» Nazim Hussain

Nazim Hussain

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

Research Areas

Corporate Social Responsibility, Financial Accounting, Corporate Governance, Greenwashing, Climate Change, Sustainable Consumption

Teaching Areas

Financial Accounting, Corporate Governance, Financial Reporting & Risk Management


Email: n.hussain@ipag.fr

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 production215, 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 Management26(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 Management25(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