Affiliate Research Fellow
2017-2019- University teaching Qualification, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
2012-2016- PhD in Management (Doctor Europaeus), Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
2010-2012- Research Master (Business Administration), Iqra University, Islamabad-Pakistan
2006-2007- Master of Business Administration (MBA), National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan
Corporate Social Responsibility, Financial Accounting, Corporate Governance, Greenwashing, Climate Change, Sustainable Consumption
Financial Accounting, Corporate Governance, Financial Reporting & Risk Management
Dr. Hussain is currently working as a tenure track assistant professor at the faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen. Dr. Hussain is also an external member of The Africa-Asia Centre for Sustainability at the University of Aberdeen, UK. His research interests lie in the areas of Sustainability Performance and Disclosure analysis, Environmental Innovation, Greenwashing, Corporate Governance, and Financial Accounting. His research has been published in Journal of Business Ethics, Business & Society, Journal of International Money & Finance, Business Strategy & the Environment, Journal of Cleaner Production among others.
Addo, K. A., Hussain, N., & Iqbal, J. (2020). Corporate Governance and the Systemic Risk: A Test of Bundling Hypothesis. Journal of International Money and Finance, (Forthcoming). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jimonfin.2020.102327
García-Sánchez, I. M., Hussain, N., Khan, S. A., & Martínez-Ferrero, J. (2020). Do Markets Punish or Reward Corporate Social Responsibility Decoupling? Business & Society, (Forthcoming). https://doi.org/10.1177/0007650319898839
Ali, S., N. Hussain and J. Iqbal (2020). Corporate Governance and the Insolvency Risk of Financial Institutions. The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, (forthcoming). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.najef.2020.101311
García-Sánchez, I. M., Martín-Moreno, J., Khan, S. A., & Hussain, N (2020). Are family firms more stakeholder oriented. Business Strategy & the Environment, (forthcoming). https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2666
García-Sánchez, I. M., Hussain, N., Khan, S. A., & Martínez-Ferrero, J. (2020). Managerial Entrenchment, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Earnings Management. Corporate Social Responsibility & Environmental Management Journal, 27(4), 1818-1833. https://doi.org/ DOI: 10.1002/csr.1928
García-Sánchez, I. M., Hussain, N., & Martínez-Ferrero, J. (2019). An empirical analysis of the complementarities and substitutions between effects of ceo ability and corporate governance on socially responsible performance. Journal of cleaner production, 215, 1288-1300. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.01.130.
García‐Sánchez, I. M., Hussain, N., Martínez‐Ferrero, J., & Ruiz‐Barbadillo, E. (2019). Impact of disclosure and assurance quality of corporate sustainability reports on access to finance. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 26(4), 832-848. https://doi.org/10.1002/csr.1724.
Aluchna, M., Hussain, N., & Roszkowska-Menkes, M. (2019). Integrated Reporting Narratives: The Case of an Industry Leader. Sustainability, 11(4), 976. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11040976.
Hussain, N., Rigoni, U., & Orij, R. P. (2018). Corporate governance and sustainability performance: Analysis of triple bottom line performance. Journal of Business Ethics, 149(2), 411-432. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-016-3099-5
Hussain, N., Rigoni, U., & Cavezzali, E. (2018). Does it pay to be sustainable? Looking inside the black box of the relationship between sustainability performance and financial performance. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 25(6), 1198-1211.https://doi.org/10.1002/csr.1631.
2016- Present- Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)- Department of Accounting, University of Groningen, the Netherlands
2016-Present- Guest Researcher/Subject Expert- Department of Management, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
2020- present- External Research Team Member– The Africa-Asia Centre for Sustainability at the University of Aberdeen, UK
2012-2016- PhD Candidate/Teaching Assistant- Graduate School of Economics & Management, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
2009-2012- Lecturer- Department of Business Administration, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan