PhD Supervisor


I have teaching experience in both the undergraduate and postgraduate (research and executive) programs. These include courses in finance, econometrics, and data analysis

  • Introduction to Business Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Financial Management
  • Research Methods & Skills
  • Advanced Quantitative Techniques
  • Econometrics
  • Business Mathematics
  • Business Statistics



Published Papers


Supervised PhDs


MS/MPhil Students


Successfully Supervised PhDs & MS/MPhil Students

Student Name Title of Research Status Date
Kaleem Ullah Impact of Socio-Economic Factors on Investors Investment Decision
Islamia College Peshawar, KPK, Pakistan
Proposal Approved June -2019
Muhammad Munir

Constructing the Index of Asymmetrical Information and Its Impact on the Financing and Investment Decisions of the Pakistani Non-Financial Sector 
PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan

First Draft Submitted Nov-2019
Amir Amanat

Political Risk, Policy Risk, Corporate Risk Strategies and Cost of Debt: A Comparative Analysis of Pakistani, Indian Corporate Sector 
PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan

First Draft Submitted Nov-2019
Abdul Moueed

Impact of Psychological and Social Factors on Investment Decisions Mediating Role of Financial Literacy: A case of Institutional Investor 
National College of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore (NCBA&E), Pakistan

Thesis Submitted July - 2019
Anwar Hussain

Comparative Study of Risk-Adjusted Working Capital Management Practices and its Determinants Across the SAARC Countries.
PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Completed April-2019
Rashid Mehmood

Impact of Corporate Diversification, Cost of Capital and Financial Policies on Firm Performance.
PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi , Pakistan

Completed April-2019


PhD Theses

Student Name Title of Research Status Date
Arifha Binti Mohamad

Factors of Investment Decision Making in the Malaysian Public Listed Companies: Perspectives from Individual Shareholders and Key Stakeholders
Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia

External Examiner April-2020
Habib Ur Rehman Predictors of Firm and Portfolio Level Returns: Empirical Evidence from Pakistan Equity Market
National University of Modern Languages NUML, Pakistan.
External Examiner Aug-2019
Tahira Awan

Determinants of Firms’ Acquisition Ability and its Impact on Cost Efficiency, Operational Hedging and Returns of Acquirer Firms in Pakistan 
International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI), Pakistan

External Examiner 15-05-2017
Muhammad Jawad

Effect of Exchange Rate & Fiscal Policy on Oil Price Volatility and Its Impact on Economic Growth: Pakistan A Case-In-Point 
National Defence University, Islamabad (NDU), Pakistan

External Examiner 25-08-2016

  • Session Chair & Discussant at 2019 Vietnam Symposium in Banking and Finance, Banking Academy of Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam October 24-26, 2019.

  • Session Chair at 21st International Research Conference, SZABIST Islamabad, Pakistan, April 23, 2019

  • Discussant at 2018 Vietnam Symposium in Banking and Finance, Hue College of Economics – Hue University, Vietnam, October 25-27, 2018.

  • Discussant in “Staff/Student seminar” at School of Accounting, Finance & Economics, The University of Waikato, New Zealand, July 17 & August 22, 2018.

  • Discussant in 2nd International Social Sciences in Post Modern Times (ISSC 2016)” held in Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad – Pakistan, December 28 & 29, 2016.

  • Discussant in 2nd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Management (ICETM 2013)” held in Mohammad Ali Jinnah University Islamabad – Pakistan, June 6, 2013.

  • Conference Organizer Committee Member for Research/ Editorial/ Contribution in International Conference on Business, Technology and Engineering (ICBTE) Iqra University-Islamabad, Pakistan, January 23 & 24, 2010.

  • 06 months diploma in the English language from National University of Modren Language (NUML), Paksiatn.

  • One-month workshop on SPSS & AMOS in 2010 (Iqra University, Islamabad, Pakistan)

  • Five days workshop on Eviews, Stata, RATS, LATEX, SPSS in August 2015 (School of Economics, Quaid e Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan)

  • Organized one-day Stakeholders Round Table Conference (RTC) on “Industry-Academia Collaboration: Retreat & Way Forward” Under HEC Thematic Research Grant Program at PMAS- Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, 10th October 2019.

  • Organized one-day Seminar on “Industry-Academia Collaboration: Commercialization of Academic Research” at PMAS- Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan 7th June 2018.

  • Organized two days National Seminar on “Promoting the Research Attitude in Pakistan” at PMAS- Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, 27 & 28 August 2016.

  • Conducted two days Seminar on “Statistical Methods for Business & Economics Research” at PMAS- Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, 23 & 24 December 2015.

  • Conducted two days’ workshop on Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) & Analysis of a Moment Structures (AMOS) at National Defence University, Islamabad, 12 &13 December 2015.

  • Membership of Research Societies:

    1. Global Development Network (GDNET)
    2. South Asian Network Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE)
    3. Research Foundation for Humanity (RFH)
  • Research Coordinator at University Institute of Management Sciences-PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan from October 2016 to date.

  • Journal Referee

    • Finance Research Letters (SSCI)
    • R&D Management (SSCI)
    • Journal of Asia Business Studies (ESCI)
    • Asian Journal of Business and Accounting (ESCI)
    • International Economic Journal (Scopus & ABDC)
    • Journal of Business and Economics (X-Category)
    •  South Asian Journal of Management Studies (X-Category)
    • NUML International Journal of Business & Management (Y-Category)
    • Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (Y-Category)
  • Member of Faculty Board Meeting and Board of Advanced Studies and Research (BASAR) at PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Islamic International University Islamabad, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology Islamabad.

  • External examiner at National Defence University (NDU) Islamabad, Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) Islamabad, Islamic International University Islamabad (IIUI), Iqra University Islamabad (IUI), Riphah International University Islamabad, SZABIST Islamabad, National College of Business Administration and Economics (NCBE&E) Lahore, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology Islamabad, National University of Modern Languages (NUML) Islamabad, Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) Rawalpindi and Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Islamabad at MBA, MS/MPhil. & PhD level.