» Abdul Ghafoor

Abdul Ghafoor

Affiliate Research Fellow


2018: Ph.D. in Finance, University Malaya, Malaysia
2012: MS in Finance, Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad, Pakistan
2010: Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan

Research Areas

Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Corporate Fraud

Teaching Areas

Corporate Finance, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management, Financial Risk Measurement, Quantitative Methods in Economics & Finance


Email: abdul.ghafoor1@monash.edu
Phone: +609061912
Campus: Monash, Malaysia

Abdul Ghafoor obtained PhD in Finance from University of Malaya, Malaysia. Currently, he is working as a Lecturer at Monash University, Malaysia Campus. He is also the Affiliate Research Fellow at IPAG business school. His research areas include corporate finance, corporate governance, and corporate misconduct, banking market structure, and Mutual funds. He has published in various prestigious international journals and continuing.

Factors Eliciting Corporate Fraud in Emerging Markets: Case of Firms Subject to Enforcement Actions in Malaysia. Journal of Business Ethics, 2018, 1-22. (with Zainudin, R., & Mahdzan, N. S.)

Mutual fund flows and investors’ expectations in BRICS economies: Implications for international diversification. Economic Systems, 2019, 43(1), 130-150.  (with Qureshi, F., Khan, H. H., Rahman, I. U. & Qureshi, S.)

Corporate fraud and information asymmetry in emerging markets: Case of firms subject to enforcement actions in Malaysia. Journal of Financial Crime, 2018, 26(1), 95-112. (with Zainudin, R., & Mahdzan, N. S. (2019).

The Effect of Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Bond Mutual Funds and Stock Market: An International Comparison. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade,2019, 1-19.  (with Qureshi, F., Khan, H. H., Rehman, I. U., & Qureshi, S.)

Bank Competition, Financial Development and Growth of Financially Dependent Industries: Fresh Evidence from China. Global Economic Review, 2018, 47(2), 108-134. (with Khan, H. H., Qureshi, F., & Rehman, I. U.)

Market Structure and Bank Pricing Behavior: Fresh Evidence from Pakistan. NUML International Journal of Business and Management, 2017, 12 (1), 89-108. (with Qureshi, F., & Khan, H. H.).

Heuristics and stock buying decision: Evidence from Malaysian and Pakistani stock markets. Borsa Istanbul Review,2017 17(2), 97-110. (Scopus Indexed Journal).(with  Khan, H. H., & Naz, I.).

Inflation and dividend behaviour of Pakistani firms: an empirical investigation using ARDL. International Journal of Business and Management, 2014, 9(9), 86. (Non-Scopus Indexed Journal). (with Khan, M. A., Shah, S. A., & Khan, H. H.).

Equity Returns, Inflation and Real Growth in Pakistan. International Journal of Economics and Finance, 2014, 6(10), 149.  (with Khan, M. A., Rizwan, S., & Khan, H. H.).

Estimation of Fama and French Model with Augmented Risk Factors: Case of KSE-Pakistan. International Journal of Business and Management, 2014, 9(9), 161. (with Shah, A.  & Khan, M. A.).

Impact of firm size and capital structure on earnings management: Evidence from Pakistan. International Journal of Contemporary Business Studies,2011, 2(12), 22-31. (with Naz, I., Bhatti, K., & Husein, H.).

Since 2019: Affiliate Research Fellow, IPAG Business School, IPAG LAB
Since 2019: Lecturer at Monash University, Sunway Campus Malaysia
2018-2019: Assistant Professor at Bahria University, Lahore Campus, Pakistan
2015 – 2018: Part-Time Lecturer at University Malaya, Malaysia
2013-2014: Lecturer at National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad