Dr Abdul Ghafoor


Department of Finance

603 5514 5656
Room 6-5-78

Abdul Ghafoor is Lecturer of Finance at Monash Business School, Malaysia. He is also a Non-resident Research Fellow at IPAG Business School Paris, France. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Malaya, Malaysia. His areas of research are corporate finance, corporate governance, and corporate misconduct. His work is published in various international journals such as Journal of Business Ethics, Emerging Market Finance and Trade, Global Economic Review and others.

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy
Institution University of Malaya, Malaysia
Year awarded 2018
Master of Science in Finance
Institution Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Pakistan
Year awarded 2012
Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
Institution National University of Modern Languages, Pakistan
Year awarded 2010

Areas of Expertise

1 Corporate Finance
2 Corporate Governance
3 Corporate Fraud
4 Financial Risk Management


Subject CodeSubject
BFW2140 Corporate Finance

Scholarly Journals

* Ghafoor, A., Zainudin, R., & Mahdzan, N. S. (2018). Factors Eliciting Corporate Fraud in Emerging Markets: Case of Firms Subject to Enforcement Actions in Malaysia. Journal of Business Ethics, 1-22.
* Qureshi, F., Khan, H. H., Rehman, I. U., Ghafoor, A., & Qureshi, S. (2019). Mutual fund flows and investors’ expectations in BRICS economies: Implications for international diversification. Economic Systems, 43(1), 130-150.
* Ghafoor, A., Zainudin, R., & Mahdzan, N. S. (2019). Corporate fraud and information asymmetry in emerging markets: Case of firms subject to enforcement actions in Malaysia. Journal of Financial Crime, 26(1), 95-112.
* Khan, H. H., Ghafoor, A., Qureshi, F., & Rehman, I. U. (2018). Bank Competition, Financial Development and Growth of Financially Dependent Industries: Fresh Evidence from China. Global Economic Review, 47(2), 108-134.
*Qureshi, F., Khan, H. H., Rehman, I. U., Qureshi, S., & Ghafoor, A. (2019). The Effect of Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Bond Mutual Funds and Stock Market: An International Comparison. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 1-19.

Conference Proceedings

* International Symposium on Sustainable Development and Management (ISSDM), (October, 2016, UTM, Johor, Malaysia.
* Postgraduate Conference on Economics, Public Administration and Business (September, 2015), Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

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