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Dr Pallab Biswas

Dr Pallab Biswas, Otago Business SchoolLecturer
PhD (UWA). MBA (Dhaka)

Tel 64 3 479 8108
Office CO 3.11
Email pallab.biswas@otago.ac.nz

Dr Pallab Biswas joined the University of Otago in February 2016. Prior to this, he worked at the University of the South Pacific, Fiji, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, and the University of Western Australia. He obtained his PhD in Accounting & Finance from the University of Western Australia and an MBA in Accounting from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has experience in teaching both Financial and Management Accounting at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Research Interests

  • Corporate governance in emerging countries;
  • Corporate social responsibility reporting
  • Capital market disclosure.

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Publications

Roberts, H., Biswas, P. K., & Whiting, R. (2017, June). CSR reporting in Bangladesh: The introduction of corporate governance guidelines. Verbal presentation at the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance (JAAF) Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Whiting, R., Biswas, P., & Roberts, H. (2017, June). Family ties, female directors and CSR reporting in Bangladesh. Verbal presentation at the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance (JAAF) Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Biswas, P. K., & Bala, S. K. (2016). Usefulness of corporate annual reports to individual investors in Bangladesh. International Journal of Disclosure & Governance, 13(2), 97-116. doi: 10.1057/jdg.2015.11

Biswas, P. K. (2016). The effects of regulation and firm characteristics on corporate governance in Bangladesh. Proceedings of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference. 389. Retrieved from http://www.afaanz.org/

Biswas, P. K. (2015). Corporate governance and corporate social responsibility reporting: Empirical evidence from Bangladesh. In S. Boubaker & D. K. Nguyen (Eds.), Corporate governance and corporate social responsibility: Emerging markets focus. (pp. 551-579). Singapore: World Scientific. doi: 10.1142/9789814520386_0020

Chapter in Book - Research

Biswas, P. K. (2015). Corporate governance and corporate social responsibility reporting: Empirical evidence from Bangladesh. In S. Boubaker & D. K. Nguyen (Eds.), Corporate governance and corporate social responsibility: Emerging markets focus. (pp. 551-579). Singapore: World Scientific. doi: 10.1142/9789814520386_0020

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Journal - Research Article

Biswas, P. K., & Bala, S. K. (2016). Usefulness of corporate annual reports to individual investors in Bangladesh. International Journal of Disclosure & Governance, 13(2), 97-116. doi: 10.1057/jdg.2015.11

Biswas, P. K. (2015). Corporate governance reforms in emerging countries: A case study of Bangladesh. International Journal of Disclosure & Governance, 12(1), 1-28. doi: 10.1057/jdg.2013.31

Biswas, P. K., & Bala, S. K. (2015). General investors' views of information sources in Bangladesh. International Journal of Disclosure & Governance, 12(4), 284-299. doi: 10.1057/jdg.2014.7

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Biswas, P. K. (2016). The effects of regulation and firm characteristics on corporate governance in Bangladesh. Proceedings of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference. 389. Retrieved from http://www.afaanz.org/

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Roberts, H., Biswas, P. K., & Whiting, R. (2017, June). CSR reporting in Bangladesh: The introduction of corporate governance guidelines. Verbal presentation at the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance (JAAF) Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Whiting, R., Biswas, P., & Roberts, H. (2017, June). Family ties, female directors and CSR reporting in Bangladesh. Verbal presentation at the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance (JAAF) Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

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Awarded Doctoral Degree

Biswas, P. K. (2012). Corporate governance in emerging countries: A case study of Bangladesh (PhD). University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.

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