - Mathematical Analysis for Economists I, Mathematical Analysis for Economists II, Intermediate Macroeconomics I & Intermediate Macroeconomics II, York University
  • 2008 (Fall) - Mathematical Analysis for Economists I, Mathematical Analysis for Economists II, Applied Macroeconomics I, Applied Macroeconomics II & Approaches to Global Economics, York University


Publications and Papers

"Interest Rate News Shocks and Business Cycles of Emerging Economies," (with Marc-Andre Letendre), Work in progress